Month: December 2010

Merry Christmas from BudgetPetCare!

We hope you and your pets have a fantastic day this Christmas. Eat, be merry and make sure you keep the delicious Christmas meal on the table and out of your pet's bowl. To keep you in the festive mood, we've posted some pictures of Christmas cats and dogs, enjoy! Information on why Thanksgiving and … Continue reading Merry Christmas from BudgetPetCare!

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The Kroger Company Food Recall

There is a recall on select the Kroger Food Company some of their pet food products in select retail stores as the food may contain aflatoxin, which can be harmful to animals. Aflatoxin is a naturally-occurring toxic chemical by-product from the growth of the fungus Aspergillus flavus on corn and other crops. Kroger are recalling … Continue reading The Kroger Company Food Recall

K9 Advantix or Advantage?

What is K9 Advantix?   K9 Advantix for dogs, manufactured by Beyer, is a topical liquid treatment providing treatment and prevention of flea larvae and adult fleas, lice, ticks and biting flying insects such as mosquitos. Containing imidacloprid and permethrin, K9 Advantix rapidly eliminates 98-100% of insects on your dog quickly and efficiently within 12 … Continue reading K9 Advantix or Advantage?

Joint Pain And Aggression in Dogs

It is a distressing fact that many dogs in the US are euthanized each year due to misdiagnosed behavioral aggression.  This misdiagnosis may not mean you have a 'problem dog' on your hands, it may be pain related to joint problems causing the dog to act the only way he knows how to defend himself. … Continue reading Joint Pain And Aggression in Dogs

Ask A Vet Question Of The Month November

The winner of November’s $100 Ask A Vet feature on BudgetPetCare.com has been announced – congratulations go to Janice Keys who asked: "Is advantage safe for a pregnant dog?" Our In-House Vet answered Advantage is for topical use and can be used on pregnant bitches. Care should be taken to avoid the contents of the … Continue reading Ask A Vet Question Of The Month November

Dog in Germany gives birth to seventeen puppies

In Berlin, a Rhodesian Ridgeback called Etana has recently given birth to seventeen puppies. This extraordinary feat. has made life very hectic for Etana's owner, Ramona Wegemann, who has been looking after the puppies non-stop since their birth. Etana is physically unable to feed so many pups so Ramona has been bottle feeding them several … Continue reading Dog in Germany gives birth to seventeen puppies