If you think that just picking up a bag of store brand dog food is feeding your dog the best food around, you are in for quite a surprise. Contrary to what the dog food industry wants you to think, not just anything can go into what you feed your dog. It takes some time, […]
Owning a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. The companionship and unwavering love they provide is not only fulfilling for the soul, but it is good for our health, too! In fact, studies show that owning a pet can boost your mood, immunity, and lower your blood pressure; those statistics […]
As winter sets in humans know when its time to go inside. Horses, however, don’t always have that opportunity. Equestrians know that winter means is time to dig out that fleece blankets for horses you’ve been storing all summer. You even know that really cold weather means layers for both your and your horse’s warmth. But did you know that there are more horse blankets available?
- Horse Rain Sheets
Rain sheets for horses are great for keeping your horse dry. however, In wet weather driving rain can penetrate the seams of your rain sheet and seep onto the horse’s back. Most commonly seams like this exist along the spine of the horse’s back, literally sending a chill up its spine. When looking for a good rain sheet focus on few seams and a wither cap that keeps the rain off the neck.
- Summer Sheets
When it comes to warm weather its difficult to wrap your head around wrapping your horse in a blanket. Despite this, there are a lot (more…)
From dog grooming services to cage-free boarding services, there are many components that go into the proper care and keeping of animals – particularly dogs. Here in the United States – as well as in many other places throughout the world – dogs are extremely popular, regarded by many to be man’s best friend, a close companion and much loved member of the family for as long as they live. Here in the United States, there are more than seventy million pet dogs, making us the nation in the world that, by and large, loves dogs the most. And for good reason, too. Dogs can have a whole range of emotions, and are considered to be as smart as the typical human toddler who is about two years of age. From funny to warm to energetic to cuddly, dogs have personalities nearly as distinct and defined as the personalities of human beings. When you pair the right owner with the right dog, an incredibly strong and long lasting bond is often formed, separated only by death and still continued on in memo (more…)
How many presents for your pets did you have under your tree this Christmas?
If you are part of a family that has nearly as many gifts for the pets as you do for yourself, you are likely also the kind of family that has a favorite animal medical center where you go whenever your pet is not feeling well. Veterinary options are a great way to make sure that your pet is always getting the best care that he or she deserves. From emergency animal hospitals to other kinds of veterinary specialty (more…)
When you have a household pet, chances are that you consider them to be part of your family. Given this, you likely take them to the vet on a regular basis and make sure that their shots are up-to-date. In addition to taking care of your pet’s health and well-being by only feeding them quality pet food, chances are that you play with them often and purchase quite a few toys and other types of accessories every year.
American pet owners show their pets love and affection while spending a considerable amount of money to take care of their other needs. You may not be surprised to learn how much pet owners spend every year on their four-legged family members:
- Pet food: $20.46 billion
- Pet supplies and over-the-counter medicine
- Veterinary care: $13.59 billion
Did you know that nearly 50 million U.S. households own a dog? That’s nearly 50 percent of all households! Dogs are our companions and tried and true friends. They greet us when we get home, they love on us when we are sad, and they are always up for a walk or belly rub. If you are an existing dog owner or someone who is interested in getting a new dog for your home, there are a few things to remember that will make the transition a bit easier. Below are three dog items to make sure and not forget when bringing your new furry friend home:
1. Dog Kennels and Crates - Making sure you have a space in your home for your dog to call their own is really important to making them feel safe. One way to do this is to remember to have dog kennels and crates ready when your dog arrives home f (more…)
If you’re among the 46.3 million households in the U.S. that have a dog, you’ve most likely heard some pretty ridiculous “facts” about dogs. Turns out, some popular “facts” like “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” are just myths! Check out the following myths about dogs so you know what’s true and what’s not when it comes to caring for your furry friend.
When your dog has a dry nose, it means they’re sick
There are many reasons a dog may have a dry nose and it’s perfectly normal for your dog’s nose to occasionally be dry! While this may not be a sign your dog is sick, it is important to take them to the vet if you notice other symptoms like a runny nose. (more…)
There is nothing that people love in America more than their pets. Yeah, I know it may sound silly, but this is definiltey true. Just think about first and foremost whether or not you own a pet. Then, think about all of your friend that owne either a cat or a dog or some pet, yeah there are a lot. Then try to imagine the number of family members and random people you have met that own a pet.
Like I said, people love pets. With this so it is understandable that an enitre industry of work now surrounds pets. This indusrty contains pet insurance plans, pet insurance for dogs, pet insurace for cats, and the over care of the health of dog breeds.
Cats and dogs are the most popular type of pet in the United States. Right now the United States has more felines than any other country containigng about 76.43 cats. Ther (more…)
We Love Our Doggies
As winter sets in humans know when its time to go inside. Horses, however, don’t always have that opportunity. Equestrians know that winter means is time to dig out that fleece blankets for horses you’ve been storing all summer. You even know that really cold weather means layers for both your and your horse’s warmth. […]
From dog grooming services to cage-free boarding services, there are many components that go into the proper care and keeping of animals – particularly dogs. Here in the United States – as well as in many other places throughout the world – dogs are extremely popular, regarded by many to be man’s best friend, a […]
How many presents for your pets did you have under your tree this Christmas? If you are part of a family that has nearly as many gifts for the pets as you do for yourself, you are likely also the kind of family that has a favorite animal medical center where you go whenever your […]
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