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Shedding hair in cats. Everything you need to know

Yes, cats also shed their fur. It’s their way of preparing for the changing seasons and adapting to temperature changes: in autumn they grow a thicker coat to cope with the cold, and in spring they change that thicker coat for a thinner one to help them cope better with the summer heat. “But… my…

Everything you need to know before adopting a sheepdog

Sheepdog: its name does not give rise to many doubts, but many people mistakenly believe that the sheepdog is a breed, when it is a classification based on the function performed by these animals. Wikipedia lists more than 60 different breeds that fall into the category of sheepdogs. What is the character of sheepdogs like?…

How many times a day does a cat eat?

If you have a cat at home or are thinking of getting one, you’ve probably asked yourself this question: how many times a day does a cat eat? And not only that: what are the best times to feed a cat? How much food should I feed it? Can I always leave food at its…

Canine arthritis and osteoarthritis: symptoms and treatments – Picart Petcare

Don’t think that osteoarthritis and arthritis are only suffered by the elderly. Dogs also suffer from osteoarthritis and arthritis. But are osteoarthritis and arthritis the same thing? What are the symptoms? And what are the treatments? In this post we solve all your doubts and give answers to these questions. What is the difference between…

Dogs for children. Which breeds are the most suitable?

Having a dog is the desire of the majority of children. In a dog, children see a friend to play with, a faithful companion who adores you unconditionally, a pet that gives you affection and companionship… But a dog is all that and much more. The dog will be one of the family (and this…

15 surprising things you didn’t know about dogs

Dogs are extraordinary animals. The bond that is established between a dog and its family is difficult to surpass with any other animal species. Perhaps that is why in Spain there are more than 9 million dogs that form part of a family. But there are many things about dogs that you probably don’t know.…

Obese and overweight cats. Tips to improve their lives

First of all, you should know that an overweight cat is one that weighs 10% more than what is recommended. And an obese cat is one that weighs more than 20% more than the ideal weight. If you think your cat may be in one of these two groups, it is important to see a…

How does a cat change after sterilisation?

Most neutered cats have both behavioural and physical changes, some of which are positive, such as a more peaceful attitude towards other animals, and some of which can be negative if not anticipated, such as weight gain. After neutering, always on the advice of a vet of course, the most common changes a cat undergoes…

10 sure-fire tricks to cool down a dog in hot weather

A constant and insistent panting, a dripping tongue, wet nose and pads… if you detect these symptoms in your dog, chances are that he is hot. And our pets suffer from the high summer temperatures, just like us. There are many tricks to make them more comfortable and cooler, and some of them will surprise…

The positive effects of music on cats

Is it possible that certain music relaxes cats? The answer is yes, and it is not just a random answer, but has been confirmed by several scientific studies by renowned experts in animal ethology, who have determined that cats enjoy listening to certain types of music and have even demonstrated a direct relationship between the…

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