Dental Care: How to properly care for your puppy’s teeth

September 30th, 2013

Dental Supplies

Have you introduced a new puppy to the family? Then it’s time to get informed about how to take care of your puppy’s dental health. Dogs need to maintain healthy teeth throughout their lifetime. The sooner you start properly caring for your dog’s teeth, the better.

My Pet Store & More is here to help you take good care of your puppy’s teeth by telling you about the Do’s and Do not’s of dog-dental care.

For starters, you should purchase a toothbrush for your puppy. Regular brushing of your puppy’s teeth will help him or her maintain a healthy diet and reduce bacteria build up in the mouth.

Next, purchase chew toys for your puppy to protect your beloved pet from gum disease. Early signs of gum disease can be seen in puppies by the age of four if they do not have proper dental care. A sure sign your dog is suffering from gum disease is bad breath. It is one of the first signs of gum disease or other dental health problems.

You will definitely know if your dog is suffering from gum disease if the foul mouth odor is accompanied with nausea, frequent urinating and a loss of appetite. If your puppy has any of these signs, you should immediately bring your pet to the veterinarian. The veterinarian may say that your dog is not suffering from gum disease by another oral disease. Most oral diseases have symptoms of bad breath, inflamed gums, tongue cysts and loose teeth for dogs.

If your dog only has a foul odor from the mouth, you can weekly examine your dog’s gums and teeth. Healthy gums are pink and have no swelling. Healthy teeth have no brown tartar.

To prevent tooth decay, perform teeth cleanings every week on your dog. You can purchase a toothbrush kit right at My Pet Store & More. You should not use fluoride on puppies under 6 months.

It’s important that your dog has healthy teeth so that he or she can groom, pull insects off his/her fur, and eat.

You can strengthen your puppy’s teeth with chew toys and dog bones. There are all types of textures available for chew toys – hard, soft, chewy and even crunchy.

Stop at My Pet Store & More to see what options we have available.

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http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/dog-care/ten-steps-your-dogs-dental-health

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The best of Pet Waste Solutions

September 23rd, 2013

Pet waste Solutions for dog owners

Are you having trouble keeping up with your Pet’s waste?

My Pet Store and More is here to help you tackle your pet waste problem.

All you need is the right Yard Care/Waste Clean up supplies to truly get your pet waste problem under control.

Pet Waste Solutions

An essential item you will need is a pooper-scooper. The ideal pooper-scooper will be designed to rake in pet waste, collect it in a dustpan and effectively dispose waste in a trash bag.

Pooper-scoopers sold at My Pet Store and More features adjustable handles to offer pet owners user-friendly waste clean up tools.

We also have for sale gloves to help you handle pet waste in a safe, hygienic fashion.

It is important that the poop is always bagged rather than piled somewhere. Remember, pet waste is not a fertilizer. Pet waste is an environment pollutant that’s just a harmful as herbicides and insecticides to the environment.

When cleaning up pet waste, we recommend cleaning the yard in a grid pattern to assist you in locating pet waste in its entirety. This grid pattern will help you speed up your cleaning routine as well. Pets such as dogs have a routine pattern of where they will relieve themselves of waste.

While cleaning up waste, always be careful where you step. It’s hard to remove poop from underneath any type of shoe.

Don’t forget to wear eye protection when cleaning up pet waste, the last thing you need is waste flinging into your eyes.

Animal waste has E. coli and millions of coliform bacteria for every gram. Scoop up as much waste as possible and dispose of it immediately.

It’s recommended that a pet owner clean up pet waste every week or every two weeks if your pet solely uses your yard. If your pet uses public areas to poop, clean up the waste on the spot.

Pet waste that’s left for up to 3 days at a time can release bacteria that end up in our Maryland watersheds.

Have your pet trained to potty only in a designated area for best pet waste disposal.

Dog waste solutions

It’s crucial that you learn how to properly handle pet waste as a pet owner. If you do not handle pet waste properly, here are the health risks you’re exposed to:

  • Pets like dogs and cats can easily transmit diseases to you such as roundworms, salmonella, and hookworms to you through waste. To lower the health risks that come with pet waste exposure, you may want to purchase an in-ground stool digester, which functions like a septic tank to break down fecal matter.

