Risks of a Keeping a Dirty Litter Box

1433643_82581131On any given day, there are tens of thousands of cats using litter boxes in the United States. There’s something about using a bathroom in the style of a sandbox that cats seems to enjoy. Maybe it goes back to Ancient Egypt when cats were worshipped and treated like royalty around the Great Pyramids…

However, just because cats have always used litter boxes to dispose of their waste doesn’t mean that pet owners don’t have to worry about the germs that can fester inside of it. A dirty litter box can be home to millions of bacteria that can harm you and your cat. Click Here to learn you why you need to regularly clean your litter box.

Keeping Warm With A Doggie Door

dog-bed1It’s been a cold winter this year for most of the U.S., with temperatures at times dipping below freezing even in sunny Florida. With Jack Frost nipping at your nose outdoors, conserving heat and keeping the cold out become a priority, especially for those living in the northern states. But, what about walking the dog?

For many dog owners, with the dog came a doggie door. And, why not? If the dog needs to go, he or she can walk right outside and take care of business, while you relax in the warmth of your cave. However, the small opening in the door that seemed like a logical idea in the summer can turn into a power and heat drain during the colder months. It’s important to consider doors with insulation when thinking about installing a doggie door. Click Here for important Doggie Door Information.

Crazy Animal Laws You Won’t Believe

tail2The United States is known for some wacky laws, interestingly enough, many of the crazy ordinances in our country are based around our pets. For instance, did you know you’re not allowed to tie your dog to the roof of your car in Alaska? It is truly amazing what laws have been passed, and even stranger that someone took the time to pass these laws.

If you want to have a chuckle (or want to make sure you haven’t been breaking the law by bringing a rabid dog in a taxi cab), CLICK HERE.

Social Media-izing Your Pooch

BhkegnnIIAAbrpuAs the Internet becomes a bigger part of our lives on a daily basis, much like our dogs, we find out more and more how much we can’t live without it. Online interactions have become a digital must, whether it’s an email, an instant message or a social media profile. But, why should we have all the fun?

In recent months, profiles for pups have grown in popularity on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, and even more so on the photography-based Instagram. “Dogs” follow other “dogs” and humans alike. Many dog accounts have upwards of half a million “followers,” which begs the question: is social media just for humans? Click Here to learn about the latest trends in social media and our pets.

Maintaining Your Drinkwell Fountain

drinkwell-fountainConsidering how much time the average pet owner spend cleaning their pet’s bowls and refilling its water supply, it’s no wonder why so many people think that Drinkwell Fountains are awesome at simplifying their lives. But, as with anything, the innovative drinking fountains still require some maintenance. Luckily cleaning is quick and easy with Drinkwell fountains. In fact, once you known what your doing it only takes about five minutes to complete.

The most important things to remember about owning an fountain is refilling water to the proper amount and cleaning it regularly to prevent clogging. There is also the carbon filter that should be serviced regularly Click Here to learn how to make your Drinkwll Fountain last for ages.

Bundling Your Dog Up for the Winter

muttluks2There is an old Inuit saying that there is no such thing as being cold, there is just poor preparation. When the cold weather rolls in everyone knows that it’s time to pull out winter coats, woolen mittens and scarves. By dressing smartly you can keep warm and cozy. Unfortunately, many pets are left with only their fur coats to shield them from frosty weather.

Luckily, there is a way that you and Fido can keep warm this winter with the addition of some fashionable dog clothes. Click Here to find out how you both can keep warm when the mercury drops.

An Overview of Frontline

For nearly two decades, a single brand has ruled the world in flea and tick prevention for our furry friends. Frontline Flea, the brand that has used the same basic formula since 1996, has a stellar reputation with cat and dog frontline2owners who have had problems with fleas and/or ticks. Yet, even though thousands of pets have had successful experiences with the flea control product, most of the public still doesn’t know the history of Frontline or how its ingredients work to kill fleas and ticks.

Click Here to learn the interesting history of the world’s leader in flea control.

Bringing Your Dog on the Road

1386078722rqxcmTraveling on the road with your dog can be a daunting task at times. However, the good times can outweigh the responsibilities of bringing your pup with you on an adventure. It takes a little training for dogs new to the driving experience. Some dogs are naturals and love life on the road.
For safety purposes, a car crate or dog car seat is highly recommended for all types of dogs. You wouldn’t let a child roam free in the car while moving would you? So why let your dog take the risk? Bringing your dog in the car should be as easy as taking your dog for a walk. Click Here for suggestions on traveling with the dog in the car…

Helping Your Pet Recover After Surgery

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERATraveling in a vehicle is something that can really get tails wagging. To a dog, it means, “we’re going somewhere!” In most cases, a dog will be excited and ready to hop right in, no matter the height of the vehicle. However, following a medical procedure, pets can be unsure of their abilities and even further injure themselves if they attempt to jump.

Lucky for dog owners, PetStreetMall.com carries a wide range of dog ramps that are perfect for getting Fido in and out of vehicles. By using the ramp, you can worry less about another trip to the pet hospital and your pooch can easily hop in the car to get home and relax in his bed.
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Is a Wireless Fence Suitable for My Dog?

huskyThe invisible fence has saved thousands of dogs over the years from straying into the street or running away from home. They’ve also given these pets the freedom to run and play outdoors and to enjoy happier, healthier lifestyles.

Over the last few years wireless technology has introduced a new breed of wireless fences. Much easier to install and setup, wireless fences have been incredibly popular with countless pet lovers, but they have also proven to be frustrating for others.

Sadly some dog owners have found that their particular dog just won’t obey a wireless fence, and as a result the system fails to contain them. Find out if a wireless fence is suitable for your dog.