Rosie is a four year old boxer and pit bull mix that has spent the last three months in a shelter in central Nebraska. When she’s at play or sitting quietly, Rosie looks like other dogs; but there’s an important difference. Rosie is deaf.
The holidays are a time to enjoy spending time with family and friends, including your beloved dogs. The last thing you want to have to do is be heartbroken because you have to rush your pet to the vet after a disaster that could have been prevented. Before the next holiday rolls around, keep these five tips in mind for having a dog-friendly holiday.
There’s been a long standing myth that dogs and cats hate each other, but as many owners of both know, that’s not always the case. When judging whether or not a dog and cat should live together, it typically involves testing out the situation to see how the two react to each other before even bringing one or both into the home. However, there are certain dog breeds that may not do well with cats in general.
Congratulations, you’ve decided to get a dog!
Now all you have to do is decide whether you’re going to adopt or buy. There are many who strictly support one avenue or another, but then there are those who don’t see the situation only as black and white. Knowing the pros and cons of both buying vs. adopting can save you a lot of hassle now and in the future.