Did you know that cats used to be considered seniors when they reach eight years of age? Things are different nowadays – it’s not unusual to see cats hitting ages between 18 and 20, while old age in cats starts between 11 and 14 years old.
Care for cats has improved significantly in the past decade. They live healthier lives with better food, indoor lifestyles, and the perks of advancing veterinary medicine.
Unfortunately, people aren’t always well informed on how to care for their aging cats. If your cat is getting up there in age, it’s time to learn some common rules for taking care of your geriatric or aging felines.
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As Spring approaches, more Houstonians are being drawn outside. If you are itching to take Fido to a dog park to play, keep these foundational safety tips in mind. Here are four ground rules for any four-legged friend visiting a dog park in Houston:
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It doesn’t matter if your dog or cat wanders out a forgotten gate, chases an unwitting squirrel or digs under the fence… if your pet is loose, your number one priority is bringing them home. Why isn’t your pet’s collar enough to guarantee a safe return? Simply put, tags can wear out and collars can fall off. Microchips are becoming the universal standard to extend the tether between pets and their homes.
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