Which Design Features Cater to Animal Lovers ?

People love their pets and think of them as one of the family. But some house designs are more pet-friendly than others. From special pet beds to fur-friendly sofas and pet-safe flooring, find out which designs cater most strongly to animal lovers.

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Grooming

Many pets need grooming, especially if they have long hair or fur. Dogs and cats can benefit from a groom and some have a room in the home designated for grooming, such as a boot room or wet room. Some modern homes can incorporate special grooming zones for their pets and use counter height platforms to enable their pets to get up high for a proper groom. They can also have large showers and bath tubs designed for furry pals.

Cat-friendly walls

Pets can also have bedding areas designed for them in most owners’ homes and these can vary from a basic cat snug to a huge multi-layered play station. Homes can use these design features to make a room cat-friendly. For example, placing lots of wooden platforms at various heights around the walls of the room make the place comfy for cats to people watch and feel safe out of the way. They can also look like a funky wall decoration and an alternative to art work and posters.

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Safe flooring

When it comes to flooring, some floor solutions are better than others for pet comfort and safety. A slippery floor can be a nuisance for a dog’s feet, while a floor …

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Tips on How to Potty Train a Puppy

tiny dogPuppies are blessing in every home. They’re adorable, fun and mischievous little bundles of joy, and you can’t help but love them. Something you don’t love? Potty training them.

Like working with a little child, housebreaking a puppy can be trying, exhausting and time consuming. If you’re aiming to housebreak your little one, try these tips to make your life a little easier and help your new puppy learn how to go potty outside a bit quicker.

Develop a schedule and stick with it!

Puppies are similar to children in many ways and work best with a solid routine. Every morning, when you wake up, take the puppy outside. Establish convenient, regular times during the day, and do your best to take him out at those certain times every day.

The routine teaches your puppy when they will have the opportunity to go outside and ensures they get to go frequently. The same principle can be used for feedings and exercise as well.

Doing the same things at the same times every day will establish a strong routine for a new puppy. You’ll find a good routine will do wonders for your puppy’s confidence as well. They’ll quickly take their place as a loving family member.

Take frequent potty breaks

The problem with puppies is that they don’t yet understand that there is a link between needing to go and actually going. Until they understand you intend for them to wait to go until they’re outside, frequency is your friend.…

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