Part of owning a pet is developing a relationship with various pet professionals, from the rescue you adopt from or the breeder you purchase from, to the vets and groomers who keep your pets happy and healthy through their lives.
The goal of this blog is to offer you, as a pet owner, insight into our world. Why we do, say, feel, think and preach the things we do. We hope it will help you understand us a little better, and improve your relationships with the pet professionals in your life.
Pets of all types need some sort of grooming in their lifetime. Some require daily care at home or monthly visits to a groomer. A well kept pet is a happy, healthy pet.
Boarding & Pet Sitting
These days there are various options to explore when you have to leave your pets. In home petsitting, daycares, boarding kennels, dog walkers, and more all allow you to leave home and know your pets are in good hands!
Diet & Nutrition
The world of diet and nutrition for your pets is often one of the most confusing and debated topics in the pet industry. A well balanced, healthy diet is the key to a long lived, healthy pet.
Breeders and Buyers
Ethical breeders are passionate about the health, temperament, conformation and lifetime care of the animals they produce. If you chose to purchase over adoption, be sure you are supporting ethical breeding.
Vet & Health
Your vet should be the person you have the closest relationship with in pet ownership! They provide care from the most basic health to emergency care and everything in between.
Lost, Found & Rehoming
Having your pet go missing is a horrible feeling, but there are steps you can take to prevent it and things to do if your pet does go missing! Sometimes life situations change and you have to rehome a beloved pet.
Other Pet Industries
From pet massage, photography, animal control, wildlife preservation, supply stores, bakeries, pet portraits, all the way to professional pooper scoopers, there are so many professionals out there to explore!
Showing & Handling
Ethical breeding often stems from owners and keepers who show their animals to earn titles before they breed. Breeders and handlers are the people who are out to preserve the breeds we know and love and to better the health of animals produced
Rescue, Adopt & Foster
With so many unwanted pets out there, adoption is the absolute best way to bring a new pet into the family. Learn about the passionate, caring people that help save unwanted pets and find them forever families. Is fostering or adoption right for you?
Training & Sports
A well trained pet is a joy to own, but not an easy achievement! There are many training methods out there and it's not always easy to know which one is best suited for you. From basic obedience to agility, hunting, flyball and more, the possibilities for training are endless.
Wildlife, Zoo and Farm
Not all animal care is traditional or pet related. Wildlife, zoo and farm professionals have a wealth of knowledge and insight to share too, and it may help you understand your own pets better!
Laws & Ethics
Just because you can do something, doesn't mean it is the right thing to do. Protecting animals from abuse, regulating animal laws and educating about ethical behavior is important to preserving all the animals we share our planet with.
Life With Pets
Face it, life is better with pets. From the traditional cats, dogs and hamsters to the exotic, unusual and rare, there is a pet out there for everyone. Read funny stories, insightful articles and general mayhem that comes with life with pets.