Posted on 27th February, 2014

Feb 22, 2014 by Jennifer Houston in Womanitely Most dog owners know it’s not a great idea to feed their canine pal from the dinner table, but once in a while, pieces of food happen to get slipped to a dog. While this is usually fine, there are some people foods that dogs [...]

Posted on 26th February, 2014

Feb 8, 2014 by Diana White in Womanitely Everyone knows that owning a pet can help reduce stress and improve the quality of life for many owners. Whether you own a cherry shrimp or a Clydesdale, each pet has something unique to offer to their caretakers. In fact, here are 10 things that [...]

Posted on 26th February, 2014

Feb 17, 2014 by Jennifer Houston in Womanitely It doesn’t matter how practical or logical you are otherwise – as you walk past a pet store window, there will always be times when you will want to throw caution away and head in to take that cute little kitten with white paws home [...]

Posted on 26th February, 2014

Feb 10, 2014 by Jennifer Houston in Womanitely Decade after decade, the debate continues – is it good for children to grow up with pets?  There are many positive reasons why children should own pets.  Not only do pets teach children many life skills, they are also wonderful friends. Check out 10 reasons [...]

Posted on 17th February, 2014

Animal Facts Source: Science Kids Learning about animals is great fun. Whether it’s endangered African animals, sea animals, wild animals or pets, there are so many amazing types of animals that each have their own characteristics and behaviors. Living in all parts of the world, these animals include cats, dogs, [...]

Posted on 17th February, 2014

Animal Sentience Source: OneKind Tool Use                 Emotions               Empathy                Personality Whether it’s the caring maternal bond between a lioness and her cubs, the joyful play of a young lamb, or the sad grief of an elephant for a lost family member, the behaviour of animals shows that, like us, they can feel. Common [...]

Posted on 11th February, 2014

As animal lovers, you know that your pets communicate with you all the time. Your dog goes crazy when you reach for the lead, knowing that a walk is on the horizon. Your cat runs to meet you when you come home in the evening and put the key in the door. Your horse [...]

Posted on 8th February, 2014

(Nicole Pajer, Cesar’s Way) When a dog gets old, it may begin to lose its eyesight and ability to hear. While this may be traumatic for you to witness, it is much more stressful on the dog. Imagine suddenly not being able to hear familiar noises, find things around the house, or [...]

Posted on 6th February, 2014

“A dog can distinguish a happy, friendly pooch from an anxious, threatening one from the way it wags its tail. ” theguardian.com, 31st Oct 13 article below. The direction of a dog’s tail-wagging reflects how the two halves of its brain process different experiences. Photograph: Jose Miguel Gomez/Reuters Dogs can tell how other dogs are [...]

Posted on 14th January, 2014

It  prevents unwanted offsprings which is a current big welfare issue and provide medical benefits as well making it less likely for cancer to occur in older animals.