ASPCA Pet Vaccination Truck ScheduleIn some places like New York City, the ASPCA has mobile vaccination trucks that service neighborhoods on a set schedule. This page has links and information about the ASPCA's mobile vaccination truck schedules.
Finding a Veterinarian That Accepts PaymentsIt is very stressful to have a pet in need of veterinary treatment and not have the cash for the visit. Finding a practice that will accept payments can be difficult. This is a page about finding a veterinarian that accepts payments.
Previously House Trained Dog Peeing IndoorsYour dog could be reacting to changes in the household or possibly have a health problem. This page is about previously house trained dog peeing indoors.
Dog Is Itchy After Being Groomed?This is a page about dog is itchy after being groomed. Grooming products or shaving are potential reasons your dog may be itchy after being groomed.
Using Baby Shampoo for FleasSome pet owners report great success in getting rid of fleas using baby shampoo on their pets. This is a page about using baby shampoo for fleas.
Keeping Dogs From Pooping on GrassKeeping the neighbor's dogs from pooping on the grass can be a challenge. This is a page about keeping dogs from pooping on grass.
Dog Still Scratching After Flea Treatment?Treating your pet for active fleas is only part of the process for getting rid of fleas and preventing re-infestation. Your home and yard will be to be treated. Even if your pet no longer has fleas, their skin may still need treatment to promote healing and discourage scratching. This is a page about what to do if your dog is still scratching after a flea treatment.
Preventing Your Cat From Peeing in the...This is a page about preventing your cat from peeing in the kitchen. When your cat decides to relieve itself in the wrong place, it can be a challenge to train them otherwise.
Recovery Time for Dog With ParvoWhen caring for a pet with parvo, many owners would like to know the average recovery time for an infected pup. This is a page about recovery time for dog with parvo.
Treating a Kitten with Eye DischargeSome pet ailments can safely be treated at home whereas others need to be referred to a vet to determine the cause and proper treatment. This is a page about treating a kitten with eye discharge.
Training a Dog to Poop on a Training PadThis is a page about training a dog to poop on a training pad. Training a dog to use a puppy pad may be the best solution for a pet that stays inside for periods of time without access to a yard via a dog door.
New Dog Not Going to The Bathroom?This is a page about new dog not going to the bathroom. Dogs may become stressed when they move to a new house or family. This can translate into problems going pee or poop.
Parvo Advice for Those Who Can't Go to the VetWhen treating the parvo virus, a veterinarian should be consulted. But for many pet owners, the cost of professional medical care to treat their dog for the parvo virus can be difficult. If you are caught in a situation where you CANNOT see a vet, here are some ideas to treat your dog until you can arrange for the proper medical care. This is a page about parvo advice for those who can't go to the vet.
Dog Scratching But I Don't See Any Fleas?There several reasons your dog may be noticeably scratching. If there are no fleas more investigation is needed. This is a page about dog scratching but I don't see any fleas.
Preventing a Dog From Peeing on Carpet and Rugs?Preventing a dog from peeing on the carpet, especially repeat performances, can be a frustrating process, but there are solutions to this problem. This is a page about preventing a dog from peeing on carpet and rugs.
Cat Scratching Its NeckThis is a page about a cat scratching its neck. If you kitty is scratching its neck, the first thing to do is try to determine the cause.
Leaving a Cat Alone While on Vacation?This page is about leaving a cat while on vacation. There are ways to leave your cat safely and well fed while you are gone for a few days.
My Dog Is Sick After Getting a Parvo/Distemper ShotCertain immunizations can cause side effects in some pets. This is a page about my dog is sick after getting a parvo/distemper shot.
Cat Peeing in the Same PlaceCats can certainly be creatures of habit. If your cat is peeing someplace you don't want them to, it would be best to stop them from peeing there as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing in the same place.
Finding Free or Low Cost Pet Clinics in...When looking for veterinarian services it helps to find a clinic you can afford. This page is about finding free or low cost pet clinics in California.
Remedies for a Dog With DiarrheaThis is a page about remedies for a dog with diarrhea. Like their human owners, dogs can suffer from occasional diarrhea. Untreated it can lead to dehydration. Determining the cause, treatment, and whether you need to make a trip to the vet are the primary concerns.
Feeding a 6 Week Old Puppy?A six week old puppy is a bit young to be away from its mother. Feeding it in lieu of it being nursed, may require some experimentation and special food for awhile. This is a page about feeding a 6 week old puppy.
Feeding a Dog Chicken?This is a page about feeding a dog chicken. Some dog owners like to supplement their pet's food with cooked meat, such as chicken.
