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All you really want to know about pet insurance

All you really want to know about pet insurance

“Do I truly require pet insurance? “The request that pet owner ask themselves, and it is perhaps the most well-known inquiries pet safety net providers get from clients. The answer to this question all depends on what you’re looking for in pet insurance. There are many different types of coverage available, so pet owners should consider their needs before making a decision. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some things that pet owners should know about pet insurance before they make a purchase!

Table of Contents

    1. What Does Pet Insurance Cover?
    2. Does Pet Insurance Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?
    3. What Are The Main Types Of Pet Insurance Coverage?
    4. Conclusion

1: What Does Pet Insurance Cover?

Does your four-legged friend need insurance? The answer is yes. Pet Insurance covers the cost of vet fees and certain medical expenses, like emergency surgery or hospitalization visits to limit their pain as much as possible during treatment (which may include chemotherapy). Vet fee cover can range from as little as $1,000 even up to $17,000.

a. Most pet insurance covers the following –

kennel fees – If the unfortunate happens and there’s no one else to look after your pet, most insurance providers will pay for their stay at a cattery or kennel. You usually have two days minimum of consecutive stays in order to qualify

There are many types of animal shelters that provide excellent care when it comes time for an owner’s visit with an injured buddy/brotherhood who can’t make his own way home due to medical reasons or just isn’t feeling up!

b. Missing pet cover – What if your pet gets lost? Most pet insurers cover the cost of advertising, pet detective fees (if your pet is found), and reward money.

c. Medical cover – Pet insurance can also help protect against unexpected veterinary bills for things like emergency treatment, vaccinations, or prescribed medications.

d. Death by illness or accident – pet insurance can help pet owners pay for the costs of a funeral or cremation. A pet with pet insurance will be covered in case they need any billable services that come from an illness, accident or emergency treatment.

Dental cover – Make sure to look after your four-legged friends’ teeth, because pet insurance covers many dental procedures too!

2: Does Pet Insurance Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

Unfortunately, there are some pet owners who have had to make the decision between putting their pet down or paying for expensive surgery. For pet owners dealing with this tough situation, you should know that most pet insurers will not pay out if your pet has a pre-existing condition.

3: What Are The Main Types Of Pet Insurance Coverage?

There are two main types of pet insurance coverage – lifetime pet insurance and short-term pet insurance. Pets with a shorter life expectancy may choose “short term” pet insurance, while others might want to invest in an annual policy for their dog or cat that covers them from birth to death. You can learn more about both pet insurance options here.

When choosing pet insurance, pet owners should take into consideration what types of coverage they’re looking for in a policy and how much the different pet insurers charge to insure their pet. There are many factors that go into pricing – so you will have to do some research to find a pet insurer that matches your needs.

4: Conclusion

People with a pet should have pet insurance because they can provide peace of mind for both you and your four-legged friend! Pet Insurance will help to protect the money pet owners invest in their pets from unexpected veterinary bills. It is important for pet owners to do some research before making a purchase – pet insurance can be very expensive but it can be a great long-term investment.

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What You Need To Know About A Great Dane

What You Need To Know About A Great Dane

 

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Table of Contents

    1. History
    2. Diet
    3. Personality
    4. Interesting Facts about Great Danes

1: History

The Great Dane, often known as the “Apollo of Dogs,” is a massive dog breed. The Danes have a German identity. It is estimated that the breed has existed for about 400 years. Mastiff-like dogs were raised by German nobles to guard rural estates and hunt wild boars, and Great Danes are descended from them. In the 1800s, Great Danes that resembled those we know today were produced. The term “Great Dane” was prohibited in Germany in 1880, and the breed was renamed “Deutsche Dogge,” which means German mastiff; nevertheless, the breed is still known as Great Dane in English-speaking nations. These dogs are generally used as family pets, and despite their size, they have grown popular among city people who keep them as a threat to robberies.

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2: Diet

A high-protein, moderate-fat diet with between 350 and 450 calories per cup is the key to feeding your Great Dane. Your dog’s feeding amount will need to be adjusted based on his age and activity level, but the moderate calorie content guarantees that he won’t need to consume a huge amount of food to satisfy his calorie requirements. Bloating, a fatal illness in which the stomach fills with gas and twists on itself, causing your dog to go into shock, is more likely in big breeds.

