It’s no secret that we love our furry friends here at Majestic Paws, but we’re not the only ones. There are tons of famous artists throughout the course of history who have a particular bond with their pets too! So much so that they’ve been the subject of their art, accompanied them to interviews, and some of their relationships have even been chronicled in books. From Andy Warhol and his dachshund Archie to Henri Matisse and his cats Minouche and Coussi, there are tons of celebrated creatives who understand the love of an animal.
Have you seen the trending video of a cat stealing the show on a fashion runway Turkey? Boy! That was really a head turner and a delightful scene. The models continued their walk, while the cat didn't care what was going on. At some point during the event, it tried to disrupt the strutting models, but it didn't work. The ladies had good reflexes and tried not to disturb the cat.
Leaving your pet in the garage for a long-length of time is generally not a good idea. However, circumstances may arise where keeping them in the garage temporarily may be your only option.
One scenario could be if guests visited the home for a few hours for an important occasion and there was inclement weather outdoors. If you foresee that or something similar as ever being a possibility, a lot of preparation needs to be done beforehand to make the garage a safe area for your pet.
Anyone who has a pet in the home knows that they bring endless joy and happiness to our lives. From puppy cuddles in the morning or sweet purrs from your kitty in the evening, pets are sweet as can be. This is why we need to make sure that we aren’t harming them when we use harsh chemical cleaners around the house. The ASPCA actually reports that household cleaners are one of the top pet poisons!
Animal shelters rescue millions of companion dogs every year. Dog shelters provide a temporary home for these lovable creatures until they find a new one who will love them, show them the way of the pack, and reciprocate their undying love, loyalty, and companionship that these dogs are well-known for. They are knocking on the doors of your heart and imploring the kindness in you to bring them home where they can repay it with their own brand of affection, loyalty, protection, and never-ending companionship. MyPetNeedsThat.com shows you the facts about why bringing home a shelter dog is good for you and your family.
With all the hustle and bustle of moving, it can create a stressful environment for your dog or cat. They can be unsure as to why you are moving around your belongings and may feel uneasy about where you are headed. There are several things that you can do before, during and after a move to help your furry friend adjust.
Meet Dublin and Ireland, Lincoln Park's fluffiest brother and sister. They're always ready and wanting to greet you with a, "Top of the mornin' to ya!", and jump around you like the Lord of the Dance. They love hanging out and walking next to one an other, and you would definitely have the luck of Irish on your side to run into these sweet siblings while enjoying their time out together.
As a dog/pet owner one has to think about several things like its safety, security, potty training, healthy environment etc. It is not an easy job. To avoid any unwanted circumstance you should keep your pet in supervision. In that case, a soft dog crate would be great solution for you. It will make both you and your pet life easy and comfortable.
If you own more than one dog, you may want to keep things simple and feed them all the same food. Or, you may choose out different foods for each dog. But what is the best way to divide their diets to ensure that each dog is eating well without causing competition over food? Let’s break down the basics of feeding all of your pets in a multi-dog home. It doesn’t have to be stressful any longer!
Dogs love the wilderness, and if your dog spends too much time cooped up in a small apartment or a way too small backyard, taking time to get them out onto the trail as often as possible is something that every dog owner should attempt to do. Whether you are planning an intense weeklong backpacking trip with your dog or simply going for an hour stroll through your local state park hiking trails, there are a few essential things you need to know to make sure that your hiking trip with your dog goes smoothly and memorably. Below, we offer the top six dog hiking tips to make sure that both you and your best friend have the time of your lives.
Let’s picture this. You and your furry buddy are back from the whole afternoon running around, playing hide and seek, throwing and catching balls and chasing squirrels. He is so tired and as soon as both of you get down to the living room; he lays his body on the warm bed by the fireplace. Suddenly, you raise your head and notice his legs twitching. "He must see something in his dream," you wonder. But he is wide awake now but continues to scratch. That is when you freak out and wonder what is going on. Well, that scenario is a signal for a thorough check on your dog's coat for fleas and ticks. Don't worry just yet because these little nuisances are ordinary and with some measures, you can keep things under control....
Our newly adopted dog is a delight! However, in all the excitement of finding your new companion, shopping for your new pet wasn’t foremost on your mind. Not to worry. We’ve put together a dog supply list to help you round up everything you need to welcome your pooch home. Keep in mind, some shelters might not let you acquire a dog until they know you have the necessary supplies. This new dog checklist will guide you on your shopping trip—including tips for how to choose each item.
Being a parent is never easy. You have to raise your kids well and also provide for their needs at the same time. There are instances when you will have a hard time dealing with their tantrums or in teaching them important lessons. It is great if you have a companion in raising them. Whether you believe it or not, dogs are perfect in helping raise your kids. They might not understand your children, but they are of help in many ways.
Our pets treat us to companionship, loyalty, and just all-around good feelings every single day. Next time you have some leftover, cooked pumpkin, indulge your love of cooking and your love of pooch, by make a healthy dog treat (kitty owners, keep reading, pumpkin is good for cats, too). Note: canned pumpkin is fine – pie filling is not, just use plain old cooked pumpkin, unsweetened & un-spiced.
The Livin’ is Easy – Summertime in Chicago!
We Chicagoans put up with our winters just so we can enjoy summertime in Chicago – yes, it’s finally time to throw off the mantle of winter and get out and experience our fabulous city – we’ve listed just a few of the Chicago attractions that allow you to get to know Chicago with your furry friends.
Who doesn’t enjoy spending time at the beach? For those dogs whose people already know about Montrose, the dog friendly beach, lucky you! For those of you not familiar, this beach has truly gone to the dogs – you may not want to lay on a towel here, but you will want to take some towels for afterwards because your dog will be playing in the water and generally having a great time romping on the beach. Check out the rules before you go and make sure you take appropriate steps to keep your dog, yourself, the beach and the water clean & safe – pick up after your pet and don’t let them do #2 in the water. If you can volunteer some extra time, there are park clean up days on April 23 and May 21, so grab a leash and head out for a great time. http://www.mondog.org/index.php