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?

Ferrets as Pets: Pros and Cons

baby-ferretsAre ferrets easy to take care of as a pet? A lot of friends keep asking me about my opinion since currently I am keeping a few of them. Well, it really depends on what is your meaning of “easy care.” As long as you are patient enough they are quite easy to handle. However, owning a ferret as pets has its pros and cons. That being said, you have to do something no matter how low the maintenance is. But I can assure you that ferrets have the advantage of cats and dogs while getting no disadvantages of them. Mind you, once you have decided to have one, be responsible. Or just give up that idea if you are not ready. Now, it’s your time to weight the following pros and cons and make the final decision. Continue reading Ferrets as Pets: Pros and Cons