Which Masks Actually Protect Against Coronavirus (Covid-19)?

Which Masks Actually Protect Against Coronavirus?

Can wearing a face mask protect you from the new coronavirus? A lot has been said about masks. Moreover, there are various types of them. Since information on COVID-19 changes constantly, let’s review the version updated on the 5th of March 2020 regarding the masks and their potentially protective properties. It’s exceptionally important to know […]

The Health Benefits of Owning a Cat

Cat Lovers, Here Are The Health Benefits of Owning A Cat!

Not all cat lovers know that these graceful friends can make their lives more valuable. Apart from being adorable when cuddling with you, these feline friends are so heartwarming when watching them curl up in your bed. But are you aware that they can improve your health? According to author Muriel Spark, the serenity of […]

What’s Dog Flu and How Dangerous It Is?

What’s Dog Flu and How Dangerous It Is?

Dog flu or canine influenza is an infection which is caused by either of two virus strains H3N8 or H3N2. Of the two viruses, H3N2 is the most common in pets in the U.S. It is suggested that it came from Asia with rescue dogs, but it has never been confirmed. The virus has now […]

Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Pet owners live longer, have less stress, and are happier than others. Pets can directly boost your health, which can transform your quality of life. Reduced Stress Spending time with a pet regulates cortisol levels, the primary stress hormone. We need cortisol to get out of bed and live our lives. But when it’s too […]

Common Fall Hazards for Seniors You Might Not Have Thought Of

Common Fall Hazards for Seniors You Might Not Have Thought Of

When it comes to the discussion of improving senior health, lowering risk for debilitating conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s is always front and center in the conversation. Lowering risk for falls, however, plays just as crucial a role as senior mortality rates due to falling have climbed higher and higher in recent decades. […]

New Isn’t Always Better: 10 Used Things to Love

New Isn’t Always Better: 10 Used Things to Love New isn’t always better, sometimes it’s just more expensive. Here are 10 things to consider buying used. • Musical Instruments – If you’ve ever wanted to learn a musical instrument, consider buying one used. Not only can you save a ton of money this way, but […]

10 Healthy People Foods for Dogs

10 Healthy People Foods for Dogs [nextpage title=”…”] People often talk about foods that should not be given to dogs like chocolate, raisins, and grapes, but there are “human” foods you can safely give your dog. Here is a list of them. Make sure to leave salt and other seasonings aside and keep food simple […]

Service Dog Monitors Owner During Operation

Service Dog Monitors Owner During Operation Dogs are one of the most faithful pets and they prove it time and again. Assistance and therapy dogs help their owners to navigate streets and stores, get dressed, clean house, and help with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. This is a story about a dog named JJ who helped […]

Break Your Dog’s Bad Habits

Break Your Dog’s Bad Habits By PositiveMed-Team Edited By: Stephanie Dawson 1. Dogs do what works Dogs behave in a particular way when certain behavior gets them what they want. Try to understand what your dog gets out of bad behavior or habit and then take that thing away – the bad habit will stop […]

10 Interesting Facts About Cats You Didn’t Know About

10 Interesting Facts About Cats You Didn’t Know About Edited By: Stephanie Dawson •Most tamed animal The domestic cat is the most tamed four-legged animal and the favorite pet in America. According to a survey conducted by American pet product manufacturers association (APPMA), there are approximately 73 million cats in houses through out the country […]

10 Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

10 Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat: • Milk and other dairy products The digestive system of dogs does not contain lactase (the enzyme that helps break down lactose) which means introducing cow’s milk or milk based products to your dog’s diet might lead to digestive issues such as diarrhea and vomiting. Now this is […]

10 Surprising ‘People’ Foods your Dog Can Eat

10 Surprising ‘People’ Foods your Dog Can Eat By Positivemed-Team Edited By: Stephanie Dawson • Carob Carob is a chocolate substitute, it contains vitamins and minerals and, most importantly, does not contain caffeine or theobromine. It also contains fiber and pectin which are good for your dog’s health. • Peanut butter Whether dogs can eat […]

10 Benefits of Having a Pet

10 Benefits of Having a Pet By Positivemed-Team Edited By: Stephanie Dawson • Decreased Stress Pet owners suffer less from depression than those without pets. As stated by a study from State University of New York, when conducting a stressful task people experienced less stress when their pets were with them than when a spouse, […]

10 Ways to Prolong Your Pet’s Life

10 Ways to Prolong Your Pet’s Life Edited By; Stephanie Dawson 1. Visit the veterinarian more often According to ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) cats above 10 years of age and dogs above 7 years should be taken to vet at least twice a year. It is also important to […]

Pet CPR

For many people their pets are members of the family, I myself have a grand furbaby. If the worst happens and you need to save a beloved pet, here is a great poster that shows you how. Good stuff to know, and I hope you never need it.

A Little Miracle called Harper

[Last Updated: November 12th 2012] This adorable pit bull cross, named Harper, was born with a deformity known as “swimmer puppy syndrome.” The front legs are splayed out stiffly preventing them from walking. Harper was found in a garbage bag on the side of the road, abandoned by a dog breeder. She was taken to […]