Top 5 Pets to Keep Indoors

Sure, the idea of adopting an indoor pet sounds fun but it is at the same time a critical decision. While the plethora of adorable options leaves no room for homeowners to not be confused, other things that they have to consider to buy an indoor pet is what make the decision all the more difficult.

It is hard choosing between fur, fins, and wings but to ease the worry a bit, here is a list of top five pets people can consider buying for their home. We have also included all the important factors that need to be accounted for when deciding which animal to keep as a pet. One thing the pet owners should not forget to consider is whether they want their pets to snuggle and cuddle like dogs do or stay in a confined place like the fish stay in water only.

Here goes the list!

Dogs

Unquestionably, dogs are the most popular choice when it comes to owning indoor pets. There is a wide array of dog breeds that adopters get to choose from but what the decision should be backed by are things like the dog breed’s ability to adjust indoors, the size, behaviour, and other factors like the size of family, the presence of kids, etc. Some common breeds that suit most household units include Bichon Frise, Poodle, Maltese, Russian Samoyed, Dachshunds, etc.

Cats

Needless to mention though, cats are just as popular as dogs or even more when it comes to buying indoor pets. There are a lot of cat species you can choose from but that will barely make a difference since all of them are more or less equal in size and have the same traits. Again, cats are a very safe choice for indoors!

Rodents (Guinea Pig and/or Hamsters)

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How to Get Pet Insurance

For humans, health insurance is a godsend because it assists in paying medical bills and other health-related expenses. The same is true for pet insurance for a person’s pet children. Pet insurance reimburses a pet parent for some vet bills when they are sick, injured or need routine work done. Finding the best pet insurance requires careful shopping and searching. Just like with insurance for humans, there are a lot of pet insurers out there like Pets Best. So, it may take some work to find the right insurer.

Shop for Pet Insurance when a Pet is Healthy

It’ important to remember, pet insurance plans usually don’t cover pre-existing conditions. This means that any injury or illness a pet has prior to getting the policy won’t be covered. Do some research regarding what each insurer considers as pre-existing. Some plans won’t cover any pre-existing conditions. Other plans will not consider a medical condition a pet had in the past as a pre-existing condition.

Kittens and puppies from six to 10 weeks old are old enough to be insured. Of course, it’s important to check each insurer to make sure. Senior pets may not be eligible a first-time policy at some pet insurance companies. However, once a senior pet is enrolled, coverage is offered as long as all premiums are paid.

The Next Step is Deciding the Type of Coverage

Most pet insurers ap the amount they pay each year of the insurance policy. This also includes lifetime caps for specific health conditions. The amount of coverage needed can only be made by the pet parent. The amount of coverage must provide the pet parent with peace of mind health coverage for their pet children.

There is one thing to think about regarding coverage. For cats and dogs, one …

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Types of Horse Gaits

Horses are beautiful animals. The history of the many different breeds of horses is intertwined with the history of our own human race, as for thousands of years, humans have ridden horses. Horses have carried humans on travels, into battles, in races, and more. Horses are significant because of their ability to travel long distances and at different speeds. And the speed of a horse depends, to a large extent, on its gait.

What is a horse’s “gait?”

Essentially, a horse gait is a way that a horse walks or runs. Horses don’t always walk or run in the same way. Depending on which gait it is using, a horse may lift and put down its hooves in a different order, and different sets of hooves may be on the ground or in the air at the same time.

 

Horses that are easy to ride have distinct gaits at different speeds and can transition between those gaits smoothly. In fact, humans have bred horses in order to achieve these traits. A horse breed that has distinct gaits which can be switched between comfortably while riding is said to a “gaited” breed. Most breeds of horses that you see humans riding around are gaited.

Types of horse gaits

Gaited horses generally have four basic gaits. The slowest of the major horse gaits is the walk. This simply means the horse is walking. For horses, walking means moving each leg independently. The hooves each hit the ground at different times, so this gait is said to have four “beats.”

The next-slowest gait is the trot. In a trot, a horse moves its legs in two pairs. The front right leg is paired with the rear left leg, and the front left leg with the rear right one. The paired legs …

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