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Dealing With Anxiety In Dogs

Just like humans, dogs can suffer from anxiety… So what exactly is Anxiety in Dogs? What is it like for them? Does my Dog have an anxiety disorder? If these questions have been bothering you for some time, now’s the right time to address them. How can YOU as a dog owner better help your dog deal with anxiety-related symptoms?If your dog frequently exhibits signs of anxiety or abnormal behaviour, it is ideal to consult a licensed veterinarian for professional advice.Here at Kohepets, we hope to help dog owners better understand anxiety in dogs, some of the common causes of it, frequently observed symptoms and some simple methods that can be done to help keep your dog’s symptoms of anxiety...

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Fun & Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Your Dog!

Do Dogs See In Colour?   or just in Black & White?   A common misconception is that all dogs are colourblind or that they only see the world in black and white colours. But guess what? Your furry little companion can, in fact, see in colour!   The only difference is that dogs can’t see as many colours as humans can. As confirmed by vision researcher Jay Nietz, dogs’ eyes contain fewer color cones than humans, and that they see the world in hues of yellow, blue, and grey.   Image: Psychology Today   Do Dogs Have a Sense of Time?   Or do they just keep waiting?   We often joke about how dogs are whiny at dinner...

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Cat Behaviour – Understanding Their Weird Antics

Rubbing Their Head on You   Its not just for affection     Isn’t it adorable when cats rub their heads against your face or your legs? We love it because we’ve come to understand that this is their way of showing affection to their owners – but there is more to it.When your kitty rubs and nuzzles its head against you, he/she is practicing a common cat behaviour called bunting.This is the process where a cat’s head releases pheromones that helps to mark their territory. Your cat isn’t only showing that they love you; they’re expressing pride that they own you!   Paw Kneading   A mother’s recognition     We can’t get enough of these little weirdos kneading!...

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Should Cats Share Food Bowls?

Here’s some (cat) food for thought... If there are multiple cats in your family, should they all have separate food bowls, or can they share one?   We recently wrote about the best places to put cat food and water bowls. Now, we'll dive into whether cats should have separate bowls.  Would you want to eat dinner from the same plate as your friend? No! Neither do cats. Veterinarians and cat behaviorists agree that giving cats their own bowls is best. Here's why...  CATS HUNT AND EAT ALONE IN THE WILD First, let's consider how cats eat when they live in the wild. Outdoor cats are solitary hunters. An average size cat eats 6-9 mice a day, and each mouse is small (not much...

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Can Pets Have Almond Milk Or Soy Milk?

Almond milk and soy milk are available most everywhere these days, from the grocery store to your coffee shop. And more and more, people are stocking their fridge with these products. But, is almond milk or soy milk okay to share with your dog or cat? Almond milk is made from processing almonds, which are safe in moderation in pets. Soy is also safe and is actually found in many pet foods as a protein source. Soy, however, is one of the top food allergens in dogs. So soy milk should be avoided when the dog has food allergies. The biggest concern for feeding soy or almond milk is the extra calories. With obesity in companion pets reaching over 50%,...

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