Category: pets


A Guide to Purchasing Modern Pet Products

Fun Facts about pets

In the 7.5 million Australian households who share their homes with pets, fish top the pet population in over 12 million, followed by birds, at 9 million.  There are more dogs than boys or girls under the age of 14 years, and our cat population is roughly two and a half million.  If we group horse for pleasure riding, snakes, rabbits, rodents, lizards and others we can add another 2 million pets.

Pets are shown to have positive benefits on wellbeing and health .  When you have a pet as a member of your family, you will visit the doctor less frequently and use less medication, have lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, recover from surgery and illness more rapidly, cope with stress better and be less likely to feel lonely.  All in all, it is estimated that the pet industry saves the health budget nearly S4 billion annually! The modern pet looks to be a natural ailment for humans, a sort of pet supplementation for us.
Around 90% of familles with pets, think about those pets as family members and the principal caregiver who assumes responsibility for your pet in nearly all situations is female.  Cost on pet care and pet products in Australia is put at more than $4 billion annually and provides employment for more than 40,000 people.  Of this expenditure, two thirds (66%) is spent on puppies and one quarter (25%) is spent on cats.  Dogs seem to get the most attention in worldwide.

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Best Dog Food for the American Bulldog

american bulldogs

There are many types of bulldogs out there. Some are big in size while others are quite small. Bulldogs are usually considered a slow or lazy breed of dog but in reality, not all types of bulldogs are slow. Some of them are actually quite a bitmore active than other breeds of dog, for example, the American bulldog. In America, the American bulldogs are the ones who have been adopted by humans most. There are three reasons for this. They are easily available, very low in price and lastly, this type of bulldog is very active.


Food plays a very impotent role when it comes to considering the health of a dog like an American Bulldog. Giving the wrong type of nutrition or giving the wrong ratio of macronutrients could affect the health of dog very fast. This could lead to many minor and major health problems. Typically, this does not really happen with the American Bulldog though if it does check out this guide and consider putting them on a limited ingredient diet. Typically, this does not really happen with the American Bulldog though if it does, consider putting them on a limited ingredient dietBecause generally they are a healthy breed and can survive. But it does not mean that you ignore their health totally, we all want to see our dogs in heaven, but no sooner than we need to. As an American bulldog owner, you should keep an eye on their food.  And make sure that this modern pet is getting the best because this will keep them healthy and active.

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Steps to Finding the Right Luxury Dog House


fancy doghouse

Luxury dog houses – who needs them? Well your dog for one. While a luxury dog house may not be  necessity, a dog house in general is, at least if he’s an outdoor dog. The luxury aspect is more of a, well, luxury. So these fancy dog houses are more for people who are apt to design. And people who really want a dog house to not only serve it’s purpose, but also look amazing doing so.

But as luxury dog houses are pricier than regular dog houses, there are some factors which should be considered before making your purchase. This is to make sure that your money’s spent on the right piece of dog furniture.

When you think about it, a dog’s house is more or less the equivalent of a dog crate, which is more or less the equivalent of a dog den. If you have trained your dog in a crate from the time he was a puppy then transitioning your dog to use an outside dog house will be a lot easier. He’ll already be den oriented.

But because his new digs will be outside, you’ll want to spend a bit more time taking steps to review the following: his size, age appearance, climate, how much time will be spent outside, and his outdoor habits. Now let’s begin…

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Modern Dog Breeding for Purebreds

cute little dog

The breeding of purebred dogs today has become very complex. Even in several breeds of dogs there are different breeding lines that produce type and traits of dogs within the same breed of dog. This has come about due to breeders likes and dislikes of a certain types, sizes or colors.

But every breeder of purebred dogs wants to remember that breed of dog breed standard. Does this compare to picture of of dogs of its breed of older or of dogs bred in its breed? Finally does it possess the character? Last but not least is the dog of sound breeding lines that are healthy?

These are questions before they tackle the task of breeding any litter of puppies in any breed of dog; that anyone thinking of breeding dog or any breeder should ask himself. The next thing on your mind should be what exactly are you going to do about it.

There are three breeding methods for dogs or purebreds, line breeding, out crossing and inbreeding. Lets us discuss them shortly. And let’s see if I can get you taking a look and think about the way you’re breeding your dogs; whether for business or to make the perfect modern pet.

Breeding Out

This type of breeding is seen a lot in dog breeding where associated dogs who are bred of associated stock are bred on your dogs pedigree. This sort of breeding will not produce dogs of the same type, quality and soundness. Breeding the modern dog this way may bring in things a breeder is unaware of or make it impossiable to pin point and only leads to uncertain factors were problem or a trait.

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