Parrot Pets in Edmonton

Known as the Gateway to the North, Edmonton in Alberta, Canada is a popular commercial, manufacturing, and transportation center situated in an agricultural and mining area. Having a rich agricultural area, Edmonton is known to be one of the best places to breed and buy a pet parrot. Indeed, if there were one type of bird that is preferred by many pet lovers, that would be parrots. Over the years, parrots have become a popular choice for pets because they colorful, beautiful, entertaining, and impressive pets to have. And since they can be trained to “talk,” or imitate sounds from their environment, parrot pets are considered wonderful companions by many seasoned animal lovers. If you’re planning to buy a pet …

Make Sure Your Pet’s Insured

Pets are just similar to any valuable asset, as they need to be insured. However, given the plethora of pet health insurance in the market, a pet owner will be required to carefully analyze the selections before a making clear-cut decision. Those that want to be a pet owner should now that the hobby would be expensive and require lots of time. Money will mostly be invested specially on veterinary bills but will be increased by unexpected costs such as using boarding kennels if the animal needs to be admitted in a hospital or the master cannot attend to his pet while under treatment. Recent studies show that 65% of pet owners were made unscheduled visits to veterinarians in the …

Interesting Dog Facts

Dogs may not be men’s best friend but it is the most loyal. Fiercely loyal in fact that it is capable of self-sacrifice if its owners are in danger and the need according to its interpretation exists. They do not possess the intelligence that we would often believe that they have in fact their brains are 10% smaller than that of wolves, but they are attentive or on many occasions pretend to comprehend. With the comprehension comes the obedience. Dogs unlike other animals do not have the capability to premeditate its actions to solve a problem or a situation although it learns by constant observation and repetitive instructions and examples. Whatever they lack in intelligence, they compensate with unquestioning obedience …

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Adopting A Dog – Which Dog Is Right For You?

When given the right care and affection, every dog is a good friend and the time and investment on them will be repaid several folds over. More than that, a dog’s life spans more than fourteen years that they invariably become members of the family. Outside of marriage, adopting a dog is your only chance to choose a family member. Because of our strong attachment to dogs, it is not enough to have just another dog. It is too easy to fall into that kind of trap. It is so easy to fall in love with a puppy that is giving you its puppy eyes and begging for adoption. People have different personalities, so have dogs. Since dogs change your …

Adopting A Dog – When The Dog Refuses To Walk

There are dog breeds that are more placid than other breeds. They would rather stay at home and be comfortable sitting in zones that are comfortable to them. The dog would love a walk outside but sometimes it would refuse. Larger dog breeds tend to be so. There are also moments when a supposedly active breed will refuse walks outside. On the other hand, there are dogs that are shy and would occasionally refuse. Either way, dogs need regular exercise. When dogs refuse to walk for reasons that are not obvious to you at the moment, the following tips might help. Release the dog from the leash and let him walk alone in the yard. Sometimes without our knowing it, …

Your Pet’s A VIP with VPI

Many pet owners consider their pets as part the family. One concrete example of expressing this is by giving the animals human names. However, like any family member pets need that extra care to stay healthy and eventually live a happy and enjoyable life. One way of being a responsible pet owner is by purchasing pet insurance. Pet insurance helps a pet owner manage veterinary bills that become costly especially when they pile up. Pets can become sick even in the safest of homes. These is no “pet-proofed” home anywhere, as possible hazards can be seen in those are supposedly best protected. Pet owners should always prepare for the unexpected. Given the wide selection of pet insurance available in the …

Why You Should Use a Muzzle During Pet Grooming

Home pet grooming can be an experience for both animal and owner. The activity stresses out some dogs and cats and they behave differently when they are getting a bath or having their nails clipped. They may snip or bite at the pet groomer even if they are the ones they love. A loving, docile pet can become all teeth and nails if they do not want to be there. The best, most humane way to protect both human and animal during pet grooming is to use a muzzle. Though some people think that a muzzle is cruel, it can keep the animal restrained and stop them from possible doing harm. A muzzle fits around the dog’s mouth and is …

