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 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.

  • Tips For Choosing The Right Dog Breeder

    24 October 2019

    Adding a puppy to your family is a very fun and exciting event. Many people opt to purchase a puppy from a breeder, which can work out very well, but it is extremely important to choose the right breeder. Taking the time to carefully select a breeder and a puppy from a litter will help ensure that you're getting a pet who is healthy and will have the temperament that you desire.

  • Why Should You Vaccinate Your Pets?

    16 October 2019

    Vaccinating your pets is one of the best things you can do for them. It helps protect their health from common diseases, some of which can be debilitating or fatal. If you need a few more reasons why you should vaccinate your pets, here are three of them. 1. Protect at-risk pets. Most pets can be vaccinated, but some cannot due to their age or health status. Very young, old, or sick dogs shouldn't be vaccinated because it can lead to complications with their weaker immune systems.

  • How to Become a Veterinarian

    10 October 2019

    If you love animals and you enjoy science, a career in veterinary medicine might be the perfect job for you. You'll have the opportunity to use your skills to help animals live happy, healthy lives. If you've always wanted to be a vet, there are some steps you can take in order to make your dreams a reality. Here are the four things every person should do if they plan to pursue a career as a vet.