Pets

Ever felt stressed out when you found yourself in the unknown, surrounded by people strange to you? Well, this is exactly how dogs feel the first time they are brought into a new home. It can be a stressful experience, and for some of them, it might take longer than others to get used to their new home. For that very reason, it’s important to be patient and do your part in making your home as dog-friendly as possible. A Place of Its Own It’s important to remember that the first couple of days everything will be strange for the dog, the surroundings, the people, other pets (if you have them). So, it’s okay to expect a little withdrawal in the first 24 hours or [&hellip

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Ahh, the thought of a nice, refreshing nap… just imagining it energises me! Well, same as us, our dogs need their daily rest, recovering the energy they lost chasing birds, cats, balls, branches, you name it. Of course, the hours of needed rest depend on a dog’s age much as in the case with people, so while the average dog requires 12 to 14 hours of sleep per day, puppies might require up to 18 or 20. The same goes for older dogs that don’t have that much energy to waste like they used to, as well as some breeds, particularly the big ones like St. Bernards. Oh yes, you read that right, it’s not just cats who are known for their looong naps. Having [&hellip

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Horse riding provides many benefits rather than just being a great workout, since it’s not only your health that’s going to be positively affected by it, having your core muscles strengthened, your balance improved, but your well-being as well given that there are mental benefits too. When you’re in the company of a horse, you get to create a special bond with this gracious animal, so it’s an experience that brings about feelings of peace and happiness and you’d be right in thinking of it as a mental workout also. Of course, to be able to make the most of it and provide your horse with the best experience too, you have to have your set of equipment, particularly the bridle being the key piece [&hellip

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One of the most unpleasant things about having a dog as a pet (apart from the occasional dog hair you might find on your plate or your favorite shoes being chewed) is the thought of your pet being a home to slimy parasites. Yikes! But it’s a fact that at one point or another your dog will get some type of worms. Well, these miniature canine invaders can be harmful to your pet in the form of many diseases. As a pet parent, I am sure that you love your four-legged friend tons and you certainly don’t want to see it going through such discomfort. In light of that, let’s go through the most common signs that your dog has worms and what you can [&hellip

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As much as we love our furry little friends, we can’t help but get annoyed at them when they start barking for no reason. The idea of training your dog not to bark can seem like mission impossible, especially since there are some times that your dog should, in fact, be barking. Fortunately for most dog owners, technology has advanced significantly in the past several years and you can now get an e collar, also known as barking collar to help you train your dog and stop its incessant barking habit easily. However, since there are many different e collar products on the market, finding the right one for your dog can take some careful consideration. But before I get into the different types of [&hellip

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When we welcome cats in our families, we start thinking of them as part of the family, as members if you will not merely as pets, yet when it comes to giving them the freedom they require we get confused. It’s okay to be protective of your furry friend but it’s also important to understand the living creatures cats are they need their own freedom too; Ask yourself this: Would you feel okay never leaving home

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Though horses are big and strong animals, they’re still graceful creatures and building a relationship with them can really be fulfilling for both of you, once you earn their trust. Spending time with horses, or as in the example of horse riding specifically, there are many benefits you can count on for your mental and overall health. Along with this, there’s joy and valuable lessons when taking care of a horse, tending to its needs. Okay, it’s not exactly as easy as taking care of a dog or a cat for instance, but it’s just as enjoyable. At the same time, it can be more expensive too, particularly for first-time owners, but it’s nothing having the right strategy can’t fix. Since acquiring the adequate equipment [&hellip

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We’re all different, some of us are outgoing and love to chat while others, the wallflowers, like to keep to themselves. As it happens, with dogs it’s the same thing, they all bark but some are more communicative than others and would bark more than you might like them to. When it turns excessive, it can be annoying however there’s a way to stop dog barking device created to help you get things under control; what’s great is you can choose from a variety of options. They differ in prices, sizes and designs so it’s not just the traditional anti-barking and training collar you can count on, but ultrasonic devices, bark activity trackers or repeller as well. Along with training to stop dog barking device [&hellip

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Our Tips on Proper Nutrition for Your Dog

By Steve George

January 18, 2019Pets

Pet owners should always give their pets food specially formulated to meet their specific nutritional needs. Dog owners, for instance, need to find the perfect balance of nutrients the dog needs to live a long, healthy life. Read on to find out what proper nutrition really means, and the benefits that come with it. Nutrients to Look For Being informed is crucial when you are looking to buy pet supplies. You need to be able to recognize the main nutrients your dog needs. In cases when the dog has some special health considerations, it is best that you look for additional advice from a veterinarian on what your dog needs. Be that as it may, there are six types of nutrients you should look for [&hellip

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Though it was out of the ordinary some years ago to call our pets our babies, it’s not the case anymore. Our pets are more than our animals, they’re our companions through thick and thin, they have personalities of their own, simply said they’re family. Of course, nothing changes when you find yourself in the situation of changing your whereabouts, family is family no matter what, and you wouldn’t want to leave your family member behind when travelling abroad, would you

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