Archive for Pets

5 Things You Need To Know Before You Get A Dog

 

 

 

A dog can be a wonderful and loyal companion. They don’t answer back, well they might bark back, but that’s okay. They love playing in the park and they will happily watch a trashy cable show with you. They really are a man and woman’s best friend. However, they can also be demanding. Yes, they might shower you in love but are you really ready for the responsibility. They are just like a furry baby. If you get a puppy then you will have sleepless nights. You may also find that everything and anything in your house is chewed. Read more


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How Well Do You Know Your Cat?

 

Owning a pet is one of life’s simplest pleasures. The comfort a loyal animal can give you can make you feel secure, safe and loved, and that’s all that most people want in life. Whether you own a loyal dog or an independent cat, your life can be completed by the presence of a pet to love. Dogs are often held in higher esteem than cats, due to how well they protect their owners. But you should never underestimate the power of a purring kitty! They may not bark with an intruder in the house, but they can show you just as much love and affection as a dog can. Read more


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Making your house move stress-free for your cat

 

 

Moving home is as stressful for pets as it is for humans. A house move can be a bit upsetting for all pets but cats can be very territorial and a house move can be very disruptive and confusing for them. However, with a little planning and careful thought, you can help the move go smoothly for all members of the family including your pet cat. Read more


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Tips on How to Include Buster in All Your Vacation Plans

 

Tips on How to Include Buster in All Your Vacation Plans

For many of us, dogs are more than pets; they are part of the family. And, who leaves a family member behind when planning a vacation? More than 60% of pet owners travel with their dogs at least once each year, so it isn’t impossible. But, traveling comfortably takes planning.   Read more


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Keeping Your Garden Pet-Safe

 

You likely put a lot of time and effort into landscaping and maintaining your garden. You fill it with beautiful plants, trees and shrubbery so that it can be a place of serenity where you go to relax and sip a cool drink at the end of a long day. Any gardener worth their salt has a responsibility to keep their garden healthy and well-maintained so that it can grow. But pet owners have a whole other level of responsibility, the difficult balance between keeping your garden beautiful and keeping it safe for our furry friends. Read more


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The Benefits of Dog Walking For You And Your Dog

 

Taking your dog for a walk is essential for its health, but it has many benefits for both you and your dog that could make it an important part of your day. Some people consider dog walking to be a chore, but after learning about it’s different benefits, you might feel differently. Read about the benefits of walking for you and your dog and learn something new. Read more


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Turning Your Canine From Blob To Dog

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Much like humans, dogs can become overweight. If they eat too much food or don’t do enough exercise, their body won’t be able to burn all of the energy they take in. Over time, this energy will be stored as fat throughout their body. Of course, this wouldn’t be much of an issue, if this sort of lifestyle didn’t have a negative impact on a dog’s health. But, unfortunately, it does. And, the array of issues it can cause is shocking enough for most people to put their pooch on a diet. To help you out with this, this post will be going through some of the best ways to help your dog lose some weight. And, all the while, you’ll also be helping them to live a happier life. Read more


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How to Stop Your Dog Chewing Everything Within Reach

 

When your dog won’t stop chewing everything within its reach, it can be difficult to know where to turn. You can’t just let this carry on, but it’s hard to know where you should begin when aiming to halt the behaviour. That’s especially true when you’re a new dog owner and have no experience of this kind of thing.

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Living Woof: A Guide To An Outside Dog

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Pet owners are protective, so keeping a dog inside is now the norm. But, it is worth remembering that a pooch is well capable of living outside. The idea might not be a nice one, yet there are times when it is necessary. Let’s face it – no one wants it weeing and ripping up the house while you’re at work. If leaving it outside for a length of time is appealing, there are a few things you should know first. After all, the dog’s welfare should never be in jeopardy regardless of where it lays its head. Read more


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Fancy A New Pet? Try These Options!

 

It was the author Gerald Durrell who said that ‘A house is not a home until it has a dog.’ We’d argue his mainly true – but replace dog with a pet. A house is not a home until it’s got a pet! What do pets do for us though? Well – they are very important in the development of a child. Pets give them love and attention and are an excellent friend when growing up. Pets relieve stress as well – so when you’re down and out, cuddle up to a pet and give them a good stroke. They help bring our families closer together; they are also a big part of the family as well – bringing a pet, or a new pet into the home might be the best choice you will ever make! You have to ensure you’re ready for the responsibility though, because a pet needs you as much as you need it. Read more


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