Pet Life

    Those boys need a dog: the link between kids, pets and healthy development

    The link between kids, pets and healthy development By Dorianne Sager “Those boys need a dog,” my dad said as we sat in the backyard and watched my then, ten-year-old son, throw a tennis ball while his six-year-old brother raced after it on his hands and knees and tried to[…]

    Can Your Pets See Colour?

    Humans and their furry friend both have two kinds of receptors in their eyes: rods and cones. Rods handle peripheral and night vision – this means shades of grey and brightness. Cones are for colour and vision during the day. Each of the cones can detect a different wavelength of light. Your pets have a higher concentration of rod receptors and a lower concentration of cone receptors. Humans have the opposite, which why we can’t see as well at night but can see more varieties of colour.

    How To Save On Pet Expenses

    Being a pet owner can be pricey, here are some tips to help you get more bark for your buck! Health: Vet bills can be expensive. One way to avoid a surprise expense at the vet is by taking good care of your pet’s health with preventative measures. Clean Teeth,[…]

    Living With Both Cats and Dogs

    We’ve all heard the term “fighting like cats and dogs” but does it have to be that way? Can cats and dogs live together in harmony? You bet! Here are some ways you can make cohabiting and even introductions the best they can be. The More The Merrier! Having a home[…]

    Does Your Pet Dream?

    Have you ever seen your dog running or heard your cat chattering in their sleep? Maybe you’ve wondered what is going on, and the question is does your pet dream?   Since we can’t ask them whether or not they dream, we have to use what we know about humans.[…]