  • Fly infestation. Anytime fecal matter is present, it gives flies the opportunity to lay eggs and eat feces. Flies spread disease and could enter your home to contaminant your food and living space. By cleaning up waste you can provide yourself reliable fly control.

  • You can put your dog at risk of illness if your pet decides to eat his or her feces. There are oral products available that can reduce your pet’s desire to eat fecal matter.

At My Pet Store and More, we educate customers on how to better care for their pets. We offer quality products with the best prices around. We provide friendly service with the ability to help guide customers to find exactly what they need.

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Autumn Chill: How to keep your dog warm during cold weather

September 17th, 2013

Pet clothing for dogs

As autumn comes into season, chilly weather is coming. During the change of seasons, it’s important to keep your dog warm. My Pet Store and More is here to help you prepare your dog for the cold weather.

Although dogs naturally have a fur coat to protect them from the elements, it’s not always enough to keep domestic dogs warm.

Both indoor and outdoor dogs can be put at risk of hypothermia when cold weather comes.

There are ways to make your home warmer and ways to keep your dog warmer outdoors.

heating pad for pet bed

How do you add extra warmth to your home?

You can start with adding carpeting where your dog sleeps. Carpeting can help your dog keep a safe body temperature. The worse flooring for dogs is concrete flooring because it’s cold. We highly recommend placing carpet in the doghouse and any other area where your dog sleeps.

You may also want to consider purchasing a heat lamp for your dog.

For extra comfort, purchase bedding for your dog to serve as an inexpensive insulator. Heating pads are also great for adding extra warmth during rainy and cold days.

For the doghouse purchase a flap or covering for the door. The more enclosed you make the doghouse; the warmer it will be for your dog.

If your dog is more of an outdoors pet, you should purchase clothes and boots for your beloved dog.

Dog clothing such as sweaters will help your dog regulate his or her body heat while remaining comfortable. It is especially important that small dogs and short-haired dogs wear clothing during the fall and winter months.

You may also help your dog keep warm outdoors by properly grooming your pet. Keep your dog hair unknotted and trimmed to maintain the best warmth.

If you have a pet like a Huskie, you won’t have to worry as much about your dog keeping warm. However dog breeds such as the English Bull dog will need extra warmth for changing weather conditions.

Anytime your dog has been outdoors for an extensive period of time, check your dog’s paws for cuts and cracks. If you notice consistent cuts and cracks, it’s a good time to invest in dog boots.

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What are the best tick removal products for dogs?

August 27th, 2013

tick removal products

Have you noticed yourself removing tick after tick off your dog this summer? You’re not alone. Dog owners across the nation have difficulty-dislodging ticks from their dogs. It is important to remove ticks from your dog because ticks cause serious, deadly diseases.

How can you keep your dog tick free all season long? My Pet Store and More is here to help you keep your dog tick free with our exceptional tick removal products.

Before we get into the nitty, gritty of tick removal, you need to understand having a tick free dog means you have a healthy dog.

What are ticks?

Ticks are parasites that live just about anywhere. Ticks infect thousand of dogs with serious diseases such as Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, and Anaplasmosis.

You can reduce the health risks ticks make your dog vulnerable to with preventive measures like medications, tick collars and residual protection shampoos.

Tick infections are most prevalent during the spring and summer months.

Once a tick infects your dog, it can lay hundreds of thousands of eggs at a time on your dog’s coat.

tick twister tick removal

What can you do to protect your dog from ticks?

For starters, you can keep your lawn mowed to make your home property less suitable for ticks. During the fall make sure you clear your home of leaves.

Next, buy high quality flea and tick control products.

Here at My Pet Store and More we recommend the following tick removal products:

-Spot on medications. These medications will help keep ticks and other parasites away from your dog for at least a month at a time. There are also oral medications available to help kill ticks and remove fleas from your dog.

-Dog shampoos that feature tick medication. This is a great way to kill ticks on contact. We recommend shampooing your dog with the dog shampoo every two weeks for best results.

-Tick collars. This will help you protect your dog’s neck and head from ticks. When placing the tick collar on your dog, make sure there’s room for you to fit two fingers under the tick collar.

-Tick spray. Tick sprays should be applied after dog shampoos and tick dips. You should also apply tick spray on your dog when you plan to spend a day outdoors, particularly wooden areas.

Remember, it only takes one tick to put your dog at risk of serious diseases and only one tick to create an infestation in your home.

