Posts Tagged ‘Pet Care’

The Pros and Cons of a Bark Collar

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For apartment dwellers who own dogs, a bark collar can be used as an aid in reducing nuisance barking. If your dog barks to excess, then weighing the pros and cons of buying a bark collar can help you decide if such a collar is the right choice for altering your dog’s behavior. Bark Collars Control Excessive Barking Many dogs will […] read more

Using Dog Treats as a Training Tool

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Using dog treats is a great way to train your pet. By rewarding him for good behavior or obeying your commands, you can motivate your puppy to sit, heel, lie down, come and fetch more readily. Using treats, as well, can help you more easily house train him too. Use Treats to Teach Your Dog to Sit […] read more

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Cat Litter Boxes: 3 Features to Compare

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When purchasing cat litter boxes, you should make sure that you find the best box for your cat and your lifestyle. It’s not as simple as buying the most expensive box you can find-nor should you assume the cheapest box on the shelves will do the job. Before you decide, compare these key features: 1 […] read more

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5 Tips for House Training Older Dogs

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House training dogs that are older is necessary when renting an apartment. Owning a dog that isn’t trained can cost you your security deposit, and a place to live if your landlord is upset about damages to the apartment. It’s never too late to train a dog, but you’re dealing with special circumstances when you’re […] read more

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Simple Home Dog Grooming

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Learning all that you can about home dog grooming will save you time and money. You’ll also enjoy your dog more, and if you have children, it’s a great way to teach them responsibility. Doing this job yourself will also present opportunities to learn more about your dog’s breed, health and temperament. Coat and Skin […] read more

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Eco-Friendly Flea Control

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In an apartment, flea control is important to your pet’s health and well-being as it is to your own. Fortunately, there are a number of eco-friendly and non-toxic ways to control fleas that make the process safe and effective. Make Sure Your Pet Has a Balanced Diet Fleas like to attach themselves to pets with […] read more

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Proper Cat Litter Disposal for New Pet Owners

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Cat litter disposal may not be a rocket science, but new pet owners may be surprised to discover that there is a number of proper ways to dispose of the litter that will make your apartment a healthier and better-smelling environment for you and your cat. Rather than just scooping waste into the nearest trash […] read more

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Where Should I Put the Cat Litter Box?

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Every cat owner will want to keep their cat happy and comfortable. That’s why it’s so important to place the cat litter box in an appropriate spot. In an apartment, finding the right place to put the litter box might not be so easy. It’s not something you can put just anywhere. Here are 4 […] read more

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How to Paper Train Your Puppy

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Learning to paper train a puppy is a great option, especially when you are living in an apartment. It works well when you are not home for long periods of time or don’t have a yard to leave the puppy in while you are gone. Paper training means teaching your puppy to go to the […] read more

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