Here are some things to look for in Great Dane meals in general:

  • As the first ingredient, use real meat, chicken, or fish.
  • Within the first three components, there are two animal proteins.
  • Contains a moderate amount of animal-based fats (like chicken fat).
  • Low levels of easily digested carbs, such as whole grains and vegetables.
  • Supplements are used to balance out natural supplies of essential nutrients.
  • There are no artificial ingredients.

If your Great Dane eats high-quality dog food, the quantity you should give him varies substantially according to his age and gender. Dietary suggestions for your specific dog should be sought from your veterinarian or a nutritionist.

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3: Personality

  • A well-bred Dane is one of the friendliest dog breed you’ll ever meet.
  • They’re calm, loving, and affectionate dogs who like playing and are at ease around kids.
  • They are easy to train since they have a strong desire to please.
  • The Great Dane desires to be with his family. They like meeting new people, even strangers, and children, and will gladly welcome guests unless they believe you need to be defended.
  • They can then become passionately protective.
  • Great Danes, as friendly as they are, require early socialization—exposure to a variety of people, views, noises, and interactions when they are young.
  • Socialization ensures that your Great Dane puppy develops into a well-balanced adult dog.
  • Regularly inviting visitors over, as well as taking your dog to crowded parks, dog-friendly businesses, and leisurely walks to meet neighbors, will help them improve their social skills.

4: Interesting Facts about Great Danes:

  • Great Danes are the world’s tallest dogs.
  • Despite their daunting stature, Danes are loving and sociable creatures. 
  • They require a lot of love and interaction with people and other animals, which makes them ideal family pets.
  • Because of their pleasant, kind, and tolerant personalities.
  • They grow faster than other dogs, Dane puppies weigh barely one or two pounds when they are born.
  • They may gain up to 100 pounds in only six months.
  • The dogs can mature and grow until they reach the age of two or three years.
  • The famous Scooby-doo cartoon was a Great Dane, this dog is also featured in other animated cartoons and comic books.
  • Famous Singer Lady gaga used Great Dane in her several music videos.
  • Even after all of these rare characteristics of a dog, it would be a little shocking to our readers to know that Great Dane has a shorter lifespan compared to other dog breeds as they only live for 6 to 8 years.

 

10 Foods Dogs Love to Eat

10 Foods Dogs Love to Eat

Podcast | Kiara – 10 Foods Dogs Love to Eat

 

We all know that dogs are a great company, but did you know they can also be your best buddy in the kitchen? Dogs love to help out with cooking and baking. They’re like little furry chefs! Today we’ll take a look at 10 foods that most dogs love to eat. We will explore why these ingredients are so appealing for our four-legged friends and how you can use them in your own dog recipes!

brown dog confused between veg and non-veg food

Table of Contents

  1. List of the top 10 food for the dog
  2. Some other options in a mixed way
  3. Bacon
  4. Pizza crust

1. List of the top 10 food for the dog

There are so many foods that dogs love to eat. Here’s a list of the top ten!

  1. Cheese 
  2. Peanut butter 
  3. Bacon 
  4. Hot dogs 
  5. Chicken breast, cooked or raw, without the bones and skin 
  6. Canned pumpkin puree (not pie filling) mixed with water or broth for a healthy treat that can be frozen in ice cube trays and thawed as needed to give your dog some variety in his diet 
  7. Raw carrots cut into sticks for an easy snack on the go that will keep him busy while you’re cooking dinner or doing other chores around the house 
  8. Cooked sweet potatoes mashed with a little bit of canned pumpkin puree (not pie filling) mixed with water or broth for another healthy treat that can be frozen in ice cube trays and thawed as needed to give your dog some variety in his diet 
  9. White rice cooked in chicken broth is another great meal for dogs to enjoy as it’s high in protein and carbohydrates; just be sure not to add any salt or spices to the dish when cooking it! This should be served cold so you can feed it as a snack or as part of a meal on its own without worrying about spoilage!
  10. Cooked brown rice is also an excellent choice because of its nutritional value- but make sure you cook this one well before serving it up to your pup! Brown rice can contain bacteria if not prepared correctly which could lead to stomach upset in humans who eat them too…so don’t forget that step!

 

Carrots, apples, or celery sticks dipped in peanut butter or cream cheese for a healthy snack.

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2. Some other options in a mixed way

Cooked brown rice, sweet potatoes, or carrots are all great options.

