All About Pets

Pet Training For Dummies

Having a pet can be a very enjoyable experience, but trying to train your pet can often be difficult. If you’ve never trained a pet before, you may be scratching your head in wonderment trying to figure out the best way to tackle the issue. It’s important to remember that training a pet often takes time, so don’t become discouraged if your dog hasn’t picked up the whole potty training thing in the first few minutes. When it comes to training your pet, stick to these basic training tips for dummies. Be consistent. If you want to accurately train your […]

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Fun Crafts To Do With Your Pets

Crafts can be a fun way to decorate your home, pass the time on a rainy day, or simply spend some quality time with those you love. Most people stick to crafting with their friends and family members, but there are other individuals in your life that can be a great asset to your crafting talents. Your pets can be a big help when it comes to crafts, and doing something together can be a great way to memorialize your relationship with one another. If you want to get your pets involved in your next crafting activity, the following are […]

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Look After Your Pets From The Inside As Well As The Outside

The people of Britain have long been known for our love of animals. However, in recent years, cases of obesity in pets have been on the rise. This isn’t because we don’t love our animals, it’s because we love them too much! It’s hard to resist those “doe like” eyes as they stand at your feet when you’re in the kitchen and many of us are left feeling like we’ve done something wrong when we don’t toss the odd little treat from the fridge here and there. The trouble is once you start, that’s it! It doesn’t matter if you […]

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From Tweety Pie and Sylvester to Bugs Bunny and Spot the Dog: A Parent’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Pet

A friend of mine recently confessed that he’d never had a pet as a child. My reaction was both one of surprise and pity. I looked at him like he had been deprived in some way and had been cruelly treated by his parents. How could he have gotten this far in life and become a fully rounded adult without the wonderful experience of a pet?! He has no understanding as to why I’m so attached to my dog and why I’ll happily take him out in all weathers and spend an enormous amount of money giving him everything that […]

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The Top 10 Pets for Children

It seems that mostly every child goes through a phase in their lives where they desire to own their own pet.  Parents are then forced to decide, first, whether or not they will allow their children to have a pet.  Then, if they decide that it is okay, they are then forced to decide what type of pet they will allow their children to have.  There is an abundance of different animals that parents can invest in to bring into their kid’s lives, but this article is going to focus only on the top 10 pets that are available. 10: […]

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The Exceptional Sixth Sense of Animals

Although we claim to be the most intelligent of all beings on this planet, we still cannot help but feel jealous of the exceptional senses of animals. Many creatures, like our pet dogs and cats, can see well in the dark or smell a steak from afar. Several species also have an impressive sense of smell that allows them to find food or mates that are many miles away. A lot of marine animals can also navigate the vast expanse of the world’s oceans, finding their way to migration sites, using sonar or echolocation. Animals, whether wild or domestic, truly […]

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Five Of The Strangest Pets From Around The World

1. Giraffes The Carr-Hartley family has a pet giraffe; well, actually, they have several! Just like many other pet-loving families, their pet eats with them. The family lives near Mount Kilimanjaro, and has a 140 acre estate. They have a nice big dining room, and every morning the giraffes stroll up to the house and poke their heads through the window to join in with family meals. 2. Sheep Nick Boing is an unusual sheep with an equally unusual name. Nick was found as a newborn by the Palmer family when they were visiting the Goldcliff Nature Reserve in Wales. […]

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The Benefits to a Family of Owning a Puppy

There are many benefits of owning a family puppy. Not only do they make great companions, but there are many health benefits that are associated with dog ownership. Most people already know how canines can teach children how to be more responsible and more compassionate. But there are many other ways that dogs enrich the human experience and encourage healthy development. Of the many breeds out there, one stands out for making excellent family dogs – pitbulls puppies; for sales, information and a wealth of other dog ownership resources, there are numerous resources to turn to. Benefits of Owning A […]

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Four of the Smartest Animals in the World

Image by Aaron Harmon. When it comes to smarts, some people have them, and others just don’t. But did you know that the same holds true for the animal kingdom? For every dog that falls over trying to lick its own bum, and for every kitty covered in cat dandruff because they’ve forgotten to groom themselves, there is a parrot which can carry out a conversation in clear and precise English. Read on to learn more about four of the smartest animals in the world…enjoy! Bottlenose Dolphin The bottlenose dolphin is not only smart enough to form complicated social bonds […]

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