The Dog Collar Guide: Choosing the Perfect Collar for your Dog

Getting a dog is an exciting time for anyone. It’s like getting a new addition to your family. Dogs are a really important part of some people’s lives, so it’s no surprise that people want to treat them right (and spoil them when they can)! There is so much that a pet owner will have to consider though, things like what sort of food should they get, how much exercise should they be giving the dog etc. But often one of the most important things is making sure that you have the right sized … [Read more...]

Bladder Stones in Dogs – How Quickly Do They Form?

Just like humans, dogs can experience bladder stones. Bladder stones are a rock-like mineral deposit that forms in the urinary bladder. They can be in the form of many small stones or a few large stones. Some dogs with bladder stones do not show any signs and symptoms are only seen incidentally.  However, some changes in your dog might make vets test for stones. What Signs and Symptoms Should I Look Out For Usually, bladder stones in dogs begin small but get larger with time. As … [Read more...]

How to Easily Move With Your Pets

Just as you make adequate preparations to move with children, it’s important to take your furry loved ones into consideration too when you’re getting ready to pack up and hit the road. As with most elements of the moving process, there are always going to be a few challenges that arise when it comes to bringing pets along with you.  Whether you’re transporting a protection dog, cat, bunny, or even your Clownfish that looks like Nemo, there are certain things that you should take into … [Read more...]

4 Essentials for New Pet Owners

Buying a pet can enrich your life and give you years of fun and frolics, but if you have no prior experience of pet ownership then the early days could be a struggle. The best way to avoid common mistakes is to prepare in advance and know what to expect, so here are a few essentials to consider before you take the plunge. Pet insurance As with most things in life, pet owners should hope for the best but plan for the worst, and there’s nothing more worrying than the thought of your … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of Being a Pet Lover

Are you a pet parent? If you’ve been for some time, then you probably have an idea of what it takes to see your best animal friend grow up to maturity. But if you’re not and are considering to own one soon, then it’s only fair that you know of the challenges and the perks of owning a pet. While there are different types of pets, you must be willing to commit yourself to take care of your animal friend.  Pets are a common sight in most households and it’s their innocence, loving nature, … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips On Welcoming A New Puppy To His New Forever Home

Puppies are curious creatures by nature. Just like toddlers, they don’t always know what is safe and which areas are off-limits to them. Bear in mind that when a puppy finds something interesting, he will chew on it, whether it is safe or not. That is why you must puppy proof your home before bringing him home: Tips On Puppy-Proofing Your Home Look at your house through the eyes of your puppy. Get down on “four paws” and inspect everything from ground level. Store any harmful … [Read more...]

How to Live With Pets if You Have Allergies

For many, nothing beats the feeling of having your pet come snuggle up on your lap after a long day at work as you finally get some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Unfortunately, for those of us that are allergic to pet dander, the love and affection of our pets can sometimes be more trouble than it's worth. If you do have allergies though, all hope is not lost. Depending on your circumstances, there are things you can do to help reduce your symptoms so you can still share that close bond … [Read more...]

Finding Ways to Give Comfort for Your Pet

The thought of welcoming a pet into one’s home may seem daunting at first. It’s because it also goes with it an influx of responsibility, commitment, and obligation. Eventually, these pets will turn into official members of the family where all household members share a kind of relationship that’s mutually beneficial. To make this possible, they have to live a healthy and comfortable life as well while they are under your care and in your home.  If you're new to the world of being a pet … [Read more...]