Overweight dogs and cats have become a common phenomenon among many homes. Despite how cute a pudgy little belly may seem on a cat or how adorable a few extra ripples can be on a puppy, pet obesity is a serious issue that has led to an increase in pet health complications, along with a decrease in the quality of life for many pets.
Cats are great pets. They love to play, they love to cuddle when you are watching TV or sleeping, and they purr for no reason other than being near you. But they also love to scratch. Unfortunately, the things they love to scratch are often the legs of your antique table, your upholstered sofa, or your expensive carpet. Petar Petrov, founder of CozyCatFurniture.com, has some great information on how to save your furniture from cat scratching.
Many of us have been in this situation before: you see what appears to be a lost or stray dog walking in a park or on the side of a busy road. What are you supposed to do when you encounter a stray? How do you reach out? Debbie Swanson, a regular contributor to Dogster.com, outlines some tips for approaching a stray/lost dog.
For those who love animals, working with them can be a dream come true. There are many different types of jobs and activities that involve working with animals in one way or another. Whether it is a conservation job that entails taking care of wildlife, or an administrative job for an animal rescue center, a job that involves working for animals can be rewarding and joy giving.
April 22 is Earth Day, so why not include your best pal as we all "paws" to appreciate our home planet? Julia Szabo from Dogster.com put together a list of simple ways to help do your part to make the planet a little healthier. With a little planning and consideration, minimizing your carbon paw-print is not only easy, it's fun!
After a long winter slumber, we are re-opening on Friday, March 29! We have many new things planned for 2013 but we are keeping all of your favorites!
We will still have pet ID tags with free engraving, a great selection of all-natural pet treats, pet toys, and dozens of collars and leashes. We will also have great breed-specific items like stationary, key chains, and magnets. And, of course, we’ll have great gifts for pet lovers including framed art, mugs, and T-shirts and hats.
We are currently accepting applications for the summer season. Specifically we are looking for energetic people to assist customers in finding and purchasing merchandise in a retail environment. If you like to work with people and can maintain a positive attitude, this might be the place for you!
Last week we featured a blog with tips for keeping your dog safe during winter. Of course cats also need special care in the cold winter months. So this blog provides tips on keeping your cat happy and safe until the warm temperatures of spring arrive. Thanks to our friends at VetStreet.com for these great tips!