Tag Archives: pets

How Hard Is It to Care for a Hedgehog?

Holding Pet Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are excellent and charming pets for those people who have enough patience and wish to devote their time to caring for them. All in all, a hedgehog can become a pleasant, affectionate, and playful home pet. As with any other pet, you should first learn about the hedgehogs and …

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Arthritis Symptoms in Dogs – Is your Dog Safe?

Old Brown Dog

Arthritis is a joint disease that affects about 80% of dogs- in simple terms; it can also be defined as inflammation or abnormal changes in the joints. While we may think arthritis mostly affects senior dogs, it is not the case. Sometimes, even younger dogs are affected by arthritis, but …

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5 Factors to Consider Before Getting Your Kids a Dog

If you and your partner are thinking about adding a furry, four-legged companion to the family, then read this first. Every parent with a child over the age of five will inevitably come across the question, “Can we get a pet?” Usually, it’s followed up by “Pretty pretty please please …

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5 Simple Lessons of Emotional Intelligence Pets Teach Us

Recent studies have shown that emotional intelligence is a more accurate predictor of success than intelligence quotient of a person. Emotional quotient includes 54% of the various dimensions of success, that is, effectiveness, relationships, quality of life, health. Children raised in pet-friendly homes are emotionally intelligent, reveals the latest research. …

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What Is The Best Dog For Children With Autism?

Girl Hugging Dog

Pets give so much joy and happiness to people, children in particular take delight in having pets. Having pets also comes with many benefits for children from teaching them responsibility to loyalty and friendship. A very close bond can be formed between a child and his dog. A hot topic …

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5 Interesting Games To Play With Your Dog

Cute white dog shaking

Having a dog is a lot of work and a lot of fun. Playing with your dog is one of the best ways to encourage physical activity as well as bonding with your dog. However, you don’t have to spend your time playing endless hours of fetch. There are plenty …

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Great Tips To Introduce Your Dog To Your Baby

Tips to introduce your dog to your baby

Dogs are truly the most remarkable pets and deserve all the love and attention they can get. But what happens when your furry friend thinks that he is not the center of attention because of the baby? What’s exciting for you and your spouse may prove to be frightening for …

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How To Choose The Best Rat Cages

How to choose the best rat cages

So this post has been inspired by the fact that I bought the worst possible rat cage for my kids pet rats when I bought them. Yes I can remember having my own pet rat when I was a kid but I don’t remember any of the details of the …

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Why Rats Make Good Pets For Children

Why rats make good pets for children

When I was growing up my mother got me a rat called Rosie – she was black and white… and pregnant so it turned out. So pretty soon I had a number of rats. I have very fond memories of my little rat Rosie and her babies, which I managed …

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Handy Tips For Traveling With Pets In A Car

Handy tips for traveling with pets in a car

There are a lot of things that car insurance covers, but an overheated pooch’s vet bills ain’t one of them. Travelling with animals isn’t always easy, because they can get carsick, bored, restless, hungry, and downright irritating. It takes a little planning to make sure that they are comfortable, safe, …

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8 Reasons to Raise Your Children Around Pets

8 Reasons to raise your children around pets

We all know that pets are some of the best things in our lives. They are the shoulder that we need to cry on when we need or they are our best friends whenever we need a good laugh. However, did you know that when you raise your children around …

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How to Introduce Your Cat To Your New Baby

How to Introduce your cat to your new baby

Mothers to be frequently visit shelters in tears with their cats in tow after being advised by family members and obstetricians that cats are not great for pregnancy or a new baby. It is very easy to succumb to these claims if you are not aware of all the facts. …

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