Diabetes is a truly frightening disease, especially for children. If not monitored carefully, a child's glucose levels could drop or spike to dangerous levels. While there are devices that can monitor blood sugar levels, there is a "friendlier" and much cuter way for children to help them cope with this disease: a diabetes detection dog. Diabetes detection dogs, which have been in service since 2009, can actually smell the chemical changes that occur when a child's blood sugar starts to decline.
4 October 2017
A dog is not just a pet, but is part of the family and needs to be protected. There are many necessary steps to undertake to protect your dog fully. One of the scariest things that a dog owner can experience is a lost dog. This day and age putting a lost dog sign on a telephone pole may not be enough to ensure that you see your dog again. For this reason it is important to make sure that your dog has a collar that identifies it as your dog.
20 January 2017
If you are interested in reptiles and would like to get one as a pet, then buying a corn snake for sale is going to be a great option for you. In terms of snakes, a corn snake is going to be relatively harmless. However, just like any other pet, you are going to need to dedicate some of your time and energy to making sure that they are properly cared for.
15 December 2016
When you don't have pets, you don't need to worry about the types of indoor plants that you use to decorate your home. However, when you decide to get a cat, you need to worry that your curious new friend will ingest your house plants. These plants need to be removed before you get your cat. Here are three indoor plants that are dangerous for your new cat. Aloe You may have a container of aloe growing on your kitchen counter.
2 November 2016
If you're getting ready for duck-hunting season and are ready to bring your gun dog along for their first hunt, it's important that you plan ahead. Just because your dog has trained on decoys and is adept at running drills doesn't mean that they are a seasoned hunter. Because of this, you will need a few special items to bring along with you. These items are in addition to your own needs (hunting license, ammo, cameo, and so forth).
19 September 2016
Chinchillas can make for delightfully fluffy and docile pets, but they do require a little more care and maintenance than your average gerbil or hamster. Although these unique creatures are hardy and convenient in many ways, they have special needs that must be met to ensure they live happily and comfortably, including a few unique pet supplies. As you shop around to prepare for your new pet chinchilla's arrival, make sure you have these four items ready to go beforehand.
11 July 2016
How much is the doggy in the window? He's the one with the wagging tail, cute face, and fun temperament that you just can't wait to bring home with you as your own. But, before you whisk that new puppy off to start a new life in your home as the family pet, you better make sure you are well prepared for the change. Caring for a puppy is totally different than taking care of a full grown dog.
23 May 2016
Dogs can develop itchy skin for a number of reasons. If you've eliminated the more worrisome causes, such as fleas and mites, your dog's dry skin is probably due to dry air, exposure to environmental allergens, or a combination of both. As long as your dog is not scratching so much that he's causing open sores, you can generally handle the treatment at home without having to make a vet visit.
13 May 2016
Bringing a puppy into your house is a big decision. If you have narrowed your choice down to an adorable boxer puppy, know that you are making a great choice. In the US, boxers are the 10th most popular dog breed, and are a wonderful dog for families that have children that will be around them. Boxers can also be a guard dog if you have concerns about securing your property.
10 May 2016
Dogs have the propensity to yearn for whatever is outside of their home's perimeter, and many animals run away from home, never to be found again. It's important that your dog understands where his or her boundaries are so they understand how to stay in the yard and not wander off into the street or away from home. While installing a standard, traditional fence or an from a company like A Dream Pet Store can be helpful to keep Fido at home, there are also training methods you can use to prevent them from wandering outside of your yard.
26 April 2016