Exercising, even moderately, in mid-day summer heat, you are at risk
for dehydration and, possibly, heat stroke. But your horse is 3 to 10
times more likely to succumb to heat stress than you are. Here's what you need to know to let your horse keep his cool....
grooming saves money, but can also enhance your relationship with your
pet. Do it daily, gently (always working in the direction of the hair
growth!), reward your pet, and make grooming fun for your pet. There
will still be times you want to take your pet to the groomer for nail
trimming and ear cleaning... and a good haircut. But you can reduce
those visits by half, if you can manage their fur 'issues.'
Almost three years ago I wrote my first blog for InventorSpot.
It was about ways to keep your pets cool in the summer. Those products
are still great for chilling out your pets in the summer, but I thought
I would add another 10 to the list.
If you feed your pets wet food, dry food, and water, triple dish pet feeders make
it so easy for your cats and dogs to nibble at the trough. Just think,
all they need to do is turn their heads a bit to indulge their immediate
Everyone is talking about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico these days. How will it all be cleaned up? One group, Matter of Trust, wants a lot of pet fur to help clean up the spill and is asking for donations.
If you love modern and want to give your dog strain-free access to his food, the Doca Pet bowl stands are some stunners! Their creative designs are by Luke Wong, the Studiowai furniture designer in Chicago. He joins a number of other interior designers with a eye for pet ware. Here are three dog feeding stands in sizes that should fit the Yorkies, the Corgies, and the Danes.
Dogs across the U.S., Great Britain, Canada and Australia
are lining up to join canine swim clubs! Water therapy for dogs is a
recent bloom among the canine natural therapies, which include
chiropractics, massage therapy, and acupuncture.