With about 300 officially recognized zoos in the United States, it is tricky to decide what are the best zoos given that America offers a wide range of animal-focused attractions for you to choose from.
Living with pets is like having an infinite bank of happiness that brightens every household. They give us comfort, unconditional love, and make us laugh with their random antics. However, having furry babies also means pet hair and dander everywhere. Yup, also on your beloved clothes. Before you know it, the vacuum cleaner is already your best armour. That's also when you'll know that you should stock more lint rollers and refills.
Chickens are such a fun addition to any backyard or small homestead; they can provide us with eggs, meat, and teach our kids about raising animals, responsibility, and nature! But above just owning chickens, we really think that they should live a comfortable life as well, at least as much as we can help it! That's why we LOVE when we see unique and beautiful chicken coops on Instagram and Pinterest.
You want to take exceptional care of your pet all the time. Your pet needs special attention to his or her nutritional intake, exercise, and medical care in order to stay happy and healthy. Here are five important things that you need to do for your furry family member.
Finding your furry friend is only one step on your journey to becoming a pet parent. There's a lot to think about once you take home a new pet but the first order of business is usually a name. After you've named your new family member, you can move on to important logistics like getting pet insurance and finding a veterinarian to handle everything from vaccinations to emergency care. It's hard to think about anything else until you know what to call your pet, so let's go over seven naming tips to help you find the perfect name.
Pets are an important part of our lives and many of us consider them a part of the family. According to a survey by the American Pet Products Association, 67% of households in the U.S. own a pet. During a divorce, couples have to make tough decisions about child custody, alimony, dividing property, and about who gets to live with the family pet. This conflict can be solved outside of court through mediation and a visitation schedule could also be drafted so that all parties can still see and be involved in the pet’s life. However, there are times when an agreement can’t be reached, and a judge must step in and decide who gets custody.
Pet ownership is on the rise in the United States, with an estimate of more than 50% of households owning a pet. There are so many good things about owning a pet, including the love and companionship they offer to all members of the family. Whether it’s a dog, cat, or even some of the less traditional pets, animals are often considered an important part of the family and are therefore treated as such. This means that owning a pet requires expenses and may reach paying thousands per year on their supplies, as well as their health and wellness. According to Forbes, people who own large dogs spend at least $1,570 a year, for an average lifespan of 12 years. If you have a pet or want to own one, here are few financial planning tips to help you out:
Since time immemorial have humans and animals walked side by side, sometimes for mutual benefit, sometimes for the simple and most basic of reasons—companionship. It is the latter that seems to be the prevalent attitude nowadays. Yet, there is more behind simply sharing one’s life with, as is mostly the case, four-legged fluffs of furry joy, cats and dogs.
Getting a new puppy might be one of the most exciting moments in your life. For us dog lovers, it's the equivalent of having a child. We shop for them, make target runs, and order toys like crazy for our special pup. Unfortunately, with great power comes great responsibility. We used the Puppy Finder at Preferable Pups to find our newest puppy. When you adopt a new puppy, you need to work hard to make sure the puppy is trained, behaves, and that you lead the pup in a great direction.
Dogs are a very social animal, so it’s not surprising to see that the relationship with man grew stronger over the years. The closeness with a higher being like man means they look up to us for guidance, and learn what is expected of them in any situation. The onus is on us, to properly educate them on the right way to behave in society. Dog training courses and socialization training experts advise that the earlier you train your dog, the better and more willing they are to respond.
Summer is a fun time of the year, but there are some things that are annoying. Some common insects are more worrisome during the summer months than during the winter months.