Keep tick removal and tick treatments consistent. If you do not keep up with tick control, it could take months to get the problem under control.

Take a look at My Pet Store And More dog health care products to better care for your dog today.

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Dog Training: The Benefits Of the Freedom No Pull Harnesses

August 27th, 2013

Dog training products

Are you planning to pet train your dog or other domestic pet with a no pull harness?

If you are remotely considering a no pull harness, we recommend that you purchase the Freedom No-Pull Harness.

What is the Freedom No-Pull Harness?

The Freedom No-Pull Harness is a harness that makes walking your dog easier.

In know shape or form should you feel like you’re not in control when walking your dog.

The Freedom No-Pull Harness is designed for you to walk your dog, not for your dog to walk you.

Yes, it’s normal for pets, such as dogs, to have a desire to explore. To give your pet and you a peace of mind, it’s time to invest in a Freedom no pull harness.

Dog training  with ease

About the Freedom No-Pull Harness

The Freedom No-Pull Harness is perfect for dog training and other pet training.

The Freedom No-Pull Harness has a gentle design to assure your pet does not experience pain or discomfort when the no pull harness is used.

The harness in itself is a dual point leash system that goes between the shoulder blades and the ring of the chest for secure and safe walking.

The following dog collar types are available for the Freedom No-Pull Harness:

-The Side Release Buckle Dog Collar
-Double Loop Collar
-Combo Collar

The strap of the no pull harness goes around the rib-cage of your pet and across the chest.

The design of the harness will help you easily control your dog’s body during walks without the need of a choke collar.

The Freedom No-Pull Harness is available in designer dog collars for a stylish, beautiful and highly functional harness.

The no pull harness is great for training your dog or pet to walk on a loose leash.

What are the benefits of no pull harnesses?

There are many benefits your dog or pet can reap from a no pull harness:

-Your dog or pet will not be injured from pressure on the neck or trachea.
-The no pull harness is comfortable for small dogs and large dogs alike.
-The harness is safe for dogs experiencing medical conditions such as spinal or tracheal issues.
-The Freedom No Pull Harness is designed safely to restrict the front legs of your dog or pet.

Never again when your dog or pet pulls ahead will you feel out of control. The Freedom No-Pull Harness will steer your dog or pet to your side and easily bring your dog’s attention back to you.

See how your dog can be trained to walk by your side today by watching this Freedom No-Pull harness video:

 

Learn about My Pet Store And More’s no pull harnesses, dog collars and leashes today. You can purchase the Freedom No-Pull Harness right here at My Pet Store and More.

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How to care for your Senior Dog

August 20th, 2013

Senior dog care

Are you looking after a senior dog? Then it’s time to get informed on how to take care of your beloved senior pet.

A pet is considered a senior pet when he or she reaches the last stages of his or her normal life expectancy. For dogs, this is the third stage of their lives. You will have to look up your dog breed to learn his or her normal life expectancy. For example, a poodle can live up to 15 years so he or she would be considered a senior dog at 10 years of age.

Dog muzzles

Senior dogs can also be identified by level of health and wellness. It’s not always about age but level of injury a dog has experienced throughout his or her lifetime.

A common indication that your dog is now a senior pet can be observed in oral health. As dogs age they are more vulnerable to dental diseases. Roughly 80% of dogs experience some level of gum disease by 3 years of age. Oral diseases such as gingivitis can assist bacteria to enter the bloodstream and cause damage to your dog’s organs.

A good dental care strategy to combat gum disease is as followed:

  1. Use an oral water additive daily to help break down plaque and tarter or brush your dog’s teeth on a regular basis.

  2. On routine vet visits ask about your dogs teeth.

  3. Feed your dog hard kibble to strengthen the teeth.

  4. Buy chew toys for your dog to help remove plaque.

A second way to care for your aging dog is to provide him or her plenty of exercise. This is crucial to your dog’s health because muscles not in use regularly will make your dog vulnerable to losing muscle mass and tone rapidly. Take your dog for walks and swimming when you have time. These exercises will keep your dog in shape and help with weight control.

If your dog experiences arthritis, buy your dog a ramp to easy on the joints. You should also invest in a orthopedic bed for your dog to make slumber easier.

