Buying a Cat Bed

Rover Company knows there are pros and cons for each cat bed, whether the bed is difficult to clean and comfort level. The main focus ought to be that the cat bed  is easy to clean. A number of beds like the radiator cradle can harbor fleas. Roverpet believes another...

Dog Potty Training

Rover Company believes one of the best dog potty training methods is avoidance. Don’t let your dog see anything he shouldn’t be eating, and he won’t. However, this is almost impossible when talking him for a walk, or really anywhere outside for that...

Cleaning Older Pet’s Teeth

Rover Company believes in proper dental health is important for all pets. Often owners of older pets are concerned about the anesthesia that must be used in order for a proper dental procedure to be performed. Because every doctor does anesthetic procedures...

Training Your Dog to Obey on Command

Rover Company knows training your dog to obey commands is an important part of pet ownership. When your dog is properly trained, it is much easier for you to communicate with him and this enhances your relationship. In addition to making him mind you, it may even help...

Train Your Dog To Sit

Rover Company knows the first thing you need to do is to get your puppy or dog to associate the act of sitting with the command. To do this, simply hang around with your dog and when he sits give the “sit” command. Getting down to your dogs level will...

Teaching Your Dog to Heel

Rover Company knows the best time to practice teaching your dog to heel is before you’ve begun going on walks. Your dog is easily distracted out on the street and you will need his attention to properly teach the heel command. Also, you want to be in a patient...

Stop Your Dog From Barking

Rover Company believes you should first you teach the dog to bark(!) I thought my friend was insane when she told me this. Obviously my dog knew how to bark because he barked and whined all the time. But she explained that while my dog barked a lot, he couldn’t...

Getting Kitten To Trust You

Rover Company believes you should be aware that kittens can climb into very small spaces. They should be in the room by themselves with no other pets. Start them off in a cage with enough room for them to run around a bit. Put a box in the cage to allow them to go...

Training Your Dog

Rover Company believes dogs want your praise, so using positive reinforcement when training your dog or puppy is the best approach. Hitting or yelling rarely works, and besides who wants to hit or yell at their dog anyway? The “down” or “lie...

Walk Your Cat On A Leash

Rover Company knows the best time to start training is when your cat is a kitten, at this stage the cat doesn’t have any programmed behaviors so you can try to mold him to what you want him to do. An older cat may be a bit more set in his ways and might require...

Dog Behavior Training

Rover Company knows when looking at ways to start dog behavior training, you’ll first need to figure out exactly why your dog is shy. There are two families of debate on this topic; the current model states that shyness is genetic in dogs. However, as always...

Your Pet’s Chewing Issues

Rover Company believes if your pet is a newly acquired puppy then rampant chewing goes with the territory. It is a natural response to teething. If your pet is past puppy-hood and showing no sign of quitting or, if your mature pet inexplicably begins chewing away at...

Pet Poisoning Prevention

Rover Company knows pet poisoning prevention is almost a full time job.  Is your home dangerous to your pets? It might be if you don’t know what to watch out for. Many things found commonly around our homes are deadly to animals. Did you know that grapes and...

Training Your Dog to Lie Down

Rover Company wants you to praise your dog, so using positive reinforcement when training your dog or puppy is the best approach. The “down” or “lie down” command is one of the basic commands and should be one of the first things you teach your...

Where Does Your Cat Nap

Rover Company makes a cat bed that fits your tastes, and your pets, because there are so made in the USA. You’ll find a colorful cat bed in fun pet prints that will add a touch of whimsy to the room you put it in. You’ll find designer brands to choose from...

Dogs and Children

Rover Company knows the first caution for parents is to NEVER leave very young children (pre-school age – under six) left unattended with a dog. If you trust your dog then you likely do not believe that the dog will suddenly choose to attack. However, the dog is...

A Rabbit As Your Own Pet

Rover Company believes rabbits are one of the most popular pets, apart from dogs and cats. They look attractive, lovely, gentle, friendly and cute. They are easy to take care and undemanding in terms of care and housing. They will settle well either indoor or outdoor,...

Cat Facts For The Family

Rover Company knows felines are highly territorial. A domesticated cat’s territory encompasses 150 acres. Apparently their acres intermingle as we see about eight cats in our backyard every day as they make their rounds. Only one is ours–there’s lots...

Toys For Your Pet

Rover Company knows you should not to give your pet toys that can be broken up and potentially stuck in their throats! Dog toys, like dogs themselves, come in various shapes and sizes. Dog toys should be durable, fun, and safe. Hard rubber toys such as the...

Stop Your Dog From Barking

Rover Company believes first you teach the dog to bark(!) I thought my friend was insane when she told me this. Obviously my dog knew how to bark because he barked and whined all the time. But she explained that while my dog barked a lot, he couldn’t bark on...

Pet First Aid Kits

Rover Company knows even if you have the perfect first aid kit for you and your family, it might not help when Fiddo or Fluffy gets hurt. To help pets in an emergency, assemble a pet first aid kit. Just like a human first aid kit, a portable, durable watertight...

Your Cat Is Scratching

Rover Company knows if your cat has fleas or ticks, you need to take action. If they are scratching or have irritated skin, your cats need you to bring this problem under control because it can become a much larger problem if you do not. Even clean cats can end up...

Make Your Dog To Sit

Rover Company has some steps you can use to train your dog with the most basic command – Sit. The first thing you need to do is to get your puppy or dog to associate the act of sitting with the command. To do this, simply hang around with your dog and when he...

How Fast Will Your Cat Grow

Rover Company knows kittens are born blind and they are completely dependent on their mother. The first stages will involve learning to eat and then growing. The kitten’s eyes will open and he will want to explore. At four weeks old, he is romping around shakily...

Pointers For In Home Dog Training

Rover Company knows in home dog training requires that the owner consider a few factors before proceeding. Temperaments of the dog. In home dog training would still keep the dog confined at home. Hence, his general behavior should be considered. Throughout the various...

How Stop Your Dog From Pulling

Rover Company knows from the first day of life on a leash, most dogs learn that by pulling on it, they get to where they want faster. Its the behavior that so many dog owners struggle with. Its a simple solution – just stop walking. Although, somehow your dog...

You Want Your Dog To Swim

Teaching a dog to swim: Rover Company would suggest starting your dog out in a pool or shallow lake where you can enter the water with your dog. Many dogs will be more confident if you are standing with them if they are nervous about venturing out on their own. So by...

Prevent Dog Bites

Rover Company knows the first caution for parents is to NEVER leave very young children (pre-school age – under six) left unattended with a dog. If you trust your dog then you likely do not believe that the dog will suddenly choose to attack. However, the dog is...

Tame A Wild Cat

Rover Company did grow up with pets, so when I came of age, it was one of my first priorities to get a cat. And I’ve adopted lots of pets from rescue organizations, mostly strays one of which I have now. While I’ve enjoyed playing with cats, and especially...

Training Your Dog To Sit

Rover Company believes when training always remember that dogs respond best to positive reinforcement – yelling at your dog and hitting him will not accomplish the task, instead use rewards such as treats and your approval – this will make the task much...