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2 years ago

Are your pets shy in displaying affection to your house guests?

I have two cats and two dogs.

Every one is cautious, and polite.

To get loved you have to come a number of times and I have to feel really relaxed before my animals open up also.


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2 years ago

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No pay for four months, Sahara employee jumps to death

Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) An employee of the Sahara group - who did not get his salary for four months - committed suicide by jumping from the eighth floor of his office building on Tuesday, police said. Pradeep Mandal, a 45-year-old deputy manager with Sahara India Co-operative Society, came to the...

2 years ago

Luxury Beds for Pets by Iris Fuchs

What is the definition of a luxury bed for pets? To me, any bed that combines comfort and an appealing look, is a luxury bed. To fit this definition, it is not enough for a bed to look cute and appealing, but comfort is essential here. When you imagine a luxury human bed for yourself in your mind, you?re most likely imagining a beautiful bed that is very comfortable. You imagine a bed made in high quality - definitely not a cheap one. We should apply the same thought process to beds for our precious dog or cat.

The pet supplies industry made huge advancements in the last couple of decades, as awareness of our pets? needs increased. 35 years ago, the rest area my father provided for our black poodle was basically was nothing; he let him sleep on the grass in our backyard. Today, my aging dog, Zo?, sleeps in a majestic orthopedic bed that?s better than mine, my cats have a bolster bed and a snuggle bed. The mindset of people in regards to their pets? needs has changed tremendously. My father wasn?t a bad person, he just didn?t know any better.

When animals live in the wild, Mother Nature takes care of their needs. When we raise domestic animals ? dogs, cats, that live with us, it is absolutely our responsibility to take care of their needs and provide them comfort.

With modern technology on our side, it is not hard to manufacture pet beds that are luxurious and appealing. Any pet bed that provides comfort and is designed thoughtfully is a luxury pet bed. It can be a donut bed, rectangle or round pillow, bolster, snuggle bed, tent, a slipper and so on. It can be a bed for a large dog or for an extra small dog or cat.

There are so many styles to choose from. It is not hard to find a luxurious bed for your pet that will match your home d?cor style and personal preferences. It is actually quite fun. Please keep in mind, when getting a pet bed for your dog or cat, think about their comfort and their needs first, and only later, consider the style that will fit your home d?cor style.

2 years ago

Is it gratitude pets feel for those who take care of them? Some believe their pets love them. Are they right or wrong? How can we know?

The mistake here, I think, is to consider pets as some kind of reduced human. They are not. They are of their own kind. Dogs, a pack animal, will have a totally different relationship from cats, a pairing animal. And neither is a human, a socialised primate. One can conjecture that dogs feel loyalty to a pack leader who provides capable. Cats will rather see a partner - perhaps a more capable one, but nonetheless an equal in principle. Where gratitude comes into it is more debatable. When you have a pleasant dinner with your friends, do you feel gratitude? Because that is possibly the way cats feel toward you. When you pass the professional exams and get a raise in grade, do you feel gratitude towards your boss? Because that is possibly the way dogs feel toward you.

2 years ago

Air Travel and Pets by Ray Welds

Air Travel and Pets

Do you have to travel by air in the near future? If you do, are you a pet owner who needs to bring your pet along with you? Although most of us leave our pets at home, you may not want to do so or your purpose for travel may be to move, as opposed to taking a fun filled vacation. Regardless of your reasons for wanting or needing to travel with your pet or pets, there are a number of important points that you will need to keep in mind.

The first step in traveling with a pet is to make sure that you can do so. Although a good number of airlines will allow pets on their planes, not all will. You may be in a predicament if you plan to depart from a small airport with only one or two airlines. If they do not accept pets or if their rules and restrictions are too much for you to handle, you will want to examine other nearby airports, especially those that are larger in size.

When traveling by air with your pet or pets, it is important to remember that you will be charged an additional fee. Unfortunately, many first time pet travelers believe that they can use their pets and their pet carriers to count towards as a carry-on bag or a checked bag. This isn?t how it works though. You will, almost always, be charged an extra fee for traveling with a pet. This extra fee will likely depend on the airline in question and well as your pet?s location, such as in the cabin or in the baggage compartment.

That leads to another important point. Even with some of the airlines that allow pets, like cats and dogs, aboard their flights, not all allow pets to be in the cabin with other passengers. This is particularly common on small planes where allergies may be a big concern. If you cannot part with your pet, be sure to search for an airline that will allow you to keep him or her in the cabin with you. With that said, remember that the size of your pet will also play a huge factor in your options.

Regardless of where your pet is stored for the plane ride, you will need to have a pet carrier or crate for them. Many airlines have specific rules and restrictions on what type can be used. Resections often include materials used, as well as size. Most will provide you with that information when asked. Speaking of pet crates and carriers, it is important to make sure that you give your pet enough room to stand and move around a little bit. In fact, most airlines will refuse to transport pets that they feel are unsafe from small pet crates and carriers.

It is also important to make sure that you get your pet checked by their vet. You will want to make sure that your pet has all required vaccinations and that they are fit for travel. Also, all airlines require that you receive a health certificate, which will state that your pet is healthy and safe for travel.

The above mentioned points are just a few of the many that you will want to take into consideration when traveling with a pet. Added tips include booking direct flights, making sure your pet?s collar is marked with the proper identification, as well as their pet carrier.

For more tips on traveling by air, such as traveling with children, finding great deal, traveling last minute and over 25 other articles on how to travel by air go to:

Ray Welds

2 years ago

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Fluffy senior dog must exit animal control by 8 p.m. Tuesday

Update: Rescued!A fluffy, senior dog named "Butter," has found herself homeless in her twilight years...the mixed breed dog (guesses include border collie, shepherd, retriever or mixes thereof) is not only homeless, but she is out of...