Thinking of adding a pet to your family? Be sure you and your family take the time to consider what it will mean for all of you to add another member to your household! And one with very particular needs at that. Here are some questions that will help you decide if you’re ready for a pet and, if so, which one is right for you.
When we waken to the stale aroma of last night’s dinner, or catch a whiff of the litter box, what do we do? Chances are, we grab a can of air freshener or light a scented candle. Problem solved! Or not. In fact, we may have created an even bigger problem.
Fleas, of course, are best known for making a pet’s life miserable with persistent scratching; but they can also transmit disease and tapeworms, and severe infestations can lead to life-threatening anemia in your pet. So why not just buckle a flea collar around your pet’s neck, or squeeze a tiny tube of spot-on treatment between their shoulder blades, and call it a day? Good question!
Sustainability. You can read about it in Scientific American, Forbes Magazine, and even the Daytona Beach Journal. Businesses and industries from banking to pharmaceuticals, hotels to big box stores, Coca-Cola to L’Oreal are all touting their sustainability initiatives. But what is sustainability? And what in the world does it have to do with pets??