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The Malti-Poo & Shih Tze

Hello to all woofy! We had another gathering at my house and with my friend, poppy! We had a blast day fighting & disturbing each other while my human is out. (See how bad we are..)

What I discovered is dog had a similarity with humans. They only do their own things at their own house and space. While outing, they will behave like heaven. At home is like hell.. đŸ€Ł (hands up if it’s true!)

I have no idea what they fighting or playing for. But I can feel they are still friends after all😅.

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Happy pet-ing!

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The dog with the cat ear..

I just snap this picture while she lying on the floor. Super cute of her.
Currently she is on medication due to skin allergy. Finally I decide to bring her to vet for check and yeah, she got skin allergy and flaky skin. And my very first question to the doctor is, is it serious.. cause I’m too worried for her and also due to some financially problems.

Now with medication, I feel more relieved. Cause after monitoring for a few days, she is slightly better now. So hopefully she get well soon!

This is what you need to have.. responsible.. for your pet. Especially dogs or cats or any other pet. Well I really learn it and I will definitely treat her the right way and do my part.

recently just change her food back to kibbles under science diet. Surprisingly she suit to eat chicken. Cause I heard a lot of people say chicken is the one that cause the allergy. I think is it but only for some dogs. Every dog have their own suitable food. That’s so much convenient for me. I mean that’s my purpose of changing her food back to kibbles. I’m in charge now to take care of my furkid cause I’m the one who wants to keep her in the first place. But without anyone help, include my dad. So I was like, ok fine. But at least he will still help to feed her.

One thing sweet about Oreo is, she loved to stick with me and when I’m not around she was like “out of her mind” and trying to mess up the place.
Oh well, she need more training then. 😏

Happy reading!

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Love your dog the way they are..

Hello everyone! Was so busy for the past few days and here is another casual posting about my fur-kid. I have no idea why she suddenly pee around the house when no one is at home. The most pissed me off is once I’m out of the house, she started her nonsense. I’m tense.. and i got no choice but to lock her in the kitchen area for time being. I hope she learn her lesson .. and hope she understands me..

I did use back all the training tips to train her to pee properly on the pee pad. She did it! but only when I lock her and when I’m home. -.-

I found her so cute lying on the bed and ignore me when I scolded her -.-“. Well, I don’t want to scold her and I don’t like to scold her but she made me did it. But she is always my sweet girl to me and I loved her a lot. 🙂

Goodnight world!

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Pets: Dogs gathering at my house

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Hellos! We have plan a dog gathering after so long due to circuit breaker period, finally! We can gathered around.

One of my friend just bought a new fur kid, Shiba Inu. It’s a mini Shiba according to her and now she is about 5-6months.

My first signed of her is she is so small, much smaller than one of her Jap splitz. So happy for her that she finally found a family who love her and hope to have more outing with her again and again haha!

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My little niece also kind of like her, I can feel she is defiantly a dog lovers. The nick name for the Shiba is call kuku, full name is Sakura.

We manage to take a group shoot with all the pups!

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Oreo is defiantly more hyper than ever, she is the only one who keep the group burning and busy! Guess what she get jealous or angry at Sparks who took her toy and play. She fierce him and it’s shock us. Haha!

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JUST FOR LAUGH!

People say like owner like dog. So every owner who own their dogs, character use to be similar. It’s like so amazing but so true.

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Pets: Coconut Oil Supplement for Dogs

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Hellos to all the fur kid out there! I’m posting another post about my fur kid, she is on this coconut oil supplement. I just randomly bought for her to try. So far i feel its fine, i found out her breath not so sinks, i not sure but it’s true. Ha Ha.

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I’m still monitoring her skin problems. She have flaky on her skin.Recently i bath her with tea bag packaging and put powder on her. I used those army powder that i managed to find it at one of the online store.

If you are also looking for coconut oil, do try this brand, is from USA. https://www.kohepets.com.sg/

Happy Reading !

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Pets: Outing at Happenstance Cafe

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Hello! I’m reposting here We went to Oreo’s best friend bark-day @ happenstance Cafe located at Serangoon area. We actually found out Serangoon area have a lot of pets cafes. This on is located at some small street 35 opal crescent, S 328425.

This is my first time been to dog cafe with my fur kid and 3 others to celebrate sparky’s (jap splitz) bark-day!

I can say it was a good experience for me cause Oreo have never been out since she was a pup (Shih Tzu). Because of that she never really meet any dogs outside but only in house. I feel dogs need to hang out together and make furry friends. This is their usual life just like humans.

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Outing at Happenance cafe

I’m so glad that i save her and get to keep her since before she turn 1 year old.

She have never like to communicate with other dogs but surprisingly, she does well with kids? When we reached the cafe, she just don’t dare to play with other dogs but other does find her to play and she insist to play with them. And here came 2 kids, and she started to go forward and play with them instead of with other dogs. Ha Ha!

Maybe she just love to play with kids ? or she just hate other dogs? Ha Ha! I’m just happy that she did make a move to go up and play with them.

