Home Remedies for Pets

There are times when believing in the traditional way of taking care of your dogs can be risky. This is because you will deprive them of the attention and care they need to be able to live longer. Dr. Andrew jones shares his sentiments regarding his dog. Dr. Jones has been a veterinarian for over 17 years but these years of being in practiced doesn’t guarantee him that he’d be able to keep his dog for the longest time. He took care of his dog for the longest time and makes his dog life ideal but still, his dog died after giving him all that he needs. The Vaccines, medicines, foods, and exercise that are meant for a dogs are all given to dr. Jones’ dog but still that doesn’t made him live longer. Now dr. Jones is crying because he thinks that he is the reason why his beloved dog dies.

After sometime Dr. Jones come up with a book that reveals the entire secret a home owner should know regarding his pet dog so that he will be able to raise his dog well without having the same experience as what dr. jones had. The book is all about the ailments of dogs such as cancer which is typically treated using the traditional method but in fact, it is not helping the dog in any way. It levels up the problem that just leads to fatality. In this book, you will learn about taking care of dogs the right way there is no use to stick to traditional medicines when in fact; it cannot do anything to help your dog. Home remedies for pets are helpful because they don’t contain chemicals that that may cause more trouble to your dog. It’s hard to take care of dogs without a helpful guide; this book can help you in many ways.



Horses have lived on Earth for over 55 million years. They have been part of history since very old times. About a century ago we used to fight battles on them, now we ride on them, use them in farms and also keep them as pets. Horses have grown and changed but they have still been our friends and helpers in work.


Most horses have been tamed by humans. They are now are friends and help us in work and some poor people in some countries use them as a transport. Tame horses have strong sense of their owners and are very loyal to them. We have to treat them nicely so they like us and do not want them to get hurt because of them.


Some horses have still not been found or are left to be free and rome on this Earth freely. If a person tries to ride on them they will make him/her fall and cause them a serious injury . Wild horses need to be trained by an expert if you want to ride them or keep them as pets. You will need to see them daily for a month or two if you want them to recognize them or like you.


Different horses are divided into different breeds like Thoroughbred, Arabian, Quarterhorse and Morgan. Horses of different breeds have different looks,height, speed and sometimes also feed. Horses of different breeds have different prices.


Horses need to be vaccinated to make them healthy and keep them safe from many fatal and dangerous diseases. If you are a loving pet owner it is your biggest responsibility to take care of your horse’s health. Many horses have also died because of coldness or severe hot weather. We need to see that he has a perfect weather and also shelter.


When your horse is born his colour may be black but when he is about 4 or 5 months old his colour may be white. It is not probable how many times will your horse changes its colour. So, you should not be too happy on the colour of your pony when it is born newly.


Horse have a specific feed at specific times. Horses need special feed if they are very tired and if they are alright than they do not need special food because they will get too energetic and hyper so they need regular food.

Written by Ahmad Hussain


Ways to Choose a Dog

Choosing a dog for your family’s need is not a daunting task if you are familiar with the types and breeds of dogs. Upon choosing the right one, you also need to choose among designer dogs, purebred, or mutt. There are lots of things that need to be considered when choosing the right type for your family’s needs. You also need to take into considerations your kids and your location. If you have any previous experience with dogs, it will be an advantage too although it is not a requirement.

Now that you have decided to take a dog, you need to ask yourself some questions and be able to answer them appropriately; these will also be helpful to you along the way. You should know that every dog breed contains their own characteristics, it is very vital for you to make a thorough research and to scrutinize all the helpful information you can get from resources. It will be very helpful to you in the long run. You need to find a dog that will be suitable for your needs and your lifestyle. These are some helpful tips you should keep in mind:

1. If you are opting for a terrier, you should know that this type of dog is so brainy; this is a type of dog that is so hyper and needs a lot of attention from the owner. If you cannot provide his needs, you shouldn’t choose him. You need to choose the one that is suitable for you so the dog will not suffer in the long run. This type of dog cannot be left alone inside your house for the longest time.

2. For couples with kids, golden retriever is one of the most suitable breed for you. These dogs are gentle and often become a family dog. Because of their good disposition, they can easily mingle with kids.




A pet is an animal that a person keeps for enjoyment, companionship, for protecting his home and household animal or for economical, productive or financial reasons. Pets may be working animals, laboratory animals, livestock and sport animals. Most popular pets are noted for their playful or loyal characters and attractive appearances. Health problems can also be caused by a pet. Many countries, cities and towns have a limited number of animals that a person can keep. Many countries, cities and towns have banned some pets such as a Rottweiler.

Pet Health

A person also has to take care of his pet’s health to keep him in a good condition otherwise some pets get wild and will not be friendly with the owner. If a person wants to keep a pet he needs to fulfill certain requirements of the pet. An important problem is also if the dog is not fed the proper food this can cause medical problems like feeding the pet chocolates. A person should also not smoke near a pet as it can cause harmful substances to land on the fur of the pet and also harmful and poisonous gases being inhaled by the pet. Pet health is also very important as if the health is not good it can lead the dog to serious illness and even death.

