With the start of October comes the beginning of the fall, but most importantly, Halloween! This holiday is a ton of fun for humans, but this time can be very confusing for many pets. So many different sights, sounds, and smells can overwhelm them and leave them in a very bad mood. So, think of your friend in advance and start preparing for Halloween with a few pointers.
Dog vitamins and supplements are extremely popular. There’s so many out there! But what constitutes a vitamin and what constitutes a supplement? Do supplements need a prescription and in what cases might my pooch need one? Before we get into some specific supplements and when we might consider them, let’s take a few moments to answer some of these questions.
It is a big responsibility to take care of a dog, whether it involves feeding, training, or even cleaning up after it. One of the often-overlooked tasks a pet owner has to consider doing, though, is walking their pooch, which is definitely more than just a chore. In fact, taking your dog out for a quick walk does much more than exercise and can be improved with a few helpful tips.
Did you know that October 4th is widely recognized as World Animal Day? This day comes around once a year to remind us just how important animals are to society and why we need to give animals the voice they so desperately need. While you too may be an animal lover, have you ever wondered what fellow animal lovers have done for other creatures? If you read a little about the origin of this event, you may be surprised how far people have come to give your pet their proper rights and what you too can do on this special day.
September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, which takes the time to remind and encourage you and other people to be prepared for disasters or emergencies that might occur out of the blue. It is around this time of year that several natural disasters are heard of all over the news, with so many hurricanes, tornadoes, and wildfires abound. With all this in mind, you may be wondering if you’re prepared enough if one were to hit your hometown. While you may feel secure, have you ever considered if your pet feels the same way? Here are some ways that you and your pet can remain safe during a natural disaster if one were to ever occur.
It is common knowledge that pet owners almost always talk to their pet, whether it is during training, meal times, or simply relaxing. It has become integrated into a core part of an owner’s routine that it is hard to find someone who doesn’t say something to their pet from time to time. While people often do this without a second thought, it does beg the question: can animals really comprehend what we are saying to them? While the answer may seem to be an obvious ‘no’ on the surface, the recently uncovered truth is actually quite astounding.