Summer is here, and that means a lot of outdoor fun for dogs and their owners. It also means that you have to stay on top of your doggie-care game to ensure your beloved pet has a summer that's as safe as it is fun. Here are some helpful tips to take excellent care of your dog in the heat of summer.
I had owned dogs since I was 16 years old. I have always loved dogs and still do. My mum wouldn’t let us have them when we were children–she always asked who would take it for a walk, who would clean up after it? Mum didn’t seem convinced when my brother and I refrained, “We will!” and owning a cat was out of the question because she didn’t like them.
Dogs truly are man’s best friend. They cheer us up when we’re down, make for the perfect companions for long walks, and provide lovable best friends for our children. Any dog parent knows that your family isn’t complete without your furry friend. However, if if this is your first time owning a dog since having children or if you’ve never independently owned a dog as an adult, there are some things to be aware of before picking out your furry companion. While it might be tempting to run down to the shelter and select the lovable puppy with the big eyes, there are some important things you should consider before becoming a dog parent.
Nowadays, having a pet like a dog or a cat is a common trend, as they are amiable and loyal. Children as well as elders love to hang around with them.
Your dog is your best friend. They love you unconditionally, and you love them right back! Still, many dog owners overlook the health of their dog. Here are a few ways you can better look after your best friend, and make sure they are as healthy and happy as they can be.
Animal shelters are always in need of donations. Food, towels, toys, cleaning supplies, and litter are often the first things potential donors think of. But just like humans need a comfortable mattress for sleep, dogs need a comfortable pet bed. If you're planning to make a donation to an animal shelter, consider dog beds where furry friends can sleep comfortably.
Any dog owner will tell you that the time they spend with their tail-wagging friend is responsible for much of the joy in their life. In fact, eight out of ten dog owners say the greetings from their dogs make it easier for them to awake in the morning. Seven out of ten people say they are happier because of the dog in their life and 93 percent of dog owners polled say they are better people because they own a dog.
Whether you’re an experienced pet owner or a first timer, coming to own a new dog is always exciting. The old saying “man’s best friend” really does sum up the experience of owning a dog. In general, dogs are eager to become part of the family, and they are extremely loyal to their owners. They also make owners feel safer in their homes, and can even make neighbors feel that the entire neighborhood is more secure. They also keep their owners more physically active on average, so they are great companions and vehicles for self-improvement. As many benefits as there are to owning a dog, new owners in particular will likely experience some stress as they adjust. The following are some ways to prepare for your new friend and supplies you’ll need.
All pets can get sick from time to time, and it's important to understand what to do if they become ill. In the case with dog owners, there is a whole host of potential problems that can make them ill. Even a little case of upper respiratory infection can become significantly problematic, especially if they are given medicine to clear it up that gives them an upset stomach.
Therefore, it’s only fair that we provide them with as much love and care as possible, and ensure they’re living a good life. The happiness of our furry friends largely depends on their health, and even though they can’t tell us how they feel, their wagging tails and slobbery kisses are good indicators that they’re healthy. To help preserve your canine’s health and keep those slobbery kisses coming, we’re laying out five useful tips for a healthy pup—read on to learn what they are.
Swimming, for dogs, is a natural ability, and most dogs are ready to jump right in the pool with the rest of the family and doggy paddle around the pool easily. Some dogs may have issues such as fear of water, nervousness, anxiety, and the lack of ability to swim. Teaching your dog to swim is easy and it can be taught to your dog with a few good swimming lessons. Read on for helpful swimming tips for your dog.
Dog walking should be a walk in the park, but sometimes it's not the case. Therefore, these are the items I always have to make sure our walks are fun and care-free.