Archive for July, 2011
Friday, July 29th, 2011
Everything Important in My Life I Learned From A Dog:
1. If you stare at someone long enough, eventually you’ll get what you want.
2. Don’t go out without ID.
3. Be direct with people; let them know exactly how you feel by pissing on their shoes.
4. Be aware of when to hold your tongue, and when to use it.
5. Leave room in your schedule for a good nap.
6. Always give people a friendly greeting. A cold nose in the crotch is most effective.
7. When you do something wrong, always take responsibility (as soon as you’re dragged shamefully out from under the bed).
8. If it’s not wet and sloppy, it’s not a real kiss.
(PS: Do you know what’s no laughing matter? Making sure your dog is safe, healthy, entertained and nurtured while you’re at work. That’s why you’ll want to look into Hull dog daycare!)
Dog Property Laws
1. If I like it, it’s mine.
2. If it’s in my mouth, it’s mine.
3. If I can take it from you, it’s mine.
4. If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine.
5. If it’s mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way.
6. If I’m chewing something up, all the pieces are mine.
7. If it just looks like mine, it’s mine.
8. If I saw it first, it’s mine.
9. If you are playing with something and you put it down, it automatically becomes mine.
10. If it’s broken, it’s yours.
How do things get broken? Sometimes dogs who are left alone too long become nervous or anxious. This anxiety can result in destructive behavior, including chewing on furniture, scratching through walls, and demolishing your peace of mind. Hull dog daycare is the answer. By keeping your dog safe and occupied, anxiety is alleviated, and destructive behavior is minimized.
Taking good care of our canine companions is no laughing matter. Check out Hull dog daycare today!
Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Cat lovers across the nation cringe when they read news stories like this one: in New Mexico, someone, for reasons unknown, has been shooting at cats. The attacks are being described as sniper-style. One cat was even killed when a .22 shell lodged near his heart.
You have to wonder what motivates people to kill cats. Experts tell us that people who are cruel to animals are often dangerous to the other people in their lives. They’re more likely to engage in criminal activity, including domestic violence.
How do you protect your cats from dangers like this? Our cats play such an important role in our lives. They are friends and family members. We love them. We need to be able to keep them safe and sound. Yet we can’t be home protecting them 24/7: sometimes we need to travel, for work or vacation. Who keeps an eye on our cats then?
Cohasset cat sitting is the answer. No area is immune from the acts of random criminals, like the one terrorizing cat owners in Albuquerque. However, it is possible to take sensible precautions to increase the levels of safety and security your cat enjoys. In home cat sitting is ideal for many reasons: your cat is in a familiar setting, where he or she feels safest. Everything they’re comfortable around is there: their bed, their food, the sunny patch on the carpet where they take the mid-morning nap, and the sunny kitchen windowsill where they take their mid-afternoon nap.
Your Cohasset cat sitter will check on your cat, providing valuable companionship. Having someone in your home discourages thieves and criminal elements from trying their tricks at your place. Providing supervision and companionship provides your cat with valuable physical and emotional benefits.
No one knows why someone would choose to be mean to animals. But local cat lovers know why they’ll choose Cohasset cat sitting.
Monday, July 18th, 2011
We know why we love our dogs. Unconditional love and acceptance are a powerful combination. Add in some fuzzy cuteness and it’s game over, man – our hearts belong to our canine companions!
But why do our dogs love us? Is it because we hire a Scituate dog walker to make sure the daily patrol around the neighborhood continues without interruption? Could it have something to do with the dish of food in the morning and the ‘snacks’ that disappear off the dinner plate when no one’s looking?
It might. Or maybe our dogs really value the time they spend with us, whether that’s a fun game of frisbee in the park or a quiet cuddle before bedtime. Some people think that the source of a dog’s love can be traced directly to the amount and value of possessions that a dog can chew up in any 24 hour period. Quantity and quality matter: the more the dog has to chew upon, the more they love us.
The truth is that destructive behavior is not born out of love, but out of anxiety, nervousness, and depression. Dogs are social animals. They need the companionship and solace of having other animals and people around. When we have to travel, for pleasure or business, our dogs are left alone. This can make them feel abandoned and distressed – and there goes your new couch!
Scituate dog sitting can be the answer. In home dog sitting services allow your pet to remain in a safe, comfortable environment while receiving all of the care and attention that makes them thrive. All dogs need regular exercise, food, water, and companionship. If you provide this by hiring a Scituate dog sitter while you’re traveling, you’ll return home to find your pet safe and healthy!
Maybe we shouldn’t question why our dogs love us. Maybe we should just be glad that they do!
Friday, July 8th, 2011
Our dogs add joy and companionship to our lives. There’s no doubt about it. However, our dogs can also make our lives more complicated, particularly in the summer time. For many of us, summer is a busy season: we travel, we vacation, and we do what we can to make the most out of every sunny day. This packed schedule can play havoc with our dog’s lives. Consider the three biggest problems dog owners face:
Problem One: Keeping The Dog Healthy
Dogs have definite health needs. Every single day, dogs need fresh food, water, and exercise. Dogs also have needs for their emotional health. Dogs are social animals. They require companionship and attention. How does this all mesh with your summertime schedule that has you working all day and enjoying the summer all night?
Sometimes, it doesn’t. More than one dog owner has had to admit to skipping the daily walk with their canine companion. This leaves your dog without the exercise they need, and deprives your dog of their valuable socialization time with you. Hiring a Cohasset dog walker can make sure your dog’s needs are met.
Problem Two: Keeping The Dog Safe
Your Cohasset dog walker plays a pivotal role in keeping your dog safe. Having someone check on the dog daily is the best way to ensure that they’re safe and sound. Your Cohasset dog walker has your emergency contact information: in the case of an emergency situation, you’ll be the first person they notify. Think of it as an extra set of eyes looking out for your dog’s welfare.
Problem Three: Keeping the Dog From Destroying the House
When dogs get bored, dogs get destructive. Chewing, scratching, and rambunctious play inside the house can wreak havoc on your home. Dogs also engage in destructive behavior when they are feeling anxious. Time spent with your Cohasset dog walker alleviates both boredom and anxiety for your dog. Your dog is receiving mental stimulation and emotional support from being walked regularly. The urge to engage in destructive behavior is reduced significantly. Your house is saved!