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  • Cat Disease FORL: A Closer Look at a Hidden Affliction 

    12. December 2023

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    Reading Time: 3 Min.

    When it comes to the health of our cats, we monitor their fur, their eyes, and their overall well-being. But what about the health of their teeth? A particular condition that can secretly spread in the mouths of our cats is Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesion, known as FORL. This dental disease is both insidious and painful, and often remains undetected until it has significantly progressed. In this article, we have summarized what every cat owner should know. ...

  • Revolution in the Litter Box: Innovative Cat Litter with pH Indicator 

    15. November 2023

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    Reading Time: 4 Min.

    As a cat owner, the well-being of your furry friends is undoubtedly your top priority. Imagine there's now an innovative solution that not only makes caring for the litter box easier but also keeps an eye on your cat's health: cat litter with a pH indicator. This new type of litter can help you detect potential health issues early by making changes in the pH level of the urine visible. ...

  • Fit and Healthy: The Right Exercise Plan for Your Four-Legged Friend

    29. September 2023

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    Reading Time: 5 Min.

    Dogs are naturally active animals that require plenty of physical activity and mental stimulation. But how do you determine the right amount of activity for your furry friend to keep them fit and healthy? A well-thought-out exercise plan can help. In this blog post, you'll receive valuable tips and insights. ...

  • Beware, Poisonous! Houseplants Dangerous for Cats 

    17. September 2023

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    Reading Time: 4 Min.

    Every cat owner knows just how curious and playful these little four-legged friends can be. Their inclination to sniff, chew, and play with anything they come across can become dangerous when they encounter poisonous plants. Unknown dangers often lurk in our homes in the form of houseplants toxic to cats. In this article, we'll shed light on some of the most common poisonous houseplants and provide tips on how to protect your feline friend. ...

  • Stung! How to React Properly to Insect Bites in Dogs

    13. September 2023

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    Reading Time: 3 Min.

    The warm months lure not only us humans outdoors, but also a multitude of insects. Whether on a walk, in the garden, or during playtime - dogs are not always immune to insect stings. In this blog post, you'll learn how to best respond when your four-legged friend has been stung by an insect.  ...

  • Free from Fleas and Ticks: How to Optimize Protection for Your Dog and Cat

    9. September 2023

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    Reading Time: 2 Min.

    Fleas and ticks are not just annoying parasites; they can also transmit various diseases to our beloved pets. The warm months, in particular, bring many of these tiny pests, but even in winter, they can cause problems for our animals. Therefore, it's essential to protect your dog and cat optimally. In this article, you will receive valuable tips to effectively ward off fleas and ticks. ...

  • Sick Fish in the Home Aquarium: When is a Visit to the Veterinarian Necessary?

    5. September 2023

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    Reading Time: 3 Min.

    Anyone who owns a home aquarium knows that fish are not only easy-to-care-for pets but also sensitive creatures that require special attention. Just like all animals, fish can get sick, which is often noticeable through changes in their behavior, appearance, or environment. But when exactly should one take a sick fish to the vet? Here are some hints and tips to ensure the well-being of your scaly friend.  ...

  • Shield for Paws: Why Vaccinations are Vital for Dogs and Cats 

    1. September 2023

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    Reading Time: 12 Min.

    The health and well-being of our beloved pets are a top priority for many pet owners. In this regard, vaccinations play a pivotal role that is often underestimated. They are not just a sign of responsible pet ownership but significantly contribute to the prevention of diseases that could otherwise have severe consequences for our furry friends.  ...

  • Going to Work When the Pet is Sick? – Rights and Options for Employees

    30. June 2023

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    Reading Time: 3 Min.

    Caring for a sick pet is a major challenge for many pet owners. But what happens when you are working and need to take care of the sick animal? What rights do employees have in such a situation? In this article, we take a look at the legal aspects and provide some tips on how to behave as a dog owner in this difficult situation.  ...

  • Pet Health Insurance – Necessary or Superfluous?

    30. June 2023

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    Reading Time: 5 Min.

