Puppy Milestone: Four Things You Need To Know
Puppies grow up very fast. You can get excited to see your puppy’s energy, but their growth will be unbelievable. As they pass through the different development stages, there are important milestones that everyone wants to feel and share.
Ten of the Best Pets for Families with Young Kids
At some point in your life as a parent, you will be besieged by bargaining, pleading and begging for the addition of a family pet. While your first reaction may be to change the subject or issue a flat-out denial, the truth is that caring for a pet can be a rich and rewarding experience for your children.
Know Your Dog: Learn How to Give Your Dog an At Home Self-Exam
We have a consistent routine for the dogs. Routine is boring, but I’ve learned to appreciate my boyfriend for making me stick to a routine with our dogs (shhh, don’t’ tell him). The benefit of keeping our pups on a routine is that when something goes wrong, we know right away.
How to Keep Your Pet Safe When Traveling
As any pet owner knows, the four-legged friends that share your home are much more than just pets; they’re part of the family. When you’re planning a trip and the idea of leaving Fido or Fifi behind is just more than you can bear, the only solution is to bring him along for the ride.
How to Foster a Love of Animals in Children
When a child learns to love animals, she’s learning the art of compassion and developing the necessary emotional skills to empathize with other living beings. Kids naturally seem to gravitate towards animals, but loving and properly caring for them are skills that must be learned, rather than innate abilities.
Ten Reasons to Think Twice Before Getting a Family Dog
The addition of a dog to your family can be a great way to get your kids more involved in the running of the household, give them a sense of responsibility and bring joy to everyone that lives in your home. When a dog is hastily chosen or introduced to the household on a whim, however, the situation can be a miserable one for all involved parties.
Ten Things You Should Consider Before Agreeing to Pet Sitting
When vacations and business trips come up for pet owners, they are often put in quite a bind. Boarding pets in kennels can be expensive, and many pet owners worry about the level of personal care and attention their furriest member of the family will receive. As an alternative, people often seek out friends, relatives and private sitters to look after their pets while they are away.
Natural Remedies For Your Pet’s Allergies
Just like humans, pets suffer from allergies, too. Here are some tips on things you can do around the house to lessen your pet’s allergic reactions, as well as some natural remedies you can try using inexpensive household items.
Help! What Should I Do If My Cat Is Obese?
Have you noticed how your feline friend cleans your floors with his stomach? If so, your flabby cat is probably overweight. You have to understand that an obese cat is not cute. This health condition can be dangerous for his health.
Evolution of a Pet Portrait
I’ve been painting pet portraits for almost two years now, and I thought it might be interesting to show you the process, the evolution of a portrait. I study the photos of Cody and Hana that were emailed to me: I keep them up on the computer and refer to them constantly while I’m painting.