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Should Outside Cats Use A Collar?

Most cat owners find themselves in a quandary over whether or not to use a cat collar on their outdoor cats. The debate still reigns over the pros and cons of outfitting an outside cat with a collar, but many veterinarians and cat experts agree that collars are the best way to go. However, before you decide, take a look at these pros and cons:Pros:- Cat collars can hold identification and registration tags. This is critical in case your outdoor cat becomes lost or is picked up by a concerned individual. Also, collars can hold bells or other noise generating items to scare away potential prey.- Many cat collars are equipped with reflective material. Whether the collar is made completely out of reflective material or only contains a small strip, this will help your cat to become more visible in the dark. Cats, especially those of dark color, can become invisible at night, which is a potentially dangerous situation.Cons:- Cat collars can easily snag and cause your cat to become hung or stuck on branches, fences,...

 


Are Dog Beds Useful or a Waste of Money?

If you adopted a dog from the pound he may actually prefer his own place. his dpg bed will give your pet somewhere to feel secure and safe. Now that we have established that a canine bed is essential, what type and style do you get? How do you know if it will fit?What to Consider when buying Dog Bed.Have you ever considered you hound's specific needs for comfortable rest? Does he sprawl and stretch out completely? Does your pooch shed or have any other disorder that will cause the bed to need constant cleaning? Some Of The BenefitsThe type of dog bed you choose depends on your pooch and its preferences. A good hound bed provides protection and a cozy warm place to sleep for a hound that spends most of his time outside. The Indoor/Outdoor Bed is tough, water repellent and can be used inside or out. For older dogs, or dogs with problems, thick orthopedic mattresses filled with medical-grade foam or even a boxspring are ideal. Some even come heated but if not you can buy a heating pad. Some pads are warmed in th...

 


Celebrity Dog Names and Breeds

Because pop culture is so prevalent in our every day lives, we often look to celebrities for hints and ideas on how to live our lives. Perhaps it's the idea of living glamorously, or maybe for sheer lack of creativity , we often emulate our favorite actors, actresses, t.v. stars, musicians and even politicians.Choosing and naming our pets is no different! We've all seen them, out and about at the dog park or shopping out on the town , celebrities love their pets! Whether you're a pop culture buff or not, if you're considering getting a dog, you may be inspired by whom and what some well-known personalities call their 'best friends.'Actor Jake Gyllenhaal is 'best friends' with a German Shepherd named 'Atticus' and a Puggle named 'Boo Radley.''Bambi' is the Pit Bull that keeps tennis star Venus Williams safe at night.Actress Sienna Miller keeps it simple with her mutts named 'Bess' and 'Porgi.'Actress Minnie Driver loves her Black Labrador named 'Bubba.'South African actress Charlize Theron owns two mutts na...

 


5 Minute Guide To Choosing A Pet ID Tag

Buying a Pet ID tag is like buying insurance - you do so with the devout wish that you're never going to need it. The "possible cost" of not having a pet ID tag is more expensive than the "actual cost" of buying the pet tag itself. The type of pet identification tag that you buy is important, so take 5 minutes or so to think it through. Impulsively choosing a collar tag because it's cheap or cute often proves to be unwise, long-term. Consider the following before purchasing any pet id tag:1. What is the level of risk to your pet?Lost pets are certainly common - we've all seen "Lost Dog!" signs tacked around town, or dead pets lying by the side of the road. If your pet is a master at escaping the fence, or a breed of dog that cannot resist following a scent, or a young pet that's full of energy, or a new pet that isn't properly trained, the risk of a lost pet is high. But losing your pet isn't the only risk. Some pets are stolen. A pet thief may snatch Fifi or Fido in hopes of getting a reward for its return, ...

 


Turkish Angora Cat and Kitten Information

The Turkish Angora is a medium, muscular and fine boned cat. Their large almond eyes range from green, gold, blue and copper. They mainly have white coats which are silky and medium long. Even though white is the dominate color, other colors are desirable. Parti, solids and tabbies are becoming more popular. Blues, blacks and a variety of other colors are acceptable for show purposes though the breed standard does note several exceptions. The Turkish Angora displays a graceful manner that compliments its intelligence and curiosity. They are affectionate and devoted companion cats. Brief History of the Turkish Angora CatAs the names implies, the Turkish Angora is thought to have originated in Turkey. Some of the earliest references appeared in Europe around the Sixteenth Century. Uncontrolled breeding during the early Twentieth Century nearly rendered the Turkish Angora extinct. A program that originated in Turkey helped to reestablish the breed and the first Turkish Angora are said to have appeared in the Un...

 


The Important Benefits of Pet Soft Carriers

Pet soft carriers are not only a means of providing comfort for your pet while traveling, but are also beneficial in protecting them from potentially being injured if they fall or bump into the sides of the carrier. Pet carriers are essential for those who frequently travel with their pets on airplanes, ships, or long distances in cars. Choosing the right carrier from the many different sizes and designs of pet soft carrier should be determined according to the size of your pet and the primary type of traveling you intend on doing with your pet.Small Soft Sided Totes Bag Carriers for Your PetPet soft carriers come in various sizes and include tote bags specifically designed for small pets. These are beneficial for pet owners who want to take their pet with them on everyday activities such as walking or running errands. Many of these pet totes are also a combination of a tote bag and crate which makes them beneficial for traveling by car and removing your pet from the vehicle to carry them with you. Many pet s...

 




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