So they finally have fun together! Let me also introduce you their food here. They have Salads, spaghetti, small bites like fries etc. And of cause they provide dog food  with as usual flavor like chicken, duck, beef etc.

Check out their menus:

Outing at Happenance cafe
Outing at Happenance cafe
Outing at Happenance cafe

The food seems good and tasty but the price is a little expensive for a cafe evel. But i will rate the food 9/10. 1% is the waiting time. They kinda forget my order. Overall is still acceptable. 🙂

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What are the considerations before having a dog/puppy?

 

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Hellos! So i have been busy with my work and stuff this few months. Busy finding new job. So far things have been settled.

So i gonna blog another blog post about dogs! Recently i just bought a dog from one of my friend! I’m so happy and glad that i’m able to keep a dog that agreed by my dad? like suddenly and when she came to my life, i was like wow. I don’t even care what breed or whatever and i just want to keep her. I just love dogs and i can’t help it.

So before i fetch her over, i need to think and consider through what i need to do and what consideration i need to have before having her.

Here are a few points to guide your through, also sharing with you some of my thoughts.

Choosing the right breed

So, you can go online and search for the breed and check out their character and requirement before having them. This is the first consideration before having a pet. If you are getting old dog, most probably will be quite easy to handle as they might have already trained, as for puppy will definitely need a lot of time, and they needs attention from you. Most of the puppy are very hyper, some are rough just like my little one. VERY HYPER AND NO JOKE. HA HA!

Responsibility

Time is what you need to have. That’s one of the important point to keep a dog. Remember, dog stay with you for life. Till they old.. and there is a lot of responsibilities.

Go for a Walk / Playtime

So you need to think of how you going to plan for the time to spend with her. Like you need to bring her down for walk for pee & poo.. Playing and training also needed, especially if you are having puppies. Puppies need more time to play as they really need a lot of attention from you.

Patience for training

You need to have a lot of patience to train and guide him/her through so that they will know what is right and what is wrong. But please don’t use beat or hurt your dog with something/stuff. Cause all these need to have patience for it. Because i believe they also need time to learn and understand what you are trying to teach.

Daily Grooming

As for daily grooming also the same you need to have the time to brush them and bath them like once or twice a week? Will do. This also depends on what dog breed you get. Cause different dog breed different care. This is one of the important point also. Especially for long haired dog such as Yorkie, Maltese, Shih Tzu and etc. If you want more like for monthly grooming, might want to choose short haired dog may be the best choice. Like pugs, bulldogs, boxers, dachshunds, chihuahuas etc.

Allergy sufferer in your family member

If there is member in your family who is allergy to dog, can choose to get those with no fur or short fur ones. To prevent anyone for suffering and at the same time you also can have a pet. Win win situation. 

Always remember, pets are for life time. No matter what kind of pets. Please do loved them and care for them as they deserved a little life to live with. In any case that you can’t afford your pet, please don’t give up on them. As they do have feelings too. Thank you for reading my blog, hope this really help you! 

Happy Reading! 

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5 Essential Things to get before even bringing home your Dog/Puppy

Hello! everyone! Here is another post on pets, 5 Essential things to get before even bringing home your dog.

Recently, one of my friend just bought a new pet puppy! I was so excited even thou I want it so much but after today I learn a lot of things which I don’t know about getting a puppy. As I always have adult dogs from people who can’t keep them. From all this time I had experience about dogs stuffs, things and I always wanted to learn new things also to know what are the important for having a pet.

Let me share with you a bit of her character and some things that I found out on having a puppy for the first time. Hope this will be useful for first timer who are going to have a puppy as first pet.

Of cause if you are getting a puppy, there are some things that you need to have in order to trained them and let them get use to a new home. If you are getting a dog, I think shouldn’t be much worry or have to? But depends on the dog if its well-trained I think shouldn’t  be a problem. But just take your time and let them know what they do is right or wrong, I bet they will be trainable and well-known after a while 🙂 As for what I experience before. Even though is not easy at all but is just takes time ^^.

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Pet Toy

The toy is a chewing toy, more to play with her on the ground. For now she is too small to play rough toy or action like throwing of balls and all.

Is good to have at least one or two toy to play with. Can also slowly trained them and play with them cause they are active when you put them on the ground.

Isn’t she cute? AWWW. she’s so soft and cuddly. When I carry close to me, she is like a gentle little pal. But she is super active when she is on the ground with her favourite toy.

We were busy the whole day looking for accessories and all the needs stuff for the puppy to be in a good and comfy home.

We’ve prepare a cage which is a metal type, it has 4 side and just have to gather up together and it will look like a cage or Can get a cage which is fixed one, might come with a peeing tray I guess. As long there is space for them to rest and potty.

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Potty Trainer

First few things we buy was the Potty trainer spray. This one is to prevent the odour smell when your puppy pee on the floor or etc. This works well cause I can’t really smell pee on the mat.

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Puppy Trainer

Next will be this Puppy Trainer drop. This one has a strong smell. Just drop 1-2 drop on the peeing pad. To let the puppy smell so that they will know where is the right place to pee. It works after a while.

