In urban areas, uncontrolled pet waste is not only an unattractive sight on city sidewalks and in public parks, but it also presents a big health concern. In response to this potential problem, cities are cracking down on pet parents who don’t pick up after their pets.
No one likes leaving their four-legged family member behind when they travel. Thankfully, there are hotels that welcome our pets with open arms. In fact, 41 percent of U.S. hotels allow pets. But managing a hotel filled with people, as well as their furry friends, can be a difficult task. Although many pet owners are careful and clean when they travel with their pets, it’s always smart to leave a little wiggle room for accidents.
Being a pet parent offers more than just companionship. It gives you an excuse to get out of the house and exercise and brings you happiness like nothing else can. But did you know that having a dog can also have health benefits that are both mental and physical? Here are some of the main health benefits your pup can offer you on a daily basis.
National Dog Day, also known as National Dog Appreciation Day, was founded in 2004 by Colleen Paige, an animal behaviorist and author, and is celebrated every year on August 26th. Colleen created National Dog Day to remind us of the number of dogs who need to be rescued and to shine light on the role of family dogs and working dogs in our lives.
In recent years, pet-friendly restaurants have become quite the industry trend. Dog owners enjoy spending time with their furry friends and are looking for restaurants that will welcome them.
When it comes to managing pet waste in your community, the most effective strategies involve the introduction of pet waste stations and resident education and incentives. As a community manager, you know the importance of keeping the properties you oversee clean and in tip-top shape for your residents and visitors. The overall goal is to provide your residents with the tools and motivation to keep their neighborhood clean.
With the sun beating down, you can feel and see the fun summertime activities in full swing. As a dog owner, you want to include your pup in as many adventures as you can. Thankfully, there are a ton of paw-ssible activities to choose from for both you and your dog.
Ever wonder what your dog does while you’re at work? Eight hours apart from your pet is a long time. Your dog can get lonely, and you can even start to feel guilty. But on Take Your Dog to Work Day on June 22nd, you don’t have to say your goodbyes to your beloved pet in the morning. There’s no better way to get through the workday than to have your best bud by your side.