When you were a child and you wanted a dog, what did you say to your parents? Probably, “Please, can’t we go to the pet store and buy a dog?” Many people do not become aware that adopting a pet is an option until they get older. When’s the last time you heard a child say, “Can’t we adopt a puppy?” But once you do become aware that adoption is an option, you may wonder why you should adopt a dog instead of buying one from the pet shop. Here are 6 very good reasons to consider! .. - Read More
If you recently adopted or bought a dog, you need to make sure that you have all the dog supplies you need for the cold winter months! One important supply is a dog bed. A dog bed is actually an important supply year-round, but during the winter, it is extra important since it provides insulation. Some pet owners even invest in a couple of different dog beds, one for summer and one for winter. A dog bed also provides comfortable cushioning for joints (especially important for older dogs) and a sense of territory and safety. The dog bed corrals a.. - Read More
There’s no better time than the present to think about adopting a new
dog or puppy. There are thousands of dogs and puppies waiting to find a
new home and a loving owner in shelters all across Canada. If you’re
thinking about bringing home a new furry pal for the first time,
however, the prospect can be overwhelming. What are the most important
dog supplies for a first time pet owner? Here is a quick dog supply
checklist so that you can get started on the right foot (or paw).
· Food and water bowl (and food and water, of course). These are some of the most basic, obvious supplies your new puppy is going to need. Look for healthy, organic dog food which contains the best ingredients and provides your dog with the necessary daily requirements.
· Leash and collar. These are essential for training purposes and prevent your dog from wandering off when you go on walks. A collar also identifies a dog if he does manage to get away from you so that he can find his way back home again.... READ ON...
Thinking of buying a new pet from a pet store? You might consider adopting a pet instead. There are a lot of great reasons to adopt instead of buy, not the least of which is that you’ll save some money. Perhaps the most important reason however is knowing that you’ll be doing a good deed, and that the animal you choose to bring home with you will probably owe its life to your decision. That same lovable animal might not be able to survive without you! Millions of animals are euthanized each year because people give them up and there.. - Read More