Published: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:38:39 -0500
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:33:57 -0500One of the most common questions a veterinarian will hear is "How will I know when it's time to say goodbye?" This may be one of the most difficult questions you will ever have to ask your vet and it is certainly one of our most challenging ones to answer. There is no simple answer to this question, but rather a start to a conversation.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:42:46 -0500Thinking of having a puppy that wags its tails and runs to you joyfully at your every beck and call? Or, thinking of having that cute little ball of fur called a kitten running about playfully in your house? Thinking about going to the nearby pet store to buy one? Stop your pet search then and there, and think, "Why should I spend my money on buying a pet when I have the option of adopting one?"
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:55:16 -0500Having pets is fun and enjoyable. However it is quite annoying when their hair stay on sofa, carpet and other furniture. Here are several suggestions how to remove the pet's hair from clothing and furniture.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:53:42 -0500Every pet owner wants to ensure the longevity of their pet's life. But contaminated food can make your furry pal sick. In this write-up, we have discussed about the different types of food contaminations and how it can be controlled.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:26:43 -0500Heartworms and fleas are two of the major problems faced by pets in our country. Hence, in this write-up, we have discussed about prevention of these two problems.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:32:59 -0500Owning a pet can be extremely rewarding, it is important to remember that pet ownership also comes with a huge responsibility. As a pet owner it is very important to thoroughly research the basics of pet care before acquiring any new pet so that you know you will be able to understand and meet different kinds of needs of the animal.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:04:55 -0500Having your pet vaccinated is a way you can be proactive in keeping your pet healthy and protecting them fro any potential sickness they may be exposed to. If you are unsure about what type of shots are needed for your pet, then be sure to talk to your veterinarian.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:22:32 -0500Regular visits to veterinary doctors can significantly improve the early diagnosis and treatment of issues which may impact your pet's health. Age-related diseases like cognitive dysfunction or dementia can have symptoms which are difficult to detect. A veterinary physician will undertake a thorough physical assessment of the dog to detect early signs of potentially serious illnesses.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:51:21 -0600It is a challenging thought after losing a pet that has remained loyal for so many years to wonder if their ashes are safe in the pet cremation urn supplied. Breaking down the mystery this article talks honestly about the process.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:18:03 -0600Bathing your pet is not an easy ordeal. It takes lot of effort and hard-work to convenience your pet to take the bath. In this write-up, we have discussed some bath-time mistakes committed by pet owners.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:59:57 -0600Each and every day we adopt another pet to our family, knowing full well that we will out live them. Looking after our loyal and loving pets at the end of their lives is one of the biggest responsibilities we will ever have to endure. Whether to euthanize your pet or let nature take it's course is a decision we all have to face. Hopefully the guidelines below will help you.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:53:27 -0600Once our four legged loved ones pass away which is the best and most respectful way to deal with their remains? Death is such a personal journey whether it is with your human family or your four legged one. We all wish for a respectful end to our journey on this planet and our dogs and cats should be no different.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:22:34 -0600Many pet owners have found themselves in a situation where their dog or cat required veterinary hospital care. Later, when being discharged from the hospital, medications and nursing instructions are discussed and then the owner and their recovering pet are sent on their way.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:54:10 -0600Choosing the best veterinarian for your pet can be tricky. Update yourself with all the knowledge that you need to pick the best in the business.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:22:05 -0600Are you an animal lover? Do you communicate with your pet? If you have long time experience of keeping pets then you probably understand their language.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:35:49 -0600Like humans, your pet may also require an urgent treatment in case of any unusual incident which hurts him physically. This is realized recently when I had to take my beloved puppy early morning to a veterinarian near my home. It was couple of months back when during weekend we went out with our pet for a long drive and as my dog has habit of keeping his face out of window to enjoy the cool breeze and watching commuters he got something inhaled in his eye.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:51:36 -0600Traveling is rarely a fun endeavor. There are so many small details to tend to and if you're taking the family pet along, it can become even more stressful. Many airlines have strict regulations in place when it comes to bringing a dog or cat on board and you want to be certain you are completely clear on those before you get to the airport.