Archive for December, 2017
Having a pet is a beautiful opportunity to connect with a precious living thing. Many people consider their pets to be part of their family, celebrating birthdays and mourning a death in a similar way to how people approach reactions to human family members at these occasions. Many people love the idea of being surprised on a holiday or birthday with an adorable little fur baby, bouncing around with an oversized bow. However this idea of the perfect gift comes with responsibility, and if you can provide quality animal care for your new best friend, you will soon understand what it is like to feel that the furry addition to the household is actually becoming a full fledged
This holiday season, there will be an increase in guests, holiday foods, and holiday decorations. If you have pets in the house, this is often a change to their normal schedules. Some will get overwhelmed, others will get into holiday foods they shouldn?t eat, and even the holiday decorations will be tempting to some pets. These tips will help you keep your pets safe this holiday season.
Be aware of their comfort
While some pets might enjoy the increased flow of company, others will get overwhelmed. Always know how your pet handles guests and ensure that they are comfortable. If they do not enjoy being around a lot of people, consider placing them in a separate part of the house, with minimal guest traffic. Ask your guests to avoid bothering them and explain that they
Do you have one or more dogs? You may be interested to learn that there are roughly 46.3 million households in the United States that also have a dog. Furthermore, this amounts to about 37% to 47% of all American households. While most pets are acquired from family members and acquaintances, 28% of dogs are purchased from breeders. Both dogs and cars are adopted from shelters or are rescues, which accounts for 29% of these family pets.
Since most Americans consider their pets to be part of the family, they are prepared to spend a considerable amount of money to care for them properly. It may not be surprising to discover just how much people in the United States spend on their four-legged loved ones every year:
- Pet food: $20 to $46 billion
- Pet supplies and over-the-counter me