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 […]
If you have a dog, you are not alone. Nearly 46.3 million American households have at least one dog. The majority of dog owners say their dog is well trained. Nearly 52% of people who own dogs think their dog was trained better than other dogs. About 46% say other dogs are better trained than their own. Almost all dog owners think that positive reinforcement is the way to go, nearly 99.5% say this. About 94% of dog owners say they do some training at home. If you have a new puppy, you may want to look into a dog trainer. Here are some tips to help you find the right own.
- Talk to your friends and family. With all of the pet dogs in the United States, you have to know a few people who have dogs as pets. Some of them have gone to a dog trainer. Ask around to see how they foun (more…)
If you have ever heard yourself say, “I think my dog is depressed,” there is a very real chance that you are right. But, what makes you say that? What makes you question your dog’s mental health? Is it his overall mood? Is it her consistent lethargy and lack of interest in being on her own that troubles you? Well, before you consider giving your loved one an ill-advised dose of Prozac, you might want to give a dog dating site a try.
Ok, right now you might be thinking, “Hey, look. I have friends who have been on Internet dating sites for months and still sit home alone on Saturday nights watching Netflix. How in the world will a dating site help my little buddy? My dog is depressed, not looking to get married.”
Those are very understandable th (more…)
With the amount of domesticated animals that there are in the world, even if you don’t like dogs or cats, you can still successfully own a pet. About 63% of people do own pets in America and do a great job taking care of them. If you don’t own a pet because you are afraid that you won’t be able to facilitate the pet care then all you have to do is get a lower maintenance animal. There really is something for everyone out there. Here are some reasons why everyone should own at least one pet in their life time.
To Think Outside Yourself
If you have no children or significant other, it can be easy to get wrapped up in your own life where you only take care of yourself and don’t really care abo (more…)
Animals have lived alongside humans as domesticated companions for centuries. The U.S. alone has 46.3 million loving homes for dogs and houses the largest population of cats (76.3 million) in the world. For many pet owners, a pet is much more than an animal — it’s someone to see the world with and come home to. While we insure ourselves, our cars, and our homes, why not consider insurance for pets in order to keep them with us for as long as possible?
PETS ARE EXPENSIVE
The very first thing to consider before adopting a pet is how to take care of it. Loving it is one thing, but pets also need food, maintenance, and even emergency care at times. Americans spend $20.46 billion on pet food alone in a year, and even proper nutrition isn’t a guarantee of (more…)
Pet hair can be the bane of a pet owner’s existence. Typically, when your furry friend sheds more than usual, it is time for them to get groomed. But with the exorbitant costs of bringing your pet to the dog groomer it can be a very costly venture going every couple weeks or so, in 2015 alone $5.41 billion was spent on grooming and boarding our pets! Take the tips here to save some money and to groom your dog in your own home!
Before you prepare your bath tub for a furry creature, you must get the right supplies. It is always safe to go as natural as possible, as you only want the best products to care for your pet. All natural pet shampoo, clippers/scissors , brushes, condition (more…)
Did you know that the vet care industry is worth almost $15 billion? This is no small sum. In spite of that, this doesn?t mean that getting new patients is as easy as opening the door. Instead, clients need to be carefully cultivated and cared for so that when it comes time for the routine checkup — or something of a more serious nature — you will be the vet they trust with their pets.
How can you continue to grow your veterinary practice? Here are a few important marketing tips to keep in mind.
Reminder Postcards and Blank Mailing Labels
It?s easy to see reminder slips as an expensive cost — especially when some owners are going to ignore them anyway. Reminder slips are an incredibly important way, though, to remind pet owners that it?s time to come in with their pet. (more…)
It is estimated that 46,300,000 households own dogs. Because of this high number, veterinary technology plays a very important part of keeping your pet healthy and happy. The first step in providing a good life for your animal is finding the right pet health care, so your pet can be cared for by the same person on a regular basis. By coming to a place that values both your pet and you as an owner, you will find a caring atmosphere that will make you feel like home.
The Importance of Pet Health Care
When you first bring home a puppy or a kitten, they should receive vaccines every three to four weeks until they are 16 weeks old. This will ensure they are protected against a v (more…)
We Love Our Doggies
If you have a dog, you are not alone. Nearly 46.3 million American households have at least one dog. The majority of dog owners say their dog is well trained. Nearly 52% of people who own dogs think their dog was trained better than other dogs. About 46% say other dogs are better trained than […]
If you have ever heard yourself say, “I think my dog is depressed,” there is a very real chance that you are right. But, what makes you say that? What makes you question your dog’s mental health? Is it his overall mood? Is it her consistent lethargy and lack of interest in being on her […]
With the amount of domesticated animals that there are in the world, even if you don’t like dogs or cats, you can still successfully own a pet. About 63% of people do own pets in America and do a great job taking care of them. If you don’t own a pet because you are afraid […]
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