A dog is a man’s best friend. This is an old saying but one that many, if not most, pet owners still agree with and use to this day. A dog may be a man’s best friend, but a cat might also sneak in there now and again. In fact, if you are a “cat person”, chances are that you feel a cat is a man’s best friend.
A pet sitter is one person in this world that you can trust with your pet. We know it is not easy to trust a stranger with the beloved member of your family. However, sometimes due to various reasons it is necessary to trust a pet sitter. Here are a few reasons why pet sitters are in high demand today –
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Cats are indeed unique animals that deserve special attention, which is why it is necessary to hire a cat sitter to 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 cat the attention it deserves and at the same time you ge...Read More
A pet sitter is your dog or cat’s best friend when you are away. There is a good chance that with the right type of pet sitter, your pet will actually have a good time and can be comfortable while you are away. Before you hire a pet sitter to care for your pet, it is important to know what type of license they have, their quali...Read More
A doggie day care facility can be a fantastic place to leave your dog in, especially if you have an urgent need to leave your dog someplace where you can find trustworthy service. However, before you do that, ensure that you keep these pointers in mind:
During an emergency –
One of the most important points is to make sure the ...Read More
The term “designer dog” is the phrase used to describe new breeds of of dogs that result from the cross breeding of two different purebred dogs. The crossbred dogs that work are marketed as designer dogs and can be sold for thousands of dollars. It is no wonder why. These dogs are adorable and are usually small enough to travel wi...Read More
Not only are many cities and towns having trouble keeping dogs out of shelters and in loving homes, but free roaming dogs that are either abandoned, escaped, or feral have really started to become a major problem across the nation. Estimated to be costing farmers and other millions of dollars each year in lost livestock and damage.
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It is important to take your time before hiring a good pet sitter. Pet sitters are a blessing in disguise if you get the right one. However, if you do not look for one properly you might just end up paying a lot of money that is completely unnecessary. You should make sure that the pet sitter is affordable as well as a quality ...Read More
The key is to expose your pet to other pets different shapes, sizes, and colors, earlier on his/her puppy years. He will eventually get accustomed to it and chances are when he grows up he won’t be as scared or alarmed when he sees a strange creature in his surroundings. Think about it, if you, out of a sudden, see people walking around yo...Read More
Ever notice how some monkeys look like old men? Or maybe it’s the old men that look like monkeys. Well, you can decide, just look at this picture:
Here is another awesome picture. It always makes me happy. This loving monkey is posing with her feline friend, a white tiger cub. The monkey really seems to enjoy the...Read More
When we think about dogs names, the most common first responses are Rover, Spot, Butch, Fido, or Shadow. There will always be a few Lassies as well. But when was the last time anyone actually heard a living dog named Rover? Time have changed and new trends in dog naming have become popular.
A dog food company did a study on dog names a...Read More
Very often when we go on vacation it is not possible to bring FiFi or Fluffy along with us. Do you think it’s better to board your pets or use a pet sitter when you are gone? Both of these options will care for your pet when you are gone – the best choice will be what will be better for your pet and whic...Read More
Summer is upon us with hot muggy days and nights. Our pets want to stay cool just like we do, and they are here to show us some special ways that they'd like to stay cool this summer. Read on and plan some "cool days" for your pet.Read More
Designer dogs are growing in demand. Hybrid mixes are popular pets for Hollywood stars and people everywhere. With names like Yorkipoo and Labradoodle, it is hard not to adore them. At the same time, alternative pets are also growing in demand and popularity. The top alternative dog (at least at the time of this writing) has to be the micro p...Read More
Mark your calendars! National Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWDay) is an annual holiday that takes place on the Friday after Father’s Day. This year (2011), TYDTWDay will be held on June 24th. Businesses are encouraged to open their doors to their employee’s furry companions.
This day was first celebrated in 1999 b...Read More
All of us pet parents know that buying pet food can get very expensive. We only want the best for them and want to ensure that they are getting a healthy, balanced diet. However, you can also choose to make your own pet food and snacks. It is less hard on your wallet, plus you can have peace of mind knowing what is exactly put into your pet&rsqu...Read More
Thousands of homeless and unwanted pets are placed in shelters each year, and many are euthanized simply because there are not enough resources and space for all the animals. However, so many of these lives could have been saved and been in good homes had people done some research and considered their lifestyle before they decided to adopt a p...Read More
The term for "eating poop" is coprophagia. Coprophagia is the ingestion of poop that is neither accidental nor incidental. It is deliberate and habitual. This behavior of pets has confounded and grossed out pet owners for a very long time. There does not seem to be any effective way to stop a dog from eating their own or other pet...Read More