Treating a Kitten's EyesThere are several medical conditions that cause swollen, closed or crusty eyes. You can clean them with warm water and a soft cloth, however a trip to the vet will help with a diagnosis and the proper treatment. This is a page about treating a kitten's eyes.
Cat is Peeing in the Bathtub?Assuming that this behavior is not due to an infection there are a number of ways to handle your kitty's new toilet practices. This is a page about cat is peeing in the bathtub.
Newborn Puppy not Pooping?This is a page about newborn puppy not pooping. The best pet's health advise comes from your professional veterinarian.
Keeping Cats from Peeing on a CouchIf your cat is peeing on your couch, it is important to get the cat to stop doing so as soon as possible. This is a page about keeping cat from peeing on new couch.
Clear Blister on Dog's Skin?If you have a clear looking blister on your dog's skin, it may be cyst. This is a page about clear blister on dog's skin.
Kitten Trying to Nurse on PeopleThis is a page about kitten trying to nurse on people. Young kittens will sometimes attempt to suckle on anything and everything including people.
Remedies for Cat Losing Hair?This is a page about remedies for cat losing hair. When your pet starts losing hair in localized spots it is important to determine the cause so that you can begin the proper treatment.
Preventing Algae in Pet Water BowlsThis page is about preventing algae in pet water bowls. Keeping your pet's water fresh and their bowl clean is your first defense against algae growth.
Is My Dog a Full Blooded Chihuahua?This is a page about, "Is my dog a full blooded Chihuahua?". It is sometimes difficult to be certain that your dog is a pure bred just by its appearance.
Should Dogs Get Parvo Shots After Having Parvo?This is a page about "Should dogs get parvo shots after having parvo?". Pet owners may wonder if there is any value in having a dog vaccinated against parvo once they have already had the virus.
Getting a Puppy After Losing One to Parvo?Parvo is a very contagious disease, the virus can remain active in your home and yard for some time. This is a page about getting a puppy after losing one to parvo.
Introducing a New Kitten to Your Resident CatAnytime you introduce a new pet to your resident pets there are some steps you can follow to make it a positive experience. This is a page about introducing a new kitten to your resident cat.
Dog Pooping and Peeing on Concrete?This is a page about dog pooping and peeing on concrete. Often dogs that have been raised in kennels with concrete floors are reluctant to use the grass rather than your patio or driveway for their duties.
Keeping Cats from Peeing on FurnitureThis page is about keeping cats from peeing on furniture. Sometimes a cat chooses a place to relieve itself that is not where you want.
Dog Peeing Inside After New Dog Arrived?Introducing a new dog into your home can cause stress to other pets you may already own. This is a page about dog peeing inside after new dog arrived.
Dog Still Smells After a Bath?This is a page about when a dog still smells after a bath. If giving your dog a bath does not eliminate a bad smell, you will need to try to determine the cause.
Moving Zebra Finch EggsYour birds are comfortable and at home when they start laying eggs, and should probable stay where they are until the eggs hatch. This is a page about moving zebra finch eggs.
Is My Pit Bull Full Blooded?This page contains questions and responses to the question, "Is my Pit Bull full blooded?". Trying to determine whether their dog is pure bred is something many owners attempt. While a DNA test will determine the breed definitively, there may be some characteristics of the breed that will help.
Dawn Dish Soap For FleasMany pet owners consider using Dawn dish soap as an inexpensive shampoo for fleas. Dawn's formula has changed over the years. Most versions include a warning to avoid mixing with bleach, which is a sign that there has been ammonia added to boost the cleaning power.
When Do Dogs Stop Going Into Heat?This is a page about "when do dogs stop going into heat?". Many pet owners may wonder when their intact female dog will enter a doggy form of menopause and stop going into heat.
Cat Peeing on CountertopsIf your cat is peeing on your counter, you will want to prevent it from doing this any more as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing on countertops.
Is Boric Acid Safe for Pets?Pet owners often search for less toxic solutions for pest control. Boric acid is often mentioned, while less toxic than some choices there can be problems if ingested or when it comes into contact with skin. This is a page about, "Is boric acid safe for pets?".
Treating Crusty Patches on Dog's Skin?This is a page about dog has dry, crusty skin patches. You want to find a safe and effective treatment for your dog's skin problems.
Keeping Cats from Scratching Screen Doors?This is a page about keeping cats from scratching screen doors. Cats can quickly ruin a screen door with their claws. Training your cat to not scratch at the screen will save you money and allow your screen door to serve it's purpose.
Smelly Black Tar Buildup in Dog's Ear?A dog owner asks: My dog has black tar stuff in his ear and it smells, what is it? One of the causes for a black smelly build up in your pet's ears can be a yeast or other type of infection.
