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How To Prepare Your Dog For Being Home Alone

  Having our furry companion join us everywhere we visit sounds great in theory; it’s simply not practical. From locations that don’t accept dogs to extended workdays away from the house, giving your dog the skills to stay solo is essential. If your dog can’t stay alone, there’s a higher chance of separation anxiety developing. Unfortunately, this condition is challenging to treat once established, often requiring training, behavior modification, and occasionally medication. To help minimize th...
Tags: Home, Pet, Dogs, Pets, Training, Anxiety, Hotel, Alone, Kong, The Pet Blog Lady


Is it Safe to Feed Your Dog a Vegan Diet?

(Image from Deposit Photos) As we all become more aware of our carbon footprint and the impact our diet has on the environment as well as our health, a vegan diet is becoming increasingly popular. Research conducted by Finder.com showed around 7.2 million Brits follow a meat-free diet and of that number, 1.5 million are vegan, with an additional 2 million planning to adopt a vegan diet in the next year. The rise in popularity of plant-based diets raises an interesting question. Many vegans have...
Tags: Health, Diet, Dogs, Animals, Pets, Care, Allergies, Vegan, Veterinarian, The Pet Blog Lady, Sailesh Rao, Deposit Photos Plant


Pet Portraits: How to Turn your Photos into Art

If there is one thing that connects all pet owners it's the love we share for our pets. These animals are so much more than just pets however, they are part of the family. It's customary to display photos of your family members around your home and this tradition should include pets as well. However, if you're looking to take it one step further, you should consider having a custom pet portrait (or two!) created.Stellar Villa is a small business based in Brooklyn, New York that specializes in ...
Tags: Art, Family, Photography, Pets, Gift, Creative, Fun, Cartoon, Portraits, Villa, Affordable, Brooklyn New York, Stellar, The Pet Blog Lady


How To Keep Your Pooch Healthy

(Image from Deposit Photos)   We all want our dogs to live the healthiest, happiest lives possible, but they also face many of the same health issues as we do. The problem is that they cannot directly communicate when they are not feeling their best, which is why we need to give them the healthiest lifestyle possible to help prevent any illnesses or troubles and keep our eyes on their health and happiness consistently.This piece will talk you through some of the ways in which you can help keep y...
Tags: Food, Dog, Diet, Dogs, Pets, Supplements, Exercise, Vaccinations, Healthy, Shih Tzus, The Pet Blog Lady, Buddy Lola, English Bulldogs Boston Terriers Basset Hounds, Border Collies Labradors Huskies


The Surprise Costs of Owning a Pet

(Image from Deposit Photos) You have decided you need a pet because you want emotional support, or maybe you just love animals, but have you thought about the hidden costs of owning pets? Having pets is more than just getting to snuggle with an adorable ball of fluff. When you pay the adoption fee, that’s just the beginning of lifelong expenses that you might not have thought about. Expected Annual Expenses Naturally, you expect certain expenses like pet food or kitty litter, if you’re pl...
Tags: Dog, Pets, Bills, Medical, Costs, Cat, Ownership, Coverage, Veterinarian, The Pet Blog Lady, Pet Insurance


Pet Insurance in Canada: Is It Worth It?

(Image from Deposit Photos)   Thinking of getting a pet? If you already own a pet, you're a part of the 58% of Canadians who do, according to the Canadian Annual Health Institute.  A deciding factor for pet ownership is often the overall cost. Unlike car insurance, which is mandatory to drive, pet insurance can be an overlooked form of insurance for pet owners. It already costs thousands of dollars to care for a pet yearly. Do you want to add a monthly cost that you may never use?  (Image fro...
Tags: Health, Pets, Medical, Debt, Canada, Credit Card, Coverage, Emergencies, Lassie, Veterinarian, The Pet Blog Lady, Pet Insurance, Deposit Photos, Canadian Annual Health Institute


Tips on Bathing an Anxious Dog

(Source: Bachkova Natalia/Shutterstock.com) Bathing your dog is a key part of pet ownership. Your furry family member needs to be soft and clean in order to thrive in life and — let’s be honest — nobody wants to cuddle up with a stinky, mangy pooch. But unsurprisingly, bathing comes with all sorts of triggers for anxiety-riddled animals, including water, soap, suds, and loud noises. So what do you do if your dog has to be dragged into the tub, tail between their legs? Load up on their favorite ...
Tags: Dog, Pets, Techniques, Natural, Anxiety, Treats, Healthy, Bathing, The Pet Blog Lady, Calming, Bachkova Natalia Shutterstock, Anna Berdnik Shutterstock


5 Ways Your Pet Business Can Sponsor Local Community Events

One of the best investments that either a fledgling or an established pet business can make is the sponsorship of a local community event. Indeed, there are several benefits to supporting a pet fair, trade expo, community dog walk, pet week celebration, or other kinds of pet-related occasions. For one, it allows the pet business to contribute more of its resources toward good causes, like pet adoption, spaying and neutering, and pet welfare—causes for which no amount is too small. For another, ...
Tags: Dogs, Pets, Marketing, Sponsorship, Publicity, Dog Collars, The Pet Blog Lady, Pet Business


Dog Shows - How Do They Work?

