4 The Love of Animals
Friday September 26th, 2014 at 05:15 AM
While regular vet visits and proper nutrition are the foundation, your pets mental well being is just as important! Luckily keeping your pet happy can be a lot of fun for both of you. Today we are talking about the special extras. You know, the little things that can really make a difference. It doesnt take much to pamper your pet!
Here are our top 3 ways to give your pet the little extras that make a big impact! Be sure to read to the end of the article too, Hills is giving away dog and cat...
Thursday September 25th, 2014 at 08:01 AM
Did you know that it is Deaf Dog Awareness Week? Did you also know that Dalmatians are most likely to be deaf, in fact 30% of Dalmatians are born deaf in either one or both ears.
Today we would like to introduce you to TN Safety Spotters! This group is made up of rescues that are trained with American Sign Language and hand commands. They are then trained to become registered therapy dogs.
I didnt know this, but the Dalmatian Club of American mandates euthanasia of all deaf pups. How truly...
Thursday September 18th, 2014 at 08:23 PM
Felt Dogs is an adorable craft book that teaches you how to make little dogs from felt. The book is packed full of different breeds to delight any dog lover.
The book teaches a technique called needle felting. There is a list of all the tools and supplies that you will need to make cute dogs. I also loved the step by step photos in the book, which makes it easy for beginners or experts to follow.
And of course, the book is full of such darling photos its easy to forget that the book is about...
Tuesday September 16th, 2014 at 11:34 AM
Expert cites scientifically-proven therapeutic, physical and emotional health benefits of loving and caring for a pet
Pet ownership runs far deeper than simply caring for a possession. Yes, the sheer responsibility of caring for a pet has notable benefits in and of itself. But, pets also become bona fide family members with which we establish genuine relationshipsincomparable emotional bonds that can have extraordinarily positive physical and psychological impacts on humans.
Below, Paul Mann,...
Friday September 12th, 2014 at 06:11 AM
As part of theHills Science Diet Healthier Pets. Happier Lives. campaign, Im sharing tips to help you keep your pets happy and healthy. Todays topic, as you might have already guessed,is the importance of proper nutrition.
Good health starts with the right diet, and this isnt just true for people! Pets need proper nutrition to live healthy and happy lives.
With so many products on the market it can be hard to know if you have made the right choice. Luckily there is a lot of information to help...
Monday September 8th, 2014 at 06:59 AM
This is a hilarious little book all about how to ruin your dog! Or as the cover says, how to ruin your pooch deliberately and with skill!
It covers everything, from how to choose your future bad dog, to what types of accessories to get for it. And yes, what its really doing is showing you everything NOT to do, while teaching the right things in a hilarious way.
This fun little book comes from one of our favorite sites, Knock Knock. They have a variety of items to help add humor to your life,...
Friday August 29th, 2014 at 06:05 AM
What makes a healthy pet? Regular exercise, good food, and yes, regular visits with your veterinarian!
According to a recent petMD poll, nearly 2 in 10 pet owners hadnt visited their vet for a routine checkup in the past year. Sure a visit to the vet can be a bit stressful sometimes, but its so worthwhile!
According to Dr. Ashley Gallagher, of Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, D.C., missing your pets yearly check up is like missing 5 years of checkups! You wouldnt go that long...
Tuesday August 26th, 2014 at 03:45 PM
Happy National Dog Day friends! Although, if you have a dog you already know that everyday is national dog day!
Dogs Rule, Nonchalantly is a lovely book full of art and words that celebrate everything that is awesome about dogs. Indeed, dogs do rule!
The book was created by renown illustrator Mark Ulriksen, best known for his work for The New Yorker, where he has been a regular contributor since 1993, with more than 40 magazine covers to his credit.
Marks paintings of dogs doing what dogs do...
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