Are you ready to bring a new pet into your home? Are you considering a rescue?
Rescued dogs tend to make excellent pets. They typically have been through some bad experiences but thrive on love and good companionship.
Rescue dogs are typically loyal, loving, happy, and grateful, all of which add up to a great pet. Not to mention, giving ...Read More
Dogs are wonderful and curious creatures. From the dawning of civilization, man and dog have survived and thrived together. That does not mean they fully understand each other, though.
There are a great deal of interesting facts about dogs. How many facts that are on this list did you already know?
1. Dogs have sweat glands between their ...Read More
i had a customer ask if i could get some lightweight fabric to make summer dog pajamas, we found some adorable cotton stretch material today at the fabric store... wow, here in oregon winter is upon us, hard (but nice) to start thinking about summertime. :)
watch for the new pajamas coming soon at Whirly Dog Supplies - http://www.whirlydogsuppl...Read More
It is the perfect love story between a boy and his dog. When Victor, a likeable ten year old boy living in the town of New Holland (where everyone has a pet), loses his beloved dog Sparky in a car accident, he turns to science to bring him back to life.
The Plot Rundown
Victor’s father, Mr. Frankenstein, wants very badly for his son t...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
The feline allergy is an incredibly widespread condition. In fact, according to EverydayHealth.com, “Between 15 and 30 percent of individuals with allergic reactions are allergic to animals, and cat allergic reactions are twice as common as dog allergic reactions.” My mother is very allergic to cats, and so regardless of all my si...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
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.
The dog’s nose. No matter how annoying it can be, it is hard to resist. Despite being right in front of your face, there are still many myths surrounding this useful organ.
Your dog’s nose does more than smell. It aids in keeping you dog cool and also acts as a filter that can stop the chemicals in the air from entering the body....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
Many apartment dwellers find small rodents and reptiles to make ideal pets. For those who have young children and love these wonderful animals it is a perfect way to introduce them to pets.
Boys and girls love to feed animals and getting them to learn with a pet rat or snake is so much fun. They are taught how to ...Read More
Cats are extremely intelligent, small in size and clean freaks. Cats also serve as therapeutic remedies for many people in many ways.
That sweet, curled up, 6 lbs of fur known as kitty can be one of the greatest forms of therapy for many people. According to the Society of Companion Animal Studies, people who interact with anima...Read More
Molly is a little bit of everything. She's got the black tongue and curled tail of a Chow, her head looks like a lab, she's got floppy long ears and weighs 35 lbs. She's just a little bit of this and a little bit of that.
I first met Molly while I was walking Hannah. She came running over and followed ...Read More
Goats make great pets and George was no exception. He was an imp of an old goat with arthritic legs that moved in every direction and he would push any one he could. He opened the stall doors and ate the hay though he had access to the hay stall. When the sun was out he would bask motionless for hours.
Rescued from a farm where he was m...Read More
There is just no getting around the fact that most of us must leave the comfort of our homes, along with our pets, to go to work everyday. This often causes separation anxiety, both for the pet owner and the pet. Do you sit at work all day wondering what your pet is up to? Do you worry that he/she is lonely, or getting into mischief, or even s...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