How to Cope When You’ve Lost a Pet

Dealing with the loss of a pet is be difficult. Our pets are often our daily companions, but what do you do when they’re not with you anymore? Here’s how to cope when you’ve lost a pet: Members of the Family For many people, their pet is considered part of their family. Their pet isn’t just a cat or dog they live with. Pets are there for them day in and day out. Pets help make them feel better when they’ve had a hard day. Their pet might even give them a reason to get out of bed in the morning. This is why the loss of a pet can… Read More Continue Reading

Pet Grooming Tips

Professional pet grooming can cost a lot of dough! If your dog has long hair, you likely already know how much work it is to keep him or her looking good. The good news is, there are several things you can do at home that will limit how often you need to take your dog to the groomer, which translates into money saved. As long as you aren’t afraid to put in a little effort, here are a few ways that you can groom your dog at home. Bathing Your Dog Many dog owners have developed a bathing routine. If you haven’t, there’s no time like the present! Instead of… Read More Continue Reading

How to Teach Your Bird to Talk

“Polly want a cracker!” Would you like for your bird to talk to you? The first thing you need to figure out if your bird is a kind that is able to speak. Here is a list of birds that can talk: Cockatoo Cockatiel Amazonian Parrot Monk Parakeet Indian Ringneck Monk Parakeet Quaker Parrot Eclectus Hill Myna African Grey Now that you know if them talking is a possibility, let’s talk about how you can work with them and get them to talk. Begin by building a social relationship with your bird. Speak to the bird often, so that it trusts you and gets used to your voice. Speaking in… Read More Continue Reading

Unusual Animals That Make the Best Pets

Silkie Chicken If you have never seen a Silkie chicken, you are in for a sweet and cuddly surprise. They have been called the teddy bears of the poultry world. Silkies are perfect chickens for those who have never bought a bird before. Their main defining feature is their downy soft and fluffy plumage that can be white, black, grey or gold. Silkies come in standard or bearded varieties. A bearded Silkie has a beard and muffs. They all have a black face, bones and skin and their flesh is a very dark grey-blue. They have 5 toes on each foot. The Silkie has their silky feathers because they don’t… Read More Continue Reading