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Mia Carter has worked as a journalist and writer for nearly 20 years, covering a vast array of different topics. She is also an animal lover, with over 30 birds, 6 dogs and far too many cats! Mia specializes in working with special needs animals and rescues. She enjoys sharing her expertise and experiences in an attempt to help other pet owners and their animals.

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How to Make a Pet First Aid Kit

How to Make a Pet First Aid Kit

Keeping a fully stocked first aid kit in the home and car will ensure that you have the supplies to administer first aid to your pet…and the occasional human. Find out what to include in your pet first aid kit and where to keep it! Broken bones, poisoning, cuts,... read more
What is Flystrike and How Can You Prevent Myiasis?

What is Flystrike and How Can You Prevent Myiasis?

Flystrike or myiasis occurs when flies lay eggs in a wound or in soiled fur or feathers. The eggs then hatch into maggots which will consume the tissue in and around the wound. A potentially deadly condition known as flystrike – technically called myiasis... read more
How to Pay for Expensive Vet Bills

How to Pay for Expensive Vet Bills

Find out how to get financial assistance to help afford those expensive special procedures and veterinary care for your pet.  Dogs get sick. Cats get hit by cars. Birds can break a wing.  At some point in every pet owner’s life, there’s a good chance a... read more
How to Make Cat Toys — Homemade Pet Toy Ideas

How to Make Cat Toys — Homemade Pet Toy Ideas

Learn how to make cat toys with items found around the house. Homemade cat toys are inexpensive to create and you can recycle unwanted items. Wondering how to make cat toys out of household objects? You can make lots of homemade pet toys from items found around the... read more
How Do You Neuter a Dog?

How Do You Neuter a Dog?

Learn how the veterinarian will neuter a dog in this common procedure, which can be performed as soon as 8 weeks of age in a healthy animal. Neutering is one of the most common surgical procedures, but neutering a dog can be a frightening experience for the pet and... read more
How to Prepare for a Dog Neutering Surgery

How to Prepare for a Dog Neutering Surgery

In this article, you’ll learn how to prepare for a dog neutering surgery and how to make preparations at home to help your recently neutered dog recover after the operation. When neutering a dog, it’s important to make preparations for the surgery and for... read more
How to Treat a Cat’s or Dog’s Foot Injury

How to Treat a Cat’s or Dog’s Foot Injury

Leg and foot injuries are among the most common traumatic injuries in pets and proper first aid can help prevent further damage until you can get to the vet. In this article, you’ll learn useful pet first aid tips and advice on how to treat a dog’s foot... read more
Prednisone Side Effects in Dogs on Steroid Therapy

Prednisone Side Effects in Dogs on Steroid Therapy

Is your dog on steroids? Side effects of prednisone include excessive thirst and urination, diabetes, hair loss, wasting, infections and behavioral changes. Prednisone is a powerful corticosteroid medication that’s prescribed to treat an array of illnesses and... read more
How to Treat Fire Ant Bites in a Dog

How to Treat Fire Ant Bites in a Dog

Pet owners should learn proper fire ant bite treatment for pets. It’s also vital to recognize symptoms of an allergic reaction to insect stings in a dog. Prevalent in the southeastern United States, fire ants are an extremely aggressive insect that will bite... read more
Should I Get a Pet Insurance Policy?

Should I Get a Pet Insurance Policy?

Explore how a pet insurance policy works and whether pet health insurance coverage is worthwhile for you and your cat, dog or bird. Pet health insurance companies are becoming more common, enabling owners of dogs, cats and other pets to afford care that would... read more
How to Pay for Emergency Vet Bills

How to Pay for Emergency Vet Bills

Wondering how to pay for emergency vet bills? Get tips to afford unexpected veterinary care that’s beyond what you can afford.  In this article from Mia Carter, you’ll find out how you can get money to pay for emergency surgery or other urgent care for... read more
Neutering a Dog – How to Care for Dogs After Surgery

Neutering a Dog – How to Care for Dogs After Surgery

Neutering a dog is one of the most common procedures and in many cases, it’s the pet owner’s first experience caring for a dog after surgery. So in this article from pet care expert and writer Mia Carter, you’ll learn how to care for dogs after... read more
How to Heal a Dog’s Paw Pad Injury

How to Heal a Dog’s Paw Pad Injury

A dog’s paw pad injury can be tricky to heal, but there’s a few tricks that can help owners clean, disinfect, bandage and heal their pet’s wound. You’ll learn how to treat a cut on a pet’s foot pad at home, along with some wound treatment tips.... read more

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