(Image from Deposit Photos)   Have you been looking for purebred Malinois for sale?  If your answer is yes, it is likely that you are familiar with dog shows. They are incredibly popular in many countries around the world and attract hundreds of dog owners every year. But what are these shows about and how do they work? If you want the answers to these questions, you are in the right place! In this article, you will find a short guide to dog shows, ranging from the definition of a dog show an...
Tags: Dogs, Pets, Groups, Dog Show, Judging, Doberman Pinscher, The Pet Blog Lady, Purebred, Malinois, Sporting Group Dogs, English Setter Working Group Dogs, Great Dane Hound Group Dogs


Should You Train Your Dog Or Enroll In Obedience School?

  When you get yourself a dog, you will most likely have to make some lifestyle changes to properly care for your new pet. While for some, this may prove to be a breeze, others find it quite challenging to care for a dog, particularly if their furry friend displays untoward behaviors. This article sheds light on whether you should train your dog or better enroll him in obedience school instead.   Why You Should Train Your Dog  There are several reasons why you should train your dog. Apart ...
Tags: School, Dog, Pets, Training, Manners, Behaviors, Positive, Leash, Obedience, The Pet Blog Lady, Canine


Shopping For Your Pet: 4 Tips And Tricks For Keeping Them Happy

  If you are a pet owner, no matter whether your animal friend is a cat, a dog, a rabbit, or a lizard - you surely want to ensure that they are happy. Now, different animals have different needs, of course. That means that you must tend to your pets’ needs specifically, and that isn’t always all that easy and intuitive. This is especially true for all the new pet owners out there, that aren’t all that well versed in the hows and whys of owning a pet. Luckily for all of you that have clicked on ...
Tags: Cats, Shopping, Dogs, Pets, Online, Happy, Treats, Coupons, Care, Healthy, Wellbeing, The Pet Blog Lady


Delightful New Board Books Featuring Spencer!

  Recently I had the pleasure of receiving two new books by Michelle Romo.  Good Night, Spencer and Spencer Loves You are two adorable board books that will put a smile on your face.  I swear it doesn't matter how old you are...there is a childlike allure within us when it comes to board books.  Okay, perhaps it's just me but it does provoke a little sense of wonder, as we ponder those tiny hands starting on their reading journey.  Melts my heart.  And these books will too.    The books ar...
Tags: Children, Pets, Cat, Colorful, Spencer, New Release, The Pet Blog Lady, Workman Publishing, Delightful, Board Books, Michelle Romo, Delightful New Board Books Featuring Spencer, Workman Publishing Co


5 Tips for Dealing With an Aggressive Cat

As a pet owner, you already know that pets can have their moods, and they can also be unpredictable sometimes. However, if you have noticed that your cat has been behaving aggressively for some time already, it is time to take action. In this article, we will share helpful tips to deal with an aggressive cat, ranging from identifying the cause of aggressive behavior, visiting a veterinarian, and understanding your cat's body language to using CBD products to calm it down, giving your cat enoug...
Tags: Health, Pet, Pets, Cat, Behavior, Care, Solutions, Veterinarian, The Pet Blog Lady, Aggressive, CBD Oil


Is Your Pet Obese? Check Our Guide On Pet Weight Loss

  Everyone who owns a pet knows the one golden rule you should always respect: they are a part of your family. So, no matter what kind of animal you have at home, you have to make sure it stays happy and healthy. A huge part of your pet's health is making sure that it stays in great shape, and there are ways to make them thinner when they get a little chubby. Follow this article to learn how to get your pet to lose weight. How Can You Get Your Pet To Lose Weight? You have to know that it i...
Tags: Health, Food, Dog, Pet, Diet, Obesity, Pets, Play, Exercise, Activity, Care, Weight-loss, The Pet Blog Lady, Low-calorie


Happiness is a Hoodie From Rush Order Tees!

