Category: Pet Care

DIY, Dog Food, Dogs, Feeding, Pet Care, Products

4 DIY Dog Feeder Projects

Do you want a stylish dog feeder that matches your established décor? I scoured the Internet to find the best instructions for building fancy dog feeders. The following are truly unique and lovely, but affordable DIY dog bowl projects. They outshine the traditional dog bowl, but that’s not reflected in the cost of material and …

Cats, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, vet care

What To Do When Your Kitten is Fainting or Falling (Video)

It’s scary when a pet is ill. Your kitten is precious to you, and fainting and falling is a serious condition. It can indicate something is wrong with her inner ear or nervous system. If your kitten is fainting and/or falling, you need to call your veterinarian. Only a vet can diagnose what’s wrong, and …

Hamsters, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Small animals

The Lifespan of Hamsters

Hamsters make great pets, but they have short lifespans. Their life span is dependent on breed, but it’s rare that any hamster survives beyond three years. You should keep this short lifespan in mind if you’re considering a hamster for a family pet. Mourning a hamster can be tough on kids, but they do make …

Dogs, Grooming, Pet Care, Product Reviews, Products, Skin infections, Westies

How to Bathe Your West Highland White Terrier (Westie)

You’d think with such perfect white coats, westies would require frequent bathing, but they don’t. In fact, it can be harmful to bath a westie too much. They’re prone to sensitive skin, and over-bathing can cause irritations. In general, you should only bathe your westie three to four times a year. If you prefer a …

DIY, Dogs, Pet Care, Pet housing, Products

A DIY Dog House Makes the Perfect Christmas Gift for Your Pampered Pooch

Thinking about what to get your dog for Christmas? Instead of shelling out the big bucks for a plastic shelter, why not build her a dog house? This cute dog house is easy to build and requires only a small monetary investment. *FYI: The Humane Society recommends that you place dog houses in a fenced …

animal cruelty, Dogs, Golden retriever, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Socialization

Can an Old Dog Learn New Tricks?

Emma adopted seven-year-old Shelby from a local pet shelter. “I went there looking for a puppy,” Emma said. “But, I fell in love with Shelby instead.” Shelby, a golden retriever, was slightly underweight and shelter volunteers worried that one of her owners maybe abused her. Despite her reluctance toward strangers, Shelby took to Emma immediately. …

animal cruelty, Cats, Dog, Dogs, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Uncategorized

Read This Before Surrending Your Pet to an Animal Shelter

Relinquishing a pet to an animal shelter is never an easy choice, and it ought not to be. However, what can you do when you discover your child is allergic to your friendly Labrador? Or, when your property-owner suddenly disallows cats from your apartment complex, and you don’t have the money to move? It may …

Cats, Kittens, Pet Care, Pet Health, Pet housing

Should You Keep Cats Indoors?

I’d argue that yes, you should keep your cat(s) inside. Although it isn’t easy to change the habits of a formally indoor/outdoor cat, it’s not impossible either. All cats can be discouraged from going outdoors, especially if you cultivate an enriching indoor habitat.  Don’t Add to the Feral Cat Problem If your cat isn’t spayed …

animal cruelty, Chihuahuas, Dog, Dog Tags, Dogs, Maltese, News, Pet Care, Pet Health, Products, Yorkshire terriers

The Top 10 Most Frequently Stolen Dog Breeds (INFOGRAPHIC)

It only took a moment for thieves to lure Keymo, a purebred husky, from his front yard in Jacksonville, Florida. His owner had let Keymo off-leash to do his business while she got ready for bed. When she returned, Keymo was gone and there was food on the sidewalk indicating he was lured away. Despite …

Pet Care, Products, Uncategorized

The Red Tibetan Mastiff is The World’s Most Expensive Dog

  According to a Huffington Post article, the worlds most expensive dog is the lion-like red Tibetan mastiff. Incredibly a dog of this breed has sold for $1.5 million. I’m a huge fan of the giant breeds (newfies especially), but $1.5 million is too much money. For that money you could save thousands of shelter dogs.  A …