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
If you are a pet owner, you have probably heard about or been offered pet insurance. You may have done some minor research on pet insurance and wondered how legitimate it was or was not. Pet insurance is similar to human health insurance, in that it covers a percentage of high medical costs. Some of these pet expenses are routine medical care, while others are for emergency pet medical care. Health care for your animals is necessary and pet health insurance can be a cost saving benefit. However, it is important to do your research and to select the best pet insurance for your specific needs.
Research background information about the company Just as you would with selecting health insurance for y
Owning a pet requires a lot of responsibility and care. Many people who purchase or adopt pets do not realize the extent of their care. You are responsible for the care, pet safety and health care. They require regular feedings, fresh water and vaccinations. Regular checkups provide them with routine medications for prevention purposes, such as heartworm medication and flea prevention. All pets should also be spayed or neutered, as early as possible.
In addition to the regular vaccinations and prevention medications, pets may also require special health care. Some pets can develop things like allergies or health conditions that need to be monitored and catered to. 66% of all dog foo
A tragic pet death in August forced a professional pet grooming business in Michigan to close, but sources say that one of the owners is now trying to discreetly set up a new shop.
The owners of Shaggy Dog Puppies and Supplies experienced a lot of community backlash last month after dog Max, a seven-year-old Cockapoo, had to be rushed to a veterinary practice for chemical burns. According to the owners, Max was dropped off for his monthly professional grooming. When he wouldn’t stop barking in the waiting room, the shop owners