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.
25 June 2020
If you absolutely love dogs in all shapes and sizes, you may want to think about becoming a dog boarder. Dog boarding is when someone hires you to care for their pet while they are away instead of taking them to a big business. There are many different companies and organizations that help independent dog boarders get going, some of which are almost like an Airbnb for pets. If being a dog boarder is something that you think you would like to do, here are a few tips on how to get started.
16 June 2020
There is a lot of responsibility, liability, and work that goes into running an animal rescue, and sometimes this is not a business that is easy to stay profitable in. If you are currently struggling to keep your rescue open, it is time to consult with the experts. An animal rescue business consultant should be found before it is too late. Here are some of the things the consultant will be able to go over with you so you can move forward and get on a sturdy financial path.
29 April 2020
Many mammals can have allergic reactions to things they encounter in their environment or their food, and dogs are included. Here are a few signs a dog has allergies that are often missed by the dog owner. Excessive Biting, Gnawing, and Scratching Dogs to scratch and gnaw at themselves on occasion; some of it can be due to fleas, but this is also usual grooming behavior. However, if this behavior becomes incessant, it can be a sign that your dog has an allergy to something in their environment.
18 March 2020
Cairn terriers are not the most common breed in the U.S. You don't see them nearly as often as golden retrievers or Labradors. However, they can be very nice little dogs. If you see a Cairn terrier puppy up for adoption, consider these pros and cons of the breed as you make your decision. Pro: They are sturdy and strong. Although Cairn terriers are small — often around 20 pounds — they are not delicate lap dogs.
24 February 2020
Welcoming the first addition to the family doesn't always mean having a baby. In fact, many newlyweds are getting a dog before they have children. If the dog is the first living creature that either person has cared for, they may not realize the importance of vaccinations, particularly for distemper. If you are bringing a dog into your family, here's what you need to know about distemper and why vaccination for it is important.