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:49:57 -0600Man's love for animals is best exemplified by his passion for pets. Many persons have lived with pets, mostly domesticated types because of many reasons. One of which is due to health reasons.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:23:18 -0600Winter is blazingly hot keeping summer at the back end. But, tick problem in pets always come forth more boomingly during hotter months. Taking up tips around the world on keeping ticks under control, here is a small insight on how to control tick infestation.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:11:46 -0600In today's busy and self-centered world when no one has any time for anyone else, pets in our homes make for the best friends and companions we can ever hope to have! The joy and enthusiasm that my pet dog greets me with when I reach home at the end of a long and arduous workday immediately lifts my spirits and any tiredness I bring back with me vanishes into thin air. Pets are loyal, faithful, unconditional and spontaneous in their love and benefit us in several ways.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:48:33 -0600Death is the bitter truth of life, whether they are human beings or animals, every living person on this universe has to die one day. Apart from this similarity between human beings and animals one more common factor between a man and an animal is their relation.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:30:54 -0600Can you communicate with your pet? Well, the answer depends on the love between you and your pet. We, humans, have the skill of interacting with animals, and that is the reason we are different from other creatures of the universe. As a matter of fact, the process of animal communication is part of the natural law. If you don't know how to communicate with animals, you may find the following tips helpful.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 08:34:56 -0600Ticks make the lives of pets a living hell. But there are certain facts that pet owners are still not aware of till date. In this write-up, we have highlighted some facts about ticks and pets that will mystify you deeply.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:37:42 -0600Animal hoarding refers to housing a large number of animals as domestic pets without having the capacity to care for them properly. When you spot an injured or stray animal, it is only human to feel the need to offer shelter and care for them. But sometimes the sympathy can make you bite off more than you can chew. So if you are an animal hoarder or have a loved one who is an animal hoarder, then please continue reading to know more about how we can help you to help animals without harming them.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:02:37 -0600Most private RV parks nowadays offer a pet run, as their latest campground amenity. This can come in the form of a fenced area or big, open space. The purpose of a pet run is to let your furry animal friends run without a leash (if it has a fence) and enjoy playtime with you and/or other pets in the area.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:02:10 -0600It is fun to shop for pet accessories and even more exciting to take home to your little furry pets and feathered family members. Whenever you look for the best and functional toys for your pet, keep in mind that prices and brands are not necessarily that important when it comes to pet accessories - unlike with regard to electronics or other products. Rather than being concerned with the popularity of the brand, check out the designs and materials that are not harmful and dangerous.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:56:46 -0600Tempted to give the cat deworming treatment to your dog? If yes; read this write-up first, and then decide whether it is the right thing to do.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:36:05 -0600Every pet owner wants his furry pal to be healthy and fit. But there are certain internal and external parasites that can jeopardise the health of your pet. Hence, in this write-up, we have provided certain ways through which it is possible to protect your pet from these harmful parasites.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:33:01 -0600If you own a dog, leopard, lion or any other any animal or bird you have to enclose it to prevent it from wandering around aimlessly or being attacked by predators or attacking people or other animals. For you to install the right wire mesh for your pet you need to consider a number of factors: Height of the mesh wire This should be informed by the size of your pet and whether the pet has the ability to climb or jump. If you want to protect your pet from predators, you should consider whether the...
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 07:23:56 -0600The animal kingdom has always co-existed with humans for untold generations. The symbiotic relationship between man and the fauna species in the environment has been interdependent. However, the recent injustice against animals is on the high rise and as such must be addressed.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:48:26 -0500Man's companions from ancient times have been in step with him, through the travails of time gone by. Steadfast as the polestar, the love and loyalty of a dog is legendary. People disillusion, but not dogs. Cats have also walked beside man, and are cherished for other reasons. Their undemanding independent presence is enviable while their need of you enriches your life even more that this creature needs me?!
