• September 27, 2021

Bichon Frize: Is This Breed Right For You?

The Bichon Frize is a very popular breed of dog. Ranging in size from 7 to 15 pounds, they make an ideal pet for an apartment or small home. Their fluffy fur makes them irresistible as does their boundless energy. But how do you know if this is the right breed for you? There are…

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Cat Behavior: Can Your Cat’s Boredom Cause Illness?

Imagine being a cat sitting at home all day with the curtains drawn with nothing to do and no one to interact with. If you lived in the wild, your natural feline behavior would lead you to observe birds and insects, wander, chase, jump, hide, jump, and spend half a day happily looking for a…

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Say goodbye to my appendix

Over the years I have heard people scoff at philosophers who gaze at their navels in an ivory tower. Why an ivory tower? Maybe the lighting is better. I don’t know about you, but my belly button is a cute “innie” and it would be difficult to see it properly without proper lighting. But my…

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The 15 most dangerous dogs

What do you think is the most dangerous dog? A pit bull, right? Not bad. Surely then it must be a Rottweiler, a German Shepherd or maybe even a Chow-Chow. Again, no, not in any way and wrong. The correct answer is … a dachshund. Yes, you read it correctly. Dachshunds are the most dangerous…

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Safe use of rawhide bones

Some dog owners assume that because rawhide bones are softer and thinner than meaty or harder bone varieties, they are safer to use. While this may be true in the sense that they don’t chip or break in the same way, they can still pose a risk to your pet’s health. Rawhide dog treats are…

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Three reasons why adopting a dog is the best option

Note: I mentioned above “dog adoption” and not “dog purchase”. If you want to have a dog, it is advisable to adopt one rather than buy one. Puppy mills are largely responsible for the sale of dogs. These mills are a well-kept secret of the pet trade industry. They supply animals to pet stores and…

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Producing wealth

I had only been working my professional job for just a few years, when we were in a mild recession and wages were frozen. My instructor, who trained all the new service representatives, was taking on a new position and his job was now open. Even though I didn’t have the time or experience at…

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A look at the Labrador Retriever dog breed

One of the most popular dog breeds in the world is none other than the Labrador Retriever. Whether you’re looking to buy or adopt one of the many Labrador retriever dog breed options out there, you’ll want to know a little about them. They have temperaments, coats, specific health problems, and a life expectancy of…

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Interpreting pet rat bites

It will happen eventually; your pet rats will bite you. But most of the time, their reason for biting you is not because they want to eat you, or because they don’t like you, or whatever negative you take to mean a bite. No, most of the time, they are probably showing you some love…

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Home remedy for cat urine smell

If your cat looks anything like my cat Jessy when we first got it, you are probably suffering from a cat problem. That is, your cat has decided to use her favorite floor or furniture as a litter tray and you are looking for a home remedy for cat urine smell. There is something very…

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