Tips For Keeping A Bird As A Pet

October 29th, 2013

According to the Humane Society of the United States, birds are the third most popular pets, and there's good reasons for this. Not only are they aesthetically appealing, but they display characteristics of affection and excitement. To ensure that you have a great relationship with your aviary friend, you may want to consider a few of these helpful tips. Get the...


3 Tips for Making it Easier to Trim Your Dog's Nails

August 5th, 2013

Over time, your dog's nails might become long and scratch everything from your furniture to your flooring. This is a sign that they need to be cut, but what if you've never done so before? It can be nerve-racking for both you and your pet to get the job done. Furthermore, nail cutting can be painful for your pet if you don't know where to begin and end. Here are some tips for...


Who's a Dog or Cat Person? Things to Know Before You Choose

July 31st, 2013

Watching people walking their dogs at all hours or seeing someone cuddling up with a cat on the couch, one can see why dogs and cats are the most popular pets in the U.S. Within American households that have a pet, 39 percent own dogs and 33 percent have cats, reports the American Pet Products Association.But what leads someone to become an avowed dog person or cat lover? It...


Three Tips for Adopting a Dog

July 16th, 2013

When you adopt a dog, not only are you helping save a life, but you're also gaining a new best friend who's bound to offer you love and loyalty in spades. In order to make sure you adopt the right dog for you, however, you may want to follow these three tips. Keep the cost in mind While you may be eager to bring home a new companion, it's important to remember that canine...


Are You Up to Speed on Your Sea Monkey Knowledge?

May 8th, 2013

The phrase "Sea Monkey" might provoke nostalgia for you, but these little creatures are more than just a fad. While they may not be as popular as they once were in the 1960s, people still continue to bring these pets home, and why not? They require little maintenance and can keep kids fascinated for hours. The development of Sea Monkeys came about in the...


First Dogs — The President’s Pups Throughout The Years

February 14th, 2013

Dogs are said to be man's best friend due to their unwavering love and loyalty. Even the president often needs some four-legged affection as he fulfills his political duties. Here are some pups who have accompanied presidents throughout their tenures in the White House.First First DogGeorge Washington, known as the first president of the U.S. and a bold leader in the American...


Removing Pet Stains and Odors

December 31st, 2012

No matter what you do, accidents are bound to happen in the house when you have a pet. Whether it's because they're not fully trained, weren't let outside or are sick, there will be a time when you'll face the task of cleaning up after your pets. Here are some useful tips, according to the Humane Society. 1. Add baking soda to your regular detergent when you're machine...


Picking the Right Toys for Your Pooch

August 24th, 2012

Even the most devoted dog owner can't be with his pooch 24/7 - at some point you're going to have to go to work or visit a friend. But how can you enjoy yourself without constantly worrying whether your dog is sitting at home, alone and bored? The right toys can give you the peace of mind needed to live your life guilt-free. If you're looking for some new dog toys, here are a...


Purrfect - How and Why Do Cats Purr

August 22nd, 2012

If you've ever had a cat, you may be familiar with the soft rumbling sound that they tend to make when you give them a good rub. However, purring isn't only a sign of contentment in felines - it can signal many different feelings. Researchers are starting to shed light on how and why cats purr, so here's some information from WebMD and Scientific American. How they do it...


How to Cool Down a Hot Pooch

August 8th, 2012

If you've ever been out for a long walk on a hot day, you know how difficult it can be for a pooch to cool down. After all, dogs don't have the benefit of sweat glands the way we do - other than panting or sitting in a patch of cool shade, there isn't too much for them to do! However, you can make things a little bit easier on your pooch by knowing what parts of his body to...