    It may happen that pets become ill or injured, and veterinary treatments or surgeries can become expensive. Pet health insurance offers financial protection against this – but is it really worth it? ...

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  • 28. January 2024

    Mice as Pets: Which Species are Best Suited?

    Mice are fascinating little creatures that captivate more and more animal lovers with their lively behavior and curiosity. Not only are they easy to care for, but they also make interesting and interactive pets. But which mouse species are best suited for home keeping? In this article, we take a look at the most popular mouse species that are suitable as pets. ...

    Reading Time: 4 Min.

  • 26. January 2024

    Ferrets as Pets: What You Need to Know Before Getting a Ferret 

    Ferrets are lively, curious, and unique pets that require a special kind of care and attention. Before deciding to bring a ferret into your home, you should thoroughly inform yourself about their needs, characteristics, and the responsibility that comes with their care. ...

    Reading Time: 5 Min.

  • 25. January 2024

    7 Fun Facts About Ferrets

    Ferrets are not only fascinating and lively pets, but they're also sources of many interesting and amusing anecdotes. Here are seven fascinating and fun facts about ferrets. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 23. January 2024

    Siamese Fighting Fish: A Showstopper in Every Aquarium 

    Aquarium enthusiasts are well acquainted with the captivating world of Siamese Fighting Fish. These small, colorful jewels of the underwater realm are beloved not only for their beauty but also for their intriguing behavior and unique biological features. In this article, we dive into the world of Siamese Fighting Fish and discover what makes them so special. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

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  • 24. January 2024

    Proper Nutrition for Siamese Fighting Fish

    Siamese Fighting Fish, scientifically known as Betta splendens, are renowned primarily for their striking appearance. But these elegant and colorful fish have specific nutritional needs beyond their visual allure. In this article, you'll learn everything important about feeding your Fighting Fish to keep it healthy and happy. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 11. January 2024

    Feeding Garden Birds in Winter: Your Guide for the Cold Season 

    Are you a nature lover and want to know how you can help garden birds through the cold winter? In winter, when food is scarce, our feathered friends can use all the support they can get. Here you'll learn how to properly feed garden birds and accompany them through the cold season. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 5. January 2024

    Why Is My Snake Not Eating? Possible Causes and Solutions 

    If you have a snake as a pet, it can be worrying when it suddenly refuses food. However, snakes are known for their sometimes finicky eating habits. In this article, we'll explore possible reasons why snakes may occasionally stop eating, and provide tips on how to encourage your pet to eat. You'll also learn when it's advisable to visit a vet. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 18. December 2023

    Feeding Hedgehogs in the Garden: A Guide for Animal Lovers 

    Willkommen in der Welt der Igel! Diese charmanten kleinen Stacheltiere sind eine wahre Bereicherung für jeden Garten. Als nützliche Helfer im Kampf gegen Schädlinge wie Schnecken, tragen sie zur natürlichen Balance unseres Ökosystems bei. Doch manchmal benötigen sie unsere Unterstützung, insbesondere im Herbst, wenn sie sich auf den Winterschlaf vorbereiten. In diesem Blogbeitrag zeigen wir dir, wie du Igel in deinem Garten richtig füttern und ihnen so über die kritischen Zeiten helfen kannst. ...

    Reading Time: 4 Min.

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  • 27. January 2024

    The Best Toys for Ferrets: Entertainment and Stimulation for Your Agile Friends

    Ferrets are known for their playful nature and tireless spirit of discovery. To satisfy their curiosity and provide sufficient occupation, it is important to offer them a variety of toys. In this article, we present the best toys for ferrets that not only provide fun but also contribute to the mental and physical health of your furry friends. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 17. January 2024

    Intelligence Toys for Parrots: Keeping Your Feathered Friend Active and Fit

    Parrots are not only colorful and social birds, they are also among the most intelligent animal species. Their high intelligence and curiosity require regular mental stimulation. This is where intelligence toys come into play. In this article, you'll learn why intelligence toys are so important for parrots and how to choose the right toy for your feathered friend. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 10. December 2023

