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10 Literary Dogs Who “Stole the Book”
Dina Maria
Any dog lover knows that canines are forever stealing the spotlight from actors on the big screen. Even an Oscar winner like Tom Hanks was no match for that big, drooling French Mastiff in Turner and Hooch! Literary dogs face a considerably bigger challenge. They must capture the hearts of the reader through the author’s words alone. They can’t fall back on their soulful brown eyes or endearing head tilt. Here are 10 biblio-pups who managed to steal the spotlight from the unsuspecting humans in the following books.
Traveling with your pet
With warm weather on its way, more people will be traveling with their pets. Problems may occur but preparing in advance can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and a ruined trip or vacation.
6 Pets your kids will love
Introducing a pet into the family home can have a number of fantastic benefits for children. Not only will it help teach them about responsibilities, compassion and loyalty but they’ll also be given something that no kind of toy can provide – a living, breathing companion. These are just some pets a kid will love (with a little help caring for them...
A touching way to remember
Gretchen Kiefer
What your furry companion leaves behind is a legacy of unconditional love. Deciding how to pay tribute to your pet’s life can be overwhelming. For those struggling with what to do comes an unmatched alternative that combines the respectable option of an urn with the accentuated beauty of an original, distinguished plaster portrait making the final resting place as unique as the love you shared. Gretchen’s Creations LLC provides a patent pending 3-dimensional plaster portrait of your pet with the option of ash cremain embedment into the plaster portrait. Gretchen Kiefer, sole artist and owner of Gretchen’s Creations LLC, feels her service, “offers the grieving pet owner a discreet, and dignified way of memorializing”. Whereas most fine art discourages touch, Gretchen’s artwork encourages the opportunity to “touch” the portrait helping keep the joyful memories alive.
4 Quick tips for finding cheap dog supplies
James Keyes
Every dog owner will need few basic dog supplies such as food bowl, health products, collar etc. All this does cost money. But now you don't need to incur any further huge monthly expenses towards dog supplies. Here are some tips on how to find cheap dog supplies. 1) Online pet store: Instead of relying on your local pet store for your dog supplies, which will vary in cost from store to store, you should opt for shopping through online sources so that you can easily get discount dog supplies.
Airline pet carry-on tips
Luke Blaise
More and more people are requiring that they be allowed to take their pets on board with them into the passenger cabin on airplanes. This is likely because many people like to treat their dog and cats as a part of the family and not as some piece of cargo. If you are getting ready for a trip and you want to take your to pet on board with you, here are five things to help you get ready for your next plane trip. First of all, made sure the carrier meets the proper carry on requirements. Different airlines have different requirements, for example, Southwest airline requirements are 22" x 14" x 9".
Boarding dogs in kennels
Owen Jones
Are you the sort of dog owner who likes to take your companion with you wherever you go? If you are then you know that that there are times when you can do this, but there are also times when you can not, for whatever reason. On the occasions when that happens, you will usually have to to find a boarding kennels that will take care of your dog while you are away. A vacation is a time for relaxing, so you do not want to be worrying about your dog, if you can help it. Within your own country, it is not usually a big problem, but if you go abroad, then taking your dog can be more trouble than it is worth. Not only for you, but for your doggy friend as well.
Are pet insurance companies stealing your money?
John Sommer, PhD.
If you have been in a situation where you thought that your pet insurance company were going to pay for the treatment of your pet but they told you that you weren't covered then you know what it feels like being robbed. Sometimes you're just not covered and there is nothing to do about it. Maybe the policy where difficult to read or maybe you didn't read it as closely as you should but other times the company should pay but they will try to avoid it. You might have been able to find that out beforehand. In the paragraphs below I am going to tell you some simple but effective strategies that can help you find a pet insurance company that will be more likely to pay when your pet is in an accident and needs treatment. These are just the simple things and if you want more high level information, be sure to go check out my website.
5 good gift ideas for pet lovers
Brittany Garner
With the holidays just around the corner, it's time to start thinking of presents to give your acquaintances and dear ones. Finding unique presents can present a gainsay, and most people never believe in giving pet-related presents. Since the chances are good that more than one person on your vacation gift list has a pet that he or she adores, why not give a distinctive gift that your receiver will treasure? Here are five great gift ideas to get you started: 1. Fine Art Animal Prints Dogs may come in several shapes and sizes, however each has a personality all its own. One of the most fabulous gifts you can give to a pet lover is a superfine art print of his or her breed. One of the most notable creative people offering fine art animal prints is Lorena Pugh. Her print, "Princess," for , describes a white toy poodle placing atop a stack of 12 colorful pillows, while "Angel Face" showcases a beautiful pug who has just snagged a bunch of grapes off of a dining room table.
Best practices for taking Rottweiler pictures
Sharon Davies
You don't have to be a professional photographer to take professional looking Rottweiler pictures. You could use an expensive, 35-mm. single-lens reflex camera or disposable camera to take pictures of your Rottweiler, but a digital camera works even better because it gives you the option of deleting your bad shots instead of paying to have them processed and printed. With digital photography, you get instant gratification, and digital cameras are more environmentally friendly than disposable cameras. Taking pictures of a pet can be problematic. You have to get your Rottweiler to sit still and pose, and your dog probably doesn't have much of a vocabulary beyond the commands sit and stay. There are lighting and backdrop issues to deal with, and you need to be sure you're shooting at your dog's eye level. Don't worry. You're going to get five great tips that will solve all these problems and get you started taking fabulous pictures of your Rottweiler.