Did you remember that there’s a day just to celebrate puppies? If you forgot, that’s okay; accidents do happen in the puppy world. Though pet parents don’t welcome a puppy into their home until the puppy is a couple months old, here are a few facts about newborn puppies in honor of this special day.
According to PetMD:
Puppies can hear a little bit when they’re born, but their ears are still closed until about 14 days of age.
Puppies are born with fur and nails but no teeth. You’ll see their baby chompers around 4 weeks.
At around 4 weeks old, puppies will start to play in groups.
Puppies are born with a blue-gray color to their eyes; expect their true eye color around 10 weeks.
Puppies can’t regulate their body temperature well, so they need to be in an area around 75 degrees.
Newborn puppies sleep about 90% of the day in between feedings.
These charming animal sculptures are delightful as “outdoor pets”! Let them play worry-free in your flower bed or watch passersby from your porch. Each outdoor sculpture has realistic details and a lifelike expression. Which pet sculpture will find its way to your patio or garden this spring?
Click here to view a variety of outdoor animal sculptures, including the ones featured below.
With his ears perked up, Oliver looks like he could get into some mischief—but he promises not to dig any holes in your yard! He’ll even safeguard your spare key in the compartment in the base. Hand-cast in the USA, this dog sculpture is available in moss and antique white finishes.
This precious tabby is full of Natural Curiosity, but she won’t harm any of your feathered friends; she seems more interested in the snail on the tree stump. Add your birdseed to the basin of this cat sculpture, and enjoy the amusing sight of birds sharing their dinner space with an inquisitive kitty.
Who could resist the pleading eyes of this dachshund? This cutie appears to be waiting patiently for his Morning Walk, and the adorable details of this dog sculpture will win over dachshund devotees.
Nothing escapes the attention of this cat, who’s always On the Ready! Will it keep watch over your garden terrain or stand sentry on your porch? This darling cat sculpture is evocative of a real feline with a curled tail, smoky taupe color, and piercing, alert eyes.
It’s Love Your Pet Day! How do you plan to celebrate? If you’re feeling a bit guilty that you and your pet don’t have any spots to hang out together, consider a furniture cover. After playtime is over and you’re both tuckered out, you can relax together (and no one will be shooed off the sofa).
The Paramount Furniture Cover boasts a quilted, polyester microfiber construction that is water-repellent, snag-resistant, and soil-resistant. Each cover protects more than 90% of your furnishing. The machine-washable furniture cover is sold in the following sizes: recliner/wing chair, loveseat, sofa, and extra-long sofa. All sizes except the recliner/wing chair cover have straps with hidden D-rings to help secure the cover.
Available in six solid colors, the Paramount Furniture Cover is an exclusive design from Touch of Class®; you won’t find it anywhere else! Click here for measurement information and to shop these covers.
February is the perfect month to show your pet a little extra love—not only is Valentine’s Day just around the corner, but it’s also Responsible Pet Owners Month. Take some time to review these great suggestions from the AVMA on how to be a responsible pet parent. Click here to read more.
❤️ Thinking of welcoming a new pet? Select a pet that fits your lifestyle.
❤️ Remember that your pet needs exercise and mental stimulation.
❤️ Be sure your pet receives preventative health care.
❤️ Clean up after your pet.
❤️ Check that your pet has proper, up-to-date identification.
❤️ Obey local ordinances that pertain to your pet.
❤️ Have an evacuation plan in place in case of an emergency.
Do messes multiply in January, or does it only seem that way? If the winter muck has been melting onto your floors, or if you simply need to tidy up your pet’s dining area, consider the Dog Treats Aqua Shield Mat.
Made in the USA, this floor mat can be placed in the garage, entryway, kitchen—or anyplace else you need it! The Aqua Shield mat features dimensional dog bone shapes and a nonskid backing. The exclusive Water Dam rubber border traps dirt and water inside the mat. Useful indoors or out, this mat is resistant to most elements including sunlight; it will not mildew, mold, or rot.
Use the Aqua Shield mat as a boot tray for shoes and boots that have trekked through the snow, or place it under your pet’s food bowls as a convenient dining floor mat. Available in several solid colors, the mat measures 36”x15”.
Click here to view and order the Dog Treats Aqua Shield Mat.
It’s the new year! Are you looking forward or looking back at the prior year? Rover.com has fetched the most-loved dog names from 2018, and you can visit their blog for the full list.
Here are a few other furry facts from rover.com about dog names from 2018:
- Retro dog names like Minnie and Pearl were up 17%.
- Pop culture names represented 16% of dog names.
- Dog names inspired by royals were up 11%.
Top 10 Male Dog Names:
Top 10 Female Dog Names:
The low rumble of a contented purr, that happy tail wag… What could be better than spending some quality time with your pet this holiday?
We hope you and your best four-legged pal have a pet-perfect holiday—and a wonderful 2019.
Here are a few of our favorite posts from 2018!
Mason Ultimate Bed Cover for Pets
Take a Quiz in Honor of Adopt-a-Cat Month
Tropical Bird Sculptures and Parrot Wall Art
Pet Fire Safety Tips
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