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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…)
We Love Our Doggies
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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The 54 cats, many of them descendants of one owned by Hemingway, live at the author’s house in Key West, which was hit hard by Hurricane Irma. [...]
- The Litter Box as Litmus Test: Can This Marriage Be Scooped?
A wife is concerned about having children with a husband who was controlling about her scooping style, then abandoned care of their cat entirely. [...]
- ‘Dear Sugars’: The Truth About Cats and Dogs
The Sugars, along with the writer Julie Barton, answer letters about pet dilemmas and the ways these creatures affect human relationships. [...]
- Judge John Hodgman on Pets Who Share Names with Humans
Whom do you love more: your cat or your nephew? [...]
- How to Move When You Have Dogs and Cats
Packing up and relocating can be a logistical nightmare, and having pets may only complicate matters. Here are tips to make moving less stressful. [...]