When you combine the happiness of wearing a hoodie, with the love of one's logo (be it business, sports team, or whatever), you get..... RushOrderTees.  A HUGE thank you to the peeps of RushOrderTees for creating my very own, super cozy, goes through the wash amazingly, Pet Blog Lady logo proudly displayed, spiffy hoodie of my own!   The quality of the sweatshirt is top notch and will keep me warm during those cool summer nights or you-can-freeze-your-face-off-where-I-live winter days, here in...
Tags: Pets, Marketing, Canada, Hoodies, Printing, Branding, Affordable, Custom, The Pet Blog Lady, Garments, Excellent Quality, On-demand Print, Rush Order Tees


Best Places to Take Your Pet For Holiday

  Bringing your pet on your vacation can make it much better. Of course, sometimes it can be more complicated as you have to choose proper animal-friendly places, bring the best dog food that will last through the trip, or select particular kinds of activities that you can do together. Nevertheless, it is worth it, as you don't have to leave your four-legged friends with other people, pay for animal hotels, or worry about your pet's well-being. Still, if you plan to bring your pet for a trip, y...
Tags: Travel, Dog, Family, Florida, Usa, Holidays, Washington, Hotels, White House, Pets, Best, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Tennessee, Places


3 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Squeaky Dog Toy

If your dog loves playtime, it’s likely that they jump with excitement whenever they hear the squeak of a fun toy. These toys will be your pup’s favorite because of the sound they make. Your best friend will make sure to let you know they like the toy by wagging his tail whenever you show it to him.   You can find various types of dog toys in the market to comfort your puppy. All of them serve functions to engage your dog and keep them active. They find squeaky toys to be particularly delightfu...
Tags: Health, Dog, Dogs, Pets, Fun, Care, Puppy, Safe, Affordable, Dog Toys, The Pet Blog Lady, Tooley, Socialize, Toozey, Squeaky, Relax Focus Chewing


How to Easily Remove Dog Urine Stains and Smells from Carpet and Rugs

(Image from Deposit Photos)    Coming home to a pee stain on your lovely carpet or rug can be a horrible experience, but the good news is it can be fixed with a bit of work. The first thing you need to do before you start to remove pet odors from your rug is to remove anything that will be affected by the cleaning process. This may include things like ornaments, table lamps, ornaments, pictures and anything else you don’t want to be damaged by the cleaning products that you are going to use....
Tags: Health, Home, Dog, Pets, Urine, Care, Smell, Stains, Carpet, Veterinarian, The Pet Blog Lady, Rugs, Removal


5 Tips for a Healthy and Happy Kitten

(Image from Deposit Photos)    Adopting and raising a kitten is an incredibly fun and rewarding experience. They provide companionship, cuddles, and constant amusement with their silly antics! However, owning a kitten is a big responsibility that should not be taken for granted. Kittens are cute, yes, but they are also hugely energetic, curious and at times destructive, and need a lot of time and attention to grow up into happy, healthy, well-adjusted cats.  So, if you’re looking to get things...
Tags: Food, Pet, Family, Cats, Pets, New, Behavior, Care, Healthy, Kitten, The Pet Blog Lady, Socialize, Happy Kitten


Welsh Corgis: Why They Are The Perfect Dog For A New Family

(Photo by Chichi Onyekanne on Unsplash) Are you thinking of adopting a Welsh Corgi to your family? We say kudos! It is the perfect dog for a family. The kids would love to listen to an enchanting fairy tale about the Corgi. And since the English royal family adores it (Queen Elizabeth II has been a parent to well over 30 Corgis during her reign), the stories would be more enchanting. Corgis are also great with kids, and they are intelligent. Read on and learn more about the history of...
Tags: Health, Pet, Family, Children, Wales, Pets, Ideal, Care, Grooming, Elizabeth Ii, Breed, Temperament, Welsh, American Kennel Club, Pembroke, Corgi


A Few Great Ways to Spoil Your Dog

  Dogs can bring so much joy into people’s lives. They are loyal, loving, and fun to be around – even if they are a bit mischievous! It’s easy to see how these beautiful animals earned the title of ‘man’s best friend’ because your pup will fast become yours. As well as ensuring your dog is fit and healthy, all dog owners want to make sure their pet feels loved, and the best way to do this is by spoiling them on occasion! So, if you’re looking for ways to treat your furry friend, why not try som...
Tags: Dogs, Pets, Activities, Happy, Homemade, Luxury, Treats, Care, The Pet Blog Lady


5 Great Reasons To Get Fish

  Suppose you're considering getting a pet to liven up your home, although you aren't too sure which pet would be best for you. Getting a puppy means you will have to devote a few months to house training, disciplining, and endless entertainment. A kitten might be a bit less hassle as felines tend to keep themselves busy, although not everyone is a cat lover. Perhaps fish are the perfect option as these water pets are perfect for any home, and there are a few compelling reasons to consider them...
Tags: Pets, Benefits, Supplies, Fish, Aquarium, Care, Tank, Hobby, Calm, The Pet Blog Lady, Fluval


How to Move Across The Country With Your Pets

Moving home can be difficult, there are many things that you need to take into consideration so you don't mess a move up. Typically most people can use a moving home checklist, but for people moving home with pets the situation can be a little more difficult. Even the smoothest of home moves can be stressful and this can be picked up by your pets which can then make them stressed. In this article, we will look at some of the ways in which you can make moving homes with your pets as stress-free ...
Tags: Cats, Dogs, Pets, Train, Tips, Crate, Moving, Care, The Pet Blog Lady


