Animals

In addition to the pets we have at home, the animal kingdom is made up of thousands of different species. This section takes a look at some of the most well known, including horses, pigs, and birds, as well as wild animals like lions, whales and monkeys.

Scabies: how to tell if your dog has scabies

Scabies is more than just an annoyance to dogs. The obsessive scratching can damage the skin and cause injuries. In today’s article, you can learn how to know if your dog has scabies and how to treat it. What is…

Favorite Games And Activities For Dogs

Dogs are really energetic animals and this often means that they can entertain themselves with pretty much anything you give them. However, this doesn’t mean that they don’t also get bored. Today, you can find about some of the most favorite games…

Socializing Cats: Is it necessary?

You’ve probably heard a lot about the importance of socializing dogs, right? Is socializing cats necessary too? Let’s take a look and see if it is true and, if so, how to do it. The importance of socialising cats Although cats…

Plants That Are Poisonous for Cats

Cats love to chew on grass. Even though they might instinctively know what’s good for them, they sometimes make mistakes. In this article, you learn about which plants are poisonous for cats. That way you can get rid of them…

Pet Food: ask the OCU

Pet food: ask the OCU Many times consumers aren’t completely sure if they’re buying the best products. With food, the doubts seem to be greater. Is what the labels or packaging say really reliable information? When it comes to pet…

Routines That Every Dog Needs

Dogs are creatures of habit. They quickly get used to routines and doing things at certain times of the day. If these things don’t happen, it can disorientate them and even cause depression. For this and many other reasons, you need…

An Interesting Question: Are cats good with babies?

People love to talk about how dogs have an instinct to protect babies. There’s a constant debate about whether people should let animals be in close contact with babies, but there’s scientific evidence that mentions animals are good for children’s development.…

The Vomeronasal Organ in Cats

Cats have a much more acute sense of smell than humans. This sense is a vital part of how they communicate and interact with their environment. However, their nose isn’t the only tool they use to get to know their…

Canine Filariasis: causes and treatment

You may have heard about canine filariasis, but do you know what actually causes it? In today’s article, you can find out about everything you need to know about this disease that can affect your pets. Continue reading to find…

Monogamous Animals: 5 species that mate for life

In human society, monogamy has people who support it and others who believe that monogamous species are unnatural. For some, monogamy is necessary for a happy relationship. For others, open relationships are more preferable than monogamy. However, in the animal…

Tips For Approaching A Frightened Dog

Have you ever tried to pet a dog that runs away from your hand? There are several reasons why dogs run away. However, most of the time it all about the dog’s personality. Approaching a frightened dog takes a lot…

Homemade Fly Repellent Recipes

Warm weather makes you want to spend more time outdoors. Unfortunately, it does the same for insects! But this doesn’t mean you have to give up on your plans just for these pesky insects.  Therefore, in today’s article, you can…

Dewclaws: Why do Mastiffs have them?

Do mastiffs have thumbs? During the slow course of evolution, body parts adapt and change. However, some parts are stuck in the limbo or remain on the body and are no longer useful. This is much like the dewclaws on…

How Dolphins Know When Orcas Are Around

Dolphins and whales can recognize the sounds that the most aggressive cetaceans on the planet make when they perform their hunting strategies, and they flee in fear. This is how dolphins know when orcas are near The orca is one…

How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Home Alone?

Cats are very independent animals and many owners believe they can leave them home by themselves for a few days without any problems. However, cats do need attention, and loneliness can be bad for them. So, how long can leave your cat…