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:31:06 -0500Pet owners are always looking for cheap avenues to procure pet care supplies. One of the prime options available to them is the online medium. Let us now look at how online shopping is one of the best purchasing decisions by them.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:28:20 -0500Owning a pet is not an easy feat. To relieve you from the stress caused due to pet ownership we have enumerated certain products that will make your life easier.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:38:03 -0500Alpaca Wildlife fencing is inexpensive to purchase and easy to install. I found that wildlife fence comes in four, five and six foot heights and is lightweight. A good choice for Alpaca fencing, fencing around a garden area, and would be very good pet fencing for dogs.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:36:47 -0500It can be frustrating and hurtful some days scrolling down Facebook and reading banners with odes to animals, poetry to animals like "I will always keep you forever, I'll never leave you at an animal shelter. My commitment to you will never die." There's another banner showing a picture of a dog driving the car, and his owner running behind the car and it says something to the effect.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:38:14 -0500Some of the common dog accessories are collars, leashes, plus toys for chewing and fetching - like balls. For many owners, dog clothes are not too important, but you seldom see a dog with no collar and leash, or a house where a dog lives without a basket, a couple of pillows or some kind of dog bed - even if they sleep beside their owner. Other common accessories include fur combs that resemble a small rake for pet dogs that have long fur.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:10:33 -0500Ignoring grooming essentials in pets lead to numerous health problems. Overgrown nails, long hair, matting, fleas, ticks and parasites are some of the results due to lack of grooming in furry pals. Check how these conditions affect the normal life of your pet.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 09:54:32 -0500Cleaning your house with pets can be a struggle, but there are effective ways to control the odor and pet stains that naturally come when you are a pet owner. This daily struggle can be handled in many ways. Just a few are listed here.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 09:01:54 -0500Limping is not a common problem in pets, but surely cause a lot of discomfort when it occurs. Evaluating the reasons and providing the right treatment can help furry pal with this problem and relieve them from pain.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:41:01 -0500Attention, all bunny lovers! If you have just gotten a pet rabbit, then you are well-aware that there are many factors that come to taking good care of your new, furry friend. Of course, there's the aspect of providing it good, nutritious food, clean water, toys, and of course, lots of love and attention; however, what many pet owners neglect to know is that finding the right cage, as well as correctly setting it up, is necessary for the safety and well-being of your button-nosed companion. That is why in this post, we will offer you a step-by-step guide on how to search for, as well as set up, the best bunny cage for your rabbit, with ease and precision.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:51:30 -0500Pets have always remained one of the dearest family members. An owner would ensure that his furry friend is not only comfortable, but happy at the same time. A proper sleep, rest plays an important factor for an animal.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:24:01 -0500You have just gotten your pet rabbit-congratulations!-and have already taken it home to show it off to your family and friends. After setting up the cage and offering it some food and water, the next step is litter training. This is one of the most important and often challenging parts of raising a pet, but once it's mastered, the experience is all the more rewarding. Here, we provide you a step-by-step manual on how to litter train your rabbit; pretty soon, you'll be on your way to becoming the ultimate pet owner.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:16:31 -0500Many pets have noise phobia, of which most pet owners are unaware of. Look at the signs to find whether your furry pal is suffering from noise anxiety during festivals or celebrations. The tips here will help ease this phobia.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:09:15 -0500Thinking to groom your pet to save some money, then go ahead with these few easy tips. You will not only groom your pet but also will leave him feeling fresh and relaxed with a pampered treat.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:11:45 -0500Animals to communicate with humans use animal language. The animal language is a modified version of early human language itself only that animals lack complexity and are less expressive. Great ape language is a means to communicate among apes such as bonobos, orangutans, chimpanzees, and gorillas. Humans communicate with these animals using sign language, lexigrams, yerkish and physical tokens. Jacques Vauclair, Francine Patterson and David Premack are well-known researchers in great ape language.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 15:45:58 -0500Pets, particularly dogs, are notorious for scratching up wood flooring. They can slip on wood flooring too, especially when they get older.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:31:51 -0500Children are brilliant at playing their parents, especially when it comes to getting a pet. But all too often it's the parents who have to ensure that those pets are provided with ongoing care and attention once the initial interest has worn off. Here's one Dad's attempt to ensure that didn't happen.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:56:22 -0500There is a lot of misguided information floating around out there about your pet's health and well-being. Don't let bad advice bring your pet down!
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 13:24:31 -0500The reason your dog or cat is miserable this summer could be because of a flea allergy! They can be difficult to spot, but are easy to fix!
