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Is Your Child Ready For Their Own Horse?

If your child has asked you for their own horse, you may be feeling unsure about getting them one. After all, a horse is a serious commitment both for them and you, so before you rush into buying a horse for your child, you need to ensure that they’re ready. The question is, how do you know if your child is ready for horse ownership? [Read more…]

Essential Items To Keep In Your Dog’s Medical Arsenal

None of us want to see our dog get sick. But sometimes dogs, like people, fall ill. Although we all have access to vets, it’s a good idea to keep some medical items at home, just in case. After all, we humans keep pills and plasters in the house. Here are some medical items no doggy medical arsenal should be without. [Read more…]

Are You Ready To Buy Your First Horse?

You might be thinking about buying a horse. This is a big decision that you don’t want to rush into. Like buying any other pet, there are costs to consider and responsibilities. But a horse isn’t just like purchasing a pet. In some ways it is. For instance, like a pet, when you buy a horse you’ll be bringing a new companion into your life. But there are other things to consider too. The first place to start is to ask yourself one question. [Read more…]

Vital Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying Fish

Fish can make excellent pets, and they double up as home decor. Not only are they fun and relaxing to care for, but they look beautiful too. If you’re thinking about getting fish, there are some things you need to consider first. Keeping fish isn’t as simple as getting a goldfish and putting it in a tiny bowl, despite what TV will tell you. There’s a lot more to think about if you want to have fish in your home. Before you decide to buy some, you need to ask yourself these important questions. [Read more…]

The Small Animals That Make Ideal First Pets

A pet can be a great addition to any home. Whether you have a family with children, a young couple or even if you live on your own. A pet can provide companionship and loyalty. The can sometimes even be a reason to help you develop a routine because there is always something else to think about other than yourself. However, getting your first pet can be a daunting experience. What type of animal would be right for you and your home? So I thought I would share with you some of the smaller animals that make ideal first pets. They are low maintenance and don’t require much space so they would suit most home set ups. [Read more…]

Getting Your First Pet? Here Is What You Need To Know.

Many of us have dogs in our childhoods, or grow up with them through visits to other family members or friends houses. However, this is not the same as getting your own puppy. All of a sudden, all of the responsibility is on you. [Read more…]

The Cutest Dog Breeds For Your Family Home

There are very few people that don’t find a puppy unbelievably adorable. And if your kids catch sight of one, you could be welcoming that new pup into your home! Everybody loves a cute puppy, but we think there are some breeds that you simply can’t walk away from. If you have a busy family home, chances are your children are keen to have a puppy. Why not try one of these cute breeds to bring hours of smiles to all your faces: [Read more…]

What More Can You Do To Look After Your Cat’s Health?

Many of us have taken on a cat in the past. And you may have more than one right now. They are wonderfully independent creatures. Cats and kittens are so inquisitive and playful. They are also very good at keeping themselves clean and fresh. They can even hunt down their own food! So with all this independent behavior, you can be forgiven for believing they can take care of themselves. [Read more…]

What Should Change as Your Dog Gets Older?

Although many of us don’t like to admit it, there comes a time in every dog owner’s life when a dog grows old. This happens gradually of course, but you’ll notice one day that their fur may be going grey. They might be a bit slower than usual. Maybe they want to sleep more, or suffer with health problems. The way you care for your dog should be a little different to the way you did it when they were young. Here’s what should change as your dog gets older: [Read more…]

What to Do When Your Dog Isn’t Coming on Vacation

Now that the holiday period is over, we can all feel in a bit of a slump. Now is the time of year when a lot of us begin to plan our summer vacations. It’s something to cheer you up, and there are some great sales on! But when you go away, it’s not always possible to take your dog with you. Even if it is, sometimes you need a break from feeding, walking and entertaining them every day. If your pooch has to stay at home while you jet off, you’ll need someone to look after them. It’s understandably worrying when you have to leave them with someone else. Here’s how you can make it easier on both of you. [Read more…]