Can Dogs Eat Bananas?

people-food-for-dogsNeedless to say, eating bananas is good for health since it provides your body with a lot of essential nutrients. For that reason, as pet owners many of you would also consider to give your dog a banana. So, the question is: can dogs eat bananas? Well, technically the answer is yes. However, there are a few things you need to pay attention to before you feed your dogs any human foods. Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bananas?

Does the Color of Light Affect Fish?

plant-growthAs a devoted pet fish owner, in order to take good care of them you’ll certainly pay attention to all details, among which aquarium lighting can be one of big concerns although many of you are not fully convinced. So, does the color of light affect fish? If yes, how does the aquarium decoration impact them? Read on please if you want to know the right answer. Continue reading Does the Color of Light Affect Fish?

Where do Fleas Come From?

flea-infestationFleas are a type of disgusting external parasite since they carry a lot of germs. If you are one of those who are sensitive to flea bites, you are very likely to get some skin diseases because of that. The presence of these small, agile insects in your house is easy to understand if you have pets like dogs and cats. However, the surprising thing is that you may still find them even though you don’t keep any pets. So, where do fleas come from if you don’t have pets? Continue reading Where do Fleas Come From?

Puppy Frequent Urination

puppy-overactive-bladderUnlike adult dogs, frequent urination in puppies can be sometimes considered normal. In this case, your concern is totally unnecessary. However, you should do something if this behavior is a medical problem. In other words, as a dog owner you should first learn to tell the difference between them. Actually, you will be a better pet owner with a little help. Continue reading Puppy Frequent Urination

What Diseases can You Get from a Dog Bite?

dog-bite-wound-careWhen it comes to dog-bite related diseases, probably rabies, also known as hydrophobia (fear of water), will be the one that comes to your mind first. No doubt, rabies is the worst and well-known possibility associated with a dog bite. Besides this deadly disease, dog bites can still cause other possible diseases like tetanus, bacterial infections, and wounds. Of course, the latter ones can be life-threatening too. So, a prompt treatment for dog bits is crucial. Continue reading What Diseases can You Get from a Dog Bite?

Why do Cats Lick Themselves?

cat-excessive-groomingCat is a very lazy, aloof, and cool pet. As a first time cat owner, you may find that it seems lay around licking themselves all the time. This may concern you that whether or not it is sick. In fact, sometimes it does this simply for coping with boredom. Apparently, their causes are quite different. So, as a cat owner you should tell the difference between the normal cat-grooming habit and excessive or compulsive licking behavior. By the way, the key here is to make a judgment based on the frequency or duration. Continue reading Why do Cats Lick Themselves?

Are Guinea Pigs Nocturnal?

cavia-porcellusAre guinea pigs nocturnal animals? For this question, to put it simply the answer is no. But hopefully answer like this won’t lead you to think that they are diurnal. In other words, they are not diurnal creatures either. So, is there a right word used to describe the activity and habit that is between diurnal and nocturnal? Yes, this technical term is “crepuscular.” Continue reading Are Guinea Pigs Nocturnal?

Best Low Allergy Dog Breeds

non-shedding-dogsMany non-shedding dogs are hypoallergenic. In other words, they don’t shed in certain season and don’t shed a lot. If you are the one in a million who love animals but cannot help sneezing and tearing once you make a contact with them, the non-shedding and hypoallergenic dogs may be the right answer you are looking for. Non-shedding dogs refer to those shed less fur, have no fur, or secret minimal dander from their underlying hair. But if you suffer from allergies, you’d better still thoroughly test your endurance for allergic reactions before the purchase. Continue reading Best Low Allergy Dog Breeds

Are Chow Chows Hypoallergenic?

dander-free-dogsNo, chow chows are not hypoallergenic since they shed twice a year and, worse still, will shed terribly in adulthood. This answer may break your heart if you, as one of allergy sufferers, want a chow chow so badly. However, the truth is that there is no such thing as 100 percent hypoallergenic dog breeds in the world. In other words, you may still have chance to own one because you never know what would happen before making a contact. Continue reading Are Chow Chows Hypoallergenic?

Cocker Spaniel Skin Problems

cocker-spaniel-puppiesThe most common skin problem of cocker spaniel in summer is the red rash, which could continue to spread if you’re just not paying attention. In fact, a lot of cocker spaniels end up with thick tarry patches and hair loss because of their owners’ carelessness. Unfortunately, in most cases this damage can’t be undone if it is diagnosed late. As you see, early detection and treatment can go a long way in your dogs’ skin health. The Cocker may suffer from many skin disorders but the following 6 types are the most common ones. Continue reading Cocker Spaniel Skin Problems