Winter Is Coming. Be Sure Your Community Cats Are Prepared
Finding the Vet right for your pet
My dog bed adventure
Halloween dog costumes
5 tips for caring for your canine's paws
3 Important tips towards natural dog food
Vaccinating your cat
Summer heat could be pretty stressful for dogs. They can’t sweat the ways humans do, which makes high temperatures a real danger. When the body temperature becomes too high, there’s even a chance of heat stroke. That’s why dog owners need to plan ahead and find ways to make this time of the year easier for their pets.
Anyone who has ever tried to train an animal knows how difficult it can be: all they want to do is play, eat, and sleep, and getting them to learn new tricks and be obedient can be a real challenge. Still, it’s not an impossible task if you learn and use a couple of useful tricks. By motivating your dog, you will get them to learn tricks and commands much easier and quicker. Giving them a good reason to do something is the best way to go, and we’re giving you the best motivation so you can train them more easily. See what works best for your dog and use this method to teach them new tricks.
Motivating with food
Is there a dog that doesn’t like treats? There probably is, but most dogs will be looking at you while you are eating and run like crazy from another part of the house when they hear the rustle of a bag of chips. Why not use their love of treats as a motivation for learning? Get a bag of treats and spend an hour teaching tricks. Don’t do it for too long, no matter how delicious the food is, they’ll lose motivation after a while, and you will be tired, too. When you see that their concentration is weakening, make a pause and resume the training in the afternoon or the next day.
If you love pets but love travel too it can be difficult to decide whether to leave your cat at home or take her along with you. You might be worried about bringing your cat on a long journey and the complications it might cause.
If you are always on the road, you might think you can’t have a pet, however a cat is the perfect companion to take with you on your travels. It can be done and it is easier than you might think, you can have that pet owner experience whilst travelling too. Here are some tips to help you live a nomadic life along with your cat:
Here is a question for the ages among cat lovers - "Should you declaw your cat?". There are so many sides to this one that we are going to try and explore the main reasons for and against, giving you as much information that you need to make a responsible decision.
When it comes to a change in seasons, there are always signs that herald the season much more than any date on the calendar. In autumn, we look for falling leaves and that kiss of briskness in the air. In winter, it’s the first hard frost and the quiet sleep that falls over your garden and the critters who live there. You know it’s summer by those first days of low heat that make you feel like you’re being pushed right into the sidewalk, the smell of gardens in full bloom, and the wild abandon of so many birds and wild creatures now in full flourish. But spring is more subtle.
The pet food industry has a net worth of over $24 million. Your dog is the love of your life, and you want to make sure they are receiving everything they need to live a long and healthy life. Here are a few food ingredients you need to be aware of that may be in your dog's food.