Japanese feline paradise
For many hundreds of years, humans have endowed cats with mystical qualities. Somewhere people loved them, somewhere they hated them, once they deified them, and once they were afraid, but…

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Common cat diseases
Cats are prone to a number of specific diseases, each of them has its own distinctive symptoms. Knowing what your cat is worried about and why, you can choose the…

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Dog for apartment
Very often, people in big cities do not have the ability to fully walk dogs, and many of the dog breeds (large and small) require regular physical activity and exercise.…

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Myths and misconceptions about dogs

There are many conflicting statements regarding dog behavior and health. Learn more about the most common myths and misconceptions about dogs.

Dogs need to be washed often.
If your dog is dirty or smells bad, then she really needs a bath. But you should not bathe the dog just like that, frequent bathing will deprive the skin of natural oils, which can lead to irritation and dandruff. Regular haircuts help keep your coat clean.
If your dog is not dirty – she does not need to bathe!

Bad breath – normal for dogs
Bad dog breath is a clear sign of tooth decay or gum disease.
Regularly arrange toothbrushing for your dog and use special dental feed additives to keep your teeth clean and healthy.

If the dog wags its tail – it wants to make friends
Indeed, friendly dogs wag their tail. However, tail wagging can also express excitement, restlessness, humility, or peace. Watch for other manifestations of body language in dogs to understand their true intentions.

Licking promotes wound healing
Thanks to the enzymes contained in the dog’s saliva, licking helps to heal small wounds on the skin. However, excessive licking can aggravate the problem by not giving the wound enough time to heal.

Dry nose is a sign of illness.
It is believed that a dog’s cold and wet nose is one of the main indicators of health, while a warm and dry nose indicates a disease. In fact, a large number of sick dogs still have a cold, wet nose and become dry during sleep.
A dog’s dry or wet nose is not a reliable indicator of health.

Royal Canin feed for active and domestic cats
All animals are different, of different temperament and level of activity, and when choosing a diet, these features must be taken into account so that the food supports the pet…

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US dogs and cats in numbers
The number of pet owners in the United States more than tripled between 1970 (67 million) and 2012 (164 million). In other words, in 2012, 62% of American families have…

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Fascioliasis
Fascioliasis is a helminthiasis, from the group of trematodoses, a disease of many species of mammals caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica (Fasciola vulgaris). The causative agent is F. hepatica,…

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Dog amoebiasis
Amoebiasis is an infection caused by a unicellular organism known as amoeba. Amoebiasis can affect humans as well as dogs and cats. It is most often found in tropical areas.…

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