With the holidays just around the corner, it's time to start thinking of presents to give your acquaintances and dear ones. Finding unique presents can present a gainsay, and most people never believe in giving pet-related presents. Since the chances are good that more than one person on your vacation gift list has a pet that he or she adores, why not give a distinctive gift that your receiver will treasure? Here are five great gift ideas to get you started:
1. Fine Art Animal Prints
Dogs may come in several shapes and sizes, however each has a personality all its own. One of the most fabulous gifts you can give to a pet lover is a superfine art print of his or her breed. One of the most notable creative people offering fine art animal prints is Lorena Pugh. Her print, "Princess," for , describes a white toy poodle placing atop a stack of 12 colorful pillows, while "Angel Face" showcases a beautiful pug who has just snagged a bunch of grapes off of a dining room table.
You don't have to be a professional photographer to take professional looking Rottweiler pictures. You could use an expensive, 35-mm. single-lens reflex camera or disposable camera to take pictures of your Rottweiler, but a digital camera works even better because it gives you the option of deleting your bad shots instead of paying to have them processed and printed. With digital photography, you get instant gratification, and digital cameras are more environmentally friendly than disposable cameras.
Taking pictures of a pet can be problematic. You have to get your Rottweiler to sit still and pose, and your dog probably doesn't have much of a vocabulary beyond the commands sit and stay. There are lighting and backdrop issues to deal with, and you need to be sure you're shooting at your dog's eye level. Don't worry. You're going to get five great tips that will solve all these problems and get you started taking fabulous pictures of your Rottweiler.
Dogs are known as man's best friend, so it is no surprise that these animals are kind, loving, and most of all playful. You might want to think about installing a pet safe fence if your current home doesn't have a fence, you may want to consider a pet safe fence to keep your pooch within your yard and out of harm's way. Price is nothing to worry about either, as one of these fences will not break the bank either. They are often much more affordable than full-sized fences, and are more likely to keep them in the yard as well.
Your dog relies upon you to keep him safe both inside your home and outside. Most owners realize that they should keep their canines on a leash while they're outside in order to prevent their roaming into the street. But, their responsibility extends much further. In this article, we'll provide five tips that you can use to ensure the safety of your pooch.
#1 - Keep Dangerous Poisons Out Of Reach
Your canine's appetite isn't limited to the meals you provide him during the day. Given the opportunity, he'll eat items that are not meant to be consumed (at least, not by him). For example, he may begin eating antifreeze if it is left within his reach. He might also start eating mouse bait, pesticides, and your own medications. Each of these items can lead to significant health issues. Keep them out of his reach.
Feed birds stale cat food instead of throwing the stealth cat food away. Stale cat food can be placed outside on a flat surface or in a bowl.
It has become a common practice to put stale cat food and other food scraps into the mesh bags that onions are sold in and tying the bags outside for birds. This can be dangerous for birds, because their feet or legs can become trapped in the mesh.
Birdseed can be mixed with the stale cat food for the birds. People should be careful about leaving cat food outside for birds since cat food can attract raccoons. A property near a population of raccoons with cat food outside for stray cats or for birds can quickly be overrun with raccoons which can carry rabies and their notorious for making messes by overturning trash cans.