Fall is officially here, and with it comes a variety of problems, issues, and general itchiness. This time of year can be lots of fun thanks to the many holidays that spot the calendar, but it can also mean itchy skin and allergies. Keep your pet happy and healthy this Fall by following these tips.
1. Fleas and ticks are still a concern
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Chances are, if you have a dog, you have probably given a belly rub or two. Most dogs really seem to enjoy it, and will offer you their belly for a scratch. You might even know where your dog’s “sweet spot” is. You know, the one that makes them kick.
For the majority of dogs, this sweet spot is between their hips, near the ...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
If you have caught the weight loss or healthy living bug, you are not alone. It seems as if half of Americans are on a diet or have started working out. Take a quick look at the live Pinterest feed, or any news program, and you are bound to find at least a few pins about exercising or eating healthy.
It is easy to catch the bug, the trick is...Read More
Everyone loves pets and having a pet around is like a stress-buster for many due to their calm companionship and happy ways. However, pet waste removal is one of the things which pet owners don’t always enjoy. With that said, it is a very important task for all dog owners to complete. The good news is that there are ma...Read More
Keeping a dog clean can be a chore and no one enjoys giving their dog a bath. Even choosing a shampoo to use can be a hassle. Learning about what types of shampoos are available and which type you need can save you time and effort the next time you need to find a shampoo to buy.
Reasons to buy
Make sure to buy shampoos that are designed for...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
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
Every now and then, we try to introduce readers to new pet technology and gadgets. This week, we are bringing you The Illusion Dog Collar, designed by the Dog Whisperer himself, Cesar Millan.
It is tough, even for long time dog owners, to get a collar to stay in the proper spot around a dog’s neck. In case you didn’t know, the be...Read More
Taking your dog for walks and providing them with plenty of love and affection is essential. After all, your pup deserves to be treated well. Since you cannot stay around your dog 24/7, pet sitting services will be very useful for you. These individuals will take care of your pet in your absence. They are the most reliable p...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.
The summer sun is shining brightly these days, and most of us understand the dangers the sun can bring with it. What we may forget about is how badly the sun can harm our pets.
Hopefully, you remember to pack the sun block and a nice big had along with your bathing suit and towel when you head to the beach. If your dog will be joining you, m...Read More
The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is a wonder time of the year. The weather is usually warm and the grills are always on. Once the sun goes down, the skies light up with fireworks. And while this may seem like the perfect opportunity for an outing with your dog, it is not.
Your dog’s ears are 10 times more sensitive than yours. ...Read More
Having your pet at home and allowing them to be safe and secure when you are away is a desired option for many pet owners. The best way to make sure this is possible is to have a pet sitter stay with them. Pet sitters offer pet owners great alternatives to pet boarding or having your neighbors watch your pet. The following w...Read More
What really happens when dog food is recalled? Why does a recall happen and how do consumers find out about them? There are many questions when it comes to this topic, even though it seems there is a new pet food recall every month.
Types of Recalls
There are basically two types of recalls. The first type is a voluntary recall made by the d...Read More
Do you postpone your journeys due to your lovable pet? If therefore, then pet sitting services will assist you to require care of your pet and liberate your schedule. You have got to pick an honest companion for your pet whereas you're away and there are lots of pet sitting professionals waiting to answer your decision.
How to select ...Read More
Allergies are something that we all know about. They cause our eyes to itch or water, make it hard to breathe, they make us sneeze, and cause a variety of other issues. Just like us, our dogs can also suffer from allergies. From respiratory to skin issues, allergies can make our pets uncomfortable.
What are allergies and how to do start?
Training a puppy should be a fun bonding experience. However, all too often it becomes a chore. When it comes to training your puppy, try to avoid these six common mistakes. The descriptions that follow each mistake include short explanations and tips for avoiding them.
1. Not training your dog often enough.
It is very common to get excited...Read More