How Can I Tell If My Dog Is a Pit Bull?Several dog breeds resemble each other. Determining the breed of a dog can be tricky. This is a page about, "How can I tell if my dog is a Pit Bull?".
Dog Won't Eat After Being Spayed?This is a page about dog won't eat after being spayed. Spaying is a major medical procedure. Your dog may not be very interested in food after the surgery.
Keeping a Cat from Scratching Its WoundThis page is about keeping a cat scratching its wound. Depending on where the wound is located, it can be a challenge to make it impossible for them to scratch at it and help them heal.
Remedies for Stinky DogsThis is a page containing remedies for stinky dogs. There are some home remedies you can use to help eliminate doggie odor.
Treating a Small Cut on Your DogThis is a page about treating a small cut on your dog. Small cuts on your dog may often be safely treated at home.
Old Dog Peeing in HouseThere are many reasons a previously house trained dog begins to pee in the house, including advancing age. This is a page about old dog peeing in house.
Safe Flea Treatment for Cat with KittensThis is a page about finding a safe flea treatment for cat with kittens. Flea treatment for your cat is important especially if it has kittens.
Using Ivermectin to Treat Ear MitesVets often prescribe Acarexx, a .01% solution of ivermectin, to treat parasites including ear mites. Some pet owners prefer to mix their own solution when treating their pets. This is a page about using ivermectin to treat ear mites.
House Trained Dog Started Pooping in Kennel?This is a page about house trained dog started pooping in his kennel. It is unusual for a house trained dog to begin pooping in its crate. It could be due to physical or emotional issues for the dog. It is important to determine if there has been a significant change that has affected the dog or if they are ill.
Feeding and Caring for Pet LadybugsThese insects enjoy aphids, but there are other things they may like. This page is about feeding and caring for pet ladybugs.
Dog in Heat Peeing Inside?This is a page about dog in heat peeing inside. It is frustrating when a house trained dog who is having her cycle starts peeing inside.
Making a Duck PondThis is a page about making a duck pond. Raising backyard fowl is becoming quite popular. If you choose to have ducks they will need a some type of pond.
Remedies for a Dog With Bald Spots?This is a page about remedies for a dog with bald spots. Several things can cause a dog to lose its hair and develop bald spots.
Keeping Flies Out Of Dog's Food?This is a page about keeping flies out of dog's food. For dog owners who feed their pets outside, keeping flies off the food can be a challenge.
Treating a Dog's Yeast InfectionAn overabundance of yeast can result in infections on your dog's skin, in the ears, and other areas. This is a page about treating a dog's yeast infection.
Neutered Male Cat Mounting Other Male Cats?This is a page about neutered male cat mounting other male cats. Cat owners may be concerned when they see their fixed male cat trying to mount another male cat.
Keeping Birds Out of Dog's FoodThis is a page about keeping birds out of dog's food. If you feed your dogs outside you may have problems keeping visiting birds out of the kibble.
House Training a Yorkshire TerrierIf you have a Yorkshire Terrier puppy, you will need to get it house broken as soon as possible. This is a page about house training a Yorkshire Terrier.
Bathing Cats in Dawn Dish Soap?Giving your cat or kitten a bath using Dawn dish soap can help in eliminating fleas. Don't forget to do a thorough combing as a part of the process.
Puppy With Blood in its StoolThis is a page about a puppy with blood in its stool. There are a number of reasons your puppy may have blood in its stool, some more serious than others.
Homemade Food for Dog with Kidney DiseaseThis is a page about homemade food for dog with kidney disease. Pets that have been diagnosed with kidney disease generally need a special diet. You can buy the veterinary formula food or make your own.
Treating a Dog for Skin Irritation from Grooming?Pet grooming, particularly shaving, can leave your dog with irritated skin. Luckily there are some remedies to make your pet more comfortable and clear up the irritation. This is a page about treating a dog for skin irritation from grooming.
Caring for Roly Polies (Pill Bugs)Children love roly polies and often what to keep one as a kind of pet. This is a page about caring for roly polies (pill bugs).
Dog Urinating in Other People's Homes?This is a page about a dog urinating in other people's homes. A number of things could be causing a house trained dog to begin urinating in someone else's home. It could be that they are marking their territory because they smell the odor of other dogs. It could also be due to anxiety of being away from the familiarities of home.
Preventing Cats from Tearing Window Screens?This is a page about preventing cats from tearing through window screens. Window screens can not stand up to your kitty clawing at it whether she is trying to get the bird outside or trying to ask to come in.
