Corona Virus And Pets – Everything You Need to Know About

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a family of RNA (ribonucleic acid) viruses. They are called coronaviruses because the virus particle exhibits a characteristic ‘corona’ (crown) of spike proteins around its lipid envelope. CoV infections are common in animals and humans. Some strains of CoV are zoonotic, meaning they can be transmitted between animals and humans, but many strains are not zoonotic. In the past few days pets have immediately turned out to be a part of the coronavirus discussion. People are assuming that pets could turn out to be a medium of the transmission of serious...

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Possible Reasons of Vomiting in Cats

Should it concern you if your cat is throwing up? A lot of cats throw up a lot and sometimes people don’t think it’s any big a deal. But if your cat is throwing up more than once or twice a month, you should definitely consider consulting with a veterinarian. What you should know.. Excessive vomiting can be an indication of a dangerous uninvited guest. Thus rather than perceiving it a behavioral change it’s better to seek consultation of vet.Here are some of the basic reasons of why cats vomit so that you can monitor and you should not scold your cat...

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Ways You Can Help Rescue Animals

We’ve all had that experience where we’ve watched a video of an animal being rescued and immediately felt like we were completely helpless. What can we possibly do to help out all the injured, sick, and rescued animals out there? Well, you can read through this article and find or start initiatives around you to help out your local lovable strays. Do your research One of the first steps you can take to make sure the animals in your locality receive the best possible care is to research - are there any existing shelters in your region? If so, what are the...

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Understanding Toxoplasmosis

When it comes to the profiling of contagious diseases that can pass from cat to human, Toxoplasmosis is one that is very well known. But what exactly is this disease, how can it be caused, and what are some of the myths about it? Read on below for an understanding of this highly prolific zoonotic disease. What is Toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is a disease which is caused as a result of infection with Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite. Although this disease can infect almost all mammals, it’s definitive host is the cat. What this means is that although other mammals can carry the parasite,...

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Human Foods That Can Hurt Your Pet

Pets usually have a lot of endearing qualities. One of these things that can seem very adorable is their incessant desire to eat human foods. After all they smell your delicious pizza and see you eating fries and obviously feel left out. How can we deny them the food we eat ourselves? There’s a good reason why you shouldn’t do that to your pet’s health. Human foods to avoid So what kind of human foods can be dangerous for our furry friends? Below is a guide to all the things you need to keep out of the reach of your pets. Chocolate Perhaps the...

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How Overfeeding Can Harm Your Pets

Who doesn’t love the sight of an adorable, oversized cat or dog? While it’s true that our furry friends on the chubbier side can be extremely cute, the fact of the matter is that overfeeding them and not helping them exercise can have serious and dangerous effects on your pets. How can pets get overfed? If you’re a pet owner, you must be aware of how difficult it is to stop pampering your furry friend sometimes. After all, it is so difficult to say no when that adorable face is begging you to share some of your food with them, but at...

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A Guide to Pet Food Ingredients

Have you ever wondered what exactly is in the food you give to your furry friends? Well, most pet foods contain similar ingredients, and here is a guide to everything you need to know about your pet’s food. The general ingredients Before we talk about the specific types of pet food and what they contain each, here is a breakdown of the general types of nutrients your pets can get from their foods. Carbohydrates As some of the most essential sources of energy in our world, carbohydrates play a major role in the makeup of most pet foods. Carbohydrates can be added to the...

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Bird Feeding Tips

We all enjoy the gentle chirping of birds in the morning right after dawn - the sound is so relaxing, inspiring and wonderful, some people even suggest listening to it to help lighten moods and improve mental health. However, we can also give back to the creatures that provide this relaxation in the form of food - whether it is for pet birds or for birds that thrive in your backyard. What is bird food made of? Bird food is made up of a variety of things, and there are various types of food, most of which are better suited to one...

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A Guide to Pet Mice

Domesticated mice can be some of the most fun pets that you can keep at home. These are variations that have bred from the house mouse to become more human-friendly, less timid, and much more fun to keep around. These little animals are perfect for the person who wants an easy going pet that can provide hours worth of fun. Read on below for everything you’ve wondered about keeping a pet mouse. Are mice the right pet for you? Mice are great pets for adults and teenagers, but they just might not be right for children. Although children might enjoy having them...

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Common Dog Illnesses

When you bring a puppy home, you want to give him or her the best life possible. And just like any other member of your family, you will want to keep them healthy and safe from illnesses. Well, the first step towards achieving that is to know about what the common diseases are, how you can prevent them, and the usual treatment plans in the worst case scenario that your dog shows signs of developing any of them. Canine Parvovirus The Parvovirus is a type of virus that infects the cells of dogs and damages their White Blood Cells. In puppies, this virus...

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