    Playtime for Long-Ears: Safe and Stimulating Toys for Rabbits 

    Rabbits are curious and intelligent creatures that require not just ample space to hop around, but also mental stimulation. Toys play a crucial role in this. They encourage natural behaviors and contribute to the health and well-being of your rabbit. However, not every toy is safe or suitable. We have summarized for you which toys can make your rabbit happy and what you should look for when choosing them. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 3. December 2023

    Scratching Posts: Why They Are Essential for Your Cat’s Well-being 

    If you share your home with a feline friend, you know that your velvety cohabitant needs more than just food and affection. Scratching posts are indispensable for cats - they are much more than just a piece of furniture. In this article, you’ll discover why a scratching post is a must-have in every cat household. ...

    Reading Time: 7 Min.

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  • 14. January 2024

    We Celebrate ‘Dress Up Your Pet Day’ 

    'Dress Up Your Pet Day' is a fun holiday celebrated annually on January 14th. It was initiated in 2009 by the American animal advocate Colleen Paige. Ever since, pet owners have been encouraged to dress their pets – usually dogs and cats – in funny or extravagant costumes. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 28. December 2023

    New Year’s Stress: How to Make it Easier for Your Cat 

    New Year's Eve – a night full of celebrations and joy for us humans, can be a source of stress and anxiety for our four-legged friends. The loud fireworks and firecrackers are especially burdensome for cats, who are very sensitive to noise. Here are some tips on how you can calm your cat and make the transition into the new year as pleasant as possible for them. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 20. December 2023

    Holiday Season – Hazard Season: How to Protect Your Pet 

    The holiday season not only brings festive cheer and joy into our homes but, unfortunately, it also introduces potential dangers for our beloved pets. Glittering tinsel on the Christmas tree and colorful gift ribbons can pique the curiosity of our four-legged friends. What sparkles and rustles attracts cats and dogs as if by magic, but it carries serious risks if ingested. Here you will learn how to protect your pets from these dangers during this contemplative time. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 16. December 2023

    The Oldest Cat in the World: A Look at Long-Lived Felines

    Cat lovers around the world are often fascinated by the longevity of their beloved pets. They ask questions like, "How old can a cat actually become?" and "What is the secret to their longevity?" In this article, we look at the stories of some of the world's oldest cats and discover what might contribute to their remarkable lifespan. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

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  • 18. January 2024

    Proper Dental Care for Dogs: How to Prevent Dental Diseases

    Unlike humans, dogs cannot clean their teeth by themselves. Therefore, as a dog owner, it's your responsibility to maintain your furry friend's oral hygiene. Regular teeth cleaning is an essential part of your dog's dental care. Here you'll learn everything you need to know about brushing your dog's teeth. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 13. January 2024

    Frosty Danger: Protecting Your Dog from Snow Gastritis 

    As the first snowflakes fall and wrap the world in a wintry white, it marks an exciting time for many dogs. However, what starts as fun frolicking in the snow can sometimes lead to health problems – one of which is known as snow gastritis. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 10. January 2024

    How Old Do Our Pets Get? – The Lifespan of Popular Animal Species 

    Pets are not just companions for many people, but a part of the family. Therefore, the question of the life expectancy of our animal companions is not only interesting but also important to understand how best to care for them. In this article, we take a look at the average lifespan of ten popular pet species. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 7. January 2024

    Warning Signs: How to Tell if Your Hamster is Sick 

    When you welcome a small, fluffy friend into your home, you take on a big responsibility for its well-being. Hamsters are resilient little creatures, but they can get sick too. It's important to know what to look out for to ensure your hamster stays healthy and happy. In this article, you'll learn how to tell if your hamster is ill and what to do in such cases. ...

    Reading Time: 4 Min.

