No pet parent wants their dog or cat to escape the house, car or yard and become lost. But sometimes curious pets have a way of getting out on their own, which not even the most watchful pet owners can always prevent.
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Who doesn’t love puppies? … and if the answer is you, don’t admit it. I LOVE puppies (which when you have a house full of screaming, pooping, peeing newborn puppies multiple times a year, loving them is SUPER important). Most people love puppies because they’re cute, cuddly, happy, and let’s not forget the “puppy breathe” (insert heart emoji here). But why do I love puppies? I love puppies because they’re blank slates, little sponges ready to absorb anything and everything the world throws at them, as long as it’s done correctly.
It is not just what a your dog or cat puts inside his or her mouth that can make a difference in comfort and health, but the way you take care of your pets’ teeth, gums and more. Oral hygiene, this oft-overlooked component of pet care, can mean the difference between a happy, healthy pet and one that may be suffering in silence.
Try these techniques to reduce anxiety in your pup.
Whether the introduction involves animals of the same species or a hopeful friendship between cat and dog, follow these tips to increase the chances for a successful first meeting.
Pet owners continually face the difficult challenge of whether medical intervention is necessary and financially feasible. A pet insurance policy can make such dilemmas easier to navigate.
Well-socialized birds who are accustomed to human interaction can make for wonderful pets. However, unlike dogs and cats, some birds may not prefer or receive the same amount of daily attention from their owners as other pets.
There’s no way to gauge a dog’s swimming prowess until the animal is introduced to water. That’s one reason why dog owners must make water safety a priority when taking their pets near water.
Koi ponds can make for beautiful additions to landscaped backyards or home gardens. While many people are drawn to koi ponds because of their aesthetic appeal, there are many additional reasons for homeowners to consider installing koi ponds in their backyards.