- Distraction If you're home, this is the best place to begin. Special treats and toys (like a stuffed Kong) will help distract him before the storm really starts. As noise builds, his attention may waver, but playing games to keep him occupied will likely delay the reaction.
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We've all got someone (or two or three . . .) on our gift list who rocks to their own special beat. So this holiday season, treat them to something spectacular that's easy on the eyes, music to their ears, and perfectly in tune with their personal sense of style.
Not only do Beats Solo HD headphones deliver the superior sound Beats by Dr. Dre products are famous for, but they also look as good as they sound — drenched in colors that are red like a heart, teal like Miami, white like snow, and lots more.
No, not just for horses (or other animals who wear saddles), these Saddlepacks ($18-28) have come for your dogs.The packs are completely customizable and come in three sizes, so pooches of all proportions can pull their own weight (whatever that may be). Now I like the idea of letting North carry some stuff like treats, bags, and maybe an 8-oz. bottle of water, but I don't know if I'd be OK with him holding my wallet and phone — what's your take?
Remember when I shared the top 10 crazy dog and cat names? Well, I already gathered up the top 50 silly calls for kitties and now it's up to you to decide Which Dog Name Is Wackiest? to see for yourself.
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Although I think guinea pigs and goldfish are commonly found in kids' classrooms or bedrooms, I owned a dwarf hamster in my 20s, have a pal in his 30s with a hermit crab, and remember that awesome Ikea-hack-turned-rodent-home? All of those counteract my own opinions. Are there certain animals you associate with younger people and/or have you ever owned a pet that you don't think fits your age range?