When you first pick up your guinea pig, the first thing to do is to find a good sized cage, bedding, supplies and food. Although all the physical supplies are easy because you can find reviews and recommendations everywhere, it’s a bit harder to find the right food choices for a guinea pig.
That’s because there are a number...Read More
In the last 20 years, bearded dragons have become popular reptile pets because of their superb personality and ease to care for. I’ve had the honor of interacting with several reptiles, and I can tell you now that beardies are the most animated and social reptile species in our society.
But just because they’re deemed as ea...Read More
There are many different types of trick training classes available for dogs. These classes focus on a variety of things. There are obedience training classes for dogs of various breeds. These classes teach pets to obey their owners, as well as, how to behave in different settings. Competition training is also available for dogs. These cla...Read More
There are a variety of options when it comes to getting training courses for your dog. Some of these courses focus on obedience. Others have to do with learning particular tricks or even enhancing scent detection. Many dogs have an advanced ability of scent detection. This makes them extremely useful when it comes to search and rescue and ot...Read More
How much you love your pets? In-fact, we all are fond of our pets and, so we are concerned about their well-being. But, people often wonder what they can do to make their canines mentally and physically happy. Everyone has a different views when it comes to look after the health of their canines. Some of them consider food as one of the p...Read More
The Humane Society estimated that 62% of American households in 2012 had at least one pet. Dogs are some of the most popular in this category. These pets are more than animals that live along with us. They are members of our families with personalities and needs that are very important. Dog obedience training is a benefit to most hous...Read More
One of the fastest growing health problems in dogs is obesity. There are quite a few reasons for pet obesity. The most important reasons for obesity in pets are over eating and lack of physical exercise. Your pet is possibly overweight because of YOU! With that said, there are several other reasons and it includes:
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Health is the level of functional or metabolic efficiency of a living organism, with that said good health starts with good nutrition. For a hale and healthy life, proper supplementation of nutrition along with a healthy dose of exercise is a must! However, this applies to pets as well. To your surprise, a dog's body is similar to humans in ...Read More
No matter how cute and cuddly your dog is, chances are he or she can wreak havoc in your home. He can pee in your hallway, chew your shoes, jump on you whenever he sees you, and even (gasp) eat your kid’s homework. It is therefore imperative that your dog knows how to behave at all times. Not only will it be less problematic f...Read More
Pets are members of the family, loved just the same. We, the human owners, are charged with guarding the lives of these precious beings. Just as you want to be able to provide the best in safety and health care for your friends and family, you should want do the same for your pets. Human CPR is a lifesaving procedure that everyone should know, h...Read More
Inventing the Wheel
Training a dog is a rewarding and enjoyable activity. It is as much about developing the relationship between the dog and the owner as it is teaching basic commands. Dogs have been domesticated over 30,000 years and indeed are “man’s best friends.” Humans have a lot of experience in dog training. P...Read More
Have you ever heard of a pet emergency kit? Most pet owners would never think of preparing a little go-bag for their pet, which they can grab in case of an emergency. They think about their families in cases of a disaster, but they often forget the family dog.
If you are living in a part of the country where n...Read More
Generally people love pets; they are great companions and are real sweet hearts to their owners. There are several reasons for one having a pet at home. For most of them, it is for enjoyment and companionship. For others it might be due to security and many more such reasons. Yes, when they do so much for you, the least thing you can give them b...Read More
There are three widely used methods for training your dogs, all of which we will cover today. Please note, however, that we do not suggest you use negative reinforcement training as a part of your dog's obedience. Read the section on that method, and you will learn why it is never a good idea.
The Three Techniques
In addition to providing food and water, daily exercise is need that must be met for your dog’s health and well-being. Exercise needs and energy levels are some of the most important things to research when deciding to get a pet. When caring for dogs, not only is exercise important for your dog’s physical health, the amount of...Read More
Dogs pick up not only on the words we say but also on our intent to communicate with them, according to a report published online in the Cell Press journal Current Biology.The findings might help to explain why so many people treat their furry friends like their children; dogs’ receptivity to human communication is surprisingly simi...Read More
Once you and your dog get to the dog park, it’s tempting to just stand back and watch all the activity. But everybody will have a much more rewarding time if you observe some basic etiquette for visiting a dog park. Many of the suggestions below are more common sense than anything, but they should be heeded. These may not be official dog p...Read More
A high quality lifestyle for your pet will symbolize longer life.
In order to help the pet lead an active lifestyle it is the duty of the owner to take great care of it by providing them with nutritional supplements.
Following are the things that will happen to your pet when he/she is provided with nutritional supplements:
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Pets are people too and as a result they should be given that care and affection like humans receive. There are many pet avid who take great care of it however the real-time care for them should be given at all times. Generally during the holidays and in the summer, winter seasons special care is a must.
Spring is just around the corner! Even though it’s exciting to finally see color in our yards, it’s important to be aware of the potential dangers spring plants and fertilizers pose for pets. We’ve teamed with VPI® Pet Insurance to bring you these simple springtime safety tips.
Tulips (Tulipa spp.) and hyacinth (Hyacinth...Read More