Enzymes & Probiotics available at your Pet Supermarket.
Avoid or reduce hairballs with:
Cats with frequent hairballs often benefit from special-needs cat food with hairball control. The formula includes fiber to help reduce the shape and regularity of hairballs.
- Regular grooming
Whether your cat has short or long hair, it’s important to groom her regularly. Combing and bathing her will reduce the amount of hair she ingests and cut down the buildup in her stomach and intestines. Continue reading
Do you want to train your dog to stop pulling or is he already trained? Is your dog’s breed known for having issues with the spinal column or trachea? Read on for options and tips.
Content with Collars
The most common recommended collars are traditional buckle or snap collars, break-away collars and head collars. (Choke chains and prong collars are best used by owners with dog-training experience.) Continue reading
- Maintain your cat’s healthy urinary tract with Cranberry Relief Plus Catnip Soft Chews.
- Reduce the stress of travel, grooming or the fear of thunderstorms with Quiet Moments Calming Aid Plus Ginger Soft Chews.
- Eliminate and prevent hairballs with Hairball Plus Catnip Soft Chews. Flaxseed and fish oil also promote healthy skin and fur.
NaturVet Naturals Soft Chews for Catsare available at your local Pet Supermarket store!
In the wild, rabbits spend their days eating grass and other greens. At home, rabbits depend on us for a proper diet. Making sure they get enough water and fiber is important not only for their digestive health, but also for their continuously growing teeth. Keep reading for top tips to a healthy rabbit diet.
Hay for High Fiber
Hay is vital to a rabbit’s diet and should be available at all times. It provides roughage (fiber) and can prevent serious health issues, as well as obesity. There are two basic types of hay: legume hay and grass hay. Legume hay (alfalfa or clover) is tastier for rabbits, but should be used in Continue reading
Is your cat drinking enough water? Depending on her weight and diet, your cat should be drinking two to four ounces a day. If your cat is a picky kitty, you may need to try a few things to keep her properly hydrated. To encourage water drinking, follow these tips…
Sparkling Clean H20
- Refresh your cat’s water every day. Water that sits for a few days can get stale or contaminated.
- Offer filtered water rather than tap water, which has minerals and chlorine.
- If your cat eats dry food, make sure fresh water is always available. Don’t add water to her food though. It could lead to spoilage.
- If your cat is on a wet-food diet, she will need less water, but feel free to add a little to her food bowl. Continue reading
It’s a challenge to teach your dog not to pull on his leash when he’s busy exploring the sights, sounds and smells of the outdoors. But it’s possible with consistent training. The next time Fido pulls ahead to explore, use these techniques to teach him leash manners.
Method 1: Stop and Go
- When your dog starts to pull, stop walking and wait.
- When he stops, praise him then move on.
- Repeat this every time he pulls on the leash and he’ll eventually learn that pulling will keep him from walking.
Method 2: About Face
- With this method, your dog’s pulling will have you making an about face.
- When your dog starts pulling, turn around and walk back from where you came. Let the leash check your dog (gently). Continue reading
Waterless Bath is available at your local Pet Supermarket store!
Remember the feeling you had when you first got your fish tank? You were excited about your new pets, very attentive to their needs and checked the tank often. But like a new pool owner, you’ve slowly let more time lapse between water tests and tank maintenance has become a chore. Does this sound like you? Use this cheat sheet to get back on track with your tank checks.
First, make sure you know the ideal water temperature and chemistry for your tank. Temperature and other levels may vary, depending on the tank size, amount and type of fish and whether or not you’re breeding fish.
If you don’t yet have a water testing kit, getting one should be your next step. There are two types of kits: those with test strips and reagent kits with liquid drops. For the casual fish keeper Continue reading