Selecting Better Pets
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Selecting Better Pets

After we started thinking more seriously about expanding our family, my husband brought up the idea of getting a pet or two. While I was completely against the concept at first, I realized that it might be helpful for our children to warm up to the idea before having another sibling. We got a dog and our kids were tasked with the job of feeding it every day and doing other tasks, and it was amazing to see how much the animal helped our family to grow. Pets can be a wonderful addition to a home, which is why I made this blog. Check out these fun pet posts.

Selecting Better Pets

  • Tips for Collecting a Stool Sample While Walking Your Dog

    5 December 2019

    It might not be overly pleasant, but taking note of your dog's feces when it relieves itself on a walk is a good way to be cognizant of the animal's health. You can make some simple changes to the dog's diet and daily routine based on what you notice. For example, if it's highly constipated, more exercise and a little more fiber in the dog's diet can be helpful. There may be times that you're concerned about the appearance of the dog's feces.

  • 3 Things to Consider Before Bringing a German Shepherd Puppy Home

    22 November 2019

    Dogs are wonderful companions, but they also come with a tremendous amount of responsibility. Any new puppy that you bring into your home will be a part of your family for years to come. It's important to select the right breed for your family. If you are considering the addition of a German Shepherd puppy, there are some important factors to consider before you select your puppy. Giving these factors careful consideration will help you better determine if a German Shepherd is the right fit.

  • Tips For Caring For A Toy Breed Puppy

    30 October 2019

    Toy puppies may be small in size, but they make up for it with extreme cuteness and enthusiasm. People opt to add toy breeds to their family for a number of reasons, such as space, saving money on dog food, or because small dogs tend to live longer than larger breeds. Some people just fall in love with a specific type of toy breed and love the temperament of the breed.

  • What You Need When Walking Your Dog

    29 October 2019

    You have a dog and you know that walking your canine friend is essential to their overall health and well-being. Your dog is going to be a much happier, healthier companion when you do what you can to keep your pooch exercised and socialized. When you walk your dog, you should have certain supplies with you to make the experience more exciting and safe for everyone. Here are things you need for when you walk your dog, whether you just walk your canine friend around the neighborhood or you take them to a dog park on the regular.

  • Three Reasons Why It's Unsafe For Your Cat To Be A Mouser

    25 October 2019

    It's pretty natural for cats to hunt and some pet parents encourage it. After all, hunting down mice and eliminating them will help to keep them from getting into your home. However, if you choose to go this route, you could be putting your cat's health at risk. Here's why it's not such a good idea to let your cat be a mouser. Poison One potential problem with letting your cat capture mice is rat poison.