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Big Dogs: Dog Proofing Your Home

If you have a large dog you’ll know that along with all the benefits of big dogs, they have quite a few drawbacks. This shouldn’t put you off getting a big dog, but just make sure you’re ready to take on more responsibilities. If you have a big dog you need to train them properly and make sure you can handle them. Even then their strength and power means they can destroy corners of our homes without even meaning too. {Read More}

Dog On The Way? Prepare Your Home For Arrival

It is an exciting time for any family when you decide to get a pet dog. They can be with you for years and literally grow with you, becoming a vital part of your family. But you need to properly prepare otherwise you could be left in a bit of trouble. A dog requires a specific amount of commitment, so deck the cards in your favour and be prepared. This applies in all cases, whether you’re buying, adopting or fostering {Read More}

How To Name Your Dog INFOGRAPHIC

Our daughter has a love for all animals. Whenever someone drops off a dog on our street it usually finds it’s way to our home. With being a sucker I try to rehome it instead of letting it run the streets. Oftentimes we will give the dog a name until it finds a furrever home. Below is an Infographic that will help you name your next furrbaby.

Puppy Tips Every Dog Lover Needs

Even you have had a number of dogs in the past, getting a puppy is completely different. You will need to invest a lot more time and money into looking after your new pup. This is all because the puppy needs to be disciplined and taught how to behave well. But there are also some other aspects of owning a puppy that you will need to get used to. Here are some puppy tips you might find very useful. Get {Read More}

Live Life #BetterWithPets

I am currently a member of the Purina Better with Pets and this post is part of my involvement. While Purina has provided me with materials and necessary resources to complete various activities, all statements and sentiments in this post are my own. On October 18th, 2016 Nestlé Purina hosted their 4th annual Purina Better With Pets Summit in Brooklyn, New York. Due to circumstances out of my control I was unable to attend in person, however, I followed the {Read More}

Part of the Family: Why Pets are Such a Good Idea if you Have Kids

Why are kids and pets are such a good combination? Caring for a family pet teaches kids how to be compassionate and responsible. Pets also provide companionship, loyalty and a trusted ear to talk to about childhood issues. Keeping a beloved pet in the house also boosts cognitive, emotional, physical and social development, says Parents magazine. Gail F. Melson, PhD is professor emeritus of developmental studies at Purdue University. She notes that more than 90 percent of kids have at {Read More}

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