Posted on: August 3, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Does Your Dog Ride the “Counter Wave?”

One of the hardest canine behaviors for some dog owners to understand (or forgive) is counter-surfing–when your pup helps himself to some edible item that you or another family human left unattended. The habits isn’t just limited to counters; some pets help themselves to any kind of food left on tables, desks, coffee tables or any other off-limits surface area.  Some pet dogs specialize in locating any kind of food…

Posted on: August 3, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Why Do People Sponsor An Animal?

Many people now prefer to sponsor an animal in addition to or rather than having their own pet. And this is good news! Sponsoring an animal has many benefits both to the person who is taking out the sponsorship and the organization and the animal being sponsored. So how does it work? Basically, sponsorships of an animal, whether it be a lion or orang-utan, a donkey, rabbit, or a rodent…

Posted on: August 2, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Why Pets Are a Bad Idea as Gifts

In general, pets as Christmas presents are a very bad idea. Both for the pet and for the person receiving the pet. Adopting an animal into the family is very much like having a child. You would not just hand someone a baby for Christmas! Christmas is a time when families get together. There is a lot of joyful chaos and people rushing here and there with many things to…

Posted on: August 1, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

The Benefits of Buying from A Reputable Breeder

Breeders specialize in their chosen breed. They know the breed standard, temperament, and characteristics. They strive to breed only animals that epitomize these qualities. This benefits the buyer by allowing the buyer a type of quality control. You will know better what you are getting – fewer surprises, fewer disappointments. 1. They make it a point to be aware of all known inherited defects affecting their breed. Reputable breeders then…

Posted on: July 31, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Online Dog Supplies For Great Deals

You can find some great deals for your pet by buying online dog supplies. Wholesalers buy in their wares in bulk and if they sell directly to consumers and not just retail pet stores or veterinarians, you will be able to find what you are looking for at deep discounts. You have been searching the Internet for some time now, so I am not going to dumb this down by…

Posted on: July 30, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

A Look at Discount Dog Beds

Many people want to make sure their family pet has just the right bed, but might not be willing to pay the (often quite hefty) price. It’s actually more difficult to find designer and luxury dog beds especially for oversized pets than it is to find discount dog beds for average-sized animals. If you’re not too fussy about the design of the fabrics being used in the bed; if your…

Posted on: July 29, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

What That Wagging Tail Really Means

What does that wagging tail really mean? This is a great concern, and one that that is heard regularly in one form or another from dog behaviorists. Unfortunately, a lot of people have been bitten by a canine they thought was friendly because the dog was wagging her tail. This common mistaken belief–that a tail wag is a sure indication of friendliness–and it can develop into dangerous situations in which…

Posted on: July 29, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

So You Want an American Pit Bull Terrier?

You’ve made up your mind, it’s the American Pit Bull Terrier you want as your companion. Are you ready for this breed? Read this article and then decide if you want to go ahead with your decision. Does your lifestyle fit the ***American Pit Bull Terrier lifestyle? These dogs are packed with energy from head to toe. Craving a good run like a champion athlete. Exercise is critical to a…

Posted on: July 28, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Finding the Perfect Dog Cage for Your Pet

So you are looking for a dog crate and you want the highest quality you can get for the best price. What options are available to you, and what are the pro’s and con’s of the various types of dog crate. Firstly, let first look at the black epoxy coated crates. They look great when they are new, but they chip so easily and look tatty after only a few…

Posted on: July 27, 2020 Posted by: Kimberly Thibodeaux Comments: 0

Top Tips on How to Housebreak Your Puppy

When a new puppy arrives in the house, it’s an exciting time for everyone. In order for the homecoming to proceed as smoothly as possible, it’s a good idea to spend a little bit of time in preparation. One of the major challenges of dog ownership (particularly for first-time owners) is the issue of house training. If you equip yourself with some rudimentary knowledge and a positive attitude, though, it’s…