More On Paws And Claws - For all our furry friends

Is Owning a Guinea Pig Right for Me?

guinea pig

When considering to get any new addition to the family there a many things you need to think about. Getting a pet is a big responsibility and takes serious commitment. Although a guinea pig might seem like an easy pet to take care of, they actually take a lot of work to keep happy and most importantly healthy. The biggest misconception about guineas is that they are great for kids because they are easy to take care of and do not take much work. This is not true!
Continue reading

Tip of the Week: Storage of Pet Food (Dry) – Part I

Buying pet food in bulk is a great way to save money. A big bag of kibble left open will stale quickly and is an open invitation for the invasion of unwanted pests!

Pet Food Storage

Keep your pet’s food fresh with airtight storage containers. The containers should have a snap-tight lid that locks in freshness and keeps critters out.

At the same time, you can keep your greedy pet from trying to sneak an extra meal!

Continue reading

Tip of the Week: How to Celebrate Christmas With Pets

Need some ideas on how to celebrate Christmas with your pets?

Here are a few tips to make this holiday season a happy one for your family, both human and furry!

Getting presents for your pets

Tons of stuff you can get for your pets for Christmas! From the usual treats, to a new bedding for them, or a collar for the dogs or cats. A new toy for the birds, or a hamster ball for the hamsters to roll freely around in!

DIY Christmas treats for your pet

Put aside some time for baking pet treats, just like how you cook for your family! Homemade biscuit recipes for pets are readily available online. However, if you do not have the time on hand to bake, you can consider getting some pet-safe ingredients such as yogurt, or fruits like apples or melons and whip up a healthy dessert for them!

Customising some personalised Christmas e-cards

Take some cute photos of your pets by dressing them up in holiday gear, or just put a Santa hat on them. You can Whatsapp your friends, or send the photos through MSN or email! Save the earth by going green but don’t forget to send greetings during this festive season!

Here’s my version!

Xmas_e-card

Continue reading

Caring for Pets

Pet care services are among the most essential needs of pet lovers. In order to keep their pet healthy, fit and free from any kind of ailments, pet owners look for excellent pet care services. Whether they own cats, dogs, hamsters, a horse or even a python, people need to provide them enough care. Like humans, pets are also prone to climatic changes. They need essential care during extreme hot and cold weather.

There are some pet care service providers who cater to many specific needs of pets. Some of the most important services offered by pet clinics are as follows:

 

1. Regular Health Check – Pet owners bring their pets to pet clinics for regular health checks. Vet experts perform a thorough inspection of every aspects of pet health and suggest medicine, treatments or preventive measures to address any health issues found. Periodic checkup of pets help reduce several major pet health risks.

 

Continue reading