An online survey taken at the end of April 2012 revealed that pet owners
are spending more than ever on their pets, even though they may be
restricting spending on themselves. This is great news for pet-related
businesses, to be sure. Here are some surprising trends revealed by the
survey, conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of CouponCabin.
Animal communication is one of the most non-traditional ways of solving
your pet's behavior problems, never-mind resolving illnesses, but people
who have worked successfully with a pet 'telepathist,' swear by it, and
some end up going into the field themselves. That's how it started for
Deborah Poynter, Animal Communicator and Healer.
Concerned expecting parents who are considering surrendering
their family dog with the arrival of their new baby have other options
available to them today. Family Paws Parent Education
is a great educational resource that offers two international training
programs with the goal of making babies and dogs compatible in the same
I recently encountered a heartbreaking scene on a main street in my
neighborhood. A car was stopped and a group of people were comforting a
woman. Her black dog was lying lifeless in the road. She had been
crossing the street with her two black dogs at a crosswalk, but the
driver had not seen them.
When you purchase pet insurance, the insurance company generally charges
you a premium for certain breeds of cats and dogs, as well as the age of your pet and various other criteria. The premiums on
Rottweilers and Siamese cats must be pretty high, because their
average claims are much higher than other dogs and cats. Today, a pet insurance
comparison website released information on the Top 10 Most
Expensive Pets based on their average insurance claims. I already
gave away two of the 10 breeds... can you guess the others?