Are you tired of crating your dog or locking him in another room each time someone comes over to your home?
Do you wish there was some way you could restrain your dog so they could join in on the fun and so you could show him off to your friends and family without the worry?
If your dog tends to get excited around visitors, you might feel...Read More
Being a dog owner can be fun and rewarding, if not sometimes challenging. Below are seven tips that learned the hard way.
* If you live in a cold area, you know how it is almost impossible to do anything when your fingers are cold. In order to open a dog waste bag in the cold, breathe out through your mouth and onto your fingers. Pinch and r...Read More
Do dogs even make facial expressions? The answer is yes, dogs do make facial expressions. In fact, in many ways, their facial expressions are very similar to a human’s.
Your dog’s face can tell you a great deal about how they are feeling. For example, you may have noticed your dog’s ears perk up when you say a certain word,...Read More
Do you kiss your dog with that mouth? If you do, you might have gum disease.
There have been a number of articles popping up all over the Internet lately about a study that was done that suggested a human can get gum disease from kissing a dog on the mouth.
One study shows
According to the study done in Japan, if you kiss your dog on th...Read More
Here are some of the best pet costumes of the year.
1. Lady is a Tramp Costume
Watch out, here she comes! This lady is the star of the party. From the wig to the fur boots, this Lady is a Tramp costume is sure to be a head turner. How can anyone resist a pet who looks so fabulous?
2. Pink Ribbon Pet Costume
October is not just fo...Read More
At least one state believes that dog owners are a viable target audience for a tourism campaign. The tourism board of Connecticut will be promoting their state as the destination for dogs and their owners.
CT’s “Still Revolutionary” Campaign
Each state has its own campaign to attract tourists, which is typically a very goo...Read More
Would you buy your dog a toy that will make him look like he has a mustache? Maybe you already have that one. How about a toy that looks like roadkill? There is quite a selection of dog toys out there to chose from these days. From the more tame to the very strange, there is certainly something for every dog.
Below are four of the more unusu...Read More
It has been a number of years since the disaster, but the message still remains. Hurricane Katrina taught us all a lesson about how important it is to prepare for the worst case scenario with our pets.
When disaster strikes, you need to be able to jump into action and do what needs to be done for you, your family, and your pets. No longer ar...Read More
Deciding to add a cat or kitten to your family is an important decision. Kittens really are adorable and hard to resist, but there are many considerations to take into account before bringing one home. This is especially true for new, or first time, cat owners.
If you have made the decision or have already brought a cat home, here are a few ...Read More
Every dog is unique. Each one is special. It is true, no two dogs are alike, but there are general characteristics that you can use to help group dogs into personality types. This come in handy when you are looking for a new pet or if you are trying to figure out what to do with your pet.
The Three Type Method
Dogs can be grouped into many ...Read More
Playing with your dog not only keeps your dog active and happy, it also allows you and your dog to bond. The more time you spend together, the happy you both will be. Take half an hour away from the computer or housework and get down on the floor to play with your dog instead.
Young puppies demand attention, but spending quality time with yo...Read More
There is still time to go on a vacation this summer. If you could go anywhere and bring your dog along with you, where would you go? Many hotels and accommodations do allow your pet to stay with you, but if you are looking for something a little more comfortable than a Marriott, we have some choices for you.
Stony Point Bed & Breakfast - Tyro...Read More
If you grew up in a home with a pet, you are lucky. From learning responsibility to assisting with social skills, pets offer so many benefits to growing children. Besides the common benefits you may be thinking of, there are a couple of additional benefits that have only recently been scientifically confirmed.
Taking care of ...Read More
Thought your cat was entertained by that piece of string? Then you have not put an iPad in front of him. Turn on a fun game app and watch your cat have a ball or check out any of the videos online to see just how much fun a cat can have with an iPad.
It is clear from the hundreds of YouTube videos that cats dig iPads. That is what caught cre...Read More
Cats are delicate and sensitive animals. They do not adapt so well to new people or places. They hate to be switched over to different places and get used to new faces. If you have a cat at home, leaving them behind is the most difficult thing you can think of. Even if your well-trained cats do not like it when you lea...Read More
How much do you know about how your dog or other four legged pet walks? It turns out, even pet professionals get it wrong. In fact, a study showed that anatomists, taxidermists, and toy designers got it wrong nearly 50 percent of the time.
So, how do four legged animals walk?
If you were quizzed right now on how your pet walked, you would p...Read More
Dogs certainly make great pets, but they are not the only animals that offer us loyalty, companionship, and unconditional love. Cats do all of that and more. If you want to show your cat just how much you care, consider the following seven ways you can spoil them.
Brush Your Cat Regularly
Most cats really enjoy the soothing rhythm of b...Read More
One of the first obstacles a dog owner has to get through is training their new puppy how to walk on a leash. Usually this training is done at the same time as housebreaking and a plethora of other skills and commands. It is a lot of work, to say the least.
Here are a few tips on how to master leash training, inspired by Cesar Millan.
When you are short on cash but want to fill your weekend with some fun, plan a staycation. What is a staycation, you ask?
A staycation is a vacation at home. It is a day or weekend filled with fun vacation type activities that you can your family can do at home. With a little planning, you can have tons of fun right in your own backyard.
Cats are indeed unique animals that deserve special attention. They are too sensitive and adorable. And this is why, it’s necessary to hire a cat sitter who can take good take care of your cat. Since pets love being in their home environment, a cat sitter is surely the best option for your cat. With a cat sitter, you can give your...Read More