We did an experiment test:

When we put the peeing tray in the cage, the puppy choose to pee on the wooden mat. We found out that each time she pee is always the same spot. Cause we put the peeing tray on the right side of the cage, and she use to pee on the left side. So what we did was, we shifted the tray to the left side instead. And it works! she got it and she keep pee on the correct spot on the tray itself.

How wonderful! In just one day she made it to pee on the right spot!

image-7Drinking Bottle

This drinking bottle was recommend by the pet shop owner. She advice that is good to let puppy learn to drink on the bottle. The reason is because the puppy is still young and is easy for them to drink on the bottle. And also they will look cleaner on the mouth area the water won’t go all over the mouth and the fur too.  Let them have 1 week or more to get use to it.

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Pet Hardness, leash, collar is a must. Because you will need to bring your pet for a short or long walk. Or maybe around your house garden if you have a big one.

If you have big garden, that will be the best to let you dog run around and play. Of cause if you pet need to go for exercise for walk, make sure you do so. Because once you bring them out, you will have to be consistent to bring them every single day. After awhile this will be their habit. Once you never bring them out, I don’t know? maybe they will feel sad. Ha Ha.

Why choose hardness and not just collar with leash?

I used to use collar and leash to bring my dog for walk. But I realise is better to use hardness than collar leash. Cause it may hurt the neck of the dog when you try to hold them back for running away too fast or etc. Especially on the road side, is dangerous when your dog get excited and just dash thru the road. It may cause accident of the innocent.

Maybe for puppies to be safe, will advise to use a hardness to bring them for walk. But for dog, you can still choose to use hardness. Hardness are good for all dogs, but to be safe try to use a hardness. Which I feel is better than using collar and leash.

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Potty Pad

This is a Potty pad, to use it on the potty tray for the puppy to pee. It’s helps for potty trained and the pad will absorb to prevent it smells and also easy to clean up.

Indoor potty is very important, cause you don’t want your dog to mess up your house when you bought them home.

Potty pad also great for elderly dog, sick or disable dogs, and for owner who need to work long hours. You won’t have to clean up so much after a tiring day of work.

These are some of the things that you will need before you get a puppy or pets. Do remember animals is for life. They spend their lifetime with you. Do give them great care and more love to spend and keep the happiest moment as memories. Is just feels great to have a pet in your life. They can be your greatest friend. Especially when they can understand your feelings and cuddle. Some dogs are smart thou.

Happy Pet-Owning!

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What Should you do if your Dog got Choked by his Chew

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Choking happen when your dog chew on something that is unusual, such as toys, slippers or even food like big pieces treat or bones that will cause dehydrated for your dogs.

This can cause serious injuries and need to know what your pets is doing by monitor them daily. If you want to get toys or treats for your furballs, do check with the store assistant for advice, Toys should be safe and durable, while food should be bite size.

These are the possible signs to cause choking animal

  • Gagging Action 
  • Drooling Excessively 
  • inability to swallow 
  • Stretching out its neck to get more air 
  • Sometime frantic and agitated (due to distress)
  • Collapsing and losing consciousness 

A choking dog may panic and bite/injure his owners. Try to make your dog calm down and if he allow you to touch, if is safe to do so, you can open his mouth and check whether you can see any object and if  you can reach safely try to remove it slowly and gentle without panic or when the dog is calm.

Tips and Techique for Small dogs 

  • Position your dog in a standing position and kneel next to your dog.
  • Position your knuckles just under his last set of ribs and use your other hand to support the knuckles. 

Tips and Techique for Large dogs 

  • Positon your dog in a standing position and stand over your pet
  • Position a fist under his last set of ribs, use other hand wrapped over the fist (like hugging him from the top).

If your dog not getting any better, Stop and do a Heimlich like Manoeuvre. 

How to do Heimlich manoeuvre (For large and small dogs)

This is similar to what is done in humans, make a fist under the sternum and short upwards, forced are used to forced the air out of the lungs. This may be enough to help remove the object so your furball can work it out with its tongue. 

  • Push firmly towards you and upwards towards the pet’s head quickly for 5 times. 
  • Check his mouth and remove any object (if it’s safe and possible to do so)
  • If the pet is still choking, repeat another 5 times, if still not working, rush him down to the vet and seek for medical attention.
  • At any point of time, if your dog become unconscious, start  CPR and mouth to snout breathing on him while on the way to the vet.

HAPPY DOG-OWNING!

 

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Pets: How to Control your Hamster Diet

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Hello, Hamster lovers! I goanna share with you how to control your pet hamster diet for Roborovski. 

Mostly all hamster looks fat, just like a fury ball! Some is because their hair too bucky and some is … really FAT.

Lets talk about how to control their diet.

For an adult Roborovski should weight range from 25 – 35g. But overweight are common to hamsters cause it’s very easy to over feed these little ones. They get overweight easily is because we often pamper our fur friends with food or treats that are high in sugar, flour based ingredients. All these contain weight gain. Hence, treats should be given only twice weekly at most. 

