From the age of eight, I've had dogs, cats, fish, rabbits, and one very cute hamster. Now going on 36, I cannot imagine a life without the above and other pets as we navigate the often treacherous waters of humanity.
And lest you think me a misanthrope, I like people, too. Usually.
Still, our pets have taught my children compassion, ...Read More
The whole day you sleep in a warm basket, or even in your master’s a bed, periodically interrupting for a meals that consists of your favorite cat food and milk. Your litter box is always clean, your family loves you and you are happy! You know why? Exactly! Because your master knows how to take care of you! And now tell me another t...Read More
Picking up a rescue who's last owners named "Killer". This dog is so sweet and timid, the name makes no sense at all. So many choices on sites like dognameideas.com it's overwhelming. Any suggestions?
For many years now, guinea pigs have become wildly popular and still increasingly popular as new breeds become more domesticated. In fact, you probably owned or know someone that has currently or previously owned a guinea pig themselves. There’s a reason why so many people take up raising these animals and why they have become favorites in...Read More
When it comes to selecting a pet, there is undoubtedly a wide variety of species to choose from. Not only are there different categories like dogs, reptiles, fish, or small mammals, but within those categories there are even more to choose from. That being said, I am a proud owner of a bearded dragon and believe they are great pets to raise for ...Read More
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