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|Monday, May 18th, 2009|
Hahaha had to share these pics of Lucy in the bandanas! The expressions on her face crack me up!
|Saturday, December 6th, 2008|
We finally figured it out! The snuggly warm dog hat and scarf is finally here! After some long, hard, tedious work, we finally got them past production! We made them in 3 sizes, XS, SM, M/L. We're also almost done with the slotted hats for the ears to poke out of. I'll post images of those when they're finally ready as well!
Thanks everyone for all the feedback and suggestions! You flippin' ROCK!
(modeled by Stewie & Lucy wearing the size M/L)
|Saturday, October 18th, 2008|
So last night I was going through last winter's bag of ideas for winter dog hats and I found this funny red corduroy one which Stewie just loves to wear. I always laugh so hard when he wears this one but it poses a good question for this season's line of winter-wear.... QUESTION: What is in more of demand by the customer??? a) Dog hats with cute lil teddy ears on the side or b) Dog hats with lil slits for the pet's real ears to poke out of?
Help me out here... Let's put it to a VOTE
Reply to this post and tell me your opinion.
|Thursday, September 18th, 2008|
What a pouter!
Jeez, how do they learn to make such pathetic expressions? My goodness...
|Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008|
Crazy Critter Mr. Sway!
OMG! Check out this adorable nonsense!!! One of our customer's sent us in a photo of her boston terrier Mr. Sway
wearing his customized & personalized carmel dog hoodie! Just look at his face! My my my, I can barely stand it!
|Tuesday, August 26th, 2008|
Stewie sportin his new hoody!
And yes....he was dead asleep, snoring his brains out not even 10 seconds after this pic was taken! lol.
|Thursday, August 7th, 2008|
Would these be defined as crazy critters?
|Thursday, July 3rd, 2008|
Pets Can Greatly Improve Your Health
Pets Can Greatly Improve Your Health
by: Adoz Lizzat
Having a pet is one of the healthiest investments you can make to your long-term health and happiness. We know that having a pet enrichs our lives, and scientific studies in the last decade, have clearly shown how companion animals benefit both our bodies and our minds. Apart from lazy days in the sun, walking, fetching, and guaranteed smiles throughout the day, pets provide health benefits that extend far into the body and mind, such as lower blood pressure, heart rate, anxiety level as well as providing pet owners with both consistent behavior and offering unconditional love and affection. Pets in return, respond well to stability and the love and affection pet owners lavish upon them.
Pets have been known to improve the lives of pet owners, significantly benefiting health, not only for the young and families, but also for the elderly. Pets may help elderly owners live longer, healthier and ultimately, more enjoyable lives. The Journal of the American Geriartics Society published an article in May 1999 showing how independently living seniors with pets, tend to have better physical strength and overall mental health and wellbeing than seniors that do not have pets. They are more active, generally happier, cope better with stress, and have significantly lower blood pressure.
It would seem that taking care of a pet would be a lot of work. In fact, it is that work, that maintenance - walking, feeding, grooming, fresh water, playing and petting, that lowers the heart rate, decreases anxiety and stress levels, increases serotonin and the release of beta-endorphins in pet owners. Even just getting up to open the door for a dog to be let in or out, or changing the water for the kitty, require some cardiovascular exercise, and increase joint flexibility and keep joints limber and agile. Consistent minor exercise like this, ensures healthier bodies for pet owners.
Many of the benefits of having a pet are less tangible. Pets allow for physical contact and offer consistent companionship, as well as unconditional love. They act as a support system for older people without homes or families or close friends. People with pets generally remain more stable emotionally during crises than people without pets. Pets also offer protection socially from isolation, separation anxiety for people in nursing homes, and for people whodon't have as much opportunity to interact with other people.
Pets help elders perform daily functions and stick to regular routines such as getting up every day, buying groceries and going outside of their homes - all necessary physical, emotional, and social activities, that help elderly people active, motivated to eat and sleep, and comfortable in their environments and with themselves. Through these interactions, pets enable elders to interact with others more frequently, which lowers depression and anxiety, both frequent medical problems facing elders today.
|Sunday, June 15th, 2008|
Picking The Right Aquarium Type
Picking The Right Aquarium Type
by: Nathan Miller
Aquariums have evolved into a very popular hobby, with about millions of aquarium and tropical fish enthusiasts worldwide.
