Animal Fact of the Day: The camel is able to open and close its large, strong nostrils to prevent breathing in sand and dust.
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Scotland Group: Terrier Height: males 12 in., females 10 in. Weight: males 18-22 lbs., females 15-18 lbs. Life span: 12-14 yrs. Trainability: moderate Good with children: yes, with older children Good with other pets: yes with dogs, will chase small animals In the 1800s in England, a breeder of Cairn […]
Feeding a raw diet to your pet has become very popular over the last few years. After all, wasn’t raw the original food our pets ate and on which they thrived. While there is a lot of controversy about the topic, mainly from some pet food manufacturers, feeding a raw diet has much to recommend […]
Blastomycosis, while not common, is a serious fungal infection which primarily affects the lungs and the skin. Dogs are more susceptible to it although other animals, cats and humans as well, can be affected. The Blastomyces (spores) can be found in soil that is acidic, moist, filled with rotting, organic debris mixed with bird droppings. […]