Sometimes it’s just not possible to bring your cat along on a work trip or when you’re visiting relatives on the other side of the country. No matter what, you need to know that there are many people that are going to help you take care of your cat once you are away. Here is how you can find them.
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NOTE: If your dog has already eaten chocolate and is exhibiting unusual behavior, call your local vet or animal hospital now. If you do not have access to one, call the ASPCA poison control line at (888) 462-4435 - a $65 fee will apply.
We have all heard that chocolate is bad for dogs and is the one food item that you sh...Read More
Many dogs are afraid of vacuum cleaners. They either try to fight it by barking and being noisy or they take flight and try to find a place to hide. But why are they so scared of vacuum cleaners and what can you do to help your dog get over this fear?
Why Vacuum Cleaners Are Scary
Put yourself in your dog’s paws for a few moments. You ...Read More
We listen to it in the car, at work, in the store, at home, and pretty much anywhere we go. Music seems to find its way into our lives pretty much everyday. Music is important to us humans. It can make us happy and relaxed.
Music and your pet
But did you know that your dog is also soothed by music? In recent years, many studies (and animal s...Read More
You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have...man’s best friend. When you become a dog owner for the first time you realize what responsibility means. It can be a chore taking care of a dog. Of course, it is also a great experience and one that not many dog owners would trade for anything.
Taking care of ...Read More
It seems one of the most irritating sounds in the world is a dog’s constant whine. Sure it can be cute at first, but after awhile, it can really test your patients.
Dogs whine for a few reasons including, but not limited to wanting attention, to get something from you, because they are in pain, or when they are left alone.
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There are many places where you can leave your dog in case you have to go out of town. We understand that your dog is a huge part of your family and no matter what pet you have you need to be sure that they are safe, secure and happy when you leave them on their own. Since very few pets can take care of themselves on their own, yo...Read More
Have you ever noticed any behavior in your dog and wondered why? Well you are in the right place. We will be exploring a variety of doggie behaviors and what causes each type.
Licking is usually a sign of affection or attention. Dogs will lick each other’s faces to show submission or to groom each other. Licking may mea...Read More
Cats and dogs are great pets. They give pet owners a sense of pride and bring them joy. However, they do also shed. Even “hairless” pets shed. It can be frustrating, but there are ways to prevent your house from looking like a giant hairball. Here are 5 tips to managing shedding season.
1. Start on the inside with good diet
Dog owners face many decisions regarding their pet. This is especially true early on in your relationship. Questions such as what food to feed him, which veterinarian to choose, how to train him, if you should allow him on the couch or on the bed are just the beginning.
That question of weather or not to allow your dog to sleep in your ...Read More
Dogs sure love their food. It seems some do more than others. But why do some dogs eat so fast while others do not?
There are actually many possible reasons for this behavior:
* In multiple dog houses, competition for food may lead to at least one dog eating as fast as possible. He or she is afraid of not getting enough food.
* D...Read More
How smart is your dog? He or she is probably smarter than you may think, at least when it comes to finding food.
Once upon a time, dogs were wild and had to find food on their own. This meant stalking prey, foraging, and problem solving. Today’s dogs have it easy. All they have to do is wait for you to pour some kibble into their ...Read More
It’s such a terrible feeling of not being well. If you have flu, all you want to stay home, be in bed and get some tender loving care from your loved ones and favorite people. When your pet dog gets sick, it also wants and requires the same TLC!
As a loving and sensitive parent to your canine, there is a lot of pet health care adv...Read More
Whether you go away on business trips or vacations, a pet sitter is a great choice. With a pet sitter, your pet gets to stay at home in their own environment while you are away. The advantages that a pet sitter provides you and your pet with are numerous and here are some of them:
Advantages for Your Pet –
1. A pet sitteris...Read More
When you are away it makes a lot of sense to get a good sitter for your dog. You don’t always want to take your dog with you when you travel, especially because they are just not going to be comfortable with the entire experience. If you have a small pup then it is even more reason for you to get a good pet sitter for your four...Read More
Just like dogs, cats too need special treatment for themselves. Whether you are a dog lover or a cat lover, you cannot deny that cats indeed are special animals. If you love cats and own them, then we are sure you want to give them the right cat sitting services. We are sure there are many cat sitters out there who will be more...Read More
If you have a cat at home, then we are sure you are a lover of animals. Cats can be amazing companions and they are great to come home to. Caring for your cat and making sure they are always comfortable is part of your responsibility as a cat owner. Here is what you should know about cat sitting
Why hire a cat sitter?
All puppies have the potential to be wonderful, loving companions. However, dog lovers today must take special care in choosing their puppy if they want to raise a healthy animal and do what is best for the species overall. According to VetStreet.com, buying a puppy at a pet store or from an online retailer, where you cannot see what conditions ...Read More
Winter is a magical time for those of us who live in snowy areas. It can be incredibly relaxing to watch the snow gently fall to the Earth while sipping some hot cocoa with one hand and petting the dog with the other.
On the other hand, winter can also be a very uncomfortable time for us and our pets. The dry climate and lowered humidit...Read More
Interviewing a dog sitter is the most important step to make to ensure that your dog is in the right hands. Since there are plenty of dog sitters in the market, make sure that you only choose the one that is best for your dog. Here are a few questions to ask your dog sitter that will show you whether or not he or she is the right cho...Read More