These can be mixed with a little bit of canned pumpkin puree (not pie filling) and water to make them more interesting for your pup! They’re also an excellent source of fibre which is important in helping keep their digestive system running smoothly after they eat too much during the holidays as well. Peanut butter makes it easy because you don’t have any messes from licking off cream cheese but feel free use whichever type suits him best; apple slices dipped into peanut sauce would work here just like dipping celery sticks works nicely when serving up some healthy snacks that he’ll love…it’s really about what tastes good before anything else so experiment away until find.

The same goes for white rice, though less likely due to the lack of nutrients found within white rice itself; however, there are still risks associated with undercooked grains like this so always err on the side of caution.

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3. Bacon

Dogs can eat bacon, but it should be fed in moderation because large amounts may include too much salt and fat for their small bodies. Some dogs who have food allergies or intolerances to certain proteins are also allergic/intolerant to pork products like ham or other processed meat containing pig skin (including sausage). It is important that you know your dog’s dietary needs before feeding them anything outside the norm! If he has reacted badly at all with any type of protein then this would not a safe option as well unless advised otherwise by his veterinarian/​caretaker​s’ recommendation.”

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4. Pizza crust

 Dogs find anything with yeast in it irresistible, and what could be better than pizza? It can also provide them healthy fibre if you use whole wheat flour instead of refined white or all-purpose flours.

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What Type of Dog Is Right For Your Family?

What Type of Dog Is Right For Your Family?

Podcast | Kiara – What Type of Dog Is Right For Your Family?

 

What type of dog is right for your family? It’s a question that many people ask themselves when deciding what kind of pet to get. 

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Table of Contents

  1. What is your specific living situations
  2. What type of dog you consider
  3. What type of breed would be best
  4. Poodles or Bichon Frises
  5. Labradors
  6. Labrador Retrievers (pictured), Golden retriever,, Beagles , Irish Setters
  7. Pugs
  8. Brussels Griffons
  9. chase
  10. Labrador Retrievers
  11. Shih Tzu or Yorkshire Terrier

 

1. What is your specific living situations

Some breeds are better suited for specific living situations, so it’s important to do some research before you adopt. One way to figure out which breed might be best for you is by looking at the different personalities and traits they have! In this article, we will talk about five popular breeds and discuss their personality traits.

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2. What type of dog you consider

  1. If you have children, consider a dog that is good with kids
  2. If your family has allergies, get a hypoallergenic breed like the Maltese or Poodle.
  3. Consider getting two dogs if you live in an apartment and want to keep your dog company. 
  4. Get a larger dog if you’re looking for something to guard your home from intruders. 
  5. Dogs need exercise so make sure they have plenty of space to run free outside.
  6. A small dog is perfect for a family with young children.
  7. If you have allergies, then consider getting a hypoallergenic breed like the poodle or bichon frise.
  8. Large dogs are great for families who spend a lot of time outdoors as they need less exercise and can live in colder climates.
  9. A medium-sized dog is good if you want something that’s easy to travel with and doesn’t shed much hair.
  10. Consider what type of exercise your family needs and the size of your yard before deciding on which type of dog to adopt.

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3. What type of breed would be best

If you’re considering adopting a dog, it’s important to consider what type of breed would be best for your family.

There are many wonderful dog breeds that make great pets but some may better suit suburban and farm families than households living in the city!

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4. Poodles or Bichon Frises

If you’re on the fence about getting a dog, consider adopting one of these hypoallergenic breeds: Poodles or Bichon Frises.

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5. Labradors

Given that large families spend more time outdoors and typically have room for larger dogs to roam around in their yards there are plenty out who will enjoy playing fetch with them! Medium-sized pets like Labradors make great companions 

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6. Labrador Retrievers, Golden retriever, Beagles, Irish Setters

If your family wants something easy enough not to travel far distances but still energetic at home; they also don’t shed as much hair compared to some other types which is ideal given how many allergies can be present nowadays when coming into contact with pet dander (the dead skin cells from animals). If having an active lifestyle sounds perfect then adopt either Greyhounds Family dogs such as Labrador Retrievers (pictured), Golden Retrievers, Beagles, Irish Setters are playful & protective. 

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7. Pugs

Pugs can live happily with their owners-particularly on laps ! 

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8. Brussels Griffons

Brussels Griffons enjoy playing games like hide ‘n’ seek.

