Hairballs are a big problem for some cats. While it's a common joke that cats throw up hairballs all the time, it's actually not normal for a cat to be throwing up hairballs regularly. So if your cat is doing this, you should take action to help them. Here's what you can do. Visit the Vet First things first: you should visit a vet. This is because hairballs are often a sign of a partial gastrointestinal blockage.
With most Americans under some sort of 'shelter in place' order continuing through the spring, one side effect is often that family pets are also under restricted movement. How can you keep your dogs and cats healthy while they're stuck at home with you? Here are a few of the most important steps to take. 1. Consult With Your Veterinarian. Veterinarians are generally a service considered essential by communities under 'lockdown'.
If your dog is sick, you may find yourself wondering what you can and should do for them to help them overcome their illness. Many people follow the "wait and see" approach to dealing with illness in pets, hoping that the bug or issue that is causing the illness will resolve itself on its own. However, there are times where this approach may not be the best option. Get to know some of the signs that your sick dog may need emergency pet care.
Known for their extreme intelligence, working abilities, and gorgeous coats, Australian Shepherds could easily be deemed as one of the most popular mid-sized canines. These dogs can just as easily settle in to a work routine on a farm as they can settle in as a beloved member of the family. However, just as it is with most dog breeds, the Aussie has specific needs and specific quirks owners should be educated about.