5 Activities To Keep Your Dog Healthy

(Image from Depositphotos) Having a pet is an undeniably massive responsibility, and you must know that your dog's life depends on how you treat it and look after it. Sometimes we can't always let our dogs out to run around in the garden, as many dog owners live in apartment buildings without gardens. So trying some fun activities to keep your dog healthy and active can be vital for your dog. While ensuring your pet has all the essentials such as a dog collar, or a hunting dog collar, a d...
Tags: Dog, Pet, Toys, Games, Parents, Dogs, Pets, Activities, Happy, Healthy, Safe, Fetch, The Pet Blog Lady


5 Things to Know if You Plan on Getting a Cat

  Most individuals say that there are “cat people” and “dog people.” There are certainly many families that opt for one or the other, but there are plenty of individuals who like both. However, owning a dog is very different from owning a cat. Let’s say that you’re considering getting a cat sometime soon. There are a few things about cat ownership that you should know, and we’ll cover those right now. You Can Often Avoid Parasites if You Keep Your Cat Indoors There are indoor and outdoor ca...
Tags: Cats, Parent, Pets, United States, Care, Healthy, Kitten, Ownership, The Pet Blog Lady, DepositPhotos, New Cat, Depositphotos Cats


7 Great Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

(Image source: Pixabay)  Are you looking for some gift ideas for a pet lover? We wrote this short, yet informative guide to present the latest and best gift ideas for your friends or loved ones who live with a companion animal.   1. Pet Art   A custom pet portrait would make a beautiful centerpiece in any pet lover’s home. There are as many types of pet art today as there are artists. Some sketch, others paint, while others specialize in digital art and more. There are also traditional medi...
Tags: Art, Pets, Prints, Gifts, Ideas, Giving, Custom, The Pet Blog Lady, Practical, Pet Lovers


Developed By A Veterinarian - Introducing ArmOR® Hand Gloves

Developed By A Veterinarian, ArmOR® Hand Gloves Provide Animal Handlers And Caregivers Much Needed Protection Against Bites And Scratches Unlike other bulky hand gloves ArmOR form-fitting, washable gloves are designed to provide the comfort, dexterity and protection needed to safely restrain and treat animals. Developed and designed to protect against animal related injuries, the ArmOR® hand gloves provide handlers and caregivers the protection and dexterity needed to properly restrain and perf...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Cats, Dogs, California, Pets, Rescue, Wildlife, Care, Nails, Gloves, Pittsburgh, Trim, Veterinarian, Rehabilitation, The Pet Blog Lady


The Best National Pet Day Deals 2021

(Happiness is shopping for your pet!  Thank you, Sara, for providing us with the deals for National Pet Day!) By: Sara Skirboll , Shopping & Trends Expert at RetailMeNot   Amazon : Check out the latest daily sales on Amazon’s Pet Supplies Top Deals page, and jump on the 40%-off Subscribe & Save promotion on a selection of Amazon Wag’s dog treats and food for first-time orders. BarkBox : They will send you a double first box for free with a multi-month subscription. Chewy.c...
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Dog, Pet, Cats, Pets, Online, Supplies, Bargains, Petsmart, Sara, BOGO, The Pet Blog Lady, National Pet Day, Sara Skirboll, RetailMeNot Amazon


Kigurumi Onesies - Best Onesies EVER!

  Onesie.  Onesies.  Even the word makes you smile, even if it's just on the outside.  You can't deny it.  Wearing a onesie from Kigurumi is a whole other level of onesie happiness.  They make the best onesies EVER. The generous peeps of Kigurumi set me up with two of their onesies, the Lobster and the Walrus.  They arrived in such professional and spiffy packaging.  I couldn't wait to set them free.  I tend to anthropomorphize things. Yes...that's me.      The quality of these onesies is incr...
Tags: Animals, Pets, Best, Quality, Onesie, Lobster, Joy, Larry, The Pet Blog Lady, Walrus, Kigurumi, Excellent


Amazing Ideas to Take Great Selfies With Your Pets

Image source: Pixabay Pictures have always been a storytelling medium. We take photographs everywhere we go to create memories. Since social media became popular, so did selfies. It began with people taking pics while standing in front of mirrors. Today, there are tools to help users hold their smartphones, facing them from a distance. If there’s one thing pet owners love, it’s snapshots of their furry friend. While you may want a picture of both of you, at times, there’s no one to take it for ...
Tags: Photos, Dog, Photography, Selfies, Pets, Training, Portraits, The Pet Blog Lady, Custom Prints, Pixabay Pictures