Why is Pet Grooming Important

Why is pet grooming important? Whether you have a cat of dog, pet grooming is an important part of the hygiene and emotional well being of your animal. Doesn’t feel good when you get your hair cut or nails done? Imagine not having the luxury of choosing how and when you clean yourself. Your pets don’t have that advantage. Sure they groom themselves with their tongue and paws, but without an opposing thumb they cannot grab a scrub brush and wash their back or the ability to reach hard to get at places. They need the care and love of their caregivers and pet grooming lets them know that they are getting their needs met. Even when you get a …

Why Good Pet Grooming Experts Are Hard To Find

Pet grooming is essential to pet ownership. Grooming will ensure the pet’s emotional and physical health. A dog or cat must be groomed to ensure that not only do they look good, but they are made safe by having their nails and hair cut properly. Most people do not want to go through the hassle of home pet grooming. This process is a mess and can cause serious injury to the animal if it is done by unprofessional means. Expert pet grooming is expensive, but with the right groomer your pet will look good and feel good. Some professional pet groomers, though trained professionally, do not do a good job and there has been some instances of pet groomers hurting …

Why Are Some Parrots Red

Red has been long known as the color love. It also signifies love and passion but also danger. People associate the color red with love, Valentines, danger, desire, speed, strength, violence, anger, emergency exit signs, stop signs, and blood. Its usual attributes are strength, force, power, control, and leadership. Stimulation, warmth, excitement, good health, physical energy, love, sex, passion, courage, and protection are also associated with this strong color. But in pet birds especially in parrots—being red is an entirely different story. The red in parrots When it comes to colors in parrots, the most common is green. But did you know that there is no pigment or tinge of green present in parrots’ feathers? According to experts, although parrots …

Where to Find Pet Grooming Supplies

So Fido is getting a little scruffy. Pet grooming professionals are very expensive and sometimes you will not get the desired results that you wish and first place. Home pet grooming has become a fad in the last 10 years. The question asked most by the novice pet groomer is exactly where do you get pet grooming supplies? You’ll need a variety of clippers, scissors, brushes, and combs. The supplies you need vary with the type of dog you have and whether that dog has long or short hair. The thickness of the coat is important because some clippers may cause pain or irritation to your animal. Pet grooming supplies can be found at your local but veterinarian. Here you …

When To Not Adopt A Dog

A dog is irresistible for dog lovers, a puppy much more. There are times, however, when adopting a dog is not recommended. The following guidelines will be of help. – A dog is never a good gift. This is not only true for the dog but also for the recipient of the gift. To many people, even with dog lovers, dogs take too much time and too much work to have around especially so because a dog as a gift is an unplanned responsibility. – Often, the worst time to give a dog is to a person that has just suffered the loss of a loved one, in order to cheer the person up. This is a well-meant gesture but …

What You Should Know Before Buying A Pet Parrot

Parrots are great animals. In fact, as a pet, parrots can be pretty entertaining especially with children who just love their mimicry. But like other kinds of pets, parrots are not all sweetness and light. They can also be a bother especially when you are not really much into pets. Here are some things that you have to take into consideration before buying a parrot for a pet. Read on and think long and hard about each item. Remember that parrots are not exactly cheap. Once you buy them, you won’t have any choice but to take care of them. 1. Parrots are noisy Mimicries may seem cute for a while but after several weeks of non-stop noise, it would …

What To Expect When Adopting A Dog

We have seen this image too often. A pup is brought home to a giggling child too happy to have a cuddly little puppy with furiously wagging tail while kissing the child all over the face, a happy contagiously funny scene. The excitement though wears off easily. Soon the dog will be peeing on the carpet, needing to be fed and watered, jumping on people, begging for walks, creating noise, uprooting plants, digging in the yard and messing around as all dogs do. Adopting a dog entails responsibilities such as grooming, taking it out for exercises, training and caring as well as feeding and watering. This is the bigger scene not usually imagined but just as real. When decided to …

What is Pet Liability Insurance

If you have a pet that is capable of biting then you would probably need something that can cover the expenses which would result from your pet’s bite. Basically pet owners would think that their pets are not capable of harming anyone without reason. This is probably true but it is always better to be safe than sorry. With the increasing incidence of insurance claims associated with animal bites it is a good choice to have something that can protect your interest as well as the unlucky victim. With pet liability insurance you can be assured that there is something that can help you in case any incident happens beyond your control. This is very important especially if your pet …