GENERAL PET CARE

General pet care information can help you with the various mishaps, illnesses and behavior issues that can arise with any pet. Learn about general pet care.
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How to Get Rid of Mites on Snakes

You need to get rid of mites on snakes, but don't know how to do it. Learn about how to get rid of mites on snakes in this article.

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  • 10 Fruits and Veggies that Aid in Dogs' Nutrition

    10 Fruits and Veggies that Aid in Dogs' Nutrition

    Don't think that dumping a bowl of dry kibble means your dog feeding chores are done. Dogs need fruits and vegetables too! We'll let you know which ones are best and why. See more »

  • 10 Great First Pets

    10 Great First Pets

    Pets are a great way to teach children responsibility and how to be aware of the needs of others. But different pets work better in different households. How do you know if your family needs a dog or a hermit crab? See more »

  • All About Animal Shelters

    All About Animal Shelters

    Between 6 and 8 million dogs and cats need homes each year, but only about half of these animals are adopted. Learn how animal shelters work and how they differ from animal rescue organizations. See more »

  • All About the Humane Society Fund

    All About the Humane Society Fund

    When most people think of the Humane Society, they imagine rows and rows of caged dogs and cats waiting for someone to adopt them and take them home. This isn't all they do. Find out in this article. See more »

  • Are omega fatty acids important in dog food?

    Are omega fatty acids important in dog food?

    What in the world are omega fatty acids -- and should they be in your dog's food? Read on to learn more. See more »

  • Can owning a pet help you live longer?

    Can owning a pet help you live longer?

    Pets decrease our blood pressure, our cholesterol and reduce heart disease. And that's not all. Find out how dogs are even able to anticipate their owners' seizures and sniff for cancer. See more »

  • Do pets suffer jet lag?

    Do pets suffer jet lag?

    You might think your endlessly dozing pet is immune to the effects of jet lag, but you could notice it acting a little out of whack after a long leg of traveling. But does jet lag have the same effect on Fido as it does on you? See more »

  • Housebreaking Your Pet 101

    Housebreaking Your Pet 101

    Learn how elimination works in the wild and why some animals are easier to housebreak than others. See more »

  • How do dogs' nutritional needs change as they age?

    How do dogs' nutritional needs change as they age?

    Just like humans, a dog's dietary needs change throughout life. What should you feed a puppy that you wouldn't feed an older dog? See more »

  • How important is protein in a dog's diet?

    How important is protein in a dog's diet?

    Rumors still float around about protein causing joint and liver problems in dogs. But is there any truth to them? See more »

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