Starting in the 1850s (when the predecessor of the modern aquarium were first being developed as a novel curiosity) the ranks of aquarium keeping has grown as more sophisticated systems including lighting and filtration systems were developed to keep aquarium fish healthy.
However before you can get started in the hobby you must first buy an aquarium. When you get to the pet store or specialized aquarium store you will have lots of aquarium tanks to choose from:
Most of the old style aquariums are made with sheets of glass, which are held in a metal framework. This is usually constructed of pieces of angle iron or stainless steel, which are welded together at the corners. Leakage between the glass and metal is prevented by putty aquarium cement, acrylic or silicon sealant.
Fish Globes or Bowls: This type of aquarium is useful for emergency purpose, but is not to be recommended as a permanent features. The glasses are cast in one piece and a crack, however small, may suddenly expand and cause a flood. This not only results in a loss of fishes but also necessitates the buying of a new tank, as it is impossible to repair the old one.
Also, when looking through the walls of this type of aquarium, there is distortion, which adversely affects one's view of the fishes. Similar disadvantages apply in fish globes or bowls.
With the ever-expanding applications of plastics, it is not surprising that these synthetic that these synthetic products have been used to replace glass for aquarium. Plastics have advantage of being unbreakable, but are soft enough for the surface to become scratched. This is in time will mar transparency.
This glass-like material is available in many different colours and some very pleasing effects can be obtained by applying it to the sides to back up the aquarium. Moreover, being opaque Vitorlite will hide the wall and any unsightly wires or other apparatus behind the aquarium.
Aquarium frameworks with wood are desirable mainly for aesthetic reasons. The wooden framework however will have to be constructed from plywood to prevent warping.
The advantage of the wood lies in the fact that it can be polished, covered with upholstered rug, stained or coated with colours to harmonize with the furnishing of the room.
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|Monday, October 2nd, 2006|
I GOT THE GECKOS OUT THE OTHER NIGHT TO PLAY IN THE LIVING ROOM AND SNACK ON SOME BABY FOOD... JUST THOUGHT I WOULD SHARE SOME PICTURES CUZ I LOVE THESE LITTLE GUYS AND THEIR CUTENESS MUST BE MADE PUBLIC!!
( GECKO CUTENESS ATTACK WITHIN!Collapse )
ANYWAYS, THAT'S IT FOR THE PICTURE OVERLOAD. THE TWO OF THEM ARE STILL DOING REALLY REALLY WELL. SQUISHY LAYS EGGS ABOUT ONCE A MONTH, A SIDE EFFECT OF GETTING KNOCKED UP THE ONE TIME AS I HEAR IT TOLD. I JUST LIKE THAT MEEKO ISN'T LONELY ANYMORE AND THEY GET ALONG WELL.
I ♥ MY GIZZY-IZZARDS (MY RETARDED NICKNAME FOR THEM ^^;... DON'T MIND ME)
[xposted] at gecko_fans among others...
|Monday, July 24th, 2006|
|Saturday, July 8th, 2006|
|Saturday, February 4th, 2006|
I have put my chinchilla cage, supplies, and wheels all up on Ebay in separate auctions, so it will be easier for people to bid on the items they want. You can go here to bid=)
Go Here for Chinchilla Auctions!
They are the last few items listed... Current Mood: cold
|Wednesday, January 25th, 2006|
All My Chinchilla Stuff!
Well...all of my chinchilla supplies didn't sell for the reserve price on Ebay so now I am taking offers...Also I am moving suddenly on Sunday so if you want to come and pick the cage up you must do it before Sunday and if you want it shipped I must have your payment before Friday
You can go here to see all the pictures and information you will need to know:
Click here to see everything=)
If you want to make an offer e-mail me email@example.com Current Mood: stressed
|Thursday, January 19th, 2006|
|Tuesday, December 27th, 2005|
|Sunday, November 27th, 2005|
gogogogoats go crazy
Hello there. I would like to promote my new community go_go_goats
. It's a place for people who love goats and appreciate what wonderful creatures they are.