Getting Rid of Cat Urine Odors OutsideThis is a page about getting rid of cat urine odors outside. Outdoor cats can create quite an odor near your home, as they revisit their chosen pee spot.
Remedies for a Dog With Itchy Ears?This is a page about remedies for a dog with itchy ears. Itchy ears can drive your dog crazy.
Long Haired Chihuahua PhotosThis page contains long haired Chihuahua photos. The popular Chihuahua comes in two coat varieties, the smooth and the long hair.
How to Prevent Dog From Hiding Under Bed?A new dog or a rescued abused one may feel afraid or insecure and hide under furniture such as your bed. This is a page about how to prevent a dog from hiding under the bed.
Chihuahua Yorkshire Terrier Mix PhotosThis page contains Chihuahua Yorkshire Terrier mix photos. These two small breeds when cross bred can result in cute little dogs exhibiting characteristics of both breeds.
Dog Pees in House When Left AloneThis is a page about when a dog pees in house when left alone. Even a house trained dog will have accidents under certain circumstances.
Caring for a 5 Week Old PuppyCaring for a puppy that is younger than typical weaning age can present its own challenges. This is a page about caring for a 5 week old puppy.
Stopping a Dog from Peeing or Pooping on Pavers?Dogs can be trained to use a designated spot in the yard. If your pet is peeing or pooping on your pavers, clean them with a product such as Nature's Miracle to remove odors and then retrain her to go where you wish.
Dog Peeing Inside When Lying Down?This is a page about dog peeing inside when lying down. It can be alarming and frustrating when a trained dog begins to have accidents in the house. You will need to determine if it warrants a trip to the vet or other action.
Using Olive Oil for FleasOlive oil is a great natural flea remedy. It is a great flea treatment for cats and small dogs. Learn more about olive oil for fleas in this page.
Keeping Dogs from Peeing in My Yard?I live in town, work in my yard a lot and get many compliments. But there are lots of people who walk their dogs and let them use my plants for their potty place. Of course, male dog urine is a plant killer.
Flavoring Old Dog BonesThis is a page about flavoring old dog bones. Dogs will often lose interest in their rawhide bones after a time. You can try adding peanut butter in the crevices, boiling them in bouillon, or even tossing them into some of the stored food for a couple of days.
How to Keep Litter From Sticking to the Cat BoxThis is a page about how to keep litter from sticking to the cat box. Often wet litter will stick to the sides and in the corners of the litter box. Try applying a thin coat of pet safe wax to the cleaned box and the litter should slide out more easily.
Feeding a Puppy Cooked Eggs?Feeding your dog an occasional cooked egg is fine. They usually really like them. With a puppy, any new food might be given in small amounts so that they get used to it. This is a page about feeding a puppy cooked eggs.
How to Determine the Age of a Chihuahua?A vet is a good resource for determining the age of your dog. They will typically check the dog's teeth, a method that you too can employ at home. This is a page about how to determine the age of a Chihuahua.
My Dog is Infested With FleasThis is a page about my dog is infested with fleas. Fleas left untreated can infest your pet and then your home.
Does Male Cat Urine Smell Stronger?This is a page about, "Does male cat urine smell stronger?". Intact male cats have a high level of Felinine protein in their urine which accounts for its much stronger smell than that of neutered male or female cat urine.
Dog Obedience Training Using a Squirt BottleThis is a page about dog obedience training using a squirt bottle. Some pet owners will use water in a squirt bottle to reinforce incorrect behaviors when training their dog.
Training a Pit Bull PuppyPit Bull puppies need the same training and socialization as any puppy. There are some additional steps you can add to your training schedule for these energetic powerful dogs. This is a page about training a Pit Bull puppy.
Are Oak Trees Toxic to Dogs?Are all oak trees toxic to dogs?
Puppy Pooping Inside?This page is about puppy pooping inside. It takes patience when training your young dog to do its duty outside.
Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs?This is a page about the causes of sudden death in dogs. It is devastating when a pet dies suddenly, with no prior history of disease.
Mallard Duck Laid EggsThis page is about Mallard duck laid eggs. Wild ducks often will lay their eggs in your yard, on a deck, or other places in close proximity to human activity.
Treating an Anemic Cat?This is a page about treating an anemic cat. Like humans, animals can also suffer from anemia and the effects of this blood condition.
Preventing Yorkshire Terriers from Peeing on the CouchThis is a page about preventing Yorkshire terriers from peeing on the couch. Some smaller dogs and many terrier breeds can be more of a challenge to house train.
Smoke Detectors and Family PetsThe batteries in your home smoke detectors should last for quite a long time. However, once they begin to noticeably lose their charge the detector will begin to beep. This annoying reminder can be quite distressing to pets. This is a page about smoke detectors and family pets.
