7 Ways to Improve Your Dog’s Diet

Diet is the biggest contributor to your dog’s overall health and wellbeing. This is besides its mental health and exercise needs, all of which affect its present health and life longevity. But to understand how to feed your dog, you need first to understand its nutritional requirements so you can incorporate that into its meal plan. Below, we’ve included some tips that you can follow to ensure your dog has all the nutrients they need to lead a long, healthy life. 1. Fresh … [Read more...]

The Most Common Dog Health Problems and What to Do

It can be a very difficult experience when your pet becomes unwell, especially as you have no way of communicating with them to explain to your dog that they will feel better soon. Knowing what to do when your dog experiences a health problem helps you to act quickly to ensure they are back to full health, wagging their tail soon. 1. Skin Issues Many different breeds of dog experience skin issues, the signs of which can include: · Itching · Scratching · Flaky or scaly skin · Red or … [Read more...]

5 Ways That Owning A Dog Can Enhance Your Life

We’ve all heard that dogs are a ‘man’s best friend’ but are they a woman’s best friend too? The answer is a resounding yes, absolutely! There are a number of benefits to dog ownership that are particularly valuable to women. Lower Stress and Anxiety Anxiety and stress among women in the 21st century are at an all-time high. Some studies indicate that this might be due to the fluctuating hormones of females as well the pressures of modern life ramping up. Whatever the reason, petting a dog … [Read more...]

Switching Your Dog to New Diet: Straight vs Gradual Swaps

There are many reasons why you might be considering switching your dog over to a different diet. Perhaps you are struggling to afford their current diet and want to feed them something that’s less expensive to buy, or maybe you’ve heard all about the health benefits of a certain diet and feel that your dog would be happier and healthier on it. Maybe your dog has a health problem that requires you to feed him a certain type of food. Whatever your reason, you will want the switch to a different … [Read more...]

How to Keep Your Dog Safe and Healthy

While your dog may be a faithful fun-loving companion that you enjoy spending time with, it’s ultimately your responsibility as their owner to keep them safe and well. After all, you’re the only one they can rely on for everything they need in life. Therefore, it’s crucial you’re equipped with the correct knowledge on how to keep them in good health. As a starting point, you should be paying close attention to their sleeping, eating and drinking habits to determine whether they require … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why Dogs Make Great Companions

Deciding to get a dog is about much more than getting a pet. While you are responsible for its physical and mental wellbeing as you would be with all pets, dogs give you so much more than that in return. They become our friends, our confidants, our playmates, our sense of purpose, and our comfort during difficult times. When you consider all that a dog can bring to your life, they don’t ask for much in return. If you are considering getting a dog but are unsure, here are six reasons why dogs … [Read more...]

How To Feel Safer At Home

The home is somewhere that you should always feel safe. Unfortunately, many people do not feel as safe as they should in their home whether it is an area with high crime rates, they have previ-ously had an experience that makes them feel unsafe or it is simply a new neighborhood and somewhere unfamiliar. If you do not feel safe in your home, then it is essential that you take action so that you can protect yourself, your family, your home and your possessions. Fortunately, there are lots of ways … [Read more...]

Know These Tips To Make Your Dog’s Coat Shiny

Owning a pet is one of the greatest pride for pet owners. Even then, the process of taking care of a dog is not an easy one. It is your responsibility as a dog owner to offer optimum care to your dog, ensuring he stays healthy, strong and clean. Dogs come with their set of needs, including dietary needs, health needs, as well as grooming needs. When it comes to grooming, you need to be intentional about keeping up with your dog’s hygiene. The largest part of the dog you have to take care of … [Read more...]

Before Introducing a Second Dog into the Family

6 Considerations: A dog can bring much love and joy into the home, so it makes perfect sense that you might want to welcome another canine. However, you might be unsure if it is the right move for your family and your other pet. If you want to make an informed choice, here are six considerations to make before introducing a second dog into the family. 1. Your Current Pet’s Behavior Before you welcome another dog into your home, you must consider your current pet’s behavior. If they … [Read more...]

How Pet Tracking Devices Do More than Just Locating Pet

Pets wandering off on their own is a common occurrence mainly because they’re curious about the world outside. An open door or a window is like an open invitation to go exploring. The trouble is that once the animals get too far, they cannot find their way back home. That's how millions of cats and dogs go missing each year with many of them ending up at shelters while their owners are frantically trying to locate them. Modern technology like pet tracking devices have made it increasingly … [Read more...]

Maintaining a Hygienic Home with Cats

In a world where working hours are becoming longer and longer, it’s not always practical or kind to have a dog. Dogs need a considerable amount of time, both in exercise and human contact and interaction. Cats, on the other hand, need these a little less. That’s not to say a cat is definitely the best pet to have if you work long hours (they still need their humans around a fair amount; that fishing app for felines wasn’t created for nothing), but they are certainly preferable as companion pets … [Read more...]

Cats, Egyptians and Women

Cats and Egyptians Cats (Felis silvestris catus), known in Ancient Egypt as "mau", were important in ancient Egyptian society. Based on recent DNA comparisons of living species, it has been estimated that cats were first domesticated from the Middle Eastern subspecies of the Wildcat about 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent. Thousands of years later, the peoples in what would later be Upper and Lower Egypt had a religion centering around the worship of animals, including … [Read more...]

CHILDCARE, 10 Pets ‘not’ to adopt if you have little ones!

  At some point over the course of your kids’ childhood years, they will inevitably begin actively campaigning for the addition of a pet to the household. While most will choose more traditional animals like cats or dogs, there’s a chance that their tastes will run a bit more towards the exotic. In some cases, some smaller pets may even seem like a better choice to parents who aren’t aware of the drawbacks that some common choices bring to the table. These 10 pets are among … [Read more...]

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