Pet Dander and the Air in Your Home

Pet lovers adore their furry friends, but often could do without all the fur they shed all over the house. If your concern is that your pet’s fur is making your or your families allergies worse, the real concern isn’t the fur at all. Fur is actually not an allergen, but pet dander, saliva and urine are the real culprits. The reality is that often these allergens tag along with the fur, so if you want a home that is allergen free you have to get rid of the fur too. One of the best ways to get … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Perfect Fish for Your Aquarium

It’s no secret that many people consider fish to be great pets. After all, they are lovely, colorful little creatures with a penchant for putting on a show. But they aren’t as low maintenance as one might be tempted to believe. In fact, putting together an aquarium is a challenging endeavor that has quite a few rules that need to be followed. Image Source: Unsplash According to Reef Nation, there are plenty of fish tank-friendly options on the market that will brighten up any miniature … [Read more...]

How To Pick the Right Ketogenic Pet Food

Ketogenic pet foods are somewhat new and becoming increasingly popular among pet owners, especially those who are a bit more health conscious. Ketogenic diets are not only popular for pets, but are highly successful for weight loss in humans. To pick the best ketogenic pet food, it is ideal to consult a veterinarian and get advice about the particular nutritional needs of your pet or at least the breed of dog or cat that you have. Once the dietary needs are established, then you can begin the … [Read more...]

How To Train Your Puppy To Potty In No Time

Peeing and pooing are very important parts of any dog’s life. Unlike human who do it purely out of necessity, peeing is also used as a way to mark the territory. It is important for establishing social hierarchy. Unfortunately, this can pose an issue if the dog does it within home. Even if it wasn’t social, dog may do it as a way to fulfil its need as the instinct dictates. And trust me; a lot of things can happen with small puppies. This is precisely why you need to teach your dog … [Read more...]

Keeping Your Cats Healthy & Happy During The Holidays #CLUMPandSEAL

This post is sponsored by ARM & HAMMER™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL™ available at PetSmart®, but Optimistic Mommy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Arm & Hammer and PetSmart are not responsible for the content of this article. The holidays are upon us, and we are preparing to have our family and friends over for the festivities. While you are preparing, … [Read more...]

ARM& HAMMER™ CLUMP & SEAL™ Gives You a 7 Day Odor Free Home #CLUMPandSEAL

This post is sponsored by ARM & HAMMER™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about ARM & HAMMER CLUMP & SEAL™ available at PetSmart®, but Optimistic Mommy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Arm & Hammer and PetSmart are not responsible for the content of this article. Pets are a huge joy, especially our cats. What's not a joy, though? Litter box odors. Thankfully we have ARM & HAMMER™ CLUMP … [Read more...]

Treat My Pug To a Spa Day with Petco Grooming #PetcoGrooming #MM

If you know me, you know my dogs are like my children. I want to make sure I take the best care of them. That includes feeding them good food and treats, getting them exercise, and making sure their coats are non-matted, and clean, and their nails are trimmed. I love that I'm able to do that easily with Petco Grooming services. It had been a couple of months since one of my furbabies got to go, so it was time for him to get a nice bath and his nails trimmed. So of course, I took him to one of … [Read more...]

Must-Have Gadgets And Accessories That All Cat Owners Need To Own

Cat’s have been kept and adored for thousands of years, and their popularity is still as high as ever. With more people owning cats than dogs worldwide, there is no denying that they make fantastic pets. They are perceived by many as being solitary and unloyal. But nothing could be further from the truth. Most cats love nothing more than spending time with their owner playing or being fussed. Taking on any kind of pet is a tremendous responsibility as they will rely on your for care, food and … [Read more...]