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5 Perfect Pets for College Students

Pets are the most amazing thing to happen in life. They share everything with you including your emotions, they turn to be your strength when you're weak. Within few days they get extremely attached to you and tend to be a part you, they get connected to your emotions and feelings.

Are you feeling alone in college? Do you need a companion to share all your feelings and play with you when you’re in need of a support?  There are so many homeless pets who are in need of a home and also longing for a love, here are the list of few friendly pets that can be maintained by college students at a very minimal maintenance.

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How to be a responsible pet owner as a student

>Having a pet could give you more happiness than you can imagine. Pets love their owners unconditionally and stick with them no matter what. Anatole France once said, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Having a pet is like having a constant companion that listens to you and stays by your side, even in the trickiest situations. Students, in particular, are often extremely fond of pets. Student life is full of ups and downs.

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How to stop your dog from running away

A dog on the loose can get in a lot of trouble and potentially get injured or cause a traffic accident. Dogs are naturally playful and will use any opportunity they get to run away from the backyard, unless you do something about it. With the right training, and a few other techniques, your dog will never leave the house without you again.

Why dogs run away

In order to know how to stop or, even better, prevent the dog from running away, you should know why they want to do it in the first place. Namely, dogs feel attached to the house they grew up in, so if you’ve moved recently, their instinct will drive them back to the previous home. Therefore, they will try to leave the unfamiliar place every time until they become comfortable and aware that they’re actually in a new home. Furthermore, if the previous home had a significantly larger backyard than the current one or if the new place does not have a backyard at all, the lack of freedom will make your dog want to run away towards a more opened space.

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What does it mean when my dog licks me?

Why does my dog lick meLicking is a natural behavior in dogs, they use it to communicate with pack members, as well as to show submission and affection. So what does it mean when my dog licks me? Dogs learn to lick from their mothers and they use it throughout their lives to communicate with other dogs and humans. This instinctive behavior can be considered as a gesture of affection from dogs. Chances are that your dog is licking you because she/he loves you.

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5 tips for finding a good pet sitter

No matter if you’re going away for two days or a couple of weeks, it’s very important that you find a good pet sitter. Picking a pet sitter isn’t a decision you should make straight away – but we guess there’s no need to tell you that. You’ve probably already put a lot of thought into finding someone who’ll take care of your furry friend for you. And if you’re still not sure who to go for, make sure you check out the five tips listed below.

Get reviews on pet sitters nearby

You probably know somebody else who loves pets just as much as you do. Therefore, a great way to start looking for your pet sitter is to ask them and see whether there’s someone they can recommend. Ask them how satisfied they were with their service and whether everything went ok. And even if you don’t know anyone who was in need of a pet sitting service, you can still find reviews online. There are plenty of websites and forums where you’ll be able to find reviews on pet sitters in your area.

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4 things you should do to safely enjoy the summer with your dog

The warn summer weather invites us to go outside and spend good time with our families and pets. Keep reading to learn more about how to safely enjoy this time of the year with your four-legged friend.

  1. Bring a Life Vest for Your Dog

Summer is the best time of the year to pursue water activities that you and your dog will enjoy. Make sure that you are safe during boat trips and other water activities by bring life vests for you and your dog.

Although most dogs are natural swimmers, that does not mean that they are exempt from water accidents. This is especially true for dogs who are not used to being in the water.  There are life vests created specifically for dogs that will give you peace of mind during your trip. EDITOR NOTE: Kurgo offers a nice selection of life vests for your dog.  Check them out online at kurgo.com!

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