Bringing a dog into your home and family's life can be an exciting experience, but it will require a great deal of patience, effort, and compassion. From potty training your new puppy to the various financial responsibilities of feeding and medical care, it is easy to see how you may become overwhelmed. However, proper understanding of common medical conditions may reduce the stress of having a new puppy in your home.
- Your guinea pig is your furry friend, and you'd never want any harm to come to him. Sadly, many well-meaning guinea pig owners unknowingly make care mistakes that could compromise their pets' health. To ensure your squeaky companion stays healthy and strong, avoid these common care mistakes. Letting nails get too long. For some reason, when people guy guinea pigs, the pet store owners often fail explain that their nails will need regular trimming.
- Dogs can be a great companion for young children. They can be playmates and help teach your child responsibility and empathy as they grow up together. While you are probably aware that you need to set appropriate boundaries to protect young children from the dogs in your life, you may not consider that your dog can also be injured by an overly enthusiastic child. Ideally, you will teach a mutual respect between your dog and your child, but during the early years of your child's life, there are several things that you should look out for in order to make sure your pet stays healthy and safe.