Blog Entries ( Lifestyle )

Helpful Tips on Caring For Your MacDowall Pet

August 7th, 2015

Having a pet is a joyful experience, but it does come with a number of responsibilities. There are a number of things that can happen to an animal if they are not properly cared for. Before you get a pet, you need to take the time to evaluate the time you will have to spend with it. The last thing anyone wants is to get ...

How to Find the Right Collar and Lead for Your Dog

December 23rd, 2014
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All dogs need to be walked, but not every pooch will require the same accessories – a fact I know only too well. Having owned dogs all of my life, I’ve had canines of every shape and size through my door, from a fluffy little Tibetan Terrier to a hulking Great Dane. When it came to walking them, each of them had their own specific exercise ...

Finding Rental Accommodation When You Have Pets

December 22nd, 2014
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Finding a place to rent when you have pets might seem like one of life’s many impossible tasks, but it honestly isn’t. As someone who’s accomplished it twice now, I should know. At this moment in time, I live in a lovely rental property in the middle of a major city, home to my four cats, two dogs, two guinea pigs and me. This is the ...

Tackling those little accidents

March 19th, 2014
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Anyone with a young puppy or old pooch will know that little accidents are inevitable and unfortunately for the owners, soft furnishings such as rugs and sofas can seem like the perfect place to go when nature calls. This was a lesson which I learnt the hard way when dog sitting for an elderly golden retriever named Ellie. Ellie would spend her day sitting contently on ...

Dog to help kids with same condition

March 3rd, 2014
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RICHMOND, Va. – Frank is a small puppy with a big head, bigger spirit and 172 Facebook fans and counting. It took four months for the Chihuahua-dachshund mix to be adopted – much longer than his five littermates, who were snatched up quickly. At 8 weeks – prime adopting age – Frank had a seizure related to the cause of his abnormally large head. He has a ...