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Inspiration

What to look for in cat litter boxes – could you go automatic?

We all love our pets. No matter what you own, whether it be a cat, dog, fish or even a hamster, we all care about them deeply and they offer us so much. Spending time with them really is a gift and we all need to make sure that we do this as much as possible in the time we have available. The time spent with them is a joy, and I know this because personally I have a cat. However, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. As is the case with all pets, cats need to do the toilet …

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Ideas Tips & Tricks

Fat to fit: how to help your dog overcome obesity

Just like humans, dogs can carry excess weight due to a number of reasons. And when you do not do anything to bring your pet back to his recommended weight, the consequences can be dire.

But how, exactly, do pooches end up becoming obese?

Top causes of obesity in dogs

Dogs can become obese due to a number of reasons. Here’s a brief look at the leading causes.

Environmental factors

Environmental factors encompass a few causes of obesity in dogs.

For starters, you might be simply overfeeding your dogs. Like humans, your dog’s food consumption should be about equal …

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Ideas

Products to help protect your dog’s paws in all weathers

Most of us have a closet or special cupboard crammed full off footwear for different occasions, ranging from smart, sturdy and casual, to item designed especially for very cold, wet or hot weather. By the same token, unless we happen to be on the beach or at a poolside going barefoot isn’t a common thing to do. Our feet are simply not designed to tolerate that for very long.

On the other hand, our pets, like most animals, are able to manage their lives without foot protection. However, this doesn’t guarantee they are comfortable with this situation 365 days of …

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