Overweight Causes

Overweight may cause heart problems, fatty liver diseases and joint pain in hamster.

How to control your hamster diet

Exercise is the key for Roborovski, Some hamster love their wheels and they do exercise in the morning just like humans do! Shouldn’t be an issue for these breed cause they are extremely active and loves running. To be surprised, Roboroski hamster can run the distance of four humans marathons! WHAT! cool or what? Ha-ha!

Do also check : 

  • check on their Wheel is it the correct size.
  • any uneven surfaces on the wheel.
  • Give them treats only once a week.

They might not enjoy the run due to discomfort. 

Helps with their Exercise

There are a few things you can do to help them and encourage them to exercise by building a tunnel using unused paper rolls.

Healthy Tips 

Feed them with small bits of vegetables, cucumbers, celery are all fat free! Can train them for exercise by putting small bits on along the tunnel or their wheel. I always do that to my hamsters and i feel heathly too! 😀

So, do observed and monitor whether these vegetable cause diarrhoea in your hamster. Another option is to purchase a Running Ball.

HAPPY PET-OWNING!

 

cats · pets

What are the Causes for Cats having Hair Loss/Bald Ears

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What are the causes for Bald Ears / Hair Loss

Bald ears is just means hair loss on their ears areas. The hair loss probably progressed very slowly until it became more plain. There are many causes of hair loss from the ears, they include fungal, it can be infections, fur mite or flea infestation, allergies from food and / or the environment, hormonal imbalance, environmental conditions, dietary deficiencies, behavioural issues or inherited genes that code for hair loss. It should not be causing any itchiness or pain. 

What are the other possiblities that causes Hair loss

You should be able to see if there are any bald, red spots or discoloured areas. Clean out the ears and check if there is any ear discharge.

There are a few consideration to check:

  • Is there a change in diet?
  • Or any new food/treats being introduced?
  • Are there any other cats in the house that may be sucking or licking each other ears?
  • Is there anything or anyone in the house that could be stressing your cat out?
  • Are there any new plants, animals or humans in the house , or new chemical being used?

Process of Examine

If you have any of this above, a visit to the vet is needed. To check for skin and ear infections. Blood test will be carried out to rule out horomonal imbalances such as abnormal levels of thyroid hormones or cortisol levels.

The vet will need to examine the whole body to see if there are any other parts that are starting to loss hair, any red or discoloured areas, any loose skin flakes or small ectoparasites. Also for the ears need to examined for ear mites, or yeast or bacterial infections. They will also run a fine-toothed comb through your feline’s coat to check for any small skin flakes and fleas. 

HAPPY CAT-OWNING!

 

 

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Facts about Cat Breed Devon Rex

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Devon Rex

Size: Small, 2.3-4.5kg

Colours: White, Black, Blue, Chocolate, cinnamon, lavander and red, smoke pattern, Tortiseshell and pointed patterns.

Grooming: Frequently, Minimal Brushing

Exercise: Active, frequent exercise.

life Span: 9-15 years

Characters

Devon Rex are friendly and socialable. They have many nicknames, like Pixie cat, the alien cat or even call a poodle cat.

They love being around its owner for as long as possible no matter what it’s doing. Because they loved to be company by people and also other animals.

This active and intenligent cat can be trained to play simple games such as fetch. Of cause interactive toys are also great for these cats.

Appearence

They have a long neck, round and wide eyes. Large ears, a wavy haired coat and a unique head shape which is different from other breeds.

Grooming

Their coat is easy to maintain and doesn’t shed very often. There is one part need to take care of is their large ears, to advoid infections will have to do weekly checks.

They are suitable for owners who are allergic to cat fur. As for brushing, they need to be gently groomed. They need to be showered in every few weeks.

Health

They are generally healthy, but they have conditions like hypertrophic cardimyopathy, luxating patella and hereditary myopathy which affects muscle function.

You may ask for advise from the vet to know more about the conditions. 

This is all about Cats Breed Devon Rex. This cat breed suitable for first time owner, for family who have children too!

Pets Best Picks!

Greenies Flavour Fusion Salmon & Chicken Cat Dental Treats

 

 

HAPPY CAT-OWNING!

dogs · pets

How to choose the right Puppy/Dog Campion as a Beginners

How to choose a Dogs for Beginners

These are the few that need to be considered before you think of getting a pet dog.

Most important part is, have to be considerate if you have children or others who are allergic to fur stuff. Might want to consider having Hypoallergenic Dogs. The size of the dog also one of the important to take note of, you won’t want to scare anyone in your house thou. Especially when you have children or newborn babies. I mean is good to have babies growing up with pets. Such wonderful memory which I feel that’s so sweet to have them playing together having fun!

Are you ready to have your first dog? To spend your life with him and be you dog champion!

Breed

There are a lot of dog breed to choose from. From dog breed to dog type, maintaining to training for beginners is quite difficult for them. It takes a lot of time and patience to look after a dog friend. They are like your lifetime partner, spending the happy moment, teach them and give them a wonderful life like they always deserve it! If you love Pets, cherish them like a treasure. Because they have a personality just like Humans.

