Month: March 2022

Cat Neutering and Spaying
Cats

Cat Neutering and Spaying

There are many people, myself included, who advocate having their cat spayed or neutered, also called sterilization or altering. Despite the ever growing media coverage of having this done to prevent a feral cat explosion, there are still many people who choose not to spay or neuter their cats and that is their choice.

Too many feral cats is one of the most publicized reason for those advocating the spaying or neutering of cats. In many areas of the country where feral cats exist in large numbers, some neighborhoods are trying to avoid these occurrences by setting up community programs to provide a low cost sterilization service for cat owners. This is done with the hope of convincing cat owners to do the responsible thing and have their cat sterilized and I personally applaud this sort of action. Kampanye di media sosial
We have had the same sort of program running in our small town for many years and I have noticed a dramatic drop in the number of feral cats running wild.

According to 2008 figures put out by The Humane Society of the US, there are around 6,000,000 to 8,000,000 cats and dogs entering shelters each year. Of these animals, 3,000,000 to 4,000,000 are euthanized yearly and around the same number adopted to families. Interestingly, around 30% of dogs are reclaimed by owners but only 2-5% of cats are reclaimed. There are 4,000 to 6,000 animal shelters in the US to service all these feral or lost animals.

The cats that are euthanized are usually not old or ill, although some may be injured. Most are healthy and often you will find young cats, even kittens being abandoned. Their only crime is that there are not enough loving homes for them and with no owners to house and

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Pets and Animal

A Brief Guide to Brain Training for Dogs

A Brief Guide to Brain Training for Dogs

We can all agree that exercising your dog is essential for keeping it healthy and ensuring its behavior remains intact. Apart from hikes, trails, walks, and other activities, you should exercise their brains too.

Working your dog’s body is essential as working a mind, which is why you should implement brain games that will ensure the best course of action. The best thing about playing brain games with dogs is that you can enrich their cognitive capabilities, which will provide you an additional enjoyment.

You should check out more about brain training for dogs to learn about different approaches and exercises you should implement. Suppose you wish to understand everything about brain training before you make up your mind.

That is why you should stay with us to learn each step along the way. Let us start from the beginning.

Things You Should Know About Dog Brain Training

Although standard training, including obedience, comes with a brain training aspect, you should know that actual mind exercising comes with different engagements.

Therefore, the formal obedience training comes with a specific goal to ensure your canine friend learns essential behaviors such as holding a stay, walking politely on a leash, and coming when you call it.

On the other hand, implementing brain exercises will ensure your dog can solve problems, think creatively, and have fun along the way. According to professional animal behavior consultants, brain training comes with a wide array of advantages, such as:

  • Increase chances of engaging in breed-specific behavior such as searching for resources or digging
  • Reduce overall boredom
  • Reduce cognitive issues that happen due to aging
  • Prevent anxiety and other mental issues

Apart from behavioral advantages such as keeping your senior sharp and preventing inappropriate behaviors, it would be best if you remembered that brain training is a … Read more

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