If you’ve been thinking about getting a puppy, there are some things you need to know. Any time you bring a new pet into your household there will be an adjustment period, but with these simple tips hopefully the transition will be smooth. You will need to find the right dog for your household. There are many things to consider when picking a puppy.

What size dog do you want, or rather, what size dog is feasible for your living situation? If you’ve always dreamt of having a German Sheppard but live in a tiny apartment, it might not be the best fit. It’s always important to place the dogs needs ahead of our wants. Make sure to do lots of research about the different breeds of dogs, it takes a simple internet search to find expected weights for any pet.

Do you want a high energy or low energy dog? You have to be honest with yourself, what kind of lifestyle to you lead? If you prefer a sedentary lifestyle, make sure you get a dog that doesn’t require hours of exercise a day. If you love hiking, find a dog breed that can keep up with you.

Will he be around children or other pets? Does anyone in the household have allergies? You’ll want to observe your My Pet Pail - Puppyfuture puppy and see how he interacts with dogs around him. If the puppy seems aggressive or overly timid, they may not be the best fit in homes with other pets. If you have children you want to choose a bread that will be tolerant, kind, and loving. If anyone in your home suffers from allergies you need to decide if bringing a pet into the home will be okay. There are breeds that are considered hypoallergenic but you may want to consult with a physician if it’s the right choice.

What’s your budget? Dogs can get expensive and the bigger they are, the more food they’ll eat. Food can cost anywhere from $18 to $65 a month, even more if your dog has special dietary needs. Another consideration is veterinary costs for spay/neuter, vaccinations, routine exams, and every doggie illnesses or sicknesses. All this can add up so it’s vital to consider every expense when budgeting for your new puppy.

Having a puppy can be a big responsibility and new puppy parents can find themselves constantly scrambling to keep all their pups supplies together. My Pet Pail can help keep you organized. The pet pail contains ten pet care products in one, and is perfect whether you travel or stay home. This innovative product was made by pet lovers, for pet lovers, and it truly shows.

Hiking with Dogs – Bring My Pet Pail

  As the weather gets cooler I like to head out to the trails for some hiking. I love being in nature and being able to take a step back from the chaos of our digital world. The best part about my hikes is taking Sammy, my Australian Shepherd, with me. This has been...

My Pet Pail Perfect Dish for Trips to the Dog Park

Who doesn’t love a fun trip to the dog park with their pet? These trips are a great way for your dog to be social with other animals, as well as get the exercise they need. Keeping your dog fed and hydrated during these trips is crucial; however, doing so often proves difficult or messy. And those public dog fountains at the parks? Disgusting!

Pumpkin Health Benefits for Dogs

Along with the beloved peanut butter, only one thing is as tasty and healthy for your pet; pumpkin. Pumpkin is high in fiber, loaded with beta-carotene, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, vitamins A and C, and low in cholesterol and fat. If you are...

How to Travel with Pets

Many of us forgo travel because we don’t want to leave our furry friends in the hands of strangers, or cause them any undue stress. But just because you’re planning a trip, doesn't mean you have to leave your pet behind. When you travel, you already have...

My Pet Pail is Dishwasher Safe!

    My Pet Pail comes with a ton of useful features, but this is one of our favorites! Did you know our product is fully dishwasher safe? That’s right – the WHOLE container can be easily cleaned in the dishwasher. Can I get a hallelujah?? Our owner, Rolane Grinnell,...

Add your own style to my pet pail!

My Pet Pail is an ingenious invention that has made lives easier for pet owners everywhere. One way to make your My Pet Pail as unique as you, and your pet, is to decorate it. There’s no better way to express yourself than by adding your own style. If you want your...

Hiking With Your Pet – Packing List & Tips!

Hiking with Your Pet One of the best bonding experiences for a pet owner and pup is spending time secluded in the outdoors! We encourage all dog owners to venture out on a trail and experience a fantastic adventure. Of course, to have a great adventure one must...

Pro Tips: How do I feed my cat?

Picking the right way to feed your cat can take some time while you get to know and understand their individual eating habits. Not all cats are alike so we shouldn't treat them all the same; what works for your Siamese may not work for your Persian. Unlike dogs, cats...

Should I get a Puppy?

If you’ve been thinking about getting a puppy, there are some things you need to know. Any time you bring a new pet into your household there will be an adjustment period, but with these simple tips hopefully the transition will be smooth. You will need to find the...

Breed Spotlight: The Poodle

  My Pet Pail is perfect for dogs large and small. Today we are spotlighting the well-known poodle! Poodles have been a recognized formal dog breed for centuries, however, with a prominent dispute, experts still debate whether the breed is decedents from a German type...

Pet Care – Top 4 Signs Your Pet May Be Ill

Having a pet is both a great joy and a tremendous responsibility. Your pets depend on you to care for their daily needs as well as look after their health. With the disadvantage of our pet’s inability to communicate distress, it’s important to watch out for potential...

Service Dogs – My Pet Pail

  Service dogs are a necessity for individuals living with disabilities. They assist their handlers with everything from vision to hearing, diabetes to seizure disorders, autism to PTSD, and everything in between. Without these dogs, many individuals with disabilities...

Duck hunting dogs and My Pet Pail.

The practice of duck hunting can be dated back to prehistoric times. While obviously our methods have changed in that time it is still a time-honored tradition the world over. Dogs have been used to assist duck hunters since the 18th century and have become an...

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