Some are friendly, some are fierce. Some are really playful but some are easy to train.

Some may need more care on high maintenance like grooming or bring them out just like daily exercise for them. As they also love to run around the backyard and spending time together. Also with low maintenance where there’s no need to be worried about as they will somehow look after themselves at home or even families too.

Or if you do love small breed dogs, some small space area that will be fine too. A large breed is mainly for big houses and some may use up electrical too like Husky. They may need Air – condition space. So have to make the right choice and to make sure you plan everything for them.

Most of the dog’s lover loved to have a big dog family and very responsive with their champion. However you will love to mix them around with other breed dogs, good mixer dog are the best choice. If you want to have puppies with just to make sure you approach a vet clinic for advise first before you start breeding, especially for beginner dog owner.

Size, Traits

Maybe you will know the size comes along, for large for sure is big size, as for small breed it will be small size. Knowing what type of dog you want or the breed, it would be easier. Small breed with small size you can bring around or carry it with a dog bag would be good. As for my experience, if you are taking outside transport is better to bring a bag but if you have your own transport, that would be the best to bring without a bag is up to your choice. If you cannot decide what breed to have best, you might consider medium size breed dog.

A large dog will need a big space for them to run around and a space for a rest area. Huge large with a long tail will need ” wagging tail” with big space too. To prevent from tail injury or damage of household objects.

And comes to the most slightly hard to afford part which is the expenses of your dog. Especially for those who loved dogs and willing to keep them and have them to spend the rest of your life with them, some come with poor finance and wanted to have a dog. Sometime don’t have to buy a dog. I have dog that given from my neighbour all along and I did my very best to give them the best meal and life with them. “The Power of Love”. Can really see that how much I really love a to have a dog.

Just remember to give them the right meal and the right dog food. Do ask a dog assistance for advice before you buy anything which you are not very sure about it. Small breed dog will defiantly lesser expenses. But for large breed will be quite hard to afford to cause their meals is the super big amount. For advice, you might need to consider wisely before you thought of having a large breed. Most headache part is the medical bill. If you didn’t take good care of them, all the expenses will go to the medical bill, and it’s gonna be a disaster.

Before you set out to look at puppies, you will need to do a lot of research and make discussions. This is the only way to help you Ensure to find a puppy that has the traits, size, and shape, personality to fit your lifestyle.

Best is to sit down and discuss with your families members some important point:

What you want from a dog

How much time do you have?

What type of dog do you prefer, Big or small breed type, hairy or non-shedding

A non-shedding coat means you have to pay for professional grooming throughout your dogs lifetime, Long haired silky breed you will need to carry out grooming session every day by yourself.

Some point you have to get advise just to make sure you have the right choice. Because this is gonna be with you for the rest of your life, life spends with your dog are so important to them.

Ask yourself are you willing to make all this commitment? As for character Wise, consider carefully what traits your future dog should have. Talk to dogs owner for some advice if you can. They might have some experience and ideas together.

Energy and exercise 

Think about your character, what kind of character are you. Are you as sporty as some of the dogs who love to walk, run around, love to play and exercise? Or are you quiet person who love peaceful and spend more time with your dog indoor in the backyard hanging around with your Neighbour dogs. Getting energy level right is important. If you are a person who is not really sporty and would prefer a dog to lie down and do nothing most of the time, then don’t choose working breed.

Find out how much exercise your choice of dog will need. One of the best ways is to check out with your friends or Neighbour who have a dog breed that interest you, get to know them well cause this can give you useful insights into both benefits and downside of your chosen breed.

Grooming

This is the most basic care for a dog, it’s also very important to their appearance, like nails. This is one of my most concern since I have dogs. As for what I know, if you didn’t do the nail trim when is needed, it may grow longer and once longer it might hurt them and at that point of time, it may cause blood and it can be very painful.

As for the puppy, you will need a supplement for the start. Cause it may need to take extra care and if you want to train them well, you will need to put in a lot of heart and patient. Accompanied is the most needs. They may want more attention from you and this will affect their behavior each time they grow. Maybe need to get those care products like cleaning of eyes, ears. These are all important too. If you are planning to go on grooming once or twice a month, they should be no problem. But if you know how to use those products by yourself, make sure you read all the instruction carefully before using it, to give extra careful, this is really much of my concern. ^^

So this are the few points which you need to know before you want to have a dog. Hope this infomation helps you!

HAPPY DOG-OWNING!

 

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Quick Guide on Dog’s Body Language

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A short guide on a Dog’s Body Language. To understand what it’s really means when your dog show something to you.

Ears

Ears Flopping means the dog is relaxed, Flopping is when your dog resting on the ground. Pricked  means the dog is attentive, Cocked to one side with ears raised means the dog is listening intently to pinpoint and identify a sound, flat back usually is a sign of depression, fear, nervousness or tension /aggression, it’s also depends on the other part of the body stance.

Body Stance

Shrinking back with tail between legs indicates wariness or fear. This is a very common action that you will see from a dog when they are scared or when they try to warn people to back off before they attack you. Play-bowing – Dogs play bowing, their legs will stretched out in front end low to the floor, It’s means playful stance.

