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If you let a dog or cat’s nails get too long, it can be painful for your pet and it can lead to infections in the pads of the foot. While many people do take their pets to a vet for nail clipping, you can do it yourself at home.
Here’s our comprehensive guide to dog nail clipping and our recommendations for the best dog nail clippers that are currently available.
While pet cremations have become more popular in recent years, many people prefer a home burial for their pets, because it is more personal, you have full control over what happens to your pet’s remains, and a home grave is a nice way to remember you your pet.
It is very upsetting when a much-loved pet dies, but there are certain things that you should know if you are going to bury your pet in your backyard, such as how deep you should bury a dog. Here are the main things that need to be aware of when you are planning on burying your dog at home.
The rules with regard to the home burial of pets differ in different countries and different regions. In the UK, for example, there are very few rules with regard to home pet burials, but in the USA, the rules that apply to pet burials will depend on local and county regulations. In most cases, it is fine to bury a dog if you live in a rural or suburban area, but it is prohibited in some urban areas. It is advisable, therefore, to check with your local animal welfare officer, or a veterinarian, before you carry put a home pet burial. Continue reading
While the names American Bulldog and Pit Bull are often used interchangeably, the two are actually totally different breeds of dogs that have their own unique history, distinctly different temperaments and, if you look closely, they look quite different too.
Pit Bulls have gained a bit of a reputation for being ferocious, vicious dogs, a reputation that many Pit Bull owners would dispute, but nonetheless, Pit Bull related breeds have been banned in some countries and other countries have placed restrictions on their ownership. For that reason, American Bulldog owners are always very keen to point out the differences between their pet and the much maligned Pit Bull.Continue reading
Whether you keep your dog indoors or outside, dogs just love a nice warm spot to curl up on and that’s just what a dog heating pad provides. They are usually heated by an electric element, although some dog heating pads are heated in a microwave first and then they gradually release their heat over time. The best dog heating pads are water resistant, so they can be used in garages or in kennels, and they should also have a chew resistant cord. In this review of three of the best dog heating pads, we have picked three of the best electrically heated dog warming pads. All three are made by well-known and trusted manufacturers and have been designed with both a dog’s comfort and his safety in mind. We think these are dog heating pads that worth making a note of. See Best Cat FurnitureContinue reading
Dogs dig their way under fences for a variety of reasons. Their urge to dig for freedom could be driven by the desire to mate, it could be that they feel trapped and anxious, or it could simply be that are digging out of boredom.
If you have a dog that has started to dig under your fence, once they have managed to do it once, they are very likely to try to do it again. That can lead to lots of unsightly holes in your garden, damage to the fence, and to the danger of your dog escaping and coming to harm or causing a nuisance.
Fortunately, there are a lot of ways to stop a dog digging under a fence and none of them is overly expensive. Dogs are all different, so you may have to try a few of these options to find the one that works with your dog. Here are the easiest ways to stop a dog digging its way under a fence.