Everything you should consider before getting a pet

Everything you should consider before getting a pet

Homer-Early says that it’s ‘important to do your research and ensure whatever animal you’re planning to get will fit your lifestyle.’.Plus, if you’re working full-time, you may need to cover daycare and dog walker costs too, Ali says.

Aldi launches mini scalloped chairs and chaise longues for pets

Aldi launches mini scalloped chairs and chaise longues for pets

An upgrade from the standard bed, the pet furniture comes in grey or pink and matches some human-sized items the store has sold in the past.‘With a foam seat cushion for comfort with velvet upholstery and raised pine wooden legs, this fabulous chair is suitable for small cats and dogs.’.

‘Britain’s naughtiest dog's' chewing habit costs owners nearly £9k

‘Britain’s naughtiest dog's' chewing habit costs owners nearly £9k

His owners claim to have ‘Britain’s naughtiest dog’ after he chewed his way through eight sofas, two dining room tables and 10 remote controls – costing Jill Kirkham and her partner Steve nearly £9k in total.

Purrfect match: cats and their human doubles

Purrfect match: cats and their human doubles

In 2018, Gethings had created a series of photographs of dogs that resemble people – based on looks, attitude or hairstyle – which became a bestselling memory-card game, matching poodles and chow chows with their human counterparts.

Put some time aside, there’s a homeware section for cats and dogs on Made

Put some time aside, there’s a homeware section for cats and dogs on Made

You can scroll through dog beds, fancy rose gold food bowls, teepees, containers, storage units and more.Kyali Medium Dog Sofa, natural ash and grey small/medium, £159.Kyali Square Cat Bed, natural ash and grey, £99.

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

New York becomes first state to ban cat declawing

— New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary.

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

My cat loves to be petted, but the comfort is mine, too | Hannah Jane Parkinson

Miles arrived in my flat and bolted under the desk and didn’t come out for days. He likes petting, which has no practical purpose except his own comfort and pleasure. Cats are said to gravitate towards dying patients in care homes, to comfort them in their final hours.

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps

How to Train Your Dog to Use Dog Steps If you have a small dog or a senior pet who is having trouble getting up on furniture or into the car, getting a set of dog steps might be the answer.

How to Keep Dogs Off Furniture

How to Keep Dogs Off Furniture

Teaching pups a specific cue that gives them permission to get on furniture helps ensure that your wet or muddy dog doesn’t ruin your upholstery or bother your guests.

Ikea takes in stray dogs that need a place to sleep

Ikea takes in stray dogs that need a place to sleep

Martine Taccia was shopping at the Catania location of the Swedish furniture store recently when she discovered the dogs cuddled up on carpet among the Christmas displays.

Terrified dog really doesn’t want to have his nails cut

Terrified dog really doesn’t want to have his nails cut

The poor thing was filmed having a grooming nightmare as two vets try to hold him still and trim his nails. The look on his face is probably most comparable to The Scream by Edvard Munch.

Swedish Brand Ikea Launches Modern, Affordable Pet Line

Swedish Brand Ikea Launches Modern, Affordable Pet Line

“To develop LURVIG, the starting point was our human furniture at IKEA, but then we focused on the most common needs and behaviors of cats and dogs: sleeping, eating, playing, exercising and being close to us,” says Schäfer, adding, "We are striving not to ‘humanize’ cats and dogs while still seeing them as family members.”

Deal Alert: This cat scratcher can save your furniture and is 51 percent off

Deal Alert: This cat scratcher can save your furniture and is 51 percent off

Some nice large, functional cardboard cat scratchers are 51 percent off on Amazon. The internet provided a solution: cardboard cat scratchers — one for the living area and one for my bedroom. My kitten likes these scratchers more than his cat tower