Lauren Steeves

Tips To Help You Prepare A Comfortable Home For Your New Baby Bearded Dragon

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A pet is a great way to provide you company and entertainment and gives you an opportunity to teach your children the importance of responsibility and caring for a pet. When you choose to bring home a baby bearded dragon as your new pet, there are some essential items you need to keep them happy and healthy. Here are some tips to help you prepare a pleasant home for your new bearded dragon.…

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Boost Your Cat's Poop With These Extra Fiber Sources

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Fiber is an important part of human diets, but it’s not something that most cat owners think much about. Pets need fiber too, and often for the same reasons as humans. But you may not know how or when to get extra fiber into your cat’s diet. Here’s a short guide to making it easy. Why Add Fiber?  Cats eat a lot of meat-based food, so they don’t always get enough fiber, which usually comes from plant-based sources.…

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3 Causes Of Your Dog's Bad Breath

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Your dog is most likely part of your family, but you may not realize this family member needs as much medical and dental care as your human family members. Although most dogs’ breath is not pleasant, constant foul breath may be a sign of an underlying condition that needs to be addressed by a veterinarian. With this guide, you will learn a few common reasons your dog has foul breath.…

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3 Things You Need To Know Before Adopting A Yorkie

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There are a lot of reasons to love Yorkies. They’re a fun-loving, energetic breed that loves to play. They don’t take up a lot of space, so they’re a good choice for people who don’t have the room for a large dog. And of course, Yorkies are adorable. But like any breed, Yorkies come with their own challenges, and it’s important to know what you’re getting into before you decide to adopt.…

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Five Things About Poodles That Makes Them Stand Out

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If you’re thinking of getting a poodle puppy, but are not sure if one is right for you, then you should consider their unique characteristics. Poodles are unique not only for their appearance, but also in history, intelligence, and behavior. Here are five facts about poodles that make them stand out against most other breeds. They Were Originally a Hunting Breed Though there were dogs similar to poodles ranging back into ancient history, the breed was refined and developed in Germany as a hunting dog.…

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Nervous About Nail Clipping? Don't Avoid It -- Go See A Groomer

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New pet owners often hear horror stories about someone’s cat clawing up furniture or ruining clothing, which can make the choice to get a dog seem very practical. However, dogs have nails that are just as likely to cause damage if not trimmed regularly, even if those dogs don’t actively look for things to use as a scratching post. Trimming the nails off an animal that could start thrashing around at any point can be nerve-wracking, and that leads many pet owners to avoid going near the pet’s nails.…

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Ear Cleaning Is A Vital Part Of Your Dog's Care Routine

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Your pet dog’s ears are susceptible to infections if foreign substances or hair work their way into the middle and inner ear chambers. Routine ear cleaning will assist with maintaining your dog’s hearing and balance.  Complete Basic Ear Cleaning Steps Purchase sterile gloves, cotton balls, a pair of tweezers, and an ear rinse product that doesn’t contain alcohol or chemicals. Be prepared for your pet to squirm around a little, since dogs don’t typically enjoy having their ears cleaned.…

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3 Ways To Get Your Pet Ready To Fight Ticks This Fall

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Ticks are not just a problem in the fall and winter. Ticks are also a problem for pets in the fall time as well. Just because the temperature has cooled down doesn’t mean that the threat of ticks is gone. If you take your dog out hiking or allow your cat to explore the yard, they may still encounter ticks when they are outside. #1 Clean Up Your Yard If you want to keep ticks away from your pets, you need to start with a clean yard.…

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3 Ways To Control Cat Diarrhea

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Cat diarrhea can be a serious problem for pet parents and the cat alike. Discovering that your kitty is having this problem in the litter box - or worse yet, outside of it - is a mess than pet parents don’t want to have to deal with, and in the meantime, it can be dangerous for your kitty. If your cat is experiencing diarrhea, here’s what you can do to put an end to it.…

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Getting To The Bottom Of Things: Three Possible Reasons Why Your Cat Is Scooting On Its Butt

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Cats are usually pretty tidy, self-maintaining creatures, so noticing one suddenly scoot their butt across the floor can be quite shocking for cat owners. If your kitty is acting this way, rest assured that they’re not doing it to purposefully cause damage to your home. Instead, your cat may be experiencing one of these three issues that are forcing them to take action the only way that they can. Read on to learn more about these health conditions.…

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