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Provide Your Pets with the Quality of Life They Deserve

We, as humans, want and expect to be provided with the quality of life that we rightfully deserve. We want everything that we are afforded within our means to be afforded to us. We want a roof over our head. We want a bed to sleep in at night. We want to be able to eat regularly. We want the standard and quality of life that we deserve, and when we don’t get it then we demand it. But we humans aren’t the only living thing on this planet that deserves to be provided with the quality of life we deserve. The animals we call our pets deserve it too. And because you are the owner of your pet, the job of providing them with the quality of life they deserve falls to you. Below are a few ways you can do so. [Read more…]

So You’re Thinking About Getting A Family Pet?

Whether you’ve always been a lover of animals or your kids have been asking to have a pet for years now, you could feel like you’re ready to find your first family pet. But, before you get ahead of yourself, there are lots of things you need to consider before becoming a pet owner. Once you’ve got to grips with the idea of the time, money, and attention that a pet will need, you then need to consider your options and figure out what kind of animal will work best for your family. [Read more…]

Are Exotic Fish A Good Pet Idea For Your Family?

Today, we’re going to talk about fish. Mainly, are exotic fish a good pet idea for your family? In this piece, you’ll find a few questions that you should ask yourself to figure out if this pet idea is for you. [Read more…]

Revealed: The Stuff Nobody Tells New Dog Owners

Before you welcome a new dog into your heart (and your home), the chances are high that you’ll have spent a great deal of time with other people’s dogs. Perhaps your family had a pet dog while you were growing up, or maybe many of your friends have some canine companions.

Spending time with other people’s dogs and owning one yourself are two completely different concepts. In a sense, it is like having a child dependent on you for their every need. Your dog will be your responsibility, and you have to look after it, regardless of whether it is healthy or has any medical conditions. [Read more…]

Some Important Things You Should Know Before Becoming a Pet Owner

So, you’re thinking of getting a pet, but are you aware of all the hard work that’s required when you become a pet owner for the first time? It’s not a walk in the park – but there will be plenty of walks in the park if you become a dog owner! [Read more…]

Health 101: The Pet Edition

Pets. They enrich our life no end. They are the extra family member we never knew we needed. Once they’re in our lives, we would never be without them. As with our children, we go above and beyond to keep our pets happy. We want to give them the best life possible. We surround them with toys and attention to help their days pass in the best possible way. We take them for walks when it’s the last thing we want to do. We rise to our pet-owning responsibilities with gusto. But, have you considered that giving your pet a good life isn’t where your responsibilities end? You may not have studied at vet school, but every pet owner needs to have some basic knowledge to ensure their pet stays healthy, as well as happy. Here are a few of the things you need to be sure to do! [Read more…]

The Good, The Bad & The Pugly: Life As A New Dog Owner

If you’ve just taken the small step into huge happiness by getting yourself a puppy for the first time, congratulations. It is one of the most thrilling, exciting, endearing and rewarding things you’ll ever do or experience. But that doesn’t mean it is easy. Oh no. Becoming a puppy-parent comes with unwavering responsibility and that starts from day zero. [Read more…]

4 Top Recommendations for Your First Pet

Whether you’re trying to pick out a gift for your children or if you’re looking for a little more company around the house, picking a pet is a tough decision due to the amount of variety you have. Walk into a pet store and you’ll be greeted with all kinds of animals. From creepy looking lizards to rabbits and fish, you might be overwhelmed by the choice you have. So to make things a little easier for you, here’s a guide on choosing your perfect first pet to add to your family. [Read more…]

Why You Should Get A Bigger Pet

Perhaps you’ve been perfectly content with the mini guinea pigs or chinchillas running around in your pen for years or the budgie happily chirping away in its cage, but you could be missing out on a whole world of other lovable, furry animals. I can understand the hesitation when it comes to the prospect of buying a bigger pet, as we naturally imagine that a huge dog or even a small cat, with the freedom to run around and do as they please in your house, is going to be much more difficult to handle, much more expensive and a much more stressful companion than your small, manageable pet or pets at the moment. This isn’t the case however, and I’ll explain why having a bigger pet such as a cat or a dog will make your life so much better. [Read more…]

Hey Kids! Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Having children means at some point you are probably going to introduce a furry friend into the family.  Whether it’s a hamster or a horse, children and animals are a pretty magical mix.  Dogs are a fantastic family pet for households with children.   They provide a best friend to adventure with, a protector to sleep with at night and often, a friendly paw when there are tears.  But, how do you teach your children the signs that it’s time to give their new BFF some space? [Read more…]