Imagine, if you will, coming home after a long and hectic day at work to an empty house. It is cold and dark outside and you just want to curl up on the sofa and have a cuddle. The companionship of a pet dog or cat will make this scenario much more appealing. Now, when you get home you will be greeted by your pet as you walk in the door, demanding your attention and affections until you forget about the stress of your day and the cold outside.
Indeed, it is true – a dog really is a man’s best friend, but it hasn’t always been this way. In fact, dogs were only domesticated 32,000 years ago! This might seem like a very long time – and we encourage you all to make the most of it – but we are still learning all about our four-legged friends every day.
If your pet has ever gone missing, then you know how crippling the panic and anxiety can be – it is heartbreaking and exhausting at the same time. You can make sure that it never happens again or keep it from happening again with a new pet by getting engraved pet ID tags for them.
Have you ever wondered why your cat licks you? Or maybe what causes your kitty to purr? It can often be the case that we just assume it a sign of affection, as these actions are similar to kissing, however, the real reason behind your pet’s intentions is a little different.
Hug your Hound Day officially took place on the second Sunday of September – which fell on 11th September this year. While the day itself was not about hugging as many dogs as possible – although, that does sound appealing – it was a day that is about experiencing life with your dog and making the most of developing your bond. Treating your pooch to engraved dog tags, taking your furry friend on a trip or giving them a much-needed make-over are all ways to do this.
For many pet owners, having a fur baby is akin to having children, which means having your pet fall ill can be devastating. Sustaining injuries can be just as traumatic, even more so because we aren’t always sure of what happened in order to prevent it from happening again. What we can do, though, is do what we can to keep our pets happy, healthy and safe. Pet Tags have put together some top tips for doing so in the UK. Continue reading