When I found out that I would be traveling extensively for work, I realized that I needed to do something about my pets. I was concerned about them being home alone or staying with a neighbor since I needed to provide for them like I normally would. Unfortunately, because I would be in business meetings all day, I knew that I couldn't take them along for the ride. I decided to start searching for pet day care centers, and I was able to find a boarding business that offered top-notch care to pets. This article is all about improving your pet's experience.
30 September 2018
Halloween is just around the corner. As such, you may have more candy in your home than you normally do, including chocolate. Most people know that chocolate can be poisonous to dogs, so it is important that you avoid feeding them this treat. But if you left a bag of chocolate lying around your kids left their trick-or-treat bag out, your dog may eat chocolate. Here is what you need to know and do if your dog has eaten chocolate.
30 April 2018
If you've brought a new puppy into the family, it's time to start with the training. How well you train your puppy while it's young will determine how well it behaves once it's older. The last thing you want is for training mistakes to lead to problems later on. Here are four steps you need to take to ensure that your new puppy matures into a well-adjusted, well-behaved adult dog.
28 November 2017
If you opened the door to let in a pet that was outside and find yourself gasping and holding your nose against the smell, you may be dealing with a skunk attack. The stench can bring tears to your eyes and have your pet whimpering. Unfortunately, it is not something you can simply wash away with a bath or shower and until you get rid of all the oils and their smell, the nasty aroma can be spread about the house.
2 November 2016
If you are going to be traveling for your job in the near future, and you have a dog that you care for at home, chances are you will want to find a reliable person to watch them while you are away. Many find that bringing their pet to a boarding facility is a great alternative over bringing someone into the home to be with a dog. If your dog never had this experience in the past, try some of the following tips to prepare them so they are less anxious when you leave them at a boarding establishment.
2 August 2016
Trimming your cat's nails on a regular basis is a great alternative to declawing. It helps keep your cat from causing damage to your furniture should he or she choose to scratch, and it also keeps you from getting clawed if your cat gets a bit aggressive when playing with you. However, trimming your cat's nails is not always easy. These tips can help. Use human nail clippers. When your cat holds completely still, you may be able to use pet nail clippers effectively, but these larger clippers are usually intended for dogs and can be tough to use on a cat's smaller nails – especially if the cat is wiggling around.