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Dog Cataracts

One of the most prevalent eye problems in dogs is cataracts. These can show up in dogs of all breeds and in both young and old dogs. If your dog develops cataracts, the only treatment at this time is surgery.
The word “cataract” is a Latin term meaning “break down”. This problem develops within the fibers in the eye’s lens. Because of the disruption of these fibers, the lens becomes cloudy and vision is reduced. As of this date, there are several kinds of cataracts and they all have different causes. All of them have one common problem: the biochemistry of the dog’s eyes becomes out of balance. Too much water is retained in the lens …

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Should You Consider Alternative Medicine For Pets? Find Out Now

Alternative medicine for pets is about two important things.
1. Treating and preventing health problems that commonly affect pet animals like dogs and cats using natural remedies.
2. Strengthening their immune system and increasing their vitality so that they stay healthy for a long time.
Why consider alternative pet health supplements?
Alternative medications, herbal and homeopathic medications in particular, are very effective. Unlike most other types of medications, they do not treat just the symptoms of a health problem. They also treat the cause of the problem. Also, these medications mostly contain herbs and other medicinal plants which are completely natural. So, unlike some prescription drugs, they do not cause any allergic reactions or other such side effects.
What to …

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The Importance of Bird Toys in Your Bird’s Health and Happiness

The first thing most people notice about birds is their beauty. The color of their feathers, the intricate patterns their feathers make, they look so soft and some are so tiny! Beyond their outward appearance, however, birds are amazingly intelligent creatures that require daily mind-stimulating activity to keep them at their healthiest and happiest.
Can you imagine being confined to an area with nothing to do? It would be awful, wouldn’t it? It’s unfortunate that some people don’t realize that their bird feels the same way if they are stuck in their cage all day long without any bird toys or activities. People forget that birds are indigenous to an open environment and large cages may …

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Ticks – Becoming Aware of the Dangers to Your Pet

In recent years, pet owners have been informed of the heightened risk that their beloved pets can be exposed to the dangers associated with ticks. I am sure that most of us are aware that ticks are responsible for the spread of several diseases; however, what you may not already know is that the number of ticks in our surrounding environments has been on the rise. Therefore, your pets have an increasing chance of becoming infected by a tick.
There are several contributing factors which have contributed to the sudden increased reproduction of ticks. Previously, ticks were considered a seasonal pest; therefore, associated diseases were mainly spread during the summer months. However, due to a trend …

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Pet Keeping – A Serious Responsibility – Pets Are Not Toys

Pets are remarkable creatures. They are:
• Masters of life in the moment and in the art of simplicity
• Reflections of a world forgotten, presynthetic, more complete
• Reminders of the quiet strength and dignity of creation not tinkered with
• Keepers of gifts we have lost or never had
• Ambassadors of loyalty, love, forgiveness, acceptance, fun, and truth that are neither measured nor withheld
• Recipients of our wonder, respect, love-and needful of the care that will bring them the fullness of health that comes only from nature obeyed.
Animals are not best served by imposing all the elements of modern life upon them. All the principles about genetic context, medical dangers, and preventive care apply equally well to …

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