December 24, 2012 @ 10:24 AM
Our cat face ID tag is our smallest tag. With a cute kitty face on one side it is small enough to fit a feline of any size. It measures ¾” by ¾” so please remember to put just enough info to get your pet home safely. This way you can still read the information easily. The bigger we can engrave your information, the longer your tag can resist wearing down and becoming unreadable. Most cats do not venture too far from home, so the best information is kitty’s name, your phone number, and your street address. City and state are really not necessary. Although we will always engrave whatever information you request, the more information you ask for, the smaller the text will end up being. You can order the ...
December 17, 2012 @ 10:23 AM
Keep your pet safe and stylish at the same time with our Bow Tie Pet ID Tag. It’s cute and at 1 ½” by 1”, it can hold all your information! We offer back sided engraving for this as well. This means you can put as much as you’d like on your Bow Tie Pet ID Tag, without sacrificing visibility. If you prefer our standard engraving, this tag can hold pets name, owners name, phone number, street address, and even an additional phone number or reward if you would like! All of this while still being easy to read to ensure your pet returns safely home to you. If you would like more information than this, you can always take advantage of the backside engraving and double that information. Our Bow Tie Pet ID Tag...
December 9, 2012 @ 10:04 AM
To start, are poinsettias poisonous to cats?
During the holiday season many pet owners like to decorate their houses with the beautiful red flowering Christmas plant… the poinsettia. However, according to poison control centers the poinsettia IS mildly poisonous to cats AND DOGS! The milky white sap from the plants contains chemicals that can cause mild vomiting, excessive drooling, and sometimes diarrhea in our four legged friends. Unfortunately, there is no antidote to the poison in a poinsettia. No reason to worry, according to sources the low level of toxicity of the plant rarely requires medical treatment.
Chewing Christmas light? Will my puppy get shocked?
In a short answer…...
November 21, 2012 @ 9:39 AM
Have you ever heard a vet or dog trainer use the term “target train”? If not, it is a very simple technique to train your pet for all sorts of things. If you have heard of it, or now upon hearing about it want to learn how it works, here are the basics.
First of all, target training can be used for all sorts of things. It can be used to relieve fears of objects (appliances, crates, furniture, ect.), to teach your pet a specific “restroom” area, or even just as a cool and fun game to play. Once you and spot get the hang of it, I’m sure you can come over with all kinds of other ideas you can use it for.
Target training is actually very simple. Just like most training it takes a little time and sometimes a lot ...
November 15, 2012 @ 9:38 AM
While this may be a great option for some pets, keeps them in your yard with no big expense of a fence, it can be tricky with some pets. Invisible fences can be a great way to keep your pet out of the road when you don’t want, or are not allowed, a normal fence. However some dogs can get “barrier frustration”. Some signs are your pet becoming less social, or showing more aggressive behavior in your yard. This is because your pet has learned that while other dogs can come into the yard, he cannot go out. Which forces him to be submissive during play, when he would rather not be. He may bark and become very protective of your yard from both other pets and people. This is what is called “learned aggression”. You ...
November 8, 2012 @ 9:36 AM
Yup, you read correctly. The latest thing in caring for your pet is pet massage. Before you convince yourself it is useless, let me assure you, it has been proven to have positive benefits, just as it does for humans. First of all, it can help strengthen the bond between you and your pet. It has also been known to relieve some pain in the instance of arthritis, muscle stiffness, or pain from previous injury. Massage can stretch the muscles and relax inflamed areas to relieve the stress that is causing pain.
Before you decide that it’s not worth trying, I suggest going to get a massage yourself. If done correctly I guarantee you will feel refreshed and energized. After receiving one yourself if you still believe it’s not worth ...
November 1, 2012 @ 3:12 PM
If you are like me, you like your pet to look and smell clean! You are also like me if you just do not have the time for that kind of upkeep. So how do you solve your problem? A dog groomer of course. Whether you are looking for a new groomer or have one you’ve been using for years, here are some things to remember. Always make sure you get references from other pet owners you know. Pet people can usually tell if others are also pet people, obviously you want a pet person. Find out how busy they are, even pet people can be a bit rough if they are over worked. Don’t be afraid to ask questions like: Where did you get your training? Can I see in the back? Seeing in the back can be a big eye opener, are the other pets being groomed ...
October 25, 2012 @ 3:10 PM
It’s that time of year again! During this festive time of year it’s easy to forget pet safety. Here are some things to think about, whether you are taking your pet trick or treating, or just handing out candy to your neighborhood “ghouls and goblins”.
Are you planning on dressing your pet up this year? If you are, please make sure his/her costume is the right size. If you choose something too small, it may harm your pet by constricting airways. If it is too large, it can be a tripping hazard. No matter how cute we want them to be safe.
If you decide to take your pet our trick or treating, be sure they have something reflective. This way other families and vehicles can see them easily. This helps preventing them ...
September 29, 2012 @ 2:13 PM
As any close relative will tell you, raising a youngster isn’t meant to be simple, and it’s something that takes a lot of effort, tolerance, and love to get right. The same can be said for bringing a dog into your household, so when you’re trying to do both at the same time, it can turn into quite the challenge. Introducing a new dog to your toddler requires a bit of dedication to make sure things run smoothly, but if you’re willing to put in the work, your toddler and your new dog will make fast friends.
The choice to bring a dog into your home should never be made without due consideration, but this goes double when there’s a inquisitive toddler jumping around the house. So when choosing a new furry friend, ...
September 24, 2012 @ 9:23 AM
Pets and Vacations
When it comes time to take a vacation, the decision must be made, to take the furry members of your family or leave them? Here are some tips for both choices to keep your vacations fun, and your pets happy.
Leaving your pets at home
If you decide to vacation without your pet, here are some things to think about. If you want to go the route of a kennel, be sure to check into how the kennel is run so you know how your pet will be treated. Do they have beds for your pet, or do they sleep on concrete floors? Do they have yard time? Are they given attention from the people working there? Do they charge extra for administering medication? What is the feeding schedule? Asking these questions and more will ...