Beyond arthritis, the most common health concern for dogs is obesity. Feed your senior dog in moderation to combat obesity. You should also keep your dog current on vaccinations to fight off canine diseases.

Although your dog is aging, his or her quality of life doesn’t have to change for the worse.

Senior dog supplements

As long as you do the following for your dog, he or she will live the rest of his or her days happily:

  1. Feed your dog nutritional foods daily and add helpful supplements like NUPRO. This will help your senior dog fight aging by providing the daily energy he or she needs. With the right quality, ingredients and formula, your dog will thrive.

  2. Never let your dog spend days curled up lying down. Get your dog up and at it physically and mentally on the daily. Keeping your dog active will help prevent health issues as long as possible.

Take a look at My Pet Store And More dog health care products to better care for your senior dog today.

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How to care for outdoor and indoor pet turtles

August 6th, 2013

baby turtles

Are you in search of a new best friend? If you are looking for a friend that will always listen and not increase your stress level, it’s time to bring home a baby turtle as a pet.

Note: baby turtles (any turtle/tortoise under 4 inches in diameter) are illegal to sell/purchase in Maryland. We don’t recommend people “finding” wild ones and try to keep them as pets.

But before you pick out your new best friend, you need to know the basics about caring for a pet turtle.

Whether you heard or not, turtles are fascinating pets. It’s important to know how to care for turtles because the care is a little more complicated than cat or dog care.

You cannot care for a turtle the same way you would care for a cat or dog. Domestic pets like cats and dogs need grooming products, pet toys, litter boxes, crates and shots.

Turtles need healthy diets, proper living arrangements and quality treatments. If you learn how to care for your turtle properly, your turtle can live for decades.

What is the ideal living environment for a turtle?

A turtle should have plenty of light, shade and moisture in his or her home adobe. The water source must be clean and a basking lamp should be provided for warmth.

You may want to create an area on your home property where you can recreate the natural habitat of a turtle. This can be accomplished with a turtle pen in your backyard.

If you choose an outdoor turtle pen solution, your turtle will most likely hibernate in autumn. Turtles don’t come out of hibernating until spring.

If you prefer to keep your turtle as an indoor pet, you will not want your turtle to hibernate. Turtles hibernate for months.

For indoor turtles, you should purchase a tank that can contain a minimum of 40 gallons of water. In the tank your turtle should have both land and water areas. You also need a sun lamp to keep your turtle at its ideal temperature.

The ideal turtle tank temperature is about 80 degrees during the daytime and 70 degrees at night. It’s important to maintain these ideal temperatures because turtles are cold blooded and face challenges when adjusting  to temperature changes.

Always do a daily or weekly cleaning of the tank. The tank should have fresh water at all times. Try to keep the tank free of waste as much as possible. We recommend using spring water rather than tap water as your turtle’s drinking water supply.

This will help you protect your turtle from dangerous bacteria.

turtle pen

Here are essentials you will need:

-An aquarium
-Gravel
-Rocks/sticks
-Turtle food pellets

Your turtle will need 50% to 75% of its diet to include protein.

Find all you need for turtle by checking out our reptile care products.

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How to attract and care for hummingbirds

August 6th, 2013

hummingbird feeder

Have you every wanted to enjoy the beauty of hummingbirds? You can right in the comfort of your backyard by attracting hummingbirds to your gardens.

Although owning hummingbirds is unlawful in the United States, there’s nothing wrong with sharing your home property with hummingbirds.

Hummingbirds are not caged birds. They must roam free to live happy lives and maintain good health.

You can plant a variety of flowers in your front or backyard to attract hummingbirds such as crimson flowers.

What do hummingbirds enjoy eating from blossoming plants?

Hummingbirds enjoy eating nectar.

You can identify whether hummingbirds are living in your yard by inspecting your property for nests the size of walnut shells.

You will hear their wings flap like a humming audio.

The best way to attract humming birds to your yard is to have humming bird feeders present throughout. Hummingbirds can be attracted to both urban and rural homes.

The most attractive bird feeders to humming birds are red and pink feeders.

Flowers and shrubbery also help attract multiple humming birds.

Here are popularly used flowers:

-Cardinal Flowers
-Fuchsias
-Petunias
-Geraniums
-Hollyhocks

As for shrubs, purchase azaleas, honeysuckles and butterfly bushes.

