Category: Pets

Teaching Kids Responsibility With Pets

If you grew up amongst animals, you’re probably an incredibly hard working adult that’s used to getting their hands dirty. However, our kids don’t start off the same way. We may have a pet or two, but because we’re so practiced we take up the bulk of their care. So,...

3 Brilliant First Pets

Image Credit: Flickr If you’ve never had pets before, going straight in for a dog or a cat might feel like a bit of an ask. For a start, bigger pets tend to live much longer, so you could be investing in a good 15 years together – not something...

The Cure To High Vet Bills

Image Source We all want the best for our pets. However, with veterinary costs so high, some of us can’t always afford to give our pets the treatment they deserve. A solution is always to take out a loan to pay for out-of-pocket treatment costs, however this means paying more...

Perfectly Good Reasons to Get a Pooch

There aren’t many parents who don’t, at some point, have their kids ask them if they can have a dog. There are some families that won’t ever be suitable to bring a dog into, for reasons ranging from allergies to lack of time. However, some parents shouldn’t be so quick...

Can You Save Money By Grooming Your Dog At Home?

All owners know that dogs can be pretty expensive and sometimes you need to find ways to trim the budget a little. Many trim that budget by trimming the dog themselves. Professionals have plenty of experience in grooming dogs but there’s nothing to stop you from taking care of it...

Flea-Free: Essential Tips For Pet Owners

Every pet owner dreads seeing their pet scratching or waking up with tiny bites on their arms and legs. Fleas seem to be very easy to pick up and virtually impossible to get rid of. If you have a pet cat or dog and fleas are causing you problems, this...

Don’t Let Your Pet Ruin Your Clean Home

Credit Lots of people want to introduce a pet to their family home but are always put off by one thing – a home with a pet is never as clean as one that doesn’t have a pet! But is that really the case? Sure, you will have to deal...

Home Alone: Curing Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

Most of the time, it’s fairly easy to understand what your puppy is trying to tell you. It’s about body language, after all, and we humans are far from above it. A wagging tail, excited barks, and a friendly nudge – but what about those heartbreaking growls as soon as...

Do You Make These Common Dog Training Mistakes?

How long has the dog been a mans best friend? For years we have been told that the dog is our best companion, and while there is nothing wrong with cat ownership, looking after birds or whatever type of pet you would like in your home, a dog really is...

How Do You Stop Your Dog Begging At The Table?

Credit   You’re sitting down to dinner after a long day. You’ve got your meal in front of you, your family to talk with, and the house is settling into peace and serenity. All is as it should be. Except… your dog, sitting at your feet, looking up at you...