Aug
04

A touching way to remember

A touching way to remember
What your furry companion leaves behind is a legacy of unconditional love. Deciding how to pay tribute to your pet’s life can be overwhelming. For those struggling with what to do comes an unmatched alternative that combines the respectable option of an urn with the accentuated beauty of an original, distinguished plaster portrait making the final resting place as unique as the love you shared.

Gretchen’s Creations LLC provides a patent pending 3-dimensional plaster portrait of your pet with the option of ash cremain embedment into the plaster portrait. Gretchen Kiefer, sole artist and owner of Gretchen’s Creations LLC, feels her service, “offers the grieving pet owner a discreet, and dignified way of memorializing”. Whereas most fine art discourages touch, Gretchen’s artwork encourages the opportunity to “touch” the portrait helping keep the joyful memories alive.

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Jul
12

5 tips for choosing a shelter dog for you and your family

5 tips for choosing a shelter dog for you and your family

If you're thinking about bringing a new canine home for your family, consider adopting one from a shelter. You'll find shelters are filled with dogs that would make ideal companions if given the chance. Some are there because they became lost and were unable to find their way home. Others are there because their previous owners were unable to continue caring for them (e.g. they moved into an apartment with a "no pet" policy). A reputable shelter will take the time to make sure a pet in their care is a good match for you and your family.

This article will provide five important tips for adopting a shelter dog. The following suggestions will help ensure you bring home a healthy, happy, and affectionate canine.

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Jun
03

4 Quick tips for finding cheap dog supplies

4 Quick tips for finding cheap dog supplies

Every dog owner will need few basic dog supplies such as food bowl, health products, collar etc. All this does cost money. But now you don't need to incur any further huge monthly expenses towards dog supplies. Here are some tips on how to find cheap dog supplies.

1) Online pet store:

Instead of relying on your local pet store for your dog supplies, which will vary in cost from store to store, you should opt for shopping through online sources so that you can easily get discount dog supplies.

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Apr
27

Airline pet carry-on tips

Airline pet carry-on tips

More and more people are requiring that they be allowed to take their pets on board with them into the passenger cabin on airplanes. This is likely because many people like to treat their dog and cats as a part of the family and not as some piece of cargo.

If you are getting ready for a trip and you want to take your to pet on board with you, here are five things to help you get ready for your next plane trip.

First of all, made sure the carrier meets the proper carry on requirements. Different airlines have different requirements, for example, Southwest airline requirements are 22" x 14" x 9".

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Mar
07

Discovering a new ear mite treatment for pets

Discovering a new ear mite treatment for pets
Anyone with a pet notices when something is obviously wrong. Scratching of the ear can mean anything such as an infection, a growth or mites. First impulse is to make a quick trip to a veterinarian. However when examination determines that ear mites are the problem then one can to try to find an ear mite treatment for pets.

These mites spread very easily from one animal to another and, if there are more than one animal in a house, they should also be examined to see if they have this same problem. Living in the ear canal, they live on ear wax and sometimes blood in that area. When chewing up this material they produce a brown, crumbly, coffee-like material. After removing this from the ear, careful examination will show small, white mites. They are as small as a typed period.

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Feb
15

The Latest craze hopping across the nation

The Latest craze hopping across the nation

Calling all rabbit owners, grab Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail, rabbit jumping has reached the UK.

In this new pet craze rabbits compete against others on a course, which contains a series of small hurdles. Most breeds can take part in the sport, although Dutch rabbits and the Lops are particularly well suited. Training can begin with getting the rabbit used to a harness, which is used to guide the rabbits around the course, and then the animals can be tempted over small jumps with their favourite treat. In more advanced competitions, the rabbits are timed over the course and receive penalties if they make contact with any of the jumps.

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