So, you’ve just adopted an adorable new puppy! Welcome to the exciting, new life of being a pet owner. Whether you’ve had pets before or this is your first one, all animals are different, and there’s a lot of ground to cover. A puppy needs a lot of attention and training, and it can be a bit overwhelming for both of you when you bring your furry friend home for the first time.
On most days our mornings explode into life when our dogs spot the squirrels sitting on a feeder in the backyard.
I remember a day that would have to be the saddest day of my life, yet somehow on this day, I felt a small part of happiness. I climbed down from the bus like any
other day, glad to stretch my legs after the long perilous bus trip home. The air felt different on that day; it felt heavy and cold, the heavens above were dark and grey. I remember the ground was damp underneath me and my shoes squashed in the dirt road. Inside the car it was warm, but still the air was heavy. Mum was sitting in the driver's seat her face was pale and her grey-blue eyes were slightly puffy and red, her eyes were glassy, but no tears fell from them.
Ah dogs, almost everyone loves them, don’t they? Well, some breeds are misunderstood simply because of their behavior, but most of us never take the time to really think about why they act that way. Is it something we’ve done? Is it an issue of their own?
Some families don't feel complete without a furry friend in the mix. Fortunately, there are a lot of emotional benefits that come with owning a dog. Here are a few of the ways dog owners can benefit your family.
So, you are a dog parent. Just like any parent, you want to do what you can to keep your dog happy. Here are 8 ways to be the coolest dog parent possible.
A few months ago, I wrote this post and let it sit in my drafts. It was something that I needed to do at the time, and now I'm doing a little bit better to have this conversation. That's part of how to handle losing a pet; time. I'm always going to miss Natalie, but with time it doesn't feel like a gaping hole in my chest.
SHE LET ME OFF THE LEAD!!!! Albeit only for two mins and I didn’t really do what I was meant to do. But She let me off! After three long weeks of training “heel, heel, heel.”
One of the greatest parts of adventuring outdoors is being able to share your enjoyment with a loved one. If you have a dog, taking your family pet on a journey outside is a fantastic way to bond with your canine friend. There are many factors you should take into consideration when it comes to planning your next trip outdoors with your pet. Keep in mind some of the points listed below when you hit the trails with your dog next to ensure a safe and fun adventure.
Oh, dogs. Aren't they amazing? Owning a dog has many mental health and physical health benefits for you. I mean, have you ever looked at a picture of a dog and caught yourself smiling or maybe even laughing. Just from a picture of a dog, your mood was altered. Can you imagine the benefit of owning a dog? The power of dogs in your life is scientifically measurable when it comes to the physical aspects of dog ownership, and the mental health benefits are astounding.
Currently, in the puppy world, customers face a big problem. There are way too many puppy mills in the market. With over 2.2 million puppy mill dogs being sold each year and thousands of puppy scams, where can a puppy buyer go for help?
When it comes to dog behavior, sometimes it can be baffling to humans. In order to ensure that your dog isn’t hurt, it’s important to understand what different behaviors mean. Here are some tips on what to look for when your dog isn’t feeling its best.