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9. Chase

“Chase” around furniture while French Bulldogs love cuddling up together at bedtime so if these traits sound familiar then maybe one from each category is the right choice?

It’s difficult to say

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10. Labrador Retrievers

These gentle giants are perfect for families with kids and other pets since they love to play. They don’t need a ton of exercise either! Their personality traits include being friendly towards everyone (people or animals) as well having an enthusiasm that is hard not to be around all the time. Labrador retrievers make excellent family dogs due in part because of their intelligence; this may come from them originally bred by fishermen who wanted help bringing nets home without getting wet -their coat helps keep water out while still providing warmth during cold Newfoundland winters- Labradors have been used extensively over centuries on fishing boats throughout North America where these qualities were valued upon entry into international competition circles after World War II !!! More recently

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11. Shih Tzu or Yorkshire Terrier

If space is limited in your home, go for a small dog with short hair such as the Shih Tzu or Yorkshire Terrier. These dogs can be content to curl up on the couch for hours while their owners are away or may prefer more interaction.

Their intelligence, personality, and energy levels will depend largely upon how they have been raised !!! They make wonderful pets if given adequate exercise but don’t do well in a small space- as you might imagine! So take time when searching out your new family member -ask friends who own different breeds what attributes matter most so that choosing one is easy

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One reason why you might consider a golden retriever or labrador! And of course “thank” them with some yummy treats from our site because every dog deserves great care !!) Labrador retrievers made excellent companions mostly.

Seven Things Your Dog Doesn’t Like

Seven Things Your Dog Doesn’t Like

Podcast | Kiara – Seven Things Your Dog Doesn’t Like

 

Dogs are incredible creatures. They make excellent companions and devoted protectors. It’s difficult to imagine our lives without them.

Most people are aware of what their dogs like and dislike. Dogs aren’t always shy about expressing their emotions. Other times, dogs remain silent, as if nothing is wrong.

As a pet owner, it is critical to understand when you are doing things that your dog enjoys versus things that he dislikes, or when you are doing things that could harm him. Dogs deserve to be treated with dignity and comfort. They, too, have limitations. Some things frighten, stress, and frustrate them.

Table of Contents

    1. Using Words Instead Of Body Language
    2. Hugging Them
    3. Petting His Face
    4. Patting His Head
    5. Eye Contact
    6. Lack Of Structure
    7. No Routine

1. Using Words Instead Of Body Language

Body language is more perceptive to dogs than words. If you constantly yell at your dog instead of attempting to communicate with him through body language, he will become irritated. Dogs become perplexed when their body language says one thing and their voice says another. It is preferable to be consistent in both what you say and how you say it.

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2. Hugging Them

It’s natural for you to want to hug your dog, but he might not like it. Your dog does not see a hug as a way for you to express your love. He interprets it as you attempting to restrain or restrict his movement. He may even interpret it as a sign of aggression. A good belly rub would be much more beneficial to him.

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3. Petting His Face

Those adorable little faces are difficult to resist, but dogs do not enjoy having their faces petted. They’ll put up with it, but they’ll never enjoy it. Dogs interpret this as a sign of aggression as well. Allow your dog to pet his face if he pulls away from you. Pet him somewhere else if you want to rub his ears.

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4. Patting His Head

If your dog has been a good boy or when you come home to see him, you might want to pat his head, but he doesn’t want you to. It makes him feel uneasy and perplexed. It looks too much like a punch, and it’s too close to his face. Instead, pet him from the neck down.

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5. Eye Contact

You’ve probably heard that you shouldn’t look a dog in the eyes. That is correct. This is viewed as a challenge by dogs. It may pose an even greater challenge to strange dogs. It is acceptable to cast a glance at their face but avoid prolonged direct eye contact.

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6. Lack Of Structure

When it comes to structuring, dogs are similar to children. They thrive on it and perform best when they know what is expected of them. Give your dog structure and let him know what he can and cannot do from a young age. He’ll be happier and more well-behaved.

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7. No Routine

Dogs require routines. Every day, they should eat, go outside, and be put to bed or created at the same time. They are more likely to have accidents and develop behavioural problems when they are not on a routine.

Give the dog time and space, and make them feel safe. Be normal and go about your daily activities. You’ll probably notice that the dog warms up on its own after you start to ignore them for a while.

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