Types of Dog Gates

Dog Gates Selection Guide

We all love our puppy and consider them our best companions. Even the well-behaved dog needs to be contained during different situations such as someone is visiting or when the doorbell rings. Sometime I want to keep my muddy fellow out of living room or some of my rooms simply contain too many things to break or bite a well-placed pet gates can do a pretty good and effective way to set boundaries in your home.
There are different types of dog gates to choose from including styles, finishes, material, design and color pattern’s. Most pet gates adjust in width to accommodate your needs. Dog gates are typically used at the top or bottom of stairs or in kitcken and most importantly in baby rooms. With such an abundance of dog gates variations available on the market, it can be tricky to decide the best fit. Here are some guidelines about some popular pet gate types:
Outdoor dog gates will keep your dog safely on patio, deck, porches or fenced in to a yard. These gates are weatherproof gates which are purposefully built extra-rugged to stand up to different conditions.
Freestanding pet gates are great for puppies and small dogs. The best thing about these gates is the fact that these gates portable, Versatile, and easy to install. These gates work well blocking doorways, and are a good way to keep your puppy away from trouble while learning the rules of the house.If your dog tends to move the gate then do consider using a bungee cord to help hold the gate against a stair rail or post.
Pressure mounted dog gates are easy to install and often feature pass-through door to allow easy access and dual swing. These gates are great while you are training your friend. Donot use pressure mounted gate on stairways as it could cause damage to the surfaces it’s placed between.
Hardware mounted pet gates are meant for permanent installation and cannot be easily moved. Rest assured that these gates are very high quality gates and are designed to match aesthetic style of your home. These gates come in hardwood and metal and in different elegant finishing’s.

Effective Steps to Minimize Pet Related Allergies

Effective Steps to Minimize Pet Related Allergies

Millions of people enjoy sharing their homes and their lives with pets, even those who are allergic to animals. According to Humane Society of the United States, there are approximately 77.5 million dogs and 93.6 million cats owned as pets. This means there are many people with their fury friends out there experiencing symptoms like Red, itchy eyes, Stuffy or runny nose, Coughing, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. Thankfully, there are many small steps that can be are effective to minimize pet allergy symptoms while enjoying company of your beloved pets:
• Creating allergy free zone in your home (preferably allergic person’s bedroom) and restrict your pet’s access to this area.
• User HEPA air cleaner and avoid dust catching furnishing in your home. These HEPA filters can be a big help in removing unwanted allergenic particles from the air.
• Train your pets to be off of upholstered furniture.
• Wash couch covers, pillow and curtains regularly.
• Use micro-filter bag in floor vacuum’s to reduce the amount of pet allergen present in carpeting that leaks back into the room air.
• Brush brush the pet regularly—outside, not indoors.
• Remove carpeting and rugs, which can trap pet dander and other allergens.
• Wash your pets and their beds on weekly basis.
• When you feel any symptoms of allergy, consult your doctor and avoid hugs and kiss to your pets (at least for few days :)…….)

Effective Steps to Minimize Pet Related Allergies

Winter Safety Tips for Pets

Winter weather can be hard on most of us (off course skiing is exception :)…), it’s a time when our pets need a little extra care to stay warm, happy, healthy and safe during winter. Pet Supplies Club, has compiled some useful tips to protect your pet from the dangers of winter:

• In order to stay warm during winter, outdoor animals eat more during the winter. Make sure to provide fresh, running water to maintain your pet’s health.
• Indoor animals conserve energy during winters by sleeping. Make sure to adjust the diet accordingly and avoid risk of getting your pets overweight.
• If Ur pet cannot come indoor then ensure that they are protected by a dry, draft-free enclosure large enough to allow them to sit and lie down. Also these enclosures should be small enough to hold in the pet’s body heat. Raise the floor a few inches off the ground and cover it with cedar shavings or straw.
• Make sure to wipe paws with a damp towel to avoid any irritations due to salt and other chemicals (used to melt snow).
• Antifreeze spill is common wintertime chemical spills, which often leaks from a car’s radiator. Antifreeze is a deadly poison. Wipe up spills and store antifreeze out of reach.