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The Importance of Establishing a Puppy Routine

The Importance of Establishing a Puppy Routine

It’s been a little over a month I began my adventure with Elliot. I’ve had a lot of fun, and I’ve learned a lot. I like to think that he has too. As the weeks go by, I feel our bond growing, and I remember that getting a puppy is about building a relationship as you would with any human being except that it requires more attention and more listening. Elliot’s life revolves around his interaction with me, which means that I am responsible for the quality of his life. Thus, how I respond to both his triumphs and accidents is of no small consequence. Establishing a puppy routine is essential for both our sanity and our bond.

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My New Puppy Adventure, Week 1

My New Puppy Adventure, Week 1

Imagine how excited I was when my mom surprised me with a puppy on Saturday evening! I was of course, and am, delighted. His name is Elliot, and he is perfect. However, it has been a long time since I have had a new pup—almost 14 years. I have forgotten exactly the chaos a puppy can bring and how much energy a new puppy requires.

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Easter Bunnies: What to Know Before You Buy

Easter Bunnies: What to Know Before You Buy

With Easter coming around, many parents are preparing to surprise and delight their children with colorful baskets filled with even more colorful Easter eggs, which are filled with the much-longed-for candy. Some parents are also buying Easter-themed pets for their children, namely Easter bunnies. While such impulse buys seem fun, even exhilarating (who doesn’t love a new pet), such consumer habits have led to many homeless rabbits after the holiday ends. They are either left in shelters or abandoned in streets or parks.

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Pet Obesity — Preventing and Reversing It

Pet Obesity — Preventing and Reversing It

Food, glorious food! It’s that time of year again, where the treats seem never-ending and relaxing inside by the fire is much more appealing than going outside for a stroll. As humans, we know that we have to keep ourselves in check and maintain a healthy weight, but our pets aren’t wired that way, so we have to take care of that for them. Pet obesity is a growing epidemic that is totally preventable and reversible.

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