Advantages and Disadvantages of keeping pets

Pets often give their owners an advantage like if a person takes his pet to a walk it will provide both the owner and pet with a good exercise, fresh air and social interactions. Keeping pets often relieves stress from a person. They often give a person something to take care of, exercise with and help to heal from a psychologically or physically troubled past. They help people to achieve health goals. Health problems are also caused by pets. For example, Asthma and many allergies have been caused by pets. Injuries and also death have been caused by pet attacks and bites. Tripping over pets has caused life threatening injuries and also broken bones.

Pet Food
Pets have a plants or meat of organisms as food found in stores and supermarkets which are needed to keep them healthy and fit. Different species of pets have different types of food like a cat has cat food and a dog has dog food.

Pet First Aid

Pets also need to be vaccinated which is important to keep them away from diseases and so it is safe to play or keep the pet. Without proper vaccination the dog can lead us to serious diseases like Rabies. A pet needs a vet to look after his health and to help him recover from a serious wound or injury. Sometimes vet give us a special food which is essential for the dog to recover.
Written by Ahmad Hussain

Hazards for Pets During Summer Vacations

The first thing you should do is keep your pet from eatting any of the following holiday items:

· Drinks with alcohol
· Candy including chocolate
· Chocolate milk
· Coffee including anything that deals with this.
· Molded or rotten foods
· Onions
· Food that is fatty
· Salt
· Yeast dough

All of these can cause serious problems for your pet.

Plants your pet should avoid:

· Lilies: These can be considered deadly to some pets
· Poinsettias: Can cause irritation to pets stomach
· Mistletoe: These can cause toxic problems in pets.
· Holly: Can cause small health problems.

Hazards from Indoor Summer Plants/Decorations

· Water from the tree. Can become stagnate and therefore can become harmful to your pet.
· Electric cords: If your pet should bite this it could cause it to get shocked.
· Ribbons or tinsel: These are choking hazards for animals.
· Batteries: Are deadly because of the acid in them.
· Glass ornaments: Will break if your pet bites them and can cut your pet's throat and stomach.

Your medications:

· Pain medicine
· Cold remedies
· Cancer medicine
· Antidepressants
· Vitamins
· Diet pills

Other Summer Hazards:

· Antifreeze: Is very deadly if your pet should ingest.
· Ice melting products: Cause skin and mouth irritation
· Rats and mouse killers: These can also be deadly for your pet so please keep them put up.
· Direct sunlight
· Without water for some days

Your pet can get poison with some warning or even no warning at all. You should keep phone contacts for the vet and an any emergency vet service close to your home so in case of an emergency you can contact help immediately. If you think that your pet has ingested poisonous items or an item seek medical attention immediately. This could not only help your pet live a healthy life but it might save your pets life if you needed the help.


What Should You Feed Your Pet Parrot?

How long and how happy your pet parrot is all depends on the environment and most importantly the food that you give to him. Everyone wants their pet parrot to be happy, cheerful and friendly but what many people don’t know is, the giving poor diet or the same thing over and over again can create serious health factors, illness and depression in the bird.

We humans like variety in food, we want different things at different times. Same is the case with parrots. Do not expect your bird to be happy and cheerful by just giving him a cheap seed diet daily.

A badly fed pet parrot cannot survive for more than 4-5 years whereas a well fed bird can be your life long companion.

So, what should you feed your parrot?
Consult your vet on what is the best food choice for your pet parrot. There are variety of good parrot foods according to the breed. Choose some wisely and not just by cheap prices. Along with these, always give some vitamins to the parrot so that he stays healthy.

Change his water daily and provide him with fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts. Many parrots love almonds and they also help in their talking.

When giving seeds to parrots, make sure you know which seeds are ok for them. Apple seeds as well as caffeine, chocolate, alcohol etc can kill you bird.
So be cautious and choose the food wisely and live a happy life with your pet parrot.

Want to Buy a Hamster

The first place a person usually looks when they want to buy a hamster is at a pet shop. The first thing you need to determine is where is the best ways to buy a hamster for you and your family.

The problems of buying a hamster from a pet shop
1. Most come from farm breed homes where health is not as important as what they make.
2. The family line is unknown.
3. Most may have diseases that you are not able to see in the pet store.

