Usually loud and sharp, barking is a natural sound that dogs make. Dogs bark to verbally communicate with others or to express their feelings in different scenarios. When a dog barks frequently, excessively, or during unwanted times, his owner must find the cause of the barking and search for ways to stop the behaviour. In… Continue reading How to Stop My Dog from Barking
Most cats are like introverts. It takes them longer to warm up to people, but when they finally reciprocate your attention and affection, the joy you feel will be incomparable. Whether you’re a person who’s about to adopt a new cat, a cat lover who just wants to befriend someone else’s cat, or a cat… Continue reading 8 Ways to Make a Cat Love You
We’re so happy you made the commitment to become a new puppy parent! It’s expected that you’ll face challenges in the coming weeks as a first-time whelp owner, but we’re here to help make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible. Before everything else, start off by finding out how to prepare your home… Continue reading How to Crate Train a Puppy
Raise your hand if you personally know a true-blue dog lover! Let’s face it, most of us are close to at least a handful of these paw fanatics—dog owners who devote most of their time and energy to their four-legged best friends. To show these dog lovers in your life just how special they are… Continue reading The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Crazy Dog Lover in Your Life
Have you ever felt the urge to pet an unknown cat the moment you come across it? We’ve all been guilty of doing this without thinking of the possible repercussions, the worst of which could be the cat accidentally scratching or biting you. Though cats are social creatures, they don’t communicate and interact the same… Continue reading How to Pet a Cat
If you know a crazy cat lover, chances are you’ve visited them and been amazed at just how many cat things one human being can own. We would know; our home has two crazy cat lovers in it, and the dog’s pretty nuts about her too. So how do you show your love and appreciation… Continue reading The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Crazy Cat Lover in Your Life
Waldo’s Friends started as a small blog and then a shop to support animal rescue. Our goal has always been and continues to be about supporting animal rescue, even though our approach has evolved and continues evolving. We are a not-for-profit (incorporated earlier this year) and while we already commit 50% of profits from each… Continue reading Why We Are Relaunching Waldo’s Friends
Is your favourite couch scratched beyond recognition? Is your vintage carpet desperately asking to be rolled up after another destructive clawing session from your cat? If you find yourself constantly hoping your cat would stop scratching your furniture, floors, rugs, and other items, you’re in luck! We’ve done our research to find the best ways… Continue reading How to Stop Your Cat from Scratching Furniture
The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Red, green, and yellow bell peppers can be safely added to your dog’s diet. These vegetables are packed with carotenoids, antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins, A, C, and E, which helps with your dog’s digestive, circulatory, and immune systems. Bell peppers are said to relieve gas and reduce inflammation… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Pecans should never be fed to your dog because they contain the toxin juglone. When consumed by your pet, these nuts can cause gastrointestinal upset or create an obstruction in his windpipe, esophagus, stomach, or intestines. Another concern is if your dog accidentally consumes moldy pecans. Because of… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Pecans?
The short answer: Yes, but in moderation. The long answer: A member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages, brussels sprouts are fiber-packed buds that can be served to your four-legged pet. They are loaded with vitamins K and C, which aids your dog’s immune system, circulatory system, and the skeletal system. Meanwhile, the antioxidants found… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Brussels Sprouts?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Belonging to the citrus family, lemons are highly acidic fruits that should not be consumed by dogs because of the psoralen compounds and essential oils found in them. Even just a small amount may harm small-sized dogs, which can lead to vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, gastrointestinal distress, and sensitivity… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Lemons?