Owning a pet is an exciting and happy privilege that people of all ages get to experience. Whether it’s a dog, a cat, a rabbit, or even a bird, pets provide their owners with joy and comfort. However, owning a pet can get even better with age as you or a loved one will have more time to care for a pet in your retirement years than ever before. In addition to having more time to take care of a … [Read more...] about The Top 5 Benefits of Owning Pets for Seniors
Once you have chosen and picked up a new puppy from a shelter, the biggest hurdle is right ahead of you. You're bringing an excitable little dog into new surroundings, and that's not always easy to manage! However, as you've bought your new puppy, there's no going back now, and it's time for some new introductions. You want your puppy to settle in as best you can, and it's essential that your home … [Read more...] about Gentle Introductions: It’s Time for a New Puppy!
Dog is man's best friend, according to the old saying, and however you choose to cut it, we've been sharing our lives with our canine companions for a very long time indeed. Owning a dog is, for many people, one of the greatest sources of joy in life, and many people feel that their childhoods were deeply enriched by having a dog to cuddle, run around the garden with, and throw a stick … [Read more...] about 3 Things a Dog Can Teach You About Life
As if your family life wasn’t challenging enough, having to remember sports kits, after school activities and to walk the dog, let alone the basics of having everyone fed and clean – now you want to introduce a second pet into the scenario. The family dog is going to have make way for the new kid in town, in the form of a small, cute but excitable puppy. In this blog, we take a look at how you … [Read more...] about Introducing a New Dog To the Family Pet
What To Do When Your Family Unit Is "Too Busy" To Look After Your Pet While there are so many benefits to owning a pet, sometimes, the pet themselves won't feel these benefits. It seems that now, life is so busy, that's if your dog is lucky enough to go for a walk in the morning every day, they should count their lucky stars. Even school kids have many extracurricular activities, meaning that … [Read more...] about When the Family Is Too Busy to Look After The Pet
Having a pet dog is not only a great way to enhance your own life. It can also give your child memories to last a lifetime and an excellent opportunity to learn responsibility, and how to take care of another living creature. If you're planning to get a pet dog, you can teach your child to take care of the dog with you. Not only will it be great to have help from another pet caretaker around the … [Read more...] about How to Teach Your Child to Help Take Care of Your Dog
One of the closest relationships I know is the relationship that my older sister, Janet, has with her dog, Piper. Piper has been around a long time and the day where she's going to die is coming soon. I decided I'd interview Janet about her story with the puppy and write a blog post about it in honor of their 14 year friendship. Here are her remarks: Piper and I are more than old friends; … [Read more...] about Twilight Years of My Pup: Life with an Old Dog