But I don't just want to promote, I also want to spread some cuteness.( baby lamb cuteness and goatsCollapse )
So I hope that makes up for the promotion.
x-posted. click on pictures to see full versions. go_go_goats
|Monday, June 13th, 2005|
New Heggie Owner
I recently rescued a 3-month-old Hedgehog and I have gathered lots of info for the past 4 years just in case I ever got my change to get one. But one thing I cant find a lot of info on if sand/dust baths. Do they like them? Or if I put one in will it hurt her? I’ve read of some liking fine, clean beach sand but could I use chinchilla dust? Also I’ve read about people putting a bit of sod for them to root in, maybe putting a meal worm in there for her to root for, but would I be able to use cat grass instead of sod?
Any help would be awesome! Thanks! Current Mood: curious
|Friday, June 10th, 2005|
My mother is trying to establish a Degu rescue foundation. Degus have special housing, social, and nutritional needs which most SPCAs and Humane Societies neither know about, nor have the space/time to accommodate.
Well, now that the word is starting to spread that she's doing that, people are trying to give her all sorts of animals. She now has a pregnant silky guinea pig, and today she picked up a spiny mouse that a lady rescued from her teenaged brother.
THe brother got the little guy when his friend's family had a litter, and little Stubby had a bite in his tail, so the boy took pity on him and took him home. Stubby was living in a mid-sized plastic critter carrier, was all by himself (spiny mice are highly social), wasn't being handled, and didn't have the right food.
The poor little fellow started chewing his own tail off - hence the name. Spiny Mice are omnivores, needing a combination of grains, grasses, and insects (protein). The best Mom and I can figure, is it was a combination of stress and the lack of protein that made Stubby self-mutilate. I cringe every time I see his poor little tail.
Well, my mother isn't keen on mice, although Spiny Mice don't bother her as much as house mice, especially as they don't stink like common mice. Guess where Stubby is living? I don't know if he will stay with us for good, or if we will help him heal and then give him to a good home. He is so sweet, he looks to me to pick him up when I go to his cage. I held him here for about half an hour, and he just sat in my hand and let me stroke him. He must be really starved for affection to sit there like that. Current Mood: exhausted
|Tuesday, June 7th, 2005|
I'm not sure if this is allowed here but seeing as this community is about animals I figure it does. If it doesn't I apologise.
I received my monthly newsletter from the PETA and was horrified to discover that Heathrow an airline I use frequently import primates and horses through Heathrow to testing labs where they are used in cruel, vicious and unessary experiments and possible death.
On many flights and ferries passangers are aware that down in the cargo near their luggage are terrified, caged lab animals going to god knows where to fate worse than death.
I sent Heathrow airport a letter telling them I would no longer be using their airport till they helped put an end to animal abuse.
MANCHESTER AIRPORT : dogs, birds and guniea pigs are imported and exported from Manchester to their deaths
DOVER PORT : most primates come from Dover
AIR FRANCE : air france fly more lab animals to their deaths than all the other airlines combined.
AIR MAURITUS : air mauritus fly thousands of monkeys to torture them round the world.
AIR CHINA : air china fly monkeys and dogs by the thousand to their deaths
JAPAN AIRLINES : they refuse to stop flying animals to their deaths across the world
EI AI: they regulary fly primates from Isreal to British vivisection labs where they suffer.
Anyone whos an animal lover please don't use any of these airlines.
If you want to write, email or phone to Heathrow, Manchester or Dover Port to complain heres the information
Heathrow Airport, BAA plc, 130 wilton road, london, sw1v 1lq.
tel 0207 834 9449
The Manchester airport group PLC, Town Hall, Manchester, M60 2LA
tel 0161 489 3000
Dover Harbour House, Marine Parade, Dover, Kent CT17 9BU
tel 01304 240 400
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Airlines that are safe to use are British Airways, Virginand BMi all refuse to carry laboratory animals.
This isn't a post to discuss if animal testing is right or wrong, this is inform people who care about this subject, so please dont start any discussions about whether its right or wrong