How to Instill a Love of Pets within Your Child

Animal lovers are naturally inclined to pass down the love of animals to their children, but this isn’t always the case. Perhaps you don’t own pets, or you have adopted a child who is not accustomed to the company of animals. Either way, you can still foster a love of animals in your child or children by doing simple things that help encourage respect and admiration within your family. 

How to Instill a Love of Pets within Your Child

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Instilling a love for pets within the youth is important as it teaches them to be kind, thoughtful and establish a respect for all life on earth. The respect of animals can also sway violent and illegal behavior towards animals as well as impress on them a sense of community and charity. There are many more reasons to introduce and instill a love for animals and pets within your child, but let us start with the basics.


Often, due to living arrangements or location, families are not able to own pets, and this can be difficult as they cannot set good examples for children to learn by. Luckily, you don’t have to own an animal to set a good example!

Arranging trips to aquariums, conservation centers or zoos …

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What Is Pet Insurance And Why You Should Invest In One?

What Is Pet Insurance And Why You Should Invest In One?

We all realize how unpredictable life has the potential to get. Where one minute you are living your quiet, everyday life, the next you can find yourself in the middle of one the most complex messes you have ever witnessed. Life has the tendency to hand us lemons when we are least expecting them.

So, what do you do when your precious dog needs a knee cap dislocation surgery because he fell into a ditch playing fetch and you do not have the money to pay for it?

In such unfortunate scenarios, if you’re lucky, you will have a pet insurance that you can file a claim to. However, the prospect of getting your pets insured is not as common as it should be. In this article, we will discuss what really is pet insurance and if it is really worth it. Let’s begin.

What is pet insurance?

Like health insurance is for humans, pet insurance is for your little furry friends. It is an insurance policy that can be bought by pet owners to have a financial cover when it comes to expensive veterinary treatments. In case of any unforeseen incident with your pet that requires medical attention, you …

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Taking Responsibility For a Child’s Pet

Okay, so your child was the one who wanted the new pet. Your child was also the one who chose the new pet. However, this does not mean the sole responsibility of the pet lies with the child. The new pet has become part of the family, so it is the whole family’s responsibility.

Before you get your new pet, sit down with your child and make clear the rules and obligations that are expected of the child. Make sure the child is aware of how much food the pet will need. Give the child rewards for meeting those obligations, and punishments if the child neglects the new pet, for example no more TV.

However, you must also remember that there are going to be times when the child is simply unable to take care of the pet. For example, if the child is ill then they won’t be able to take care of it. Also, if they have a lot of homework to do, you can cut them a bit of slack then too, and this will be the time for you to step in and help out with the care of the pet.

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Toilet Train Cats The Easy Way With These 4 Starter Tips

Toilet Train Cats The Easy Way With These 4 Starter Tips

Are you frustrated with your kitty messing up your home with her excrement? The good news is that you are not alone! Cat soiling is one of the most common problems for pet owners today and thankfully there are solutions available for this cat behavior problem.

When you set out to train your cat to use her new litter tray, it is really important to use the right approach. Not carrying this out right, or doing it poorly, is sure to bring on terrible results. You could potentially end up with your house soiled with cat poop, or maybe even discovering unpleasant surprises on your carpet!

This article presents 4 tips to avoid that kind of failure, and hopefully help you succeed in minimising the mess in your house caused by cat excrement.

1) Always get a cat litter box with the most practical and convenient design. When it comes to litter boxes, most of the time the best boxes are the most simple to use.

You will want to consider properly if you require boxes with funky designs or loads of features since that will help avoid problems if your cat gets confused or turned off by the additional …

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