Category Archives: Pets

Health Insurance for Your Pet? It Might Not Be as Crazy as You Think

The joyous yip from the terrier down the hall and melodious purr from the tabby in your lap remind you that all is well in your home. These cute, furry creatures are members of your family. You feed them, provide them with shelter and provide protection from fleas and other pests. But is it reasonable […]

How to Integrate Pets into Your Home Security Efforts

There is often a knee-jerk reaction to something such as a burglary or a mugging in the neighborhood. The same goes if a neighbor’s home catches fire. The two most common reactions are to fortify your home with security equipment to give an early warning against everything from intruders to fire as well as a […]

How to Keep your Dog Cool this summer?

The weather has been pretty warm lately (and our furry friends are noticing it, too). It’s probably a good time to be thinking about ways we can help keep our pets cool. Dogs are more susceptible to heat stress than humans as they can’t sweat and often have coats that are not suited to warmer […]

8 Tips for Taking the Perfect Photo of Your Pet

Pictures of dogs and cats are the most searched for on hosting sites like Flikr and they dominate social platforms like Instagram. But getting the ideal picture of your dog can be a little tricky. Aim to photograph in natural light and avoid the flash. If you are indoors, get your pet next to a […]

What You Absolutely Need for Moving Day (Do NOT Move Without This List)

Moving is a huge life event. It takes time, money, and there’s a lot of emotions that go into it. When you move as a family, it can be so much more cumbersome. The best way to deal with this huge move, consider this list of essentials. Documents You have to move many document from […]

Removing pet stains from carpet

Having a pet in the home is such a joy. They are fun, loving, and inquisitive. While some household pets, such as birds, hamsters and reptiles, spend most of their time living in cages, cats and dogs roam the house freely just like we do. Unfortunately, this can lead to accidents—especially when the animals are […]

With the rise of apartment living, what’s a nation of pet owners to do?

Emma Power, Western Sydney University Australia is a nation of pet owners. Yet as the popularity of apartment living grows, this culture is increasingly at risk from strata regulations that restrict the keeping of animals. Are these laws out of touch? NSW Fair Trading has released a review of strata regulation. Key changes include a […]