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Fur Times | November 13, 2018

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Cats and Dogs: Who’s Who?

March 16, 2016 |

The anatomy, metabolism, and personality development are very different between dogs and cats.

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The Average Lifespan of a Cat

March 16, 2016 |

Did you know that the average life span of a house cat is over 15 years? If kept healthy, many cats can even reach 20 years of age.  Read More

Products for Different Types of Dog Coats

March 15, 2016 |

According to the manager of retail veterinary drug lab Drag Pharma, Juan Pablo Lozano, selling shampoos increased by 100 percent in the summer ” because many people do not bathe their dogs as frequently in winter.” Read More

Why Do Cats Need Scratching Posts

March 15, 2016 |

All cats have the innate need to scratch on hard, vertical surfaces in their environment. There is a scent signal produced by the secretion of certain glands which exists between the claws. When done in the outdoors, humans rarely notice the claw marks left on tree trunks. Read More

Car Safety for Dogs

March 15, 2016 |

A loose dog in a vehicle can be a distraction and could lead to an accident. Keeping your dog safely tethered is quickly becoming standard practice for many motorists, and many states have pending legislation that will soon make it mandatory. Read More

7 Quick Tips for a Happy, Healthy Cat

September 5, 2015 |
  1. Make sure to store your cat’s food in a cool, dry place. Monitor his food bowl making sure his food is fresh and hasn’t been left out for prolonged periods of time. Read More

A Dog’s Sense of Smell

September 1, 2015 |

The most important sense that dogs possess is their sense of smell. Dogs have anywhere from 200 to 300 million olfactory receptors in their nose, while humans have only about 5 million. This means that a dog’s sense of smell is 40 times more developed than ours. For this reason, dogs rely greatly on smell to perceive and relate to the world around them. Read More