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

  • What Every First Time Dog Owner Needs To Know About Canine Distemper & Vaccinations

    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.

  • About Silver Labs

    16 December 2019

    If you are looking into getting a Labrador retriever, then you might be deciding whether you want a black Lab, a yellow Lab, or another kind of Labrador. However, something not a lot of people realize is that there are silver Labs. They aren't nearly as common as the other types of Labs, and it's possible you may have never seen one before. However, you'll definitely want to take some time to learn more about silver Labs before you make your decision because you may end up finding them to be the right choice for you.

  • Trim These Parts Of Your Cockapoo Frequently For Style And Function

    10 December 2019

    When you bring a cockapoo puppy into your family, you'll have a high-energy dog that won't bother family members with pet allergies. As your dog gets accustomed to its new surroundings, you'll need to get acquainted with the care methods that will help it to thrive. A cockapoo requires regular grooming sessions to look its best, but you may also want to buy a pair of grooming scissors so that you can trim select areas in between your visits to the groomer.

  • 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.