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Teaching Your Dog Not To Chew

Teaching Your Dog Not To Chew

Chewing is something that comes naturally to every dog.  Every dog feels the instinctual need to sharpen its teeth and hone his biting skills.  Chewing on the right things, like specially designed chew toys for instance, can even help the dog clean his teeth and...

Being Thankful For Our Pets

Being Thankful For Our Pets

Since November is the month of gratitude, many of us stop to reflect on how thankful we are for our family and friends. This is all great - but don’t forget about how thankful we should also be for our pet companions and be sure to include our four-legged friends in...

Getting The Stink Out Of Your Dog

Getting The Stink Out Of Your Dog

Dog owners who live near a forest, close to a river, or on a farm will be quick to tell you that there is something about stinky, decaying items that appeals to dogs! It doesn't seem to matter if it is black swamp water, dead fish, or a pile of slimy manure…if it...

Grooming Your Pet Guinea Pig

Grooming Your Pet Guinea Pig

A large population of adults have fond memories of the guinea pig they raised as a child. It doesn't take a lot of encouragement before they are describing the way it looked, as well as recounting the adventures they shared. Most parents who had guinea pigs during...

Exercising Your Developing Puppy

Exercising Your Developing Puppy

A puppy progresses almost like children do - they need to eat, sleep, and learn new things along the way.  We need to constantly be interacting and playing with our puppy to give him exercise and keep him mentally and physically fit. Puppies can be quite active and...

Feeding Your Cat Freeze-Dried Food

Feeding Your Cat Freeze-Dried Food

There was a recent surge in pet owners considering raw human-grade, limited ingredient, food that is freeze-dried for dogs and cats. Cat food that is freeze-dried accounts for much less of the total cat food sold when compared to canned or kibble food, but it is a...

Training Your Dog With Rewards

Training Your Dog With Rewards

Reward training is often seen as the most modern method of training a dog, but reward training is probably much older than other methods of dog training.  It is possible that reward training for dogs has been around as long as there have been dogs to train.  Early...

Two Homes, Twice the Work for Pet Owners

Two Homes, Twice the Work for Pet Owners

If you’ve already moved or are planning to purchase a second home and you have pets, you’re probably prepared for the extra work. There is no way around it, but there are ways that you can save money and time without putting undue stress on yourself or your beloved...

Natural Foods For Your Dog

Natural Foods For Your Dog

Natural dog foods provide premium nutrition that is very much essential to maintain health, performance and vitality of the dog. These natural dog foods also give strength to your dog. If you want your dog to remain happy and healthy then you should give your dog...

Cat Training Aids

Cat Training Aids

The market is flooded with all different types of aids for training a cat. From simple little items to very large expense items, there are sprays to keep cats off furniture to large housing for cats, as well as simple leashes to help with training a cat.  Let us take...