In the United States, people absolutely love to own and take care of pets. These pets normally only pertained to cats and dogs in the past, however, the types of pets people now own in America go above and beyond what was once considered normal. People now own pigs, bunnies, foxes, and even snakes and different types of insects.
This article is not for people that own reptiles and insects. Instead, this article is for people that own a dog and are looking to properly train their dog. Understand that dogs are so popular in America that a lot of people own them.
Right now in the United States, about 37 to 47% of all households in the United States have a dog. This means that 46,300,000 households in the United States own a dog or even possibly more than one dog. If you are one of these peop
Dog chews are pretty much a necessity when it comes to dog ownership. Dog chews come in a variety of forms and ingredients. They also provide many benefits to dogs of all breeds and sizes. Additionally, you will find that they thoroughly enjoy them and look forward to their daily all natural dog chews. Your dog will experience the following benefits from their dog chews.
Good for their teeth
Dog chews are recommended for dogs for the care of their teeth. Veterinarians say that an estimated 85% of dogs over age 4 have some form of periodontal disease. It can be difficult to brush your dog?s teeth on a daily basis, but things like antler chews can help. Antlers fo
Dogs are one of the most common animals in the world, with some 46,300,000 households owning at least a single dog. And dogs, like all animals, produce waste. This waste is very unpleasant, especially when lingering around your property.
Not only that, but dog feces can contain around 23 million bacteria in a single gram, according to some studies.
Now, this wouldn’t be an issue if most of this bacteria weren’t considered zoonotic, which means that they can be a major role in spreading an infection to other canines, and even to humans. Children and elderly, especially, are more likely to get infected due to their weaker immune systems.
Dog waste also can contain things like tapewor
When it comes to taking care of animals, there’s nothing quite like taking care of chickens. They certainly are quirky, intelligent and strange animals with a lot of hidden personality. But, perhaps because of this, it can be difficult to take care of them. A lot of time and care has to be invested in raising chickens but the rewards are pretty great, if you’re willing to put in the effort. There are so many little factors that go into properly raising and taking care of chickens that it can get a little overwhelming at first. So long as you take a step back and look at each part of the bigger, it’s not so bad. What follows is a list of small tips and tricks of how best to take care of your chickens, the where’s, why’s and when’s. Taken in separate parts, each aspect of chicken-raising become
If you are a dog owner, there is a good chance you’ve been told about or heard about heartworm disease. It is not an easy thing to look at, especially when dealing with your beloved pet. We do everything we can to assure out dogs are healthy and happy. But sometimes, that isn’t enough.
In the aftermath of a heartworm antigen test kit coming back positive, you may find yourself feeling a little helpless. Luckily, it is possible to treat this problem. Veterinary laboratory procedures are now in place to help kill the heartworms and make your pet health
Whenever you are in a situation where you have to raise animals, whether as pets or for farming or breeding ventures, there are always quite a number of things that need to be kept in mind. If you are considering such an operation, then you need to remember that animals, like humans, are also prone to fall prey to health concerns and diseases, and if you want to rear a healthy group of animals, it always pays to know in detail in advance about the kind of possible health issues you might have to eventually contend with. This is especially true if you are trying to raise horses, as there are quite a few diseases that can seriously affect the quality of life of your prized animals, and even prove to be fatal. One such problem that people who rear horses have to contend with is the problem of equine infec
Anyone whose a dog lover can tell you that you’re own four-legged friend isn’t just a pet, it’s a member of your family. And you want every member of you family to be healthy, happy and safe as long as you can. Between 37-47% of households in the United States own a dog, or about 46.3 million households. And keeping that tail wagging becomes a top priority to any dog lover included in that number. And what better way to keep them happy than to feed them some delicious food. True, the United States spends roughly $20.46 billion dollars on pet food each year, but sometimes that just doesn’t seem to cut it. Sometimes you want to give them some of your delectable human food. But careful! There are some foods a dog shoul
Choosing to open your home to a new puppy is an exciting and adventurous opportunity. You will have a new member of the family to care for and that will provide you with entertainment and love. However, puppies are also a responsibility. It is important to be aware of the costs and tasks that are associated with a new puppy. These same responsibilities will last for many years, for the life of the puppy and it is always best to consider these responsibilities before bringing home that new puppy.
Your puppy, just like your children, needs to eat. It also needs a healthy and balanced diet. It will require finding the right food to match its digestive and weight needs. Also, depending on the specific health of dog breeds and the breed that you choose, it may r
Domestication is one of the defining traits behind being human, it has lead to innovations in hunting, agriculture, as well as being an indication of social status. It is believed that dogs were domesticated over 14,700 years ago as indicated by archaeological evidence in the form of dog remains buried alongside human remains. Cats on the other hand were not domesticated until around 9,500 years ago — perhaps this explains their independent nature when compared to dogs. In total across the United States there are 46,300,000 households who own dogs and 38,900,000 households who own cats. Here are three ways to ensure the health and happiness of your furry friends this holiday season.
Vaccines and Regular Check-Ups
Just like humans, the topic of animal health is a complicated an
For perhaps the first time in history, more Americans own pets than those that don’t. It’s estimated that 37% to 47% of American households own a dog. But with about 76.43 million cats, the United States possesses more felines than any other country. Why have we gravitated so heavily towards pets? For one thing, Americans no longer have as much need for livestock as they once did. While we still eat meat and dairy, the average person does need to own their own livestock. Rather, work animals are relegated to a small number of farms and ranches. Yet we still love animals and need them in our lives. We need them because they provide companionship and emotional support — this kind of support can