I think in the dog world, the biggest mistake people make is not getting the right dog for their lifestyle.
The worst reason to take a dog home is because he/she is “so cute!". Why? Most times when this happens, the person taking the dog home does it on a whim, without thinking of the consequences and responsibility of their choic...Read More
What did you do with your free time before you had kids? Did you walk your dog often and romp around in the dog park with them? Did you play with them everyday right after work? Did you train or enroll them in activities? If you’re like me, dogs were your “kids” before kids.
Now, you have a kid and your dog ...Read More
Fall is well underway and it is time for the annual Daylight Saving's Time Event ~ FALL BACK 1-Hour on your clocks! Yes you get an extra hour of sleep, work, play, or whatever else you've been waiting to do this November!
What happens to our pets though during this time change period? Check out the pictures below to get an i...Read More
Are celebritys now paying high dollars to have hair designed for their precious pets By Constance Walsh?
Well, for $500 you prescious poodle may have the hair of her dreams! Pink or Black extensions blended in with your pets own hair. Puppy wigs that will attach to your pets own hair. Hey whatever works. I guess after sh...Read More
The American Kennel Club supports and recognizes pure-breed dogs across the country. This month they celebrate Resposible Dog Ownership Days with events across the country. You can find out about events in your area at http://www.akc.org/clubs/rdod/events/. Each event features different dog-related events, but many include ...Read More
Being an avid runner, I see many people running their dogs along the scenic pathway I run regularly. There are many breeds, sizes, and colors of dogs- some of them friendly, some are wound up with a lot of energy. But it is really difficult to pass up a Cane Corso without really noticing it because of its large size and physical characteristics ...Read More
The Leonberger has a unique history, one that distinguishes it from many other dogs. First of all, it gets its name from the city Leonberg in Germany. Officially called a Leonberger in 1846, they were originally a mix of Landseer Newfoundland, a Great Saint Bernard Hospice, Monastery, and later the Pyrenean. As you can probably imagi...Read More
Although many consider them as one of the earliest dogs known to man, the Icelandic Sheepdog was only recently recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC)’s list of breeds. With their sweet temperament, hard working abilities, genuine curiosity, and ability to learn things fast, it is hard not to see why they were recognized, late as it m...Read More
Are you ready to introduce your boyfriend or girlfriend to your pet? Here are some etiquette guidelines to help everyone get along.
Treat The Pet With Respect
One of the fastest and most successful ways to win someone's heart is to get to know and love their pet. Never mistreat a pet. That includes trowing, dropping, shooing, and saying ...Read More
To let your cat be outdoors or indoors- that is the question. But what is the right one for you?
For me, the choice has always been easy. My first cat was a ‘tuxedo’ cat named Sparky. Since we lived in the country, we would get a lot of small rodents on our property- mostly in the form of mice, and my father thought it would be a ...Read More
Are you single? Feeling lonely? Just need a hug? It turns out having a pet can be as good as having a human partner when it comes to receiving the benefits of companionship.
A simple hug can do wonders for your mental health. The touch and embrace of another living thing releases oxytocin, a relaxation hormone that also helps lo...Read More
Ladies, do you sometimes feel neglected by your boyfriends because they have a special bond with their dog that you can’t seem to break? Guys, is your ladies’ cat driving you up the wall?
While such things might be taboo to admit to or even seem irrational on some level, these kinds of feelings are quite common in new relations...Read More
A trip to the great outdoors is nothing short of heaven for the domestic dog, an animal whose spirit of adventure has been all but immune to the domestication process. Having your dog along for a camping trip can make the excursion even more fun and exciting, but it also brings added responsibilities and with them, potential stressors. Here ar...Read More
Cats and dogs are known not to get along with each other…often forcing people to choose between either getting a one over the other. But is it possible that cats and dogs will get along?
The answer, it seems, is yes. According to a recent study, for cats and dogs to coexist with eachother in harmony, cats must be adopted first and the...Read More
Spring and summer are always a great time to start up a fresh water (or salt water) aquarium. Supplies are plentiful and it is a great time to find new deliveries of fish and plant life at your local pet and aqaurium supply store.
If you’re looking at setting up an aquarium, then you need to know ...Read More
There are many things to consider when bringing a dog or cat into your home. Do you want a playful dog that will be able to go jogging with you or would you prefer a more laid back cat that can be left alone for long periods of time? Here is a quick checklist to help you figure it out.
*Keep in mind that while general breed...Read More
>How Do I Help Prevent Animal Abuse?
Step 1: Evaluate the Situation
Maybe it only looks like neglect. Look more closely at different times of day.
Maybe the food and water bowls are kept inside, away from bugs and freezing temperatures. Maybe your neighbor goes to work at 3 a.m. and feeds the dog then. ...Read More
Buying a cat tree as unique as your cat can be very expensive these days. With people pinching their pennies still, you can make your pennies stretch by making your own cat tree. And if you are particularly handy with cutting boards and constructing things, this can also be a fun weekend project.
I found these instructions after looking throu...Read More
Hello all my fellow dog lovers;
I am going to share with all of you a experience that, I have had being the owner of a Rat Terrier. Even though, I never checked around before, I decided to bring another Rat Terrier into my home, I just thought that, for the most part dogs will eventually, bond and run together. This was truly ...Read More
Dog and cat owners know how much love and affection pets have and show them. There’s no shortage of stories about amazing pets or pets with special abilities. Here is a list of some of the most heartwarming and inspirational books with a brief description to help you pick out the books you should put on your list.