5 Large domesticated cat breeds for the cat lover

5 Large domesticated cat breeds for the cat lover

Cats Cat lovers tend to love all breeds of cats and many have probably fantasized about owning one of the larger cats such as a lion, tiger or panther of sorts. Well, some people do actually own some of the large cat breeds, but they are not that trust worthy. There is some good news for cat lovers that want to explore the larger cat breeds, there are some domesticated cats you can own that…

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Advice and tips on how to groom your cat

Advice and tips on how to groom your cat

Grooming your cat Although cats are very good at grooming themselves there are times when a person will have to intervene and groom them. In fact, all cats should be groomed at least once a month or so.  It is advisable to start making a cat used to being groomed from an early age. This way they get used to the grooming and will fast get used to being pampered by their owner. Reasons to…

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Top Dog grooming tips and advice to help dog owners keep their pets healthy

Top Dog grooming tips and advice to help dog owners keep their pets healthy

Grooming your dog Keeping your dog well groomed and looking nice not only keep them looking healthy but is actually part of keeping them healthy too.  It is not only food and good exercise that keeps your dog’s coat all shiny but good grooming. It helps to get rid of excess hair that has been shed, tangles, burs and matting.  Prevents serious skin disease and disorders by keeping their coat clipped and helps their gait…

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5 Small dog breeds that will fit right in with your family

5 Small dog breeds that will fit right in with your family

Man’s best friend Every kid wants a dog, it is a time-honoured tradition to see a kid with their loyal companion and best friend. There are all sorts of breeds that come in various shapes and sizes but there are also some that do not do well with children. 5 The small dog breed that will fit right in with your family #1 Beagle This breed is known as a scent hound because they have an…

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5 Things you should know about a Golden Retriever before getting one

5 Things you should know about a Golden Retriever before getting one

The Golden Retriever This beautiful, loyal, intelligent and unique dog has been a family favorite for decades.  It is also one of the most popular family dogs in the USA and around the world. They are commonly seen as guide dogs and therapy dogs due to their intelligence and love of their owners. But sadly these dogs often land up in shelters as they do require some special attention and getting used to.  So, unless…

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The mission statements from some of the top animal shelters in Indiana

The mission statements from some of the top animal shelters in Indiana

Humane Indiana Their mission is “To inspire compassion within the human spirit as the beacon of the animal community through the relentless pursuit of Humane Treatment for all” This organization was founded in Indiana in 1940 but Miss Evelyn Sweitzer upon finding some animals being mistreated and set about to rectify the problem.  She got a group of women together to organize and find better shelter for mistreated animals.  Then set about trying to re-home…

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How pet adoption works in America, the rules, regulations and some handy advice

How pet adoption works in America, the rules, regulations and some handy advice

Adopting a pet When you adopt a pet, you are not just finding the most faithful friend, but you are in turn helping the charity(s) that you adopted your pet from. These charities work tirelessly ensuring the pets get the best forever home that they can get. There are millions of animals needing homes that have been neglected, abandoned and or mistreated.  They deserve a good forever home with the perfect family for them. As…

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Cat training guidebooks that every cat lover should invest in

Cat training guidebooks that every cat lover should invest in

Cat training A lot of people think that there is no way to train a cat. We know them as independent creatures with a will of their own and complete disregard for rules. The fact is they are just as trainable as dogs you just have to have the know-how and patience to do so. Cat training guidebooks Think Like a Cat By Pam Johnson-Bennet Pam has been referred to as the “Queen of cat…

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Your checklist for getting ready to adopt a cat

Your checklist for getting ready to adopt a cat

Cat adoption As when any adoption there are certain rules and requirements have to be met and understood. There are also some things you will have to have ready for the cat adoption. Things that the newest member of your family will be needing when they arrive at their new forever home. Items you will need for your cat Water and food bowls and food These are really important to have and to ensure they…

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The best dog training guides to help you help your dog understand you

The best dog training guides to help you help your dog understand you

Dog training In order for you and your pet to have a good relationship it is best to be able to communicate your commands to them.  This is not always an easy task as dogs, like kids, tend to have their own personalities and as with humans tend to have different learning abilities. The best dog training guidebooks #1 Train the Best Dog Ever By Larry Kay and Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz This is a tried and tested…

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