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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}

Stay In The Saddle With These Important Safety Tips

No matter how long you have been horse riding for, it is still a dangerous pastime. Horses can be very unpredictable, no matter how well trained you think yours may be. And as a fall from a horse can lead to serious injuries, it is always better to be safe than sorry. To ensure you stay in your saddle, keep in mind these important safety tips. Ride A Suitable Horses Just like humans, horses come in many different shapes and {Read More}

What To Consider When Buying A New Family Dog

There are so many things to consider when buying a new dog. But perhaps the most important thing, even more so than vets bills and insurance, is how your dog will get on with your kids. Studies have shown that growing up with a dog can benefit your child in many ways. These benefits can range from giving them a more active lifestyle to teaching them responsibility. It’s no wonder then that dogs are the most popular pet in the {Read More}

Are You Ready For A New Pet?

There are lots of reasons why you may be thinking about getting a new pet. You may have lost a faithful furry companion recently and be missing the friendship of a pet. Or maybe you’ve finally moved to a house big enough to share with the pet of your dreams. Sometimes we seek companions for other pets. Whatever your reason, there are plenty of choices for you. You might be keen to get a new dog. There are lots of {Read More}

Create the Perfect Backyard Playground for Your Furry Friend

Dogs and cats love to play in the yard but sometimes they can get into trouble out there and also be quite destructive. This means that it is important to create the perfect outdoors space where they can play without any problems at all. Thankfully, there are some easy ways to get started on making your yard perfect for your pets. Avoid Toxic or Dangerous Plants There is a fairly long list of plants that are dangerous for pets to {Read More}

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