Thursday, February 6, 2020

First Pet? A Few Reasons a Dog is Best

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If you are looking for a first pet, it can be challenging to know what pet would suit both you and your family the best. For a lot of people, after a lot of deliberation, they often discover that the best option for them will always be a dog.

Today, we are going to look at why so many people choose to get a dog; why they are so popular and also a few considerations you should make before you commit to any pet, not just a dog.

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Think Before You Leap

As we briefly mentioned, we are going to look at a few things you should be considering before you even start visiting a dog that may become a member of your family.

The first thing you need to do is ask yourself these questions--do you know that dogs get lonely? Are you going to be home, or is anybody else going to be present to be with the dog? If not, then getting a dog may not be the best idea, and if you do, they will definitely need company.

The second thing you should be looking at is whether you will be able to offer your dog the time it needs for training, walks, and for it to be at its happiest.

If you think both of these will not be a problem at all, then may you are ready to start the search for your new family member.

Dogs Will Be Your Best Friend

The first thing to recognize when you get a dog is that after around three to six weeks, your dog will have started to make its bonds with the people in the household and they will also have their favorite person.

While it may sound ridiculous, there will always be one person that the dog is most drawn to, and that will be their best pal for life. In case you had any doubt just how amazing dogs were, did you know that they had a sense of time?

Have you ever heard somebody say that a dog will sense when the owner is coming home? Well, this has now been debunked as it seems the dog is not sensing the owner. The dog is, in fact, in tune with the universe and has a sense of time. The dog will react around the usual time it feels a family member will be home.

The final reason you should get yourself a dog is that they are incredibly trainable. Now we are not saying you should put your dog through extreme paces. What we are saying is that you can train your dog and create a fun game for everybody involved.

When it comes to pets, dogs are incredibly intelligent, and the first place you should be looking for your new pet is at a shelter. While the old saying said you couldn’t teach an old dog new tricks, you absolutely can, so don’t be afraid to give a dog that is most in need a home before you look at a puppy. 

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Three Life Management Tips for Insanely Busy Pet Owners

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We get it, we relate, and we understand. When trying to develop your best living standards, moving forward in your career, raising a family, trying to get enough time with your peer group in a social setting, taking part in your hobbies, and getting enough sleep, you may feel as though your schedule is against you. Sure, we might have the same amount in a day as Einstein had, but most of the time we’re having to work without that genius IQ to guide us, not to disparage his achievements, nor to disparage any geniuses that may be reading this post.

As a busy pet owner, it can feel very worrying to know you have less contact time with your dog than you would like. Yet there’s no reason as to why you should keep them cooped up in your home, alone, for ten hours a day while you see to your business. As a busy pet owner, it’s more than possible to ensure they live a healthy and well-adjusted life despite your intensive schedule.

Let’s explore some advice below:

Consider Doggy Daycare

Why not consider the use of an excellent Puppy Day Camp service? This can help your pet gain the socialization they need, but not only with family members, with other dogs too. This can help them become braver in new situations, be trained in the best capacity, and it can give them a diverse and varied daily experience compared to sitting at home for hours upon hours. For the price of admission, doggy daycare services are worth their weight in gold, and are always staffed by those who adore caring for animals.

Bring A Friend

It might sometimes be a great idea to ensure you have a friend at home for them to interact with. Another puppy, perhaps two from the same litter, can be a great idea. When you have more than one pet at home they can spend time with one another in the right contexts, play together, and generally feel less alone. This can also help their pair bonding ability, as they settle into your home with a community that cares for them. A little friend living within the same schedule as they are can certainly be a worthwhile approach to consider.

Always Schedule Some Time

No matter how busy your schedule, be sure to at least have some time with your pet, even if that’s just a lazy cuddle on the sofa after work in the evening, or going for a long park walk on Sunday mornings. If you cannot find time for this kind of interaction, then purchasing a pet in the first place might not be for you. Also consider the time your children may spend with the pet, or if you have an older child living at the property who may be able to be trained in their best care. This can help you enact the care you should have.

With this advice, we hope you can manage to care for your pet despite adhering to a hectic daily schedule.

Monday, January 20, 2020

BarkBox Review | Barkbox Unboxing | January 2020 | Snowbound Hounds

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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

BarkBox Review | Barkbox Unboxing | December 2019 | Muttcracker

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Monday, December 23, 2019

What to do About Your Anxious Dog

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Dog’s can experience anxiety for all kinds of reasons, the same way humans can. There are certain behaviors, which can range from aggression to urinating in the home, that can be associated with anxiety. If you spot any strange behavior from your dog and you think might be an underlying issue, it’s important to take action.

If you’re worried and confused about the situation and you don’t know what to do to help your dog in the best way possible, you’re in the right place. Read on to find out about what you can do ensure your dog’s anxiety problems are dealt with correctly.

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Have the Problem Confirmed

First of all, you need to get the problem properly confirmed by a vet. Just like in humans, anxiety is a real condition for dogs and one that needs to be diagnosed by a professional. Only then can you start to find ways to treat the issue and to help your dog with getting better and less anxious on a day to day basis. Use your regular vet or one you feel you can trust if you don’t have a regular one.

Look for Potential Causes

To properly help your dog and prevent the anxiety they’ve been experiencing, it’s important to look for the things that might have been causing this anxiety in the first place. For some dogs, anxiety comes about as a result of separation from their owner. For others, there might be completely different causes. Either way, it’s important to understand the likely causes so you can find ways around them going forward.

Try CBD-Infused Treats

One of the things that many dog owners now used to treat their anxious dogs are CBD-infused treats. CBD has the power to calm dogs and help them feel more at ease in situations where they might otherwise get anxious and uncomfortable. Tempo&Tails dog treats offer a perfect example of these kinds of treats and you might want to try them if you want an easy and simple way of treating the signs of anxiety that your dog is displaying.

Pheromone Therapy

There are also lots of different therapy options you might want to consider if your dog is showing signs of anxiety. Pheromone therapy is one such example of this. This type of therapy can be helpful for anxious dogs because there are certain pheromones that dogs find calming and relaxing. So by using these pheromones in a therapeutic context, your dog can be relaxed and kept at ease when they might otherwise be overwhelmed by feelings of anxiety.

Find Ways to Reduce Your Dog’s Exposure to Stress

There are lots of small things you can do to reduce your dogs exposure to stress and stressful situations too. Start by paying attention to them and the situations in which they start to experience stress. That way, you can pick up on the things that trigger their stress and anxiety and take steps to prevent those problems arising in the first place. It will all depend on what’s causing your dog problems and what your specific situation is.


Training can be one of the most helpful things of all for your dog because it provides them with the structure they want and need in their lives. If this is something that they’ve been lacking, training could provide it to them. Most people don’t even realize this but training exercises and sessions are usually very enjoyable for dogs and they enjoy that structure that comes with it. So if you haven’t taken the time to properly train your dog yet, that’s something you should look to change.

You Should Try to Stay Calm Too

Finally, you should think about your own feelings might impact those of your dog. If you’re always anxious and on edge, it’ll feed through to your dog. Dogs respond to the behaviors of their owners and they’re definitely more perceptive than many owners realize. If you want to make sure that your dog stays calm and reduces its anxiety, you first need to reduce your own anxiety levels. It’ll make a much bigger difference than you think.

Anxiety problems are not uncommon among dogs, and there are options for treating problems like these. You shouldn’t worry too much about the situation; instead, take action and start helping your dog overcome these problems. It can be done and the ideas above will help you with that.