• How to Enjoy a Dog Park with Your Dog
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    How to Enjoy a Dog Park with Your Dog

    Dog park is the right place for you and your dog to spend time together. This is a place where you can have fun and play or just spend time enjoying the fresh air and beautiful scenery. Going to the park should be a positive experience for both of you, so here are some tips on how to enjoy a dog park with your dog.

    The first thing you want to do is look for a garden that is designed for dogs and not an ordinary park. There is a big difference between the two. An ordinary park is a place where children of all ages go to swing, skate and socialize with other children. Most of these do not allow pets in the main area and they must be detained at all times if they are allowed anywhere in the park. Dog parks are made specifically for dogs and are allowed to run freely and exercise in a controlled environment.

    How to Prepare for a Day at the Park with Your Dog

    Before going to the dog park, you should get ready. First, make sure your dog gets the latest vaccination. Not only is it needed by most parks, it’s for the safety of your own pet. If he contacts a sick dog, he must be protected.

    If your dog is not very friendly, take steps to socialize it before going to the park. It is also a good idea to consider obedient training if he does not listen to you well. He must know and obey all basic commands such as sitting, staying, coming and so on. This will make a trip to the dog park more fun and enjoyable for everyone.

    Know how your dog plays with other dogs so that if things start to get out of hand, you will immediately realize the problem. You need to know when he just plays and when he gets aggressive. In this way, you can intervene quickly if things start to get out of control.

    What to bring?

    When preparing a trip to the park, bring some important items. You must bring your dog from the car to the park entrance so a safe and good way to control it is needed. This is also good to have if your pet is at odds with another dog and you have to hold it in until you can get it …

  • Cat Pet Shop Online - 10 Best Must-Have Products For Every Cat Owner
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    Cat Pet Shop Online – 10 Best Must-Have Products For Every Cat Owner

    Preparing a new cat is a fun time! It’s easy and fast to choose the right product for your cat at the cat pet shop. You can find anything your cat needs by shopping from the comfort of your home. If you share a house with cats then you shouldn’t be without these 10 items:

    Peg a wooden peg. Cats need a place to sharpen their nails every day. Cats often sharpen their paws during naps. Give you a break from your excited cat’s claws by giving him a personal scratch post set by his favorite snooze bed. In this way, your cat will use the post instead of scratching your household items.

    Trays and rubbish. You don’t want your cat to use the corner of your living room as a toilet, so always make sure you keep the litter box clean. To keep urine scent minimal between cleaning litter boxes, it is important to use cat litter that absorbs odors and clots quickly. Various types of litter trays are available for cats at pet stores, there are open trays, closed trays and also automatic cleaning trays.

    Catnip and toys. Cats have sharp intelligence and want interaction with their people and active entertainment when left alone. Having toys and catnips available at any time can get your cat out of trouble by avoiding boredom.

    Cat water bowl and fountain. There are many choices of shapes and sizes for bowls for your cat. Let your kitty be the cat’s meow with stylish, personalized fancy ceramic dishes, or keep it on the down low with simple no fuss acrylic bowls.

    H2o fountains are also a major product to feature in the shelter because cats savor crunchy, graceful thing (this is the reason they enjoy drinking from a faucet so often). Put a filter on your water fountain and the water will remain fresh.

    Baskets and beds. One of the most beneficial things you can do for your cat is to give them a comfortable place where they feel safe and can fall asleep. Washable beds or baskets provide the cleanest rest for your pet. At the online pet cat shop, you will find various types.

    Cat flaps and nets. If your cat will become an indoor / outdoor pet, allowing access to come and go as they like can be a great way to help them maintain their independence. Look for cat …

  • Cat Health Problems Associated With White Cats
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    Cat Health Problems Associated With White Cats

    White cats are a favorite with many pet owners as a lot of us would like to have a pristine pet in our household. However, very few of us know much about white cats such as the reason behind its color, other interesting facts as well as potential cat health problems. This article lists some information that will help you to get to know your pet better. At the same time, you will be able to take better care of a white cat.

    Cat Health Problems Associated With White Cats
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    Facts about White Cats

    There are basically three factors in cats that cause them to turn out white. These are:

    • Dominant White: This is caused by a gene which masks the other colors and the result is a white coat and a cat that generally has blue eyes.
    • Complete White Spotting: When the white spotting factor in a cat is dominant, it can result in a completely white coat in a cat.
    • Albino White: Albino cats are different from the former two. In albino cats, there is no pigmentation at all. This results in the white color and pale bluish eyes.

