154 Article Results For new pet owner

What Type of Pet is Right...

When deciding on a new pet, be honest about your lifestyle and resources.

5 Reasons Shelter Pets Rock

There are many reasons why adopting a new cat or dog from a shelter is a good idea. Here are a few...

10 Tips for New Cat Owners

There's more to owning a cat than having a cute, soft, purring companion. Here are a few things...

Are You Ready to be a Responsible Dog Owner?

It’s important to consider a variety of issues before bringing a dog into your life.

Why You Should Consider Getting a Shelter Pet

Five things you may have heard in the past about shelter pets, and what the actual truth is about pet adoption.

My Advice to New Cat Owners

If you’re in the market to become a first-time cat owner, I’d like to offer you a bit of advice, if I may. Hopefully some of my own hard-learned lessons can make things a bit easier for you.

Ready For a Pet? Top 4 Tips To Choosing the Perfect Dog

Any day is a good day to decide to get a dog. What’s not to love about dogs? They’re friendly, furry, loving, loyal, and make you very happy. The only thing is, what kind of dog to get? And, do you get a mutt or a purebred?

Pet Dental Health Basics

We make our pet’s health a top priority, but many of us tend to forget about one major aspect: their dental care. With pet dental health month just around the corner, we’ve asked an expert to share the basics on keeping your animal’s mouth clean and teeth healthy.

Potential Illnesses in Homeless Pets

Just as you’ve decided to take a leap and adopt a pet, a cat in need appears on your doorstep. Or maybe you’ve been trying to track a stray pooch’s owner to no avail, and decide to make him your own. Whatever the situation, congratulations on the decision – you’ve given a homeless pet a new abode!

Pet Names: How to Choose the Best Name for Your Pet

One of the first major decisions you’ll have to make after taking home a new pet is what to call it. You could be using this name for the next 18+ years of your and your pet’s life, so choosing the right one is very important.

Introduction of Pets 101

Let your old and new pet get to know each other slowly to get their relationship started off on the right paw.

Why We Opted for Pet Insurance

If not for the experience with our family pet a few years ago, we may not have considered pet insurance.

Introducing New Kitten to Home

Best Way to Introduce a New Kitten. Your life with your new kitten begins on the ride home. First, cats should always be transported in some kind of carrier in the car and than the fun begins!

Top 5 Common Pet Owner Mistakes

Pets can present a variety of challenges. Here are 5 common pet owner mistakes you should avoid making.

10 Things to Consider Before Bringing a New Pet Home

There are a few things to consider before you even start looking into pet adoption. Here are 10 of them.