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March 21, 2017

10 Steps to Take When You Adopt a Rescue Dog

  Adopting a rescue dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. It can also be challenging if you are unaware of what it takes to properly care for this kind of dog. Although there will be an adjustment period with any new do


March 20, 2017

Why Your Cat Sleeps So Much


  If you’ve been around cats to any extent in your life, you’ve probably already noticed that they seem to require a ridiculous amount of sleep. In fact, the average cat sleeps for around fifteen hours per day, though it’s not


March 15, 2017

What to Do If Your Dog Won’t Stop Digging


  It is a very common trope that dogs will bury bones and other toys as a form of entertainment. It might seem cute at first, but over time, your dog’s digging habits can get quite annoying, especially if the digging is ruining the aesthe


March 2, 2017

How to Handle Separation Anxiety in Dogs


  Most dogs will be fine when you leave them alone for 30 minutes while you go run an errand. However, the same cannot be said when you are gone for hours at a time. If you have a normal work schedule, then you will be gone for eight hours a da


March 1, 2017

How to Improve the Chances That Your Cat Will Survive a House Fire


  It is a good idea to have a fire drill periodically to make sure that everyone in your family knows what to do in case of a fire. Unfortunately, house fires are common enough, and every household should be prepared for what to do in an emerge


February 24, 2017

How to Introduce a New Cat to an Existing Cat


  One great cat deserves another, to vary an old expression. Like many cat owners, you may be thinking if you have one cat, why not have another one? After all, the more the merrier. Although some individual cats may be friendlier than others a


February 21, 2017

8 Reasons to Adopt an Older Pet


  Adopting is a preferable method to go about getting a new cat or dog. When you go to the shelter, you will be bombarded with numerous animals. While you might want to take all of them home, chances are you can only pick one. There are plenty


February 16, 2017

Should You Try to Tame a Feral Cat?


  If you see a cat you think would make a wonderful pet but it isn’t tame, you may wonder whether it is worthwhile to try to tame a feral cat. Feral cats do not have a good reputation because they are seen as unhygienic and can carry dise


February 15, 2017

Connecting With Your Canine


  It’s a classic Gary Larson “Far Side” comic strip. Remember the one that depicts a pet owner talking to and disciplining his dog for getting in the garbage? The second panel shows what the dog actually hears, which is someth


February 14, 2017

How to Choose the Right Pet Sitter


Whether you’re going on a vacation that isn’t designed for pets or you need to go spend the week in a new city for a business trip, sometimes you need a trusted person to take care of your pets. Finding the right pet sitter is an importan


February 12, 2017

Top Tips for Introducing a Cat to Your Dog


  Whether you are getting a new pet or a new roommate who comes with a cat, introducing a new animal to your dog can be challenging. You want to make sure both animals are comfortable with the living arrangements, or you could have some trouble


February 9, 2017

Is It Time to Add a New Pet to Your Home?


  Whether you currently have one pet or five, the decision to bring home a new fur baby should not be taken lightly. This can be a big decision that will affect your life and the life of anyone who lives with you. If you are an animal lover, yo


February 6, 2017

Cat Grooming Basics


   One of the pleasures of having a cat is that they are so neat and tidy and take care of themselves well. However, that doesn’t mean that cats are maintenance free. Depending on the kind of breed of cat you have, you may need to br

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