Where can you place bird feeders?

You can position the humming bird feeder just about anywhere – on pole mountings, window mountings, and hangings.

Hummingbirds are extremely attractive to the color red. Use red ribbons; have the feeder placed in close proximity to a hanging plant.

It only takes hummingbirds one time to locate the humming bird feeder to keep them coming back for more. Once the birds know the feeder is present, you can position the feeder anywhere.

The following are hummingbird care and maintenance supplies you may want to consider:

-Feed cleanser
-Heat lamps for cold days and nights
-Bird Food
-Ornamental humming bird feeders
-Gravel Paper for easy clean of bird droppings
-And other Bird care and cleaning supplies.

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What pet supplies protect horses from flies?

August 2nd, 2013

Fly Mask for horses

Have you noticed flies swarming your horse?

Flies are an extreme nuisance for horses and horse owners alike.  The flies follow your horse around the barn and pasture… eventually they may even find their way into your home. Some can cause your horse to suffer from severe pain by biting your horse and leaving welts.

Your horse life can be put at risks from flies that carry dangerous diseases.

When you see flies buzzing everywhere, it’s time to take control of your fly problem.

You can resolve your fly problems by identifying what type of flies are present on your farm. There are plenty of insect control products available at My Pet Store and More. We also have available fly repellents, traps and fly masks that will assure your horse utmost protection from flies.

What types of flies pester horses?

There are seven primary flies that are detrimental to the well being of horses:

-Bot flies. These flies lay eggs on the coats of horses so they may attach themselves to the hair of horses. As the bot flies agitate the surface area of the horse coat, the horse naturally chews away at the coat and consumes the bot fly eggs. Once in the body, the bot fly eggs develop into parasitic larvae and attach themselves to the horse stomach lining.  You can treat your horse by purchasing a dewormer that includes ivermectin. A fly repellent with pyrethrin or permethrin will keep bot flies from returning.

-The deer fly. These flies painfully bite horses. Sometimes the bites can cause infections such as equine anemia. Horses can be protected from deer fly when fly ointment and spray repellents are applied.  You may also want to use flytraps throughout your property.

-Horn fly.These are blood-sucking flies that transfer diseases and parasites to horses. With good grooming supplies and fly repellent products, you can keep your horses well protected. A fly mask is beneficial as well.

We have fly control products for these flies, horse flies, and houseflies/ stable flies.

Other ways you can protect your horse from flies is to keep the barn area as clean as possible. When you spot rotting hay, clean it up.  Clean the horse pen of manure on a regular basis.

Fly Spray for horses

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How to protect yourself from Cat Poop Parasites

July 16th, 2013

Did you know there could be harmful parasites lurking in your cat’s poop?

It’s true.

The cat poop your beloved feline leaves behind could pose a health risk to your family and other people that come in contact with your cat.

There’s a harmful parasite epidemic occurring in the feline community. The most notorious parasite is the Toxoplasma gondii, which is oocysts, also known as embryonic T. gondii, released by cats in their cat poop.

The oocysts can easily pose health risks to humans, if the cat poop is not properly cleaned up.

Some common health risks that occur from Toxoplasma Gondii are:

-Schizoprenia
-Weak immune systems
-Pediatric infectious diseases

Young children are the most vulnerable to the harmful parasites discovered in cat poop.

What can you do to protect your family from infectious diseases related to oocysts in cat poop?

You can stock up on cat cleaning supplies, cat litter accessories, cat litter and cat training products.

You should also take precautions for child safety such as covering the sandbox when your children are not using it for play.

Also to prevent oocysts from entering your fingernails, use cat repellent around your garden. Studies reveal that roughly 100 oocysts can enter your fingernails simply from gardening. To fight infectious diseases, always wash your hands immediately after working in your garden. If you have a vegetable or fruit garden, wash your fruits and vegetables before serving or eating.

On a good note, having an indoor cat can tremendously lower your family’s risk of being infected with harmful parasites. It’s cats that frequently explore the great outdoors that are likely carriers of the parasites.

Keep your cat up to date on vaccinations and keep up on preventative care at all times.

If you cat is sick and experiencing diarrhea, wear gloves when cleaning up after your cat.

Here are some great My Pet Store & More products to use for cleaning after your cat:

The Clean Step

Litter Genie for Cats

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