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If you have ever owned a dog, you know how incredibly intuitive they can be. The can smell fear and sadness, and some research shows that they may even laugh! They sometimes get a bad rap for being not so bright, but in all actuality, they are fairly sensitive creatures. As pack animals, dogs tend to prefer the company of other dogs or humans, to being alone. That is why more dog owners are looking into pet day care for their dogs. If you work all day and have to leave your four legged friend alone, here is some information on pet day care that may be right for your dog.
Pet day care for dogs, or doggie day care, provides dogs with the companionship and stimulation they desperately desire. These facilities offer trained behavioral specialist to work with and play with your dog while you are at work (more…)
Do you know that dogs know when people are scared, anxious, or sad, by using their sense of smell? Well, credible scientific research has actually shown that dogs can literally smell fear, which provides a rather plausible explanation for dogs making such great therapy companions. However, when it comes to their own fear, anxiety, and sadness, spaying and neutering has little to no impact on their feelings.
When it comes to caring for dogs, and the long-term welfare of the canine species, it is important for dog owners to realize that we cannot compare dogs’ emotions to the emotions of humans. For example, taking your puppy to a spay and neuter clinic will not cause as much anxiety and fear in a dog as it will for their owners. This is because dogs have no concept of understanding the long- (more…)
Most people think of their pets as important members of the family. This means that pets should be protected from illness like children by providing them with pet insurance. Pet insurance helps to cover medical costs that are incurred during veterinary visits. Some pet insurance also provides money too if the pet dies, is stolen, or is lost. The best way to find pet insurance is to read embrace pet insurance reviews. These reviews can help pet owners understand if the pet insurance offers full coverage or not. Some pet insurance policies will not cover pre-existing conditions such as hip dysplasia, and this can be problematic for individuals who own large breeds of dogs.
Pet insurance is imp (more…)
Owning a pet can be an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling part of your and your family’s life. It also requires a bit of work and responsibility to care for your furry companion! To make sure your pet has a healthy, happy and long life, making sure you take him or her to the right veterinarian is crucial. There are several traits and characteristics you should look for when finding a vet to ensure your pet gets the best care.
Here are the top five things to help you know how to choose a vet:
1. Amount of experience or specialization: Not every animal vet knows how to care for a pet lizard or bird. It’s therefore important to make sure your vet is well-experienced in caring for your (more…)
At least half of all Americans consider dogs part of the family. It is especially troubling, then, that many owners are also endangering their pets’ lives — and without even knowing it. From walking pets incorrectly to misinterpreting telling behavior, it is relatively easy to mistakenly imperil your beloved canine. What are some of the most common missteps?
Treating Spaying or Neutering as an Option Only
It can be a critical mistake not to spay or neuter your pet, WebMD reports. Overpopulation is a serious problem. Failing to get pets fixed, however, can result in other serious consequences. “The fact is, spaying and neutering is a healthy choice for your pet. It reduces the risk of breast cancer in females and testicular cancer in males. Neutered males are also less likely t (more…)
First impressions are everything. And if you’re trying to stand out in the business world, the initial way a potential client perceives your website could be either a recipe for a long-lasting partnership or a reason to forget you entirely. It’s up to you to only give them one choice — the former.
Professional websites need professional touches in order to help them become as top-notch as they can possibly be. But building a professional website requires loads of time and, if you outsource the job, loads of money, too. There are ways to save on both, though you have to go into the job with a plan already formulated. Are you ready to make your plan? Here are three website designing tips every business owner needs to know in order to craft a compelling site from click one.
1. Simple colors, simple ty (more…)
There are many benefits to having a pet. You get unrequited love and lots of cuddles. Interestingly, according to Web MD, individuals with Alzheimers can benefit from owning a pet, and have been shown to have fewer anxious outbursts. Also, petting your dog can provide sensory stress relief. Petting and playing with your animal companion can lessen the symptoms of depression, panic, and anxiety.
Sometimes we look for a specific breed of dog that will fit our lifestyles. You may be a perfect match for cavachons for sale. Cavachon dogs are known as a non aggressive breed that gets along well with other dogs and cats, especially if they are introduced at a young age. Cavachons for sale have a stable sporty stature and are generally very alert in nature. These dogs are easily adaptable to their environment (more…)
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There is a lot of confusion and misinformation in today’s society about mental health and mental health disorders, but when looking at statistics, the numbers are alarming. Consider for a moment that: One out of seven U.S. children aged 2 to 8 years had been diagnosed with a mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder. An estimated […]
Colder weather is just around the corner and if you are someone who likes to have a warm, cuddly kitty to sit on your lap this winter you might be in a spot where you are looking for a new pet. Finding the right kitten is always a great way to make sure that you […]
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. […]
- Walter Chandoha, Photographer Whose Specialty Was Cats, Dies at 98
A stray kitten appropriately named Loco started Mr. Chandoha on an unexpected career. By the time he died, he had taken some 90,000 cat pictures. [...]
- More Pet Insurance Policies Are Being Sold. But Are They Worth the Cost?
Consumer advocates say pet owners should bring a healthy skepticism when shopping for insurance. [...]
- California Forces Pet Stores to Sell Only Dogs and Cats From Shelters
A law that took effect on Tuesday makes California the first state to bar the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits that do not come from shelters or rescue [...]
- Are Animals Getting Better at Acting?
Naturalistic pet performers, in movies like “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and “Widows,” are making Toto look like a hack. [...]
- More Pets, Fewer Allergies
Children who live with cats and dogs when they are infants are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood [...]