When you are talking to or scolding your dog and they tilt their head to the side, even if it is only a little bit, it tends to melt our hearts, no matter how mad we are. And it seems like they know this as they do it so well. But a question that many wonder is, why do they do it? There are many different theories about why they do it. Here is a list of the major theories as to why they do it.
The most common questions asked by dog owners that we answer at UltraLeash.com are: How do I get my dog to stop: scratching the screen, escaping from the kennel, chasing the cat, barking incessantly…? When bringing a new dog into the home, and sometimes for the long term, it’s common to see at least one problem behavior in a dog. Owners naturally want to know how to solve this problem.
Buying beds is tricky, and not just when buying for ourselves. Further, because we spend an average of eight hours in bed, so to do our dogs. Hence, getting the right one to avoid our beloved pooches from developing aches, pains or simply ending up with a discontent dog is of paramount importance. Then, here are five top tips for choosing the perfect dog bed, whatever the size, bred or personality your pooch has.
Arthritis is one of the oldest diseases known to man and animals alike. Even dinosaurs are known to have been affected by it. It is very common and there is no known cure, yet. One in five dogs will succumb to degenerative arthritis at some point in their life. There are many different types of arthritis and it isn't just older dogs that are affected. Joint trauma caused by an accident, hip dysplasia, and joint infection and ruptured ligaments can also cause arthritis in dogs of any age. However, large dogs are more prone to this disease than their small relatives. This is because the extra weight puts more strain on the joints and ligaments.
Having goldfish is awesome. They make great pets for almost anyone and are typically easy maintenance. However, they can be a lot of work and hassle if not properly taken care of. Doing regular water changes makes a huge difference in the cleanliness of the tank. You only need to change 1/3 to ½ of the tank, depending on its size and the number of goldfish living in it. It also keeps your goldfish happy and healthy. There are two main reasons you should do regular weekly water changes.
Its astounding how quickly a dog’s hair could become tangled and matted. It generally looks like there are small weavers hiding in your puppy’s coat. When you turn your back, it is like they start functioning and carry on at a high rate of speed till your dog has clumps of matted hair that manage to refrain from your every attempt at getting rid of them.
As much as we love our cute and funny pets, they can cause a lot of problems for us, their caretakers. These problems include chewing our possessions, making messes in the house, and barking or making other noise at all hours of the night. That being said, there are some problems that pets cause that are not their fault, such as picking up insects like fleas. These pesky insects are nasty little creatures that will give you no end of frustration once they get into the fur of your pet and into your house. There are 101 ways to get rid of pests, including tips on flea control in the home, but how do pets pick up fleas in the first place?
The way Dogs for Children with Autism help is a lot different and more unique then a regular assistive dog. The major difference is that a regular assistive dog helps with every day tasks but a dog for children with autism is there mostly for support emotionally. Because children with autism commonly have sensory overload, having an assistive dog there as a solid companion can help with the sensory challenges the child with autism may have.
Making the decision to get a dog is a big deal, and it’s often done for very different reasons. Some want a dog because they’re lonely, whilst others might introduce a dog into the family because they feel having pets running around makes a house a home.
Keeping rats as pets is becoming popular again thanks to social media sites.
These furry little critters are both adorable and hyper-intelligent, making them far better pets than hamsters and other oft sought after rodents. However with the resurgence in popularity there's been a vast number of no-nos committed by new rat owners.
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