Adopting or buying a pet is a very important decision that should not be taken lightly. Impulse buying is a major concern in the pet world. Even though that doggie in the pet store window is extremely cute and seems to be begging to go home with you, it is important to consider the impact of such an addition to your household.
1. Time Constr...Read More
Even though most dogs today are domesticated and grow up on commercial dog food, they still have the same teeth their wild ancestors had. Dog teeth are also very similar to human teeth, with a few main differences. It is important for dog owners to learn about these differences in order to be able to keep their dog’s teeth and gums healthy...Read More
Did you know that there is a organization that regulates pet food? It’s true. The organization is AAFCO, which stands for the Association of American Feed Control Officials. The organization is made up of volunteers from local, state, and federal levels who join together in order to set guidelines and best practices for the pet food indust...Read More
Are you looking for someone to take care of your dog while you are traveling or walk your pet when you are unable to do so? If so, dog sitting services and dog walking professionals are perfect for your needs. You know that a dog is definitely a man’s best friend and for that reason alone you want to find the perfect dog sit...Read More
When you have pets there are several issues to stay in mind, particularly once you depart on business or for a leisure vacation. Pet boarding offers a straightforward answer to people who want somebody outside of family or friends to require care of their pets. Pet boarding facilities are sensible selections as a result of their i...Read More
Do you postpone your journey because of your lovable pet and not wanting to leave him/her alone? If so, then pet sitting services can help you to take care of your pet and free up your schedule. You undoubtedly give much care and love to your pet on a daily basis and want to ensure that your pet is well cared for so you have to se...Read More
It is far more common to read about dogs biting humans, but humans have also been known to bite dogs. Since the start of the millenium, there have been at least four headline making news stories about humans biting dogs.
First there was a case in San Francisco in 2000, where a man was arrested not once, but twice for biting his dog. He claim...Read More
It is a myth that we have all heard, and probably believe it, for the most part. It is the myth that dogs age seven years for every one human year. This myth says that a 1-year-old dog will be the equivalent to a 7-year-old human.
This myth is wrong on multiple accounts. If this myth were true, it would mean that humans would r...Read More
It can be surprising what makes headlines during presidential campaigns. So far in 2012, one of those topics has been safe pet travel.
This topic came about when Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney recounted a family story about a long trip he and his family took during the 1980s. Here are the basics of the story:
The Romney famil...Read More
So it’s time for you to take off on vacation, whether you are off vacationing with your friends or you’re off to spend some time with the rest of your family, it is very important not to forget your pet and your pet’s needs. If you are flying far away then you can’t really expect your pet to follow you. It ...Read More
Are you looking for someone who can compete with your dog? Finding a date, and a potential human mate, can be daunting. Sometimes, having a dog can even make or break a relationship. Dating websites have grown in popularity over the past few years and some have started to specialize in specific topics.
This is especially true for dog owners....Read More
Dogs are really energetic animals that are surely going to become bored if they aren’t given the attention and affection that they deserve. As a responsible person it is important to ensure that your dog is in the best place and in the best hands with the right sitter while you are away. It is important to take the time to g...Read More
Have you ever wondered why dogs have whiskers? When you really think about it, they seem pretty odd. However, whiskers are actually a very important sensory device for dogs and other animals. These thick hairlike structures serve many functions and should not be taken for granted.
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Commonly referred to as whiskers, these thicker...Read More
So, you are off to the sun and beach to beat the winter cold. But, what about your cat? How long are you going to be depending on your family and friends to take care of your precious kitty? They might not be available every time you require a friend to take care of your cat or they might not do a good job of taking care of ...Read More
As a pet parent you know that you want to give only the best for your cat. There are many special sitters who are going to help you take care of your cat when you are away. Cat sitters are not really different from other sitters as they can take care of all the aspects regarding your cat. They too realize the importance that yo...Read More
There are three kinds of people that watch the Superbowl - those who watch for the game, those who watch for the commercials, and those who get dragged to a Superbowl party. It is one of the few, if not the only event that has hard core commercial fans. Marketing students are usually given an assignment about the commercials that air during t...Read More
Pets are probably the few things in life that give us unlimited joy. They are a very special part of your family, as they are included in every function and every happy moment. We love them, we care for them, we feed them and we raise them. However, when we are not around it is important to make sure that your pet has no proble...Read More
Just like dogs, cats find it difficult to be on their own for a long time. They need someone to come in and take care of their needs when you are away. Since cats basically depend on you for their needs and desires it is important to make sure that you give your cat a happy and a comfortable home even when you are away. Whil...Read More
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In recent days, a dog skull was found in a Siberian cave. It has been determined that the skull is 33,000 years old. What is even more interesting is, due to the location and other finds, this skull once belonged to a dog that was domesticated by humans.
This is an important find, especially when added...Read More
For all the cleaning up after, watching over, walking, and countless other daily tedium we go through for our pets, what do they give us in return? As it turns out, a lot.
Depending on what species of pet you have, you can end up spending your time cleaning up countless “mistakes” in the hall, changing tons of newspaper, sco...Read More