If you've fallen in love with the idea of sharing your home and life with a teacup Yorkie puppy, you're certainly not alone—these adorable little dogs are quickly becoming the furry friend of choice of many people. Because of their small size, their exercise needs are easily met without needing to have a big backyard or close proximity to a park—chasing a ball in the living room for a few minutes a couple of times a day is enough for most healthy Yorkies.
27 February 2018
If you've decided to bring a new cat into the family, and you already have one cat, don't expect them to get along right from the start. In fact, you should be prepared for some mild aggression, especially towards the new cat. You family cat might not be too happy that you've moved someone else in on their territory. With some careful precautionary steps and a lot of patience, both cats should start getting along in a few days.
6 January 2018
You may have noticed that your cat spends an astounding amount of time on her grooming routine, fastidiously and methodically licking every inch of her body until she is satisfied with the results. The average cat normally spends as many as half of her waking hours each day grooming herself. Before you accuse your furry friend of being the family narcissist, find out the real reasons why cats spend so many hours preening and when changes in this behavior may indicate a problem.
28 February 2017
Whenever your pet acts unnaturally or seems to be in some kind of distress, it is important to get knowledgeable help from an emergency veterinarian. Call an emergency vet as soon as you see a problem to ask for their help to diagnose your pet's condition. An emergency vet may say that you should bring your pet to the emergency pet clinic immediately or that you can watch your pet closely and bring them to the clinic if their condition gets worse.
13 February 2017
Dogs are constantly sniffing around, looking for new things to eat. Some of the things they'll find to eat might not be safe for them. To prevent your dog from accidental poisonings, it's important that you pet-proof your home, as much as possible. That includes keeping some foods away from your pet. Some of the foods that are toxic for your dog include onions, chocolate, and grapes – to name just a few.
26 January 2017
Yorkshire terriers may be small in size, but they have big personalities and make wonderful and loyal pets. Few things are cuter than a tiny Yorkie puppy, but when you bring your new pet home, it will take some time and effort to train him or her. Most new owners of a Yorkie puppy focus on housebreaking first. If you're adding a Yorkie puppy to your family in the near future, use the following housebreaking tips:
25 January 2017
If you are getting ready to adopt a kitten and you aren't sure what all you need to do in advance, it's important to make arrangements before you bring the animal home. You want to know how you're going to care for the pet if there is an emergency, how you're going to keep the cat safe and entertained while you have to travel or go to work, and you want to know how to train and entertain the kitten.
31 October 2016