You’ve decided you want a dog which hopefully means you’re definitely ready to share your life with a faithful companion that needs plenty of care and attention. But you’re wondering which kind of dog, exactly, it’s wise to get. If you need a dog for any kind of service, then there are specific breeds that work best for those. If it’s purely for a pet or a companion, however, then it’s all about discovering what your needs are and how well your lifestyle might fit with your new friend. Read more
During the summer, it’s common to let your dog out in the garden. After all, they love the fresh air and bathing in the hot sun. And it can be fun for all the family when your pooch joins you in the backyard. However, you need to be so careful to ensure your pet is safe when in the yard. After all, you don’t want to find they have made a grand escape from the garden, or have an injury. Therefore, here are some ways to keep your pooch safe in the yard. Read more
This might be your first time around this particular ride or maybe you’ve been a pet parent before. Whether you’re an old hand or a first-time owner, and whether it’s a puppy you’re welcoming or an older dog, you can’t accept them lightly. There’s a lot of responsibility and care that goes into being a mom or dad to a dog. Here, we’re going to make sure you’re putting your best paw forward and that you’re ready for the new family member. Read more
Pets are a great addition to any family, especially one with young children. Whether you get a dog, cat, or something even smaller, you will find that they instantly become a new member of your family, and the kids will love their new play buddy. However, things aren’t always plain sailing when a family brings home a new pet. In fact, sometimes families who have never had a pet before might not be so clued up on all the things that you need to consider to make sure that your home is a safe environment for a pet. Here is my pet safety 101, filled with everything you need to know!
The problem with owning animals is that while is very rewarding, it’s not just possible for everyone to do. This can be particularly hard if you have your little one asking when they are going to get a pet all of the time! But maybe it’s impossible because a member of the family has an allergy to a dog or cat fur? Or that your current living situation just doesn’t allow for pets? Or, it could be that the type of animal that you want to have are currently beyond your means such as horses or pedigree dogs? But stress not, as there are some interim measures you can take to placate your animal loving family, even just for the short term. Until you are in a better position to consider getting a real pet. Read on to find out more. Read more
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While it may be a dog’s life, training up your new puppy won’t be plain sailing let alone a walk in the park! You can both expect to end up in the doghouse from time to time. Dogs are wonderful lifelong companions, but lost of time, patience and effort goes into rearing your pet from an excitable youngster to a mature, caring adult.
As much as we love our beautiful furry friends, they can bring many challenges to a family. One thing, they can shed everywhere which can turn your glorious carpet into a hairy mess. And chewing up your favorite items can leave you questioning your loyalty to the pet. But one thing which causes the most hassle for pet owners is fleas. After all, it can be difficult to get rid of the pests once they arrive on your pet. And it can also cause your beloved pet to be in pain. You can also get bitten by the pests which can cause itchy skin. If you find that your pet has got fleas (use a comb, or look out for flea dirt), it’s so important to tread carefully. Therefore, here are some essential steps to take if you discover your furry friend is infested. Read more
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One of my favorite things is getting subscription boxes for myself because I love surprises. You never know what is in the box until you get them and that makes it exciting. Since we love surprises, don’t you think our pets may like them too? I was researching pet boxes on the internet and found Purr-Packs which is a subscription box for our feline friends. When Purr-Packs said they would send me a box for my kitties, I was so excited and could not wait for it to arrive. When it finally arrived, I could not wait to show Jinx and Bella their new boxes. When I first opened the box they went crazy and tore up the box before I could take any kind of photos or anything, so I saved the second box for another day and they were just as excited. Read more
We always wanted to get our kids a pet and at first we wanted to get a dog, but our landlord would not allow dogs so we decided to seek out a kitten. When we found someone had a kitten we went to their house and they had many to choose from. Instantly it was love at first sight and knew this was the one for us. We brought him home and named him Jinx.
If you have cats you know that one of the most important things is having a good litter that not only clumps well but has odor control. The worst thing is having company over and them being able to smell the duties of your cat. I have a kitten and my husband wanted to use non clumping litter for a long time, but it never hid the odor at all. I told him no, we need to find a litter that not only clumps but masks the odors. We decided to try a litter and while it clumped, we found that it still had some odor control issues. When I had the opportunity to try Tidy Cats 4-1 Strength cat litter I was excited to see how it worked. Read more