Dogs are one of the most common pets that individuals can have. It is estimated that somewhere around 46,300,000 households own dogs, which is a massive number of “Man’s Best Friends.” But sometimes dogs are a handful, especially if they have separation anxiety. That can occur often with things like dog kennels, or leaving them for prolonged amounts of time.
But there are ways to help handle this anxiety, and to work to lower the chances of your pet destroying something important while at home. Here are some tips to deal with your dog’s separation anxiety!
- Start Your Day Right!
Start your day with some exercise, like a brisk walk (but remember the dog poop bags). To make the walk even more tiring a
Sometimes a home just doesn’t feel right without a pet. When you want a companion that will provide you with days of laughter and joy, a dog is often the right way to go. Coming in a plethora of unique breeds and temperaments, dogs have been one of the most popular pets for centuries. They’re used as playmates for children, support for those with disabilities and therapy companions for those struggling with mental health issues. When dogs provide us so much happiness and support, it only makes sense to reach out to them and make sure they live a long and fulfilling life. Insurance for pets is one such way of making sure your furry friend receives the care they need no matter their stage in life.
How Long Have Dogs Been Around?
Where there’s humans, there’s dogs! Dogs have been around for thous
Unless you were raised around horses, you are likely very unfamiliar with their specific needs and how to properly raise them. Owning a horse can be very rewarding, but it also requires a lot of work. Many people do not realize the amount of work that goes into owning just one horse. If you are considering horse ownership, carefully compare these important factors and differences with other types of animals you might have previously owned.
Amount of exercise needed
Horses need a lot of exercise. You have probably heard the same about dogs, especially larger dogs. However, the amount of exercise that is required of even a large dog when compared to a normal sized horse is a huge difference. Horses have an instinctual need to run and roam. This often requires hours and hours of daily ex
Dogs are the most popular pet to have in a household. There were about 77.8 million pet dogs in the United States in 2015. That means almost half of the households in America have a dog. Taking care of a pet can be hard work sometimes, but as man’s best friend, it’s definitely worth it. Dogs need great food to cover their nutritional needs. However, beyond that are treats. Treats can be used as a reward and be a flavorful snack for dogs, but they don’t always need to be unhealthy. Many treats on the market are processed and contain many fillers. They can be calorie dense, and generally very unhealthy for a dog to consume. Some may even be treated with potentially harmful chemicals. Dog’s bodies cannot process these additives and chemicals, and they should not have to consume them either. Continue Reading No Comments
There is a new fad all over the country. People are raising chickens in cities across the United States. From buying chicken nesting boxes to conferring with other chicken lovers about the best herbs to feed them, people from coast to coast are getting in on the action, according to the World Watch Institute.
Although it is illegal in a number of places, a fad that has been dubbed the “urban chicken movement” seems to be catching on in a lot of places. Residents of several cities have been found raising chicken illegally in their backyard. A lot of the interest in raising chickens has come from the desire to buy local produce and other food. The problem is most cities limit where hens can live legally.
One urban poultry farmer in