Tail

Tail wagging meant a few things too. Energetic Wagging lower on the ground with a relaxed body stance it’s usually a good sign. “Smiley” face and floppy ears, while wagging it’s tail low between it legs, Is either scared or is just being a respectful dog.

Pawing

Pawing usually is a way to get attention,  if  you see the head is up and he’s focused on something means he wants your attention or give them attention. If the head is lower shows that he’s obedience.

Hackles

This is at the area of a dog’s back, which raised when it’s angry or alarmed. The hair stands means it’s on a guard and ready to attack.

Rolling

Lying on it’s back, expose it’s belly and resting on the ground. It’s often a good way to get himself out of trouble. Give them some belly rub, it will warm them up too.

Happy Reading!

dogs · pets

3 Important things to Know About The Canine Body of a Dog

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This post will talk about dogs, what they do and to get to know what and why the dog do this.

Dogs are wonderful creatures to me, sometimes they do understand what I communicate with them and they do the action to show that they did understand me. Its really fun to have a dog with you, some dogs do take care of old folks, some dogs are really smart to do things and surprise you! Sometimes I do find dogs really worth to have then a humans.

I would like to get to know more about dogs which I love dogs a lot and they are really a Man’s Best friends. That’s what people always say!

Dogs Communication

Dogs have a limited ability to communicate using sound, which comprises whines, squeaks, barking , howling and growling. So they use more on body language to communicate.

Dog usually howling and growling to communicate. These are the least common sound dogs make. But you will hear dog always bark, this is to convey a variety of meanings.

When a dog barks, is to get attention to let off steam when excited or when feeling frustrated. Dogs communicate by howling with others who are far away from them, as a way of finding them.

Dog size can be gauged by a dog’s posture, facial and body expressions. Normally a stiff posture with a jerky movement indicates aggression or fear. While a relaxed body and smooth movement means a dog at ease.

Dog Sniff

Dogs love to sniff? I think so too! They do sniff each other when they meet, This is to let them gather information about their world and others species via scents. Especially from their urine and faeces left by other dogs. Dogs will usually sniff each other to find out their sex and intentions.

An investigate dog determinedly sniff an object he wants to learn about. Or if he scents something that could prove to his advantage, like food in the pocket.

Dog Attack

Sometimes dogs do attack, but only if they consider it necessary for their own safety and well being. Either because they value is being threatened, or they learned that attack is the best form of defence.

Tail – Wagging

Sometimes I do feel that when a dog wag it’s tail, it’s means they are communicate with you. And I’m right! This is a quick and easy way to show his mood to communicate with you. Although it is not always a sign of a friendly and happy dog. They do different tail position and speed of wagging combined with other body language can all convey information. 

Body Language

If we observed them carefully we can get a detailed picture of their body language. They do have a language unique to them. And actions that helps us guess how they feel, what they want from us and what they need. In order to learn for them to behave around us, Dogs observe us too.

Cowering

A careful dog will try to retreat away from something he is uncertain about. This is a posture usually indicates the dog had an unpleasant experience in the past or whatever the dog had been through that approaches him, whether is a human or another species type. It can be hurt before or being torture.

Yawning

Yawing and licking lips indicated that a dog is uneasy about a situation he is in. For my thoughts, yawing seems to be normal to me but do check them out in case anything can happen. Maybe some observing will be good.

Baring the teeth aggressively

This action normally appear in stray dogs. This is a warning sign of a dog’s way telling something to “back off” and “leave him alone”. To avoid being attacked, slowly retreat from that situation. Sudden moves may cause an hit in this highly tight situation.

Relaxed Smiled

This is for sure a happy expression. Many Dogs do this as a greeting and “Smile” to show their passive and playful intentions.

Reproduction

In a mature canines, the wish to reproduce is strong to ensure survival of the species. A healthy female dog with access to male dogs and a plentiful food supply can produce two litters a year. Mostly, big dogs have large litters with 20 or more puppies being recorded in breeds, such as Great Danes and Neapolitan Mastiffs.

Oestrus

This term indicate when a female dog is ready to breed, it’s also know as “ in season” or ” in heat”. This happens approximately every six months and lasts approximately 21 days. It is signified by a bloody vaginal discharge at the beginning of the oestrus.

Mating

This only occurs 10-14 days into the oestrus, when the discharge runs clear. During mating, both male and female dog may become “tied”, whereby the female vaginal muscles contract around the penis so the dog cannot escape. Therefore, increase the chance of conception. It can last for up to 30 minutes and the pair should not be forcibly separated. Otherwise, pain and injury may occur.

Pregnancy

Canine maturation lasts for approximately 63 days which is 9 weeks. As giving birth near, Female dog will seek a private, safe and usually dark place to “nest” for birth.