    Eye color is another aspect to look out for. Generally, it has been observed that a white cat with blue eyes is deaf. Again if the kitty has odd eyes, such as having one blue eye and another of green or other colors, then it is generally deaf in the ear close to the blue eye. In general, these type of genetic deformities are observed more in dominant white cats.

    A white cat is very much prone to skin cancer and sun-burn. The cat health problems that occur due to repeated sun exposure are called squamous cell carcinoma. Usually, the parts of the body which has thin hair are prone to this form of cancer. That is why the ears, nose and eyelids get affected with squamous cell carcinoma if the cats are allowed to roam frequently in the sun.

    There are some famous white cat breeds available, which include the White Persian cat, White Siamese Cat, Tuxedo cats and White Bengal cats. Among these, the White Persian cats are hugely popular and you can find them featured in popular culture such as Snowbell in the movie Stuart Little. However, before you bring home a white cat, it would be a good idea to learn more about it and the possible cat health problems …

  • Small Pets For Kids
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    Small Pets For Kids

    While I wouldn’t recommend a pet rabbit for a toddler; I would recommend them for children over the age of 5. My daughters are animal lover’s and have pleaded for any number of pets, including an elephant! While the elephant was a no-go, I did give in to the request for a pet rabbit.

    It was a decision that I never regretted. My daughter’s had so much fun with those cute bunnies, and even though we kept them outside (you can keep them inside; rabbits can be litter trained!) they played with those rabbits more than they did the indoor family dog!

    I did have to do some searching, and a lot of asking, before I figured out everything that I needed to start with for a pet rabbit. A lot of these questions can be answered by breeders though I did figure out a few things on my own; like using hanging feeders so they don’t tip the bowl over and waste all the food, and adding in wooden chewing blocks kept them from chewing so much on their cages. I also found out that too many apple slices can give them the runs (not good if you are keeping them indoors)!

    I think the single most fun thing we did with the rabbits was buying cat harnesses for them so that my daughters could actually take them out in the yard without them running away. I know this sounds crazy but it worked and everyone (bunny included) loved it!

    For this and many other things I stumbled across, check out my site listed below if you are thinking about getting a pet rabbit. I have found many things along the way that helped a lot with the pet rabbits. I also learned along the way that my children and many other children we came in contact with had more fun with the bunnies than they did the dog.…

  • Pet Information - Puppy Farms
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    Pet Information – Puppy Farms

    Most people probably haven’t even heard of puppy farms. If they have they probably haven’t given them much thought. However, if you only ever remember one piece of pet health information, you should remember never to buy a puppy from one.

    Puppy farms are places, often well away from towns, where unscrupulous dealers put profits before dog welfare. The female dogs which breed in puppy farms are treated in a similar way to battery hens. The mother dogs are kept in small pens, never see natural light, are not given space or time to exercise and a bred so frequently that they fall pregnant straight after giving birth most of the time. These female dogs’ bodies are weak due to being bred too often, never being able to exercise and being fed the absolute minimum food for their needs. Cramped conditions mean that disease amongst dogs on farms is rife, compromising pet health.

    Breeders who are keen to make as much profit as quickly as possible ensure that mother dogs fall pregnant as soon as possible after giving birth. In addition to this cruelty, they also remove puppies from their mother’s care far too quickly in order to make a profit sooner. As a result, puppies from puppy farms are likely to be weaker and less healthy than other dogs. That’s if you’re lucky: they have probably been exposed to potentially life threatening diseases in the puppy farms and are likely to have at least minor behavioural problems because of their unhappy life at the puppy farm.

    In a survey of dog owners, 95% of them said they’d never consider buying a dog from a puppy farm. Yet, some animal welfare charities suspect that as many as 900,000 people may have bought their dog from a puppy farm, through a dealer or pet shop without realising. Many dog owners buy from internet or newspaper adverts as well as pet shops which are often supplied by puppy farms.

    Advice from the kennel club is to buy directly from breeders to guarantee pet health. Dog dealers are supplied by puppy farms and often pose as simple breeders, so when looking for newspaper adverts be wary of anyone selling more than one breed of dog, as they may be dealers. When buying a puppy from a breeder, always insist on seeing the puppy with its mother and any siblings. If a …