Did You Know That Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health

Did You Know That Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health

Some Of The Ways That Pets Can Improve Your Mental Health Sometimes we think that owning a pet is a great way to add to our family or that we are doing our pet a service by saving them from an uncertain future. These alone are great reasons to own a pet; however, there are even more reasons to join the ranks of pet ownership. A pet can benefit you in so many ways: * Mentally * Emotionally * Physically * Socially While these are all … [Read more...]

Do Pet Owners Live Longer?

Do Pet Owners Live Longer?

Do We Live Longer If We Own A Pet Do pet owners live longer lives? Studies are showing that pet owners do in fact live longer lives. However, those same studies are beginning to show that pet owners may also live healthier and happier lives. There are many benefits to owning a pet. Pets bring what is known as unconditional love to a human owner. Human beings can give unconditionally in the caring of a pet as well. If you are uncertain as to … [Read more...]

Enjoy Getting Fit With Your Dog – Dog Walking and Fitness

Enjoy Getting Fit With Your Dog – Dog Walking and Fitness

How to Stay Fit with your Dog When it comes to fitness, we could all benefit from having an accountability partner. Motivation is an excellent tool to have as well. However, sometimes friends and family members are too busy to help us keep our goals, much less reach them. This is where our furry friends come in handy. Having a pet is a sure-fire way to help us stay fit. If you have a dog, there is no better way to keep fit than by incorporating … [Read more...]

Microchipping of Dogs Regulations Ireland 2015

Microchipping of Dogs Regulations Ireland 2015

On 27 February 2015 the Government published regulations for the microchipping of dogs. These regulations apply to all dogs. The time table for the implementation of microchipping is: • Pups – born after 1st June 2015 must be microchipped upon reaching age of 12 weeks. • Adult dogs – from 31st March 2016 The microchips implanted in dogs must be in accordance with a specified standard and are approximately the size of a grain of rice. … [Read more...]

Lifespan Of A Cat And Your Responsibility As A Cat Owner

Lifespan Of A Cat And Your Responsibility As A Cat Owner

How Long Can Cats Live For? One thing many people don't consider when getting a cat is the lifespan of the pet and the fact that they need to be responsible for the health and well-being of the cat for between 15 and 20 years. There are additional factors that need to be taken into consideration and one of the most important factors is the expense of owning a cat. Obviously you're going to need to spend money on food and good nutrition … [Read more...]