Category Archives: Pets

Surprising Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Pet

Surprising Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Pet Did you grow up with a dog giving you slobbery kisses, or a cat constantly curled up in the windowsill? Or maybe you begged for the bunny in the window, only to never bring him home? Do your kids now beg for those same pets you cherished,…
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13 Most Dangerous People Foods for Dogs

Dogs might like to eat everything, but not all food is good for them Left to their own devices, our canine companions will eat almost anything that falls in front of their noses. But sadly, that's often what gets them into trouble because there are foods that can cause them harm. Here are 13 things…
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Dog Walk – Do It Like a Pro

Walking your dog the right way reinforces that you (human) are the pack leader. Walk your dog, do not let your dog walk you. If you allow your dog to walk in front of you while on a lead you are reinforcing in the dog’s mind that the dog is alpha over you because the leader always…
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All You Need to Know About Goldfish

Many historians believe goldfish were the first fish to be raised as pets from as far back as 800 AD in China. In ancient China, they were considered a symbol of wealth and were kept in ornamental bowls and water ponds. People soon realized that goldfish could recognize their humans and would exhibit social behaviors.…
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Cuteness Alert! – Cute Portraits of Animal Doppelgangers

Cuteness Alert! Animal siblings are absolutely adorable, but when they’re brothers from other mothers, that is, somehow, even cuter. Warren Photographic is an image library from the United Kingdom which specializes in animal photography and their latest trend of capturing incredibly similar animals of different species is rather popular. The most usual pairs are bunnies…
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Help Your Dog Overcome a Fear of Strangers

This is common problem: Dogs who are very apprehensive around strangers. Here’s a typical comment from someone seeking her help for this situation: “My dog seems fine with people. He can walk in crowds and often just ignores guests, but if a stranger tries to reach for and pet him he often backs away and…
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How to Choose a Proper Bird Cage

Choosing A Bird Cage For Bigger Birds It is quite common to walk into a pet store and see many smaller bird cages made from plastic or thin metal. Such cages are quite inexpensive and give a potential new bird owner the idea that purchasing a cage is not a major investment. That may be…
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Rescue Pit Bull Gets His Own Kitty

Bubba, the 6-year-old rescue pit bull, has always been obsessed with cats. It started when his human mom Rebecca Pizzello got him from a shelter in Phoenix, Arizona when he was just 3 months old. Her roommate was caring for a litter of kittens and Bubba just clicked with them. Finally, after 6 years of…
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Is a Bird the Right Pet for Me?

Birds make wonderful companion animals, but there's a lot to consider before making the commitment. Our love of bird-watching often translates into wanting to keep a bird as a pet. With their colorful plumage and friendly chattering, feathered friends make popular pets. However, they're also a big responsibility and sometimes those aspects of birds that…
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Guppy – Millions Fish

Fancy Guppies are the best known and most popular aquarium fish--and no two look the same! Guppies, Poecilia reticulata, also known as Millions Fish, are an all-time favorite of both beginning and experienced fish keepers. Their coloration is as individual as a fingerprint, making each specimen a unique work of art. Fancy varieties are exquisitely…
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Making a Bed With Cats Around

Making a Bed With Cats Around Did you know it takes cat owners on average 45 minutes to make the bed?! … Life with cats can be demanding at times, but they always make you laugh! Does this look familiar to anyone? :) Source: Cole and Marmalade www.youtube.com
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Help Your Cat Live Longer Healthier Life

Help Your Cat Live Longer Healthier Life We who love cats want our cats to live as long as possible, since they are members of our family. Although genetics may have an effect on how cats age, there are many things we can do to maximize our cats' life potential, starting when they first come…
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Introducing Your Dog to New Baby

Introducing Dog and Baby Make the first meeting a joyous occasion – a few tips on how to introduce your dog to new baby. Who is the new, hairless puppy? Why does it smell so strange? What is that weird noise it’s making? And why does it need so much attention? These are some of…
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Breed Profile – Magical Abyssinian Cat

Abyssinian History Although the Abyssinian is one of the oldest known breeds, there continues to be speculation and controversy concerning its history. In appearance, Abyssinians resemble the paintings and sculptures of ancient Egyptian cats which portray an elegant feline with a muscular body, beautiful arched neck, large ears and almond shaped eyes. Abys today still…
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Building Balanced Diet for Your Dog

When it comes to food, your dog needs nutritional and balanced diet as well as plenty of clean, fresh water to stay happy and healthy.  Humans have their own unique nutritional needs, as do all animals. Cows should eat what cows should eat. Dogs should eat what dogs should eat. And for the most part,…
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