  • 4. January 2024

    Why You Should Neuter Your Cat 

    Neutering cats is a crucial step towards promoting their health and taking responsibility for the growing cat population. This article sheds light on why neutering is so important for both your cat and society. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 1. January 2024

    A Flea in the House Rarely Comes Alone: How to Make Your Home Flea-Free 

    A single flea is like an uninvited party guest who never arrives alone. Before you know it, your home could become the hotspot of a real flea disco. But don't panic! We'll show you how to successfully get rid of these unwelcome guests. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 12. December 2023

    Cat Disease FORL: A Closer Look at a Hidden Affliction 

    When it comes to the health of our cats, we monitor their fur, their eyes, and their overall well-being. But what about the health of their teeth? A particular condition that can secretly spread in the mouths of our cats is Feline Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesion, known as FORL. This dental disease is both insidious and painful, and often remains undetected until it has significantly progressed. In this article, we have summarized what every cat owner should know. ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 15. November 2023

    Revolution in the Litter Box: Innovative Cat Litter with pH Indicator 

    As a cat owner, the well-being of your furry friends is undoubtedly your top priority. Imagine there's now an innovative solution that not only makes caring for the litter box easier but also keeps an eye on your cat's health: cat litter with a pH indicator. This new type of litter can help you detect potential health issues early by making changes in the pH level of the urine visible. ...

    Reading Time: 4 Min.

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  • 30. June 2023

    Going to Work When the Pet is Sick? – Rights and Options for Employees

    Caring for a sick pet is a major challenge for many pet owners. But what happens when you are working and need to take care of the sick animal? What rights do employees have in such a situation? In this article, we take a look at the legal aspects and provide some tips on how to behave as a dog owner in this difficult situation.  ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 30. June 2023

    Pet Health Insurance – Necessary or Superfluous?

    It may happen that pets become ill or injured, and veterinary treatments or surgeries can become expensive. Pet health insurance offers financial protection against this – but is it really worth it? ...

    Reading Time: 5 Min.

  • 30. June 2023

    My Cat Sleeps a Lot – Should I Be Worried?

    Cats are known for their sleeping habits. They spend a significant part of their day sleeping and resting. But how much sleep is normal for a cat? Should you be concerned if your cat sleeps a lot? In this blog post, we will delve into the sleep behavior of cats and provide you with some helpful information to better understand why your cat sleeps so much and if there is cause for concern. ...

    Reading Time: 5 Min.

  • 29. June 2023

    Fear-Free Veterinary Visits

    Visiting the veterinarian can be a stressful and anxiety-inducing experience for many dogs. The unfamiliar environment, the smell of disinfectants, and the examinations can trigger fear and discomfort in some four-legged companions. As a responsible dog owner, you naturally want your dog to have a positive and stress-free experience at the vet. In this article, we will provide you with valuable tips on how to help alleviate your dog's fear of the veterinarian. ...

    Reading Time: 2 Min.

  • 1. September 2023

    Shield for Paws: Why Vaccinations are Vital for Dogs and Cats 

    The health and well-being of our beloved pets are a top priority for many pet owners. In this regard, vaccinations play a pivotal role that is often underestimated. They are not just a sign of responsible pet ownership but significantly contribute to the prevention of diseases that could otherwise have severe consequences for our furry friends.  ...

    Reading Time: 12 Min.

  • 30. June 2023

    Cat Not Eating: Causes and Tips for Support

    This article addresses the common problem of a cat suddenly not eating. This can be very distressing for cat owners, as a balanced diet is crucial for the health and well-being of the cat. We will explore the possible causes for loss of appetite in cats and provide practical tips for support. ...

    Reading Time: 8 Min.

  • 13. September 2023

    Stung! How to React Properly to Insect Bites in Dogs

    The warm months lure not only us humans outdoors, but also a multitude of insects. Whether on a walk, in the garden, or during playtime - dogs are not always immune to insect stings. In this blog post, you'll learn how to best respond when your four-legged friend has been stung by an insect.  ...

    Reading Time: 3 Min.

  • 17. September 2023

    Beware, Poisonous! Houseplants Dangerous for Cats 

    Every cat owner knows just how curious and playful these little four-legged friends can be. Their inclination to sniff, chew, and play with anything they come across can become dangerous when they encounter poisonous plants. Unknown dangers often lurk in our homes in the form of houseplants toxic to cats. In this article, we'll shed light on some of the most common poisonous houseplants and provide tips on how to protect your feline friend. ...

    Reading Time: 4 Min.