Unlike the average domesticated pet, horses require so much more from their owners. They cannot be kept in just any kind of property because of their size, their feeding habits, and their free-spirited nature. If you are thinking of taking on the responsibility of owning a horse, you first must have the space to keep them in.
An acre fo...Read More
Vacation and business travel is something which often poses a big problem for pet owners. This is the time when they must find out who will take care of their pets. Since you can’t always take your pet on the road with you, a pet boarder is often a good solution. Pet boarding companies offer a caring place for pet owne...Read More
When you are away it makes a lot of sense to get a good sitter for your dog. You don’t always want to take your dog with you when you travel, especially because they are just not going to be comfortable with the entire experience. If you have a small pup then it is even more reason for you to get a good pet sitter...Read More
So you have a dog and you want to treat her to some of her favorite treats. But the pet store is far away and those treats are so expensive. How about trying some homemade treats?
Here are three easy recipes even a novice cook can make.
Carrot Cheese Puffs
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese - shredded
-1 jar baby food - carrots (ti...Read More
It can be frustrating trying to figure out what you should and should not be giving your dog to eat and nibble on. Veterinarians tell you not to give your dog raw or cooked bones since they can splinter, but the bones in the pet store can be loaded with bacteria and germs. It seems the only other option is the Nylabone type treats, but tho...Read More
A pet boarding facility is the best place for your pets since there is lots of room to play, a chance to make new friends and fun activities to take part in on a daily basis. Pet boarderservices really are the best options when you have to leave your pet for a few days or weeks. If you want your pets to have a party while you are awa...Read More
Pack up your dog and binoculars and let’s go bird watching in St. Louis. We will be checking out five locations around town that promise the best opportunities for catching more than a glimpse of some interesting birds.
The Mississippi Flyway
The first stop is the Mississippi Flyway, a central American bird watching mecca...Read More
Now that we've covered the basics of natural cat food, here are reviews of five top well-received cat food brands. Each one has garnered many positive editorial and user reviews from sites like Amazon.com, About.com. and Catinfo.org.
Of course, there’s no guarantee your cat will like these brands, since all cats have their ow...Read More
Dogs and cats do not sweat like humans do. However, they do create oils and fats that are excreted from the skin that help to keep their fur clear of dirt and foreign objects. Washing pets with grease fighting shampoos is sometimes thought to be more of a danger to healthy pets than a help.
The benefits of oils and fats
Dogs and cats ...Read More
Did you know that dogs paws can actually be burnt by hot sidewalks and pavement? It’s true. So, not only do dog owners have to worry about dehydration and heat exhaustion in their dogs during the summer, they also have to worry about paws being burned.
Lack of Warning Signs
Dogs do not sweat like humans. They cool off by evap...Read More
There is always a lot of talk about what foods you eat that you should not feed your dog. It may be easier to not give your dogs human food ever, even though that never works. Once the puppy eyes connect with your eyes, it is very hard to resist giving them just a piece of table food.
Believe it or not, there are foods that we eat that ...Read More
There aren’t very many negatives to owning a dog. Dead patches of grass is definitely one, if not the biggest one. The nitrogen in dog urine causes it to burn and kill your grass. Fortunately, there are a few tips, tricks, and techniques to combat the problem.
One option is to build a pen for the dogs to do their business in. The ...Read More
When it comes to oil spills, wildlife activists rely on Dawn dish soap to clean the covered animals. We have all seen pictures on TV and in the news about the ducks, otters, and other wildlife animals having the oil cleaned off of them and most of us simply think that is great.
Helping animals survive is obviously a great thing and sinc...Read More
If you can’t beat them, join them. That must be what designers over at Hollywood Franklin were thinking when they designed the Santa Monica Franklin Promenade Cat Walkway System.
The walkway is really a series of individual steps that attach to bookshelves by sliding onto the shelves, not by gluing or clipping to them. This works ...Read More
Take a look around a large pet store and you will see tons of products for pets that clean carpets, clean your pet, and take care of other messes and problems. But let’s get back to the basics and make things easy. There are four basic products that can be found at virtually any grocery store that can and will solve most of your pet&rsq...Read More
Living a healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle with your pet can be somewhat challenging. Most pet owner’s first instinct these days is to head over to PetCo or PetSmart and pick up whatever products they have for what you need. The problem is, most of those products have hidden dangers or fall into a one-size-fits-all fallacy. Not every p...Read More
We can bring our world back to health and while doing so keep our cats happy and healthy. The term today is Green, but clean is the thought.
Eat only organic food for yourself and your cat and you will save your money, save the earth and keep you and your cat healthy. You know if the food is organic because it will hav...Read More
Maybe you have thought about adopting a dog but realized you do not have enough time or money to take proper care of one. Or maybe your job keeps you so busy you only have a limited amount of time to devote to a pet. Or it could be that you are simply unable to afford all the medical and other expenses that come with a loving pet, but still r...Read More
“So what’s the big deal?” you may be saying to yourself. “My dog’s waste is animal waste and you don’t suggest I go clean up after the deer that like to walk around in my backyard, do you?” Well, no, no one is suggesting that, but dog waste is not, in fact the same as other animal’s waste. Where th...Read More
Bunnies have become very popular pets for people from apartments to houses. You will need to have housing for your bunny, whether it's for the majority of the day or for a few hours a day. Here are some tips on building a bunny house that will keep your pet safe, happy and content.
The first thing to consider is just how long ...Read More