Birth

As the birthing begins, she will pace around restlessly, appear anxious, pant and howl, and look behind her in an upset and puzzled manner. This stage can last up to 24hrs. In second stage labour, female dog goes to her nesting place, lies on her side and strains as uterine contraction move the puppies, one at a time, down the birth canal. Once uterine contractions start, the puppies quickly follow at 10-60 minute intervals. if the female dog appear distressed, or no puppies appear, seek veterinary attention immediately in case a puppy is stuck. Most of the dog owner knows how to do the process will give birth easily without problems.

Size of family

The number of puppies in a family is normally naturally regulated by the size of the Mother’s Dog. Small breed dog usually have up to six puppies, Medium breed will have up to eight and large breed up to 12 or more. Generally she has no more than the number of functional nipples she has. In abnormally large families, some puppies have to be hand fed or fostered.

Key Question:

Why does my dog howl at night?

This could be in response to your pet hearing other dogs howling, so is reciprocating in communicate with them. In aged dogs, night-time noise could be a sign of canine senile or geriatric separation anxiety or it could be due to separation anxiety. Otherwise, if the dog is unneutered, he or she is calling for a mate or senses a potential mate nearby. It also possible that your dog is in pain, get a veterinary check-up as soon as possible.

Can dogs mate at any time?

For Male dogs is possible, but female only come into oestrus twice a year and it is only then they are receptive to sexual advances from canine suitors.

 

Hope this info helps you! 🙂

 

HAPPY PET-OWNING!

 

 

dogs · pets

21 Small Breed Dogs to choose as Champion 

 

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Hello there! Here is the list of small breed dogs. As you know small breed dogs are usually small sizes, and the best is they are easier to bring along anywhere you go. Can be your accompanied too! Although they need much attention most of the time, they are less intimidating than larger breed dogs and they most slightly less to maintain.

They are a lot of different type of dogs personalities, sizes. Many of them are small bodies size but they have big personalities, cause they don’t think themselves as small and they are ready and willing to take on a world that is much larger than themselves.

Small dogs are totally suitable for people who have small space, can be carried out with a dog bag or a carrier for safe and easy passage on public transport.

However, most of the smaller breed need lesser exercise than larger dogs. Of cause, they need as much care as their larger breed dogs.

So, When you are choosing a dog, think about the needs and characteristics of many breeds before narrowing down your search. Different breeds have widely contrasting personalities and physiques. Here are the most popular dog breeds, each describes different outlining individual characteristics and personalities traits, as well as grooming and exercise requirements. Pick a breed that fits in with your lifestyle, do some research to make sure your new pet is right for you.

Yorkshire Terrier

Maltese

Pomeranian

Chihuahua

Toy Poodle

Miniature Pinscher

Havanese 

Bichon Frise

Shih Tzu 

Miniature Poodle

Papillon

Lhasa Apso 

Boston Terrier 

Parson Jack Russell Terrier

Border Terrier 

Cairn Terrier 

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel 

Pug 

West Highland White Terrier

Dachshund 

Miniature Schnauzer

Click on the link to check out on each dog breed for they information before choosing the right dog breed. 

Happy Dog-Owning!

Hamster · pets

How to give your Pet Hamster a Better Home Space

Recently I just change my hamster to a bigger home and I bet he like it a lot. To have space for him to run around and toys for him to play too!

The best way to give your hamster a nice and spacious area, is to just get a container, a plastic transparent container will do.

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I have use this wood flakes as the bedding for my little pal. I would recommend you get a higher quality ones rather than those cheap ones from un brand shop . Sometimes I feel they are not professional at all. I do have some links that can purchase online. Do check it out if you are interested. I will recommend with some of the brand which are good reviews and best selling.

Carefresh Complete Natural Paper Bedding for Small Animals, 50 L
Paper Bedding

For paper bedding, I’ve seen most of the pet shop used it and maybe is a lot better then wood flakes ? I personally still prefer wood flakes. I suggest you can get advise from the retailer. Or if you don’t mind try out Natural paper bedding, go ahead!

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The food I always buy mix food and I feel it’s better cause they have a lot of different mix ingredients in it and should be quite healthy too! This one have corns , popcorn, of cause sunflower seeds is their all time favourite ! And many other too!

This want is one of the brand name ” Power Mix’. Mix with lots of food in it and healthier for your pet hamster. Even worth the price which is about $8 (SGD). Kind of pricey but still better thou. I bought it at my local stall, Pet lover.

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And there ! Here is his very own big spacious home ! This is much more easier to clean and can always watch them play their favourite wheels !

You can DIY for the cover to make some holes . Make sure ask for adult assistant for safety !

 

dogs · Lifestyle · pets

Dog CafĂ© In Singapore! WTF CafĂ© – We’re the Fur balls CafĂ©

It’s our first time to this WTF CafĂ©, We’re the Furballs CafĂ©. Is one of the dog cafĂ© in Singapore. There is a few more too but I’ve visited the one which is nearer to me ^^.

They have a few different breeds dog here and they work and live together quite well! They are so adorable! But one thing that I didn’t get to do is to play with them all.

Cause we went on the weekend and it’s quite a lot of people there 😩 It’s kind of sad. For just once in a while. Should aim for weekdays to come might be better 🙂

They also have rules before you play and get in touch with their fur balls. The workers there are all nice and their service are not bad at all 🙂

They have a spacious area specially for all the dogs to play around with guest coming in.

