Spring and summer time is the time of year where dogs and cats are not only trying to stay cool but the infestation of fleas is on the rise. So what to do? And are there better medicines or methods to rid dogs and cats of the pesky flea?
Many dog owners may not be aware that feeding a dog chocolate is along the lines of feeding a dog poison. Chocolate contains a stimulant referred to as theobromine. This drug is categorized with caffeine, which has been medically proven to create problems with the nervous system, heart, and urinary track of dogs. Different types of chocolate contain different levels of theobromine.
Visiting a dentist is not only critical for people but for dogs and cats as well. Bad breath and yellowing teeth is more than a cosmetic concern for our pets. Like humans, dogs and cats can develop dental problems. As tartar and plaque build-up without proper dental care they can develop gingivitis and periodontal disease.
As the summer temperatures rise, pet owners are advised to remember to keep their furry friends cool. While it is important to remember the essentials of summer pet care; shaded environments, water, not keeping their pets in their cars, it is also highly advised not to forget about flea control care.