Posts Tagged ‘pet safety’

Fighting Black Cat Superstitions with Awareness

Black cat superstitions are thought to have originated with their association with witches, which folklore promotes as able to take the form of black cats and other domesticated animals. Our goal is to debunk black cat superstitions through education and shareable free graphics/memes like the ones below.

The Dangers of Tea Tree Oil for Pets

Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia or Melaleuca leucadendron oil) has become quite common in households, either in its pure form or in products. It offers a host of antimicrobial benefits (primarily due to Terpunen-4-ol, alpha-terpineol and linalool constituants), which has made it popular for everything from minor injuries to acne.

Common Diffuser Essential Oils that may be Toxic to Dogs, Cats, Birds & Other Pets ©

Due to recent viral social media posts, many pet parents are wondering, “Are essential oils used in diffusers toxic to pets?” The answer is complicated by the varying tolerance levels of each species or breed. Some essential oils are toxic to all pets, or only some dog breeds, or species such as cats, rabbits, birds, […]

How to Reduce your Pet’s Toxic Load

By Veselina Dzhingarova As you may already know, we’re completely inundated by toxins left and right. While some of us are doing everything possible reduce the toll toxins take on our bodies, we are a little bit more negligent when it comes to our pets. However, toxins can have a profound effect on your pet’s […]

Protect Your Pets From the West Nile Virus Naturally

  Like humans, pets may contract the West Nile Virus from a mosquito bite. Ticks are currently being studied as carriers, and may be infectious (at least to birds). Animals that eat live food, like hunting cats, may contract the virus through their prey. We’ve provided species-specific details for you below. If you suspect your […]

5 Common Pet Conditions that DON’T have Natural Remedies ©

There is a lot of natural pet care information online and not all of it is reliable. Many websites tend to get caught up in recommending only natural remedies, without mentioning mainstream Veterinary care or allopathic medication. The fact is, we need synthetic medication. We can tackle some conditions and symptoms naturally, or provide supportive […]

Natural Ways to Keep Aquariums Cool (With Infographic) ©

Most pet fish can handle temperature spikes just like they would in the wild. Even cold water fish (like Goldfish) can cope with elevated temperatures temporarily. Other fish are more sensitive to change and require temperature stability, such as many marine fish and some fresh water Goodeid species. Any fish will be stressed to some […]

World Mycotoxin Threat Report Released (Infographic)

Biomin has released their 2014 World Mycotoxin Report and it isn’t pretty.

The Natural Care of African Serval Cats ©

This post was inspired by Samson, a domestically-bred African Serval that was killed by a truck after roaming freely on Vancouver Island, Canada. While I don’t know the circumstances behind his escape, it is apparent that some education of pet parents about exotic cats is in order. For starters, they must be harnessed or in […]

Our Most Popular Holiday Season Posts

Trying to find all of the hidden holiday gems within a blog can be maddening. The holidays drive us crazy enough, so we’re going to spare you further grief by sharing our most popular posts from past holiday seasons.

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