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:57:08 -0500Recently, I was speaking to some strategy consultants who are working with a client in the pet grooming and pet care industry, and here are some of the latest insights in this fast-growing and ever-booming industry that might catch you by surprise! Fact #1: World pet industry continues its accelerated climb Despite the global recession, worldwide sales of pet-related products and services continued to swell to $81 billion in 2010! According to market research firm Euromonitor, the exponential growth rate enjoyed by the global pet industry has been on track since 2000, and is set to...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:27:10 -0500We all have seen the cute photos of lovely pets on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other media. We also want to post a cute photo of our pet and post it there. But whenever we snap the pet refuses to give the right kind of photo. However there are some secret reasons why the other pets are so camera friendly.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:20:22 -0500We all hope that a disaster will never happen to us. Sadly, it seems like daily we are hearing about another family or community being struck with devastation and tragedy. It may be difficult to imagine what those poor victims are going through unless you have been there yourself. If not, it's really important to remember that it can happen to you and the best way to survive a disaster is to be prepared. When I say prepared I mean your whole family, pets included.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:43:55 -0500My husband and I have been married for 20 years and our desire from the time we got married was to have a sustainable farm that we could support ourselves. We are still hobby farmers, but we are growing a little more each year. At the moment we have a mixture of animals including horses, pigs, goats, ducks, chickens, donkeys and of course cats and dogs. This morning as I write this my 3 middle children are down at the barn checking on some new baby pigs that were born a couple of days ago. I love our little farm life.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:00:14 -0500To me, a pet is a two-edged sword. On the one hand, a pet is a companion and a source of unrequited (one-sided) love. On the other hand, a pet is like your child, except that it will remain needy for all of its life. A life-altering (your life) commitment of your time is the responsibility that you owe to your pet.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:00:32 -0500Thinking about saying yes to getting your tween or teen a pet? Older children can care for all kinds of pets with unique features and needs. Whichever pet they set their heart on, there are many important questions to consider before choosing one.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:25:36 -0500Between thunderstorms and fireworks, the summer season can be a stressful time for our pets. Find out how to help them cope with their noise phobias.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:24:41 -0500Pet owners often wonder - what they should do to keep their pets healthy; is there a decorum they should follow? Pets are like family members that need to be fostered with care. It's a very responsible task as a pet owner to keep the pet in check. There are various important things that need to be taken care of if you want to be a proud owner of a pet.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:37:59 -0500There are many things that you should keep in mind while buying food for your animal friend. Here are some of the points that you should keep into mind:
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 13:01:10 -0500You've decided on getting your first Dog or Cat and now it's time to keep that pet in the best of health. Deciding on what to get can be hard as a pet owner when it comes to selecting items that will benefit your pet's health.
Thu, 19 May 2016 15:36:58 -0500Nowadays, the veterinary medicine and science is also leveraging latest veterinary diagnostic equipment to provide quality treatment to the animals. These equipments enable medical practitioners to convey determinations of significantly expanded exactness.
Thu, 19 May 2016 14:56:45 -0500Severe allergic reaction, or anaphylaxis, is one the scariest things a pet owner may face. Your pet may die in minutes, unless you are prepared. This article will show you exactly what to do.
Wed, 18 May 2016 10:55:52 -0500Fleas and ticks are the constant threat to pets. Before these parasites attack and infect your pooch or kitty, get on to preventive measures. With many flea and tick control products available in the market, check for the best one like Capstar that can be an instant remedy for your pet's flea infestation.
Tue, 17 May 2016 11:19:30 -0500Keeping Rabbits as Pets is Fun Thing To Do - Rabbits will be your perfect family pets because they are very adorable and loveable. Keeping rabbits as pets needs a couple of factors that will help you to take care of them. You have to prepare the space that you can use for exercise. And then it is the time for you to find comfort accommodation for your rabbits. Bedding and food are also important to make them happy living outside or indoors. Meanwhile, keeping rabbits as pets will take a lot of your time every day in order to take care of them. Unlike other smaller pets, you have to give more attention to rabbits because they sometimes can bite and scratch. For those of you who have children, these pets are not suitable for them. But rabbits will become nice friends for older children with the help from their parents to supervise their kids.
Mon, 16 May 2016 09:15:57 -0500During an emergency, pet owners need to be quite vigilant and ensure that they do not unintentionally extend the suffering of their beloved furry friends. To make it easy for them, this write-up has been dedicated to look at the various ways pet owners can protect themselves and their pet during this hard time.
Fri, 13 May 2016 13:15:50 -0500Preventative, holistic modalities can innately ease the deepest constitutional causes of your pet's discomfort as well as, maintain their health and well-being. Implementing natural, instinctual changes to your pet's life can serve to improve their health and enhance their over-all body synergy.
