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Like all insurance, the general idea is that you never want to have to use it, but if you do, it’s there. The same stands for pet insurance. Pet insurance can be a polarizing topic. Before you can make a decision about opting in, you need to know the ins and outs of pet insurance […]


If you talk to any pet parent, they would definitely have something to say about what they did to get their pups where they are now. Some would give you general tips that work, and also mention some that are specific to their pet which they discovered along the line.  However, the fact remains that certain tips are bound to make your journey as a pet parent an extra pleasurable one. And this is exactly what this piece seeks to cover, so, here are some vital ones: Knowledge is Key Before bringing your pet home, it is essential to find …


Needing some time to adjust to a new location also applies to your pet. Matter of fact, it might take a bigger toll on Cecil because she thrives on the familiar; familiar places, intimate knowledge of room locations, all of that stuff.  So, uprooting her from the familiar and taking her to an all-new location might have her acting up; it can even be downright traumatic. This is why you need to make sure that she gets used to the new conditions as quickly as possible. Here are some tips that can help:  Create Familiar Feelings If you’re moving to …


Opening up your home and your heart to a new puppy is one of the most beautiful experiences you can have. The feeling of the warm, fluffy, pulsing mass of life (super adorable puppy in other words), is nothing short of an incredible one.  But before the puppy arrives, you would need to ensure that your home is in the right state to accommodate a puppy. What does this mean? It simply implies that you would need to answer the following questions and tick them off your checklist: Is Your Home Puppy Proof?   The first step before bringing your puppy …


Have Your Dog Work from Home & if you’re thinking “Dog With a Blog” from Disney Channel, that’s not exactly what we mean Dogs were originally domesticated and bred to have jobs. A lot of dogs around the world still do intense work every day; from herding sheep to acting as someone’s eyes and ears […]


Establishing a strong bond is the foundation for success in any relationship, and this applies to your pup. The human-pet bond that goes so deep that they can sense changes in your mood doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it comes about as a result of certain conscious or unconsciously done moves. Not sure how to bond with your pup better? Here’s how: Quality Time Together! No relationship, not a single one, blossoms without quality time. Even love at first sight needs time to develop into happily ever after. It’s all about being together and going on adventures and making memories. Whether …


The park is a great place for your dog to run free amongst other dogs and more importantly, socialize. There’d also be the occasional butt sniffing, but consider the ‘hazards’ that come with the park. While the park sounds just perfect, you’d need to make sure that your dog is ready for the park environment. Not sure what this entails? Then take a look at this checklist:  Will Your Dog Have Fun? More than anything, you need to be certain that your pet would have a good time. Not all dogs are big fans of socializing with other dogs, and …


Ever heard of a sad dog? I bet you haven’t. This is because dogs are naturally happy animals who find a way to have fun every chance they get. Now, this doesn’t mean there are no ways to make your dog happy. After spending a bit of time with your pup, you would have picked up on certain activities that get Lily giddy with excitement. In addition to these activities, here are 5 tips to keep your dog happy: Be Health-conscious  It goes without saying that a healthy pup is a happy pup. Only a healthy pup has sufficient nervous …


Fun fact; dogs are never the villain in any movie. If anything, they do something so incredibly endearing that we love them more for it. Or they simply just exist as their wonderful selves and make us fall in love with them! Long story short, here are 10 of the most famous tv show dogs you’ve probably heard about, and if you hadn’t previously, you would have now:  Marley from Marley & Me (2008) The story of Marley is one that’s made it into print media. Marley was the super active 100-pound dog of John and Jennifer Grogan who acted …


Dogs do not seem to understand that rolling around in puddles and chasing skunks equates to bad doggo. They just want to have their fun, and sometimes, there’s really nothing you can do to stop them. But of course, you’re saddled with the responsibility of keeping them clean. For grooming, some tools you need include:  A brush, comb, or shedding blade (subject to dog cost type). A grooming table with a grooming arm to keep her secure on the table. Clipper and blade coolant. Grooming shears. Grooming clippers (using No. 10 blades to avoid cuts). A grinder or nail clippers. …


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