Pets And Animals Articles
Expert Author: Bea York
Young pets, old pets and short-haired pets are more vulnerable to cold temperatures so keep them inside as much as possible. They should not be left outside without supervision. When the temperatures head toward freezing it is important to consider how it will affect your pet. These tips will help keeep your pets safe during the winter months.
We all hope that a disaster will never happen to us. Sadly, it seems like daily we are hearing about another family or community being struck with devastation and tragedy. It may be difficult to imagine what those poor victims are going through unless you have been there yourself. If not, it's really important to remember that it can happen to you and the best way to survive a disaster is to be prepared. When I say prepared I mean your whole family, pets included.
If you love your pets as much as I do, you wouldn’t think of going on vacation without them. With a little planning and trying some of these helpful tips vacationing with your pets and be as easy as “sit” and “stay”. The first thing you need to do is make sure your pet is used to riding in your vehicle, nothing can ruin a vacation as fast as a car-sick pet.
Never Leave Your Pets in a Parked Car Not even for a minute. Not even with the car running and air conditioner on. On a warm day, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise rapidly to dangerous levels. On an 85-degree day, for example, the temperature inside a car with the windows opened slightly can reach 102 degrees within 10 minutes. After 30 minutes, the temperature will reach 120 degrees. Your pet may suffer irreversible organ damage or die.
Expert Author: Leeanne Kunnert
Homeowners with pets often look for a way in which to contain them without throwing off the aesthetics of the homes landscape. When you have a pet that needs to be contained here are five factors to consider when looking for a style of fencing: your pet's size, skill level, current fencing, maintenance and the size of the space.
Expert Author: Sandy Stone
Without preventative measures, the mixture of pets and Christmas might lead to dogs or cats becoming injured or ill as a result of uncovering something that could be harmful to them. To help keep your pets safe during the Christmas holidays, this article provides a list of Christmas safety tips.
Many people consider their pet to be a close friend or a member of the family. For many pet owners their pet may be the only family they have. These pet owners know the incredible pain and sense of loss when their beloved pet passes. In this article we will discuss ways to cope with those feelings.
Our pets are important to us. For many people pets are friends, companions and family members. A pet may be the only family some people have. We care for them, feed them, take care of their health and daily needs and in return we are rewarded with loyalty and unconditional love. Sadly, there are times when pets become seriously ill and tough decisions must be made on their behalf by the pet parent.
By now many of you reading this have heard of the benefits, both emotional and physical of having a pet in your life. Perhaps you have even personally experienced some of these effects yourself, how when you are petting a soft purring kitten or throwing a ball for a dog whose tail wags in pure joy things just seem a little better, you relax and smile and all of the days troubles seem to melt away.
Expert Author: Ann M Stewart
As storms start turning in the Atlantic every year, in Florida we make ready for the annual hurricane season and the potential disasters that come with it. Part of that preparation includes having food and water supplies, making sure our families know the emergency plan, knowing how to evacuate and so forth. Unfortunately many families do not properly prepare for their pets.