House Training a Shih TzuThis is a page about house training a Shih Tzu. Some dog breeds seem more difficult to house train.
Keeping Dogs from Jumping Your FenceThis is a page about keeping dogs from jumping your fence. Some dogs just love to jump over the fence, as soon as you turn your back, and head off on an adventure.
Remedy for Smelly Dog Feet?This is a page about remedy for smelly dog feet. Although your dog may be well, it can have stinky feet for no apparent reason. It can be bothersome.
Simon (Guinea Pig)He is a rescue and we got him about 8 months ago. He likes to snuggle and he is also an emotional support animal.
Gum Container for Cat TreatsI started putting the cat treats in an empty Eclipse gum container. It's much easier to get out a few when I want to give the cat some running exercise. The container keeps the treats fresh and it holds a 2.1 oz. package of Temptations treats for cats.
Making Sure Cats Get Enough WaterA couple of years ago, my older cat was diagnosed with chronic renal failure. He was very dehydrated and weak and would regularly vomit up his food. The vet gave him a subcutaneous water treatment and prescribed him special food for renal support but warned us that it was not a cure, just a way to keep him as stable as possible for the next few years.
Dog Potty Clean Up StationI found this wood box at the thrift store and then it set in my garage for 2 years. I knew one day it would come to mind what to use it fo. I am not sure what it was, maybe a box to hold a candle, it has a door that swings open and a hole in one end.
Mi-T (Xoloitzcuintli)He was given to me by a friend. "Mi-T" is a 4.5 lbs. Xolo who loves to go on 4-mile beach walks. He is a miniature "coated" Mexican hairless.
Pirate (Leopard Gecko)I got Pirate from one of my volleyball coaches in May of this year because she was moving a few states away and wouldn't be able to take her. Her name is Pirate because she only has 3 legs.
Homemade Cat Scratching PostThis is a video about building a cat scratching post. Cats love to scratch on things especially furniture. Prevent them from ruining your furniture by giving then an alternative place to sharpen their claws.
Video: Plants Poisonous to PetsJust received this information from the ASPCA via email. I was surprised to know that some of these plants are poisonous to our pets, and thought I should share it with the Thrifty Fun Community!
Teach Your Dog Not to BarkThe best way to teach a dog not to bark is to teach it to bark, and then reward it for barking. I have my Bruno, who is a Rottie mix who lives in the house, has just recently seemed to learn that I like him to mouth the word "Mama" and he gets lots of attention.
Video: Making an Inexpensive Flea PoolThis is a video I saw on youtube and I am sharing with you.
Caring for Your BettaI found this video on youtube.com and it was great. I wanted to share it with all of you who are interested in Bettas.
A Video About Chow ChowsHere is a great informational video from Animal Planet about the Chow Chow breed. It includes general information, history about the breed, and tips for raising a Chow Chow.
Nita (Terrier Mix)I got her right before Christmas. I placed an ad on Craigslist wanting a scruffy terrier. A wonderful lady replied and brought her to me. She's perfect!
Zeus (Great Dane)Breeder
Bear (German Shepard) and Clara (Burmese)Bear I adopted, Clara from a breeder
Delylah Rose (Cane Corso)My cousin breeds them, so we got Delylah from him 2 weeks ago.
Pixel (Cat)We adopted Pixel, along with his brother from a no kill sanctuary after my previous kitty passed. My grief was so strong, I ended up going home with 2 kitty babies.
Gotti (Pitbull)I bought him 5 months ago off of Offer Up.
Identifying a Dog's Breed?What does my dog breed look like?
Dog Won't Eat After Losing Puppies?My dog Bella just gave birth April 16th this year. She had complications giving birth. The one she was able to push out was one that was stillborn. She was able to push one more out and it was healthy after that she wouldn't push. We took her to the vet to have a c-section but sadly the 5 other puppies were gone.
My Zebra Finch Has Laid Eggs?My zebra finches gave two eggs. Sometimes, I disturbed them. They are not sitting on their eggs. Will the eggs hatch? How can I solve nest abandonment?
What Breed Is This Puppy?Does any one know what breed she is?
What Breed Is My Dog?I bought her from a random Craigslist ad and they didn't know anything about her. Just wanna know others thoughts! I'm thinking pit terrier and lab or pointer mix. She's so petite tho to be just pit. She's all black and muscular like a pit but her ears are huge. You just can't tell cause they're so floppy when she gets really excited one stands up more than the other and you can really see she looks like a bat dog or toothless from How to Train Your Dragon!
Finding Free Cat Food?Where can I find free cat food or pay at low price. I am on a pension, very low income. Thank you.