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Blog - Pets

The Pine Processionary Caterpillar (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) is a common pest found in pine trees all over Portugal, especially in the spring months of the year.

It is Autumn, and with winter fast approaching, it will be cold outside, and the wild birds that live around your home, in your bushes and trees, are going to find it hard to get enough food to keep their bellies full, so that they can stay warm throughout the winter.

Like humans, our pet’s also age, but caring for pets as they grow older and recognizing our pet friends’ needs is what pet older care is all about. Whether it is the old creaky cat or the older doggie companion with a newly diagnosed debilitating illness, understanding their needs, and with a lot of love and care, you can make the time left with them easier for both of you.

If you are looking for a new pet, or if it’s the first time you are considering one, it may assist you to foster before deciding to adopt. One thing is for sure, by adopting a pet you will be saving a homeless pet’s life. Animal rescue organizations rely extensively on foster homes to help take care of pets while awaiting adoption.

If your dog breath knocks the socks of you, then its time for the vet to take a look inside his mouth. Too many pet lovers forget that animals require great oral care, too. Bad breath is a common sign that your dog or cat has a dental problem.

Tooth decay is a serious problem in pet’s health and the cause of many issues that may arise. Unlike humans they can’t brush their teeth themselves. So how do you ensure that your pet’s has nice and healthy teeth? You can give your pet, chewing sticks or bones. This assist with plaque and tarter build-up removal but it may not be sufficient.

Obesity is as common a problem in household pets as it is in people. It’s important that you avoid allowing your pet to take in more calories than he or she will burn off per day. According to many vet’s, obesity can cause an array of health problems, including cancer.


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