• Animals

    Dressed for Success: The Pros and Cons of Dressing Up Your Dog

    Do you dress your pets? There are many things to consider when dressing a pet – from the temperature to the temperament of the animal. As more people are clothing their cats and dogs, there is a variety of options available to pet owners. Bringing Out The Personality of the Pet Image via Flickr by Bad Apple Photography Pets, like people, have personalities. It is important to dress your pet to fit their personality. You dress in clothes that show off your style; you should do the same for your furry friend. Is your dog a diva? Dress her in a dress, and even consider something like a crown hat.…

  • Animals

    A Healthy Need for Speed

    Horses are some of the most elegant and beautiful members of the animal kingdom. Their appearance is one of impressive aesthetics, one which captures the viewer’s attention. The slender figure and long slim legs enable horses to move elegantly and freely. However, due to the fact that they are so thin and must support the entire weight of the animal, this part of the body tends to be quite sensitive. Joints and articulations are exposed to pressure on a daily basis, so they should be strengthened in order to prevent cartilage rupture. When it occurs, this can be very painful and might prevent the horse from being able to move.…

  • Animals

    Calming a Stressed Pet

    Families, arguments, stress. The three are interconnected and bound tightly together by an invisible twine. It is inescapable for the functional family. We have all experienced the stresses of life that can spring on you unwittingly, and we can all agree that being stressed is never a pleasant experience. Our pets are very similar to us in that they can also be prone to experience the unpleasantries of stress, and like us, can cause problems and affect their behaviour. Animals for many different reasons can start showing signs of stress whether it is a change of home or adjusting to a new family member. Also, as some animals get older…

  • Animals,  Musings

    Types of Pet Beds

    Did you know that there are various types of pet beds? The number of pet beds is almost the same as the number of beds humans use. If you have a pet, you might want to look at the types of pet beds so you can choose the best one for your bed. There’s a water pet bed. This type is perfect for pets which suffer from joint and back disorders. There are orthopedic pet beds as well. These are beds suitable for aged pets who might be suffering from arthritis or those recovering from accidents. Heated pet beds are ideal for pets that live in cold places. Then there…