Three Indoor Plants That Are Dangerous For Your New Cat


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

What to Bring the First Time You Go Duck-Hunting with Your Dog


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

Four Tips To Keep In Mind When Buying Supplies For Your New Chinchilla


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

Bringing Puppy Home: Supplies You Should Have In Advance


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

How To Soothe Your Dog's Itchy Skin


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

How To Prepare For Bringing Home A New Boxer Puppy


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

Stay! How To Train Your Dog To Stay In The Yard


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