Easter Hazards For Pets

Easter is a fun day for all kids big and small ...what with egg hunts and  Easter baskets filled with all sorts of goodies.  But something lurks beneath all the fun that can be extremely dangerous to pet parents and their four-legged kids.    So...here are a few little friendly reminderws of some of those things.

CHOCOLATE    So much around and oh so tempting for our pets,so put chocolates where it can't be reached.  Chocolate is very, very dangerous to our babies.

BASKET GRASS    This is such a choking hazard to both dogs and cats so leave Easter baskets out of reach.  Day after Easter is a good time to dismantle baskets and discard grass.  Kids love their candy whether it's in a basket or bowl.

WICKER BASKET     Yup even the Easter basket can be dangerous for dogs and cats  Read More......

Easter fun for Dogs & Cats

Easter egg hunts for kids are lots and lots of fun...but what about our four-legged friends.  These  babies enjoy a fun time also, so why not hide a few healthy treat either inside or out for the little buggers.  Below are just ac ouple of suggestions on what to bring to the hunt.  Oh, and why not put some cute rabbit ears on the littlee devils while you're at it for a great photo or two...or three.

If your into baking  Five Yummy Healthy Easter Dog Treats are easy and healthy treats your dogs will absolutely love.  Break one or two up and hide in easy places for them to sniff them out.  Another very good treat for the pups is Nutro Crunchy Apple Treats, if you haven't tried them yet. Besides apple they come in flavors like bluebeey and cranberry and smell abaolutely delicious.   Read More......

Five Great Reasons For Rescuing A Cat

If your thinking about rescuing a pet from your local shelter but feel you don't have enough time to give much attention then consider rescuing a kitten or cat.  Why, you may ask ?  Well a cat or kittern would be the perfect choice for you and there and here are at least five great reasons to do so.




Reason number one is that rescued cats from a shelter means that your feline friend is dewormed and vaccinated and probably, free of fleas and has been chipped and ready to go.  Some shelters give a voucher for a local vet to have these things taken care ofother things like the so important nuetering.

Reason number two is that kittens and cats require much less attention and exercise than a dog. 

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FYI Before Rescuing A Shelter Dog


Rescuing and adopting a shelter dog is one of the most rewarding things we've ever done.  For the dog you are probably the very last chance he or she has left in this world because there's just not many options for most.  Oh sure a few get picked by locals for foster until they're adopted and that's a wonderful thing, but lots get put down if not rescued fast enough from the shelter.  Here are a few pics of our dogs that were rescued from a shelter along with a few tips before rescuing one.  Fritz  (aka Fritzie) is the black & brown doggie and the tan is Bruno (aka Bru Bru), both doxie mixes...Fritz is a Doxiepin, part Dachshund and Pincher and Bruno is aJackshund, part Doxie and part Jack Russell.  Both are very different but also  Read More......

Earth Day and Pets

Today, April 22, the whole world is celebrating Earth Day, a time for everyone to reflect on what we are all doing to preserve and save this wonderful planet.  Everyone from children to grandparents from all walks of life and cultures can use this day to make a pledge to do just one thing different this year to save the planet.  As pet parents we can help to Go Green and speak for our pets too by making a few pretty easy changes. 

So let's speak for our dogs and cats and all animals for that matter, who love the ocean, mountains and lakes.  Do this for the fields of flowers, the trees they love to climb and the fresh air they love to smell.  Do it for yourselves and for all kids who will reap the rewards after we're gone and then for their kids and their pets too.   Do it because  Read More......

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