Advantages of buying from a breeder

1. Guarantees the hamsters well being.
2. Cost less than buying from a store and usually healthy.

Adopt instead of buy

For a small fee you can adopt a hamster online and give a loving pet a home that needs one. You simply go online and look up adopt a hamster and you should be given several options.
The good thing with adopting is that you are giving a good home to an animal that does not have one.
Many of the places that have adoption options use a vet to screen them prior to the adoption. So you can be at ease when adopting one of these hamsters because they are all healthy without disease.
Research the animal before you buy the animal.
By doing this you understand what breeds are available and what colors they come in so you do not regret getting one instead of the other.
Make sure the hamster has a house and things to play with first
Make sure you have purchased a home for the hamster before you purchase it. Because leaving it in the temporary house can cause health problems.
Use this list to check the hamster before you buy it.

1. Are the hamster’s eyes clear? If they are not clear do not buy the hamster.
2. Are they clean around the nose and in the ear?
3. Can the hamster hear you?
4. Can the hamster walk? If it is limping that is a sign of something wrong.
5. What size is the hamster?
6. A healthy coat should be smooth and well groomed.


Making Dog Treats for Holidays

Instead of buying store bought treats you are able to make dog treats from home at a lower price. When you buy dog treats from the store ,there are ingredients that you do not know taht even present but with homemade treats you are putting all the ingredients in them and know everything your pet is getting. Here some ideas for good holiday dog treast dog and these are cheap treats you can make yourself.

Christmas Mint Cookies Ingredients:

1 ½ Cup Flour

1 ½ Cup Pancake mixing

½ Cup of Mint

¼ Cup Milk

4 Tablespoon Margarine

1 Egg

1 ½ Teaspoon Corn Syrup

1. Mix all ingredients together.
2. Roll out the dough.
3. Cut out the shapes of the cookies that you desire.
4. Put them on a pre oiled cookie sheet.
5. Bake for twenty minutes at 375 degrees.
6. Let cool.

Pumpkin Seed Cookies Ingredients:

2 Cups Flour

¼ Cup Cornmeal

½ Cup Soy Flour

1 teaspoon Bone Meal

1 teaspoon Salt

¼ Cup Pumpkin

2 Tablespoons Canola Oil

¼ Cup Molasses

2 Eggs

¼ Cup Milk

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees or around to that.
2. Mix all the dry ingredients until smooth.
3. Mix the eggs and milk.
4. Add the oil, molasses, and al.
5. 1 T of the egg/milk mixture.
6. Knead the dough.
7. Roll the dough out to ½ inch.
8. Cut shapes in the dough to the shape desired.
9. Place cookies on cookie sheet.
10. Bake for thirty minutes.

Puppy Dog Eggnog Ingredients:

1 Cup Yogurt

1 Jar baby food

1 Evaporated milk

1 Egg

1 ½ Cup Water

1. Combine all ingredients with a whisk.
2. Pour mixture into dog's cup.
3. Refrigerate left-over mixture.

Beefy Birthday Cake Ingredients:

1 ½ Cup Flour

1 ½ Teaspoon Baking Powder

½ Cup Butter

½ Cup Veg. Oil

1 Jar Beef


1 Yogurt

2 strips Beef Jerky

1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
2. Grease and flour loaf pan.
3. Cream the butter until it is smooth.
4. Add the corn oil, baby food, and eggs.
5. Mix until smooth.
6. Mix dry ingredients with beef.
7. Pour the batter into the loaf pan.
8. Bake the cake for one hour and ten minutes.
9. Allow the beefy birthday cake to cool for 15 minutes.
10. Use yogurt for icing.
11. Refrigerate

Make sure you have in an air sealed container so you are able to keep them for up to a week.


Types of Arthritis in Pets

Not only people have to live with arthritis so do pets. There are several reasons why pets get arthritis. Signs and symptoms usually show up in dogs around 6 years. Knowing the type and understanding it can help you treat the animal and help it live a better life.

Trauma caused dog joint pain

1. Traumatic Arthritis: Common after joint injuries.
2. Hip Dysplasia: Can result from injuries as well as be caused by infections.
3. Hypertrophic Arthritis: Caused by bone spurs.
4. Knee Stifle: This is a type of arthritis arising from torn ligaments.
5. Acute Traumatic Arthritis: A condition caused from injury.

These are all conditions caused by a traumatic situation in the dog’s life.

Arthritis from Infections

There are several forms of infections that can cause a dog to get arthritis. Infectious Arthritis is caused by infection in the area of the joints. With this condition the dog will need medicine to get rid of the infection before the arthritis can be treated.

Self Bodily Attacks Arthritis

The animal’s body attacking itself can also cause arthritis. This is where the animals own immune system will attack itself and cause joint problems.

Degenerative Pet Arthritis

Osteochondrosis and Osteoarthritis both are progressive conditions that can cause arthritis in animals. Ninety percent of arthritis is due to Osteoarthritis.

If your animal has one of these conditions it is very important to understand and know how to treat the problem. By knowing it you are giving your animal a better chance at a healthier and longer life. If persistent problems happen you should take your animal to the vet and have it properly checked to see if something different is needed to help your pet to get better. By doing this you care giving proper care and love to your pet.