Archive for May, 2016

Did You Know Over One Million Dogs Get Heartworm Every Year? What You Should Know

Written by Pet Magazine on May 24th, 2016. Posted in Contract manufacturing, Food safety testing analysis, Veterinary laboratory

Heartworm antigen test

Do you own a cat or a dog? How about a horse or a goat? Domesticated pets are one of the hallmarks of human ingenuity, allowing us to cultivate everything from a reliable food source to a beloved companion for the whole family. Your average clinical diagnostics laboratory and contract lab services work night and day to diagnose common problems in domesticated animals of all types and keep them healthy and fit no matter the season. While you can certainly keep your pets in tip-top shape through a mixture of consistent exercise and a proper diet, some illnesses and viruses can be passed through casual contact or parasites almost unseen. Let’s take a look at the more common pets, frequent health

Is it Worth the Money to Purchase Pet Life Insurance for Your Pooch?

Written by Pet Magazine on May 17th, 2016. Posted in Pet health insurance for pre-existing conditions, Pet medical insurance cost, Pet wellness plans

Caring for senior dogs

Are you considering dog life insurance plans? If your furry friend is closer to you than your actual blood relatives, especially if your pet baby is a rare or expensive breed, dog life insurance might be a valuable investment for you.

So what in the world is dog life insurance? Many dedicated pet owners invest a lot of money into their pets: for care, training, vet visits, and grooming. Even though the time, money, and care you dedicate to your four-legged companion is out of love, rather than the financial benefit of it, dog life insurance just protects the investment you’ve made in your animal. However, having life Continue Reading No Comments

Tips for Finding Play Dates for Your Dog

Written by Pet Magazine on May 10th, 2016. Posted in Dating pets, Dating site for dogs, Find a mate for your dog

Dog dating websites

Dog owners worry about their dogs’ stress levels throughout the day. In 2000, nearly 40% of pet owners told survey takers that they call home from work during the day to check on their animals. In that same year, 75% of pet owners said they felt guilty about leaving their pets alone. Dogs in particular are known to get lonely. It has been estimated that a mere 20 minutes of social interaction do wonders for their mood. Out of the nation’s 55 million dogs, nearly 4% suffer from some degree of separation anxiety when their owners are away. For people who are really concerned about their furry friends, dog breeders recommend regular play dates.

Tips for Finding Play Dates for Your Dog:

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3 Most Common Types of Cat Skin Allergies

Written by Pet Magazine on May 6th, 2016. Posted in Dog shampoo for itchy skin, Shampoo for dogs, Skin irritation on dogs

Itchy cat

People love their pets almost as much as they love themselves sometimes. In fact, many owners have even named their dogs as the primary beneficiary in their will. Estimates suggest approximately one million dogs hold this status in the United States. The vast majority of pet owners (94%) say their pet makes them smile more than once per day.

When it comes to pets, proper care, checkups, and treatment is necessary for keeping their health in good condition. One of the most common ailments in pets is allergies. Dogs are great, but for this piece let’s take the time to look at cat skin allergies.

Cat skin allergies can result in dry skin on cats that ultimately leads to Continue Reading No Comments