Marlene Robertson

When I took the leap of faith to get my kids their first pet, I was stunned by how difficult it was to teach them proper care techniques. I ended up enrolling them in grooming and care classes through my local pet store. While there, we learned a lot of tips and tricks for taking care of many common household pets. I knew that others could benefit from this information, so I decided to create this site to help. Whether you've had family pets for a while or you're getting ready to buy your kids their first, this site can help you be adequately prepared.

3 Ways Dogs Can Benefit From Medical Cannabis

12 April 2018
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Medical cannabis for pets is becoming more popular all the time. For dogs, in particular, medical cannabis can do a lot to help dogs, especially when they're stricken with certain ailments, like cancer, or when healthy dogs reach old age. If you're curious about medical cannabis for your pooch, read on to learn three ways medical cannabis is helping dogs every day. 1. Post-Surgical Pain Relief Most dogs will go under the knife at least once in their lives, whether it's for a simple spay or neuter surgery or for a more serious reason. Read More …

Four Ways To Ease Your Adult Dog’s Separation Anxiety

27 December 2017
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If you've recently adopted an adult dog from an animal shelter or rescue organization, you're probably looking forward to many fine years with your new furry friend. However, it is not unusual for dogs that have come from shelters or rescues to experience separation anxiety once they get established with new owners. Fortunately, strategies exist to help ease this condition -- following are four of them.  Low-Key Hellos and Goodbyes Read More …

3 Steps To Easing Feather Destructive Behavior In Pet Parrots

15 November 2017
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As a pet parrot parent, of course, you want your bird to be healthy and happy. However, if your parrot has been displaying feather destructive behavior, then you are likely very concerned and wonder why your parrot has suddenly become self-destructive. While feather destructive behavior has many causes, thankfully, you can find and treat the cause of this behavior by following these three steps.  1. Rule out Medical Causes While feather destructive behavior in parrots is often immediately looked at as a psychological problem by bird owners, it is important to know that there are many physical illnesses that can lead to this behavior. Read More …

Animal Handling Gloves Are Essential For Winning A Horse Show

22 October 2017
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Horse shows are a great way to showcase your awesome animals and even win some accolades. Unfortunately, there is a chance you haven't carefully taken care of your horse's coat. Thankfully, animal gloves for grooming can help you avoid this problem and come out a winner. The Horse Coat Is Often The First Item Judged During a horse show, the first thing that is typically judged is the horse's coat. That's because it is the first and most obvious element of its health. Read More …

3 Great Reasons To Have Custom Dog ID Tags Made For Your Dog

8 September 2017
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There are a lot of different things that you can do to ensure that your dog is well cared for. One thing that you should consider doing for your dog is to have custom dog ID tags made for them. There are a lot of great reasons why a custom dog ID tag is an excellent idea and this article will discuss 3 reasons why you should have one made for your dog: Read More …