Can easily pick a space you want and just sat down, uhm maybe with some treats will be better 🙂 Dogs love food~!

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This little guy here are so good at playing and let them get close to him. Maybe he is regular visitor I guess ^^

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This little fellow here looks special, I not sure what breed is this but there might be some new breed dog which they didn’t show on the poster. She has a tiny head and clean white fur.

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I get to touch the corgi. He/she is so hyper and keep coming for food! ha ha! But not to worry, they are all well trained just that a bit playful >v<

Can buy some treats from the café itself and feed them all. 1 pkt is $3 is about 5 or 10g (I guess)

They wont come to you until you have food to feed them 🙂 or if you are good to have dog fate, they will auto come to you. This is what I saw other people did also ha ha. It fun to hang around with them all, Watch them play, bark and fooling around. They have a small TV to show how they bath them, train them and all.

I’m so glad to see them all different breed living together well, feel so happy to see them especially if you are a pets lover.

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They have names for every little doggy and if you would like to visit here, check out the location below:

Location: 201 Victoria Street, #07-07, Bugis+, 188067 ( When escalator up, you will see an open space outdoor area.)

Opening Hours : Sun – Thurs 1pm -10pm, Fri & Sat 12.30pm -10.30pm

Check out their FB page! * Might need to book appointment to avoid disappointment.

Do watch my short video too! WTF Cafe Singapore Video

 

 

 

Lifestyle · pets

2 Useful Link to Take Note of your Little Fur Balls Hamster

Recently, my little fur ball have a bit trouble for it fur loss and something may cause it to happen which I don’t know. I went to do some research and found out some possibility to cause of loss fur. I guess some of you out there may have this problem so, I would like to share the link with you and to solve our problem 🙂

I wonder hamster can bathe in the bath? if not how to get them clean by just bathing the sand? I can’t get any idea of it yet. But I do try to bathe in the water. This is what I did:

I use a empty tank, add a bit of water only. I use a water spray to lightly spray the water thru the tank and let the water drip on my hamster. Bit by bit and slowly and carefully.

I use a hair dryer with small cold warm air to blow him up but not directly on him. Just shake the dryer left to right. Before that I let in dry in the sun first for awhile.

I’m doing this testing once and I was hoping he will get better. It’s makes me worried and I went to do this research.

Are Pet Hamster Supposed to Take a Bath

Is a risk to have your hamster bathe. The link do help me and I will try and monitor my little fur ball.

Five Common Reasons for Fur Loss in Hamsters

This link helps me and give me solution on why my fur ball cause loss fur. May click on the link which I find it helps me.

My little fur ball condition now, I didn’t put any bedding since the day he keep scratching and I decide to take out all the bedding just to do a testing.

Apparently, after I take off a few days later, I see him getting better and his fur grow back too. I tot he was back to normal so I think is the bedding fault.

I suspect that he might have attack by mites or ticks which cause him from itchiness and scratching non stop and fur falling too. For what I know on this link. I would like to figure out more and give some updates sooner or later 🙂

 

 

 

Lifestyle · pets

(Pet) Dwarf Hamster : Djungarian Hamster – Starter Kit That You Must Have To Keep Pet Hamster

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Hello Pals and friends!

I would like to share with you about my pet hamster that I recently bought from pet shop.

I bought a Hamster breed, which I guess is Djungarian Dwarfs. I went to search for information and its look similar to that breed hamster. Which have grey colour fur.

Seeing all those hamsters in the shop, I feel like getting them all! But too bad I only can afford for one.

So what are the things that you need to have to keep a pet hamster ?

Here are the few things that you must have, before considering having a small pet like hamster, guinea pig, rabbits and etc.

Cage

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For the cage, to me I would like to get those easier to clean type of cage. Or the best is to get a fish tank or a plastic type with all clear sides. But starting you may want to get a cage that come with a set together with the wheel and etc else. On later days, you can change to a better ones which you like to have for your little pet.

bedding

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This is one of the bedding, contains natural paper. This is quite good for small animals. It is 3X more absorbent than shavings. Click the image for more details 🙂

Accessories

Drink Bottle: A drink bottle is needed for your small pets. This is recommended for small pets.

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This want come with 2 in 1 usage. One side for food and other side use for drink. I found it quite useful for pets cause it helps save space. 🙂

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Bath tub: A bath tub is needed for your pet hamster. To let them bath themselves in the cage. They also love to play in the sand. They will clean themselves with no worries. Remember they don’t need to bathe in the water, just bathe them with sand will do 🙂

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Hamster house Chew : This is a wooden house for hamster hideout. They love to chew things i guess they will chew on this wooden house or you may get a chewing toy for your pet hamster. (click on the image for link)

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Wheels : Wheels is needed for a pet hamster too! They love to exercise and running around in the cage, it best that you can get a wheel for them. They will love it too! This want is a good choice cause it come with the stand. Very convenient to put in different type of cage.

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