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April 26, 2017

How to Introduce a Dog and Cat in Your Home

If you own a cat and are considering adopting a dog, or vice versa, you should be thoughtful about the way that you bring the new animal into your home. Introducing a new pet into a home with an existing pet resident can be chaotic if not done approp


April 22, 2017

What to Do About Escaping Dogs


  It’s terrifying to come home and find your dog is missing. That fear can quickly turn into frustration when you discover that your dog has escaped—again. An escaped pet is not only irritating, it could have you facing liability if


April 21, 2017

8 Ways to Keep Your Cat Entertained


Cats have been companions to humans for thousands of years. Their intelligence and charm made the Egyptians worship them and today’s cat-themed memes aren’t too far off from how the Egyptians felt. Of course, having such an intelligent an


April 20, 2017

The Best Dog Breeds for Apartments


It is widely believed that dogs won’t be happy in apartments but with so many dogs in need of good homes, it’s time to squash that myth. The key is to choose the right one for your apartment and your lifestyle. If you’re ready to ad


April 19, 2017

Show Your Dog You Love Him by Giving Him His Own Space


In some families the dog sleeps on the furniture or in someone’s bed. In other families those are no-nos. No less love, just different house rules. Either way, has it ever occurred to you that your dog just might wish he had a place in the hous


April 17, 2017

How to Select the Best Toys for Your Dog


There are many, many toys on the market for dogs. In fact, the options can be overwhelming. But some toys are going to be a better fit than others, depending on your particular pets’ needs and temperament. Also, how you, the human, want to inte


April 15, 2017

8 Tips to Get Your Furry Friend Ready for the Summer


  Dogs like the summer as much as you do. They enjoy all the outdoor activities, love having more people around and appreciate the warmer weather. Here are eight tips you can use to make sure your pet is ready for the dog days of summer.


April 13, 2017

Don’t Make Fifi Stay Home – Take Her With You!


  Don’t assume that your small dog must be only a house dog. She’s perfectly capable of accompanying you on your outdoor excursions and would be more than happy to do so. All you need do is make some accommodations for her size. The


April 12, 2017

Crate Training 101


Dogs are by instinct denning animals. In the wild, dogs make their home in a den, a relatively small, enclosed space. This is naturally where they feel safe and comfortable. This means that crate training your dog is a way to tap into this instinctiv


April 11, 2017

How to Introduce Your Pet to Your New Baby


  There is nothing quite as exciting as bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital. Unfortunately, if you have a pet or pets who have been the sole receiver of your affection to date, they may disagree. However, if you take the proper steps


April 9, 2017

How to Train Your Cat to a Lead


  The latest craze among pet owners is walking little Fluffy, the family cat, on a lead. Why not? It’s a great way for them to get exercise while interacting with their owners. You may have already tried this idea once or twice, only to g


April 4, 2017

Training Your Cat and Bird to Get Along


Cats have a wild side to them, and as such are attracted to anything that moves. Many animal lovers wonder whether it’s possible for their cats to play nice with pet birds. After all, it’s a primal instinct for felines to attack birds for


April 2, 2017

How to Tame a Feral Cat


It is estimated that there are as many as 50 million feral cats in America. Feral cats are born in the wild. They eat small animals or food scraps and are often suspicious of people. Many kind hearted individuals, however, wonder whether it’s p

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