Thu, 12 May 2016 09:49:34 -0500Never leave your pets in a parked car, not even for a minute. Not even with the car running and air conditioner on. On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die.
Thu, 12 May 2016 06:32:53 -0500Pets are like the kids who require proper nurturing and a caring touch to thrive and grow up. Once you bring any of them home, you should shower on them the maximum amount of love and respect possible. That is why going for pets is a big decision that you must opt for after deep introspection. There are quite a number of things that you must take care of, in the best way possible. Here are some of the best ways in which you can take care of your canine companions, feathery buddies and feline friends.
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:37:23 -0500Parenting more number of pets forces one to explore different options. While I love my exploring, Frontline Plus remains a constant for my pooches and kitties.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 06:15:47 -0500Following my reincarnation and with a strong link to the Spirit of the Universe it commissioned me to tear down the wall of blindness and bring in the harvest. We are at the end of the day and the earth is in dire straits because it will soon be over. As it poured the knowledge in to do the job it also showed its power in healing and many were miraculously cured of incurable diseases and addictions.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:52:50 -0500In the 1990's adopting a pound hound was not very desirable. These dogs were mutts; many people thought they were sick and plain ugly. People wanted purebred dogs, they would purchase from breeders.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:05:24 -0500Pet owners love their pets a lot but sometimes due to their extra caring nature they overprotect their pets which results in over possessiveness that can be very detrimental for the pets. There is a thin line of difference between caring and over possessiveness. Let us explore the difference.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:47:32 -0500It is not uncommon for a pet owner to look for the essential supplies through different mediums. But the only concern is the accessibility and quality of the product. Let us look at some of the prominent reasons for selecting pet stores.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:56:29 -0500Pets are a big part of our family, buying the right supplies can be hard. Buying the right products for your cat or dog can be easier said than done. Safely, comfort, and entertainment with pets is the sort of contentment. Lots to choose from, toys, beds, gates, entry doors, and more!
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 06:39:59 -0500Support animals are criticized by much of the community, but is that fair? Maybe we should start looking at it from another side.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 07:14:29 -0500Those who love their pet consider them as a member of the family. It's not unusual for many pet lovers to carry the pet along when they go out camping or undertake travels. Pet owners should offer good treatment to these animals by enabling them to sleep comfortably when they camp outdoors.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 07:13:55 -0500In case you love your pet indeed, treating it as a part of your family, you would certainly get anxious about its welfare when you are away from home for a long pleasure or business trip. You won't feel satisfied if your pet sleeps or rests anywhere. Pets are animals, and thus you can't tell you if they are uncomfortable.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:52:42 -0500Are you wondering what gift to offer a friend or relative who has a cat as their pet? Gift him a pet tent, it will make an ideal gift. These tents are versatile, lightweight and can be stored conveniently.
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 10:29:37 -0600Having a hamster or gerbil as a pet can be a fun experience but, before you make a decision, you should learn more about the pros and cons of owning each animal. Are These Animals Friendly? Even though gerbils and hamsters are popular pet choices, the latter is not too fond of captivity.
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 11:06:20 -0600New guidelines for managing our pets' health, specifically pain, have changed and expanded. This allows us to offer a more comfortable life when dealing with medical issues.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:54:06 -0600If you want your cat, dog or other pets to be cared for after you are gone, now is the time to make arrangements to ensure they will be. Here are 5 tips to help you create the best plan.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:45:19 -0600You've heard a lot about rescue animals, but what are they, really? At the dog park, you've probably met more than one friendly face proudly smiling at their pal and proclaiming them a 'rescue'. The term is endearingly sweet, and very meaningful to the owner, but the implications of the meaning may be very grave and shocking to you.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:45:43 -0600I think it's an excellent idea to have a killer introductory offer for your pet sitting services to attract new clients to your business and for you to run promotions to your client list. This is not the discounting I'm referring to. In this post when I refer to "discounting," I'm speaking of discounting for the hagglers and bargain shoppers.
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:59:54 -0600An easy to understand guide to protecting your home and pets from ticks. Learn how to control your tick problem using natural and chemical products.
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:52:53 -0600So few things in our physical world exude unconditional love and acceptance. However, pets do. Their desires are so pure and simple. And we can learn a lot from that simple yet powerful idea!
