In a pinch, create a super easy DIY cat toy by taping a piece of string or yarn to the end of a dowel. Holding the dowel, swirl and drag the string, as your fur baby pounces along.
Since unexercised canines tend toward destructive behaviors, daily exercise will minimize the risk of your dog’s energy on your home and accessories. In the same way a trip to a playground helps over-active toddlers burn excess energy, a nice brisk walk works wonders toward calming an over-energetic dog.
Your kitten’s habit of scratching things up may prove annoying and destructive. But understand there is a reason he goes crazy on anything and everything in his sight! According to , “Cats scratch for many reasons: to remove the dead outer layer of their claws, to mark their territory by leaving both a visual mark and a scent (they have scent glands on their paws), and to stretch their bodies and flex their feet and claws.” Read on for clues about how to direct this potentially destructive behavior.
One of the tips you'll discover by reading this post is that puppies need to learn how to master bladder control. So, take them to go potty after every feeding. Also, show them to the door once every three hours throughout the night. (Yeah, we know. This sucks. But it’s temporary and well worth the effort!) Start potty training your doggy when he or she is 12-16 weeks old.
Feel free to indulge your pet this Valentine's Day to show him you care. But resist the urge to share fatty foods that might be difficult to digest. If kibble is her standard fare, mix it up by adding something tasty and nutritional, such as baked chicken, vegetables, potatoes or rice.