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 06:47:53 -0600Learn about common reasons you might need to visit a veterinarian with your pet. Most pain issues can be cured or treated.
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:57:30 -0600This article looks at some of the myths associated with adopting a pet from an animal shelter. It attempts to explain why these myths are wrong and promote animal adoptions everywhere.
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 09:05:22 -0600How to start working as a pet sitter? Do you love animals, have bags of experience with them, and are looking to build your income or even start your own small business? If so, then it might have crossed your mind to offer pet sitting services, such as dog walking, house sitting for people with pets, or feeding cats and small animals in their own homes while their owners are away.
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:46:17 -0600You want the companionship of a pet, but you can't commit to a dog and cats make you sneeze. Then have you considered getting pet rats? These highly intelligent and exceptionally clean creatures make great pets for adults and older children alike.
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 06:42:45 -0600The caregiver process... taking care of an ill loved one... is an up and down ride minute by minute. It's often difficult to separate out the pieces of yourself and your loved one during these fluctuating times. But I'd remembered so clearly the times when something so simple as a grandchild or a pet could cause a moment of solace and glee!
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 11:31:39 -0600A number of summers ago I read an article in a travel magazine that described an incredible event. The article claimed that a major cathedral in New York City invited thousands of animals into its holy space. To me this just seemed too unbelievable. Not only were regular animals like dogs and cats included but all kinds of exotic species. This was the definition of 'incongruous'. I mean how often have you come across an animal in a church let alone a cathedral?
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 06:18:19 -0600Some people are naturally cat lovers while some are dog lovers and some do not like pets at all. It may be a person's personality, interests, lifestyle or it could be the pet that they had growing up that makes the difference. Whatever the reason, some prefer cats while some prefer dogs. While both cats and dogs make excellent companions, there are some factors that make one better than the other. This, however, typically depends on the person and what they look for in a pet. Here are some factors to consider that differentiate owning a cat or owning a dog.
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 10:22:52 -0600This lovely adoption story tugs at the heartstrings, and goes to show how animals can heal, even when your heart is broken after losing another pet. Introducing Linda and Allie: My husband and I lost our beloved pet to intestinal cancer 2 years ago. I was devastated.
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 09:25:18 -0600Losing a pet can be just as painful as losing a beloved family member or a dear friend. Therefore, it's only natural that you will experience various emotions during this time including sadness, anger, grief and loneliness. Finding a great support system in order to help you move through your grief and the healing process is a great idea. Some of the ideas below could also help ease your loss.
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 13:36:23 -0600Although we often see images of cute cats being shared across the internet on a near daily basis, it would be a mistake to believe that this is a new trend. In fact, various civilizations throughout history have revered the cat and created visual depictions of this animal out of respect and admiration.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:40:55 -0600While a complete pool of flea treatments is available in market, many of them are found to be non-effective occasionally. Reasons can vary but no single solution is available to cure it. Capstar in that case, becomes helpful as a quick-relief treatment and saves your pet from painful flea bites. Here's what you need to know more about it.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:47:24 -0600Interns are recently or newly qualified vets on the first step on the ladder to becoming a veterinary specialist. So even after 5 years of learning and study at university, these guys have an appetite for more. The veterinary profession is a great example of the fact that we never stop learning. From graduating as a vet to achieving specialist status takes on average a further 5-7 years.
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:15:40 -0600We've heard that going natural is so much better for us, but what about our furry friends? Here are some reasons you should make the switch to natural pet supplies.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:57:19 -0600No one likes to think about their beloved animals suffering, but as a responsible pet owner, it's important to know how to act to keep your pet and yourself safe if accidents do happen. This article will run through the steps necessary to care for an injured pet.
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:47:15 -0600In the last 10 years, pet adoption websites have skyrocketed in popularity and are now the most common way that people find their next best friend. We believe in supporting local animal shelters, but for those who don't have much time, using pet adoption websites can help to "match" you with your next pet in a more efficient manner. You can be as specific or as general in your search as you want to be.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:10:42 -0600The poem, "Rainbow Bridge," describes lush meadows and hills where your pet can play after their passing until the day you are reunited. While this poem has become a favorite among loving pet parents who are dealing with the loss of their cherished companion, there are a few other ways to find comfort during this difficult time. Here are a few unique ways to remember your pet that will help you honor their loyal companionship while keeping their memory strong.