Guest Post: How to Attract Beautiful Birds to your Backyard

Guest post by Brett Lewis, the founder and a content contributor for BirdInformer.com, your resource for bird-watching and bird projects. Attracting birds is a surefire way to make your backyard feel and look like it’s teeming with life.  This article will highlight the ways to attract beautiful birds to your backyard. Plants that attract Birds Having plants in your backyard that birds find enticing is one way to attract them. There are many types of plants that birds find alluring, Each of them having specific quirks that make them attractive. Plants that have edible seeds – Placing Plants that make seeds … Continue reading Guest Post: How to Attract Beautiful Birds to your Backyard

Therapy Cat Series: Guest Blogger Sputnik the Therapy Cat

Today Lincoln Pet Culture is honored to bring a special guest post to its readers. Earlier this year, my therapy cat Rainy interviewed Sputnik, a two-year-old therapy cat. Now Sputnik’s owner returns with an update on how Sputnik is still … Continue reading Therapy Cat Series: Guest Blogger Sputnik the Therapy Cat

Stock Photo from Elizabeth Burr

Guest Post: Keeping Your Dog Busy While You’re Working At Home by Eliza Burr

If you have pets and you’ve ever had to work from home, you’re probably all too familiar with pet interruptions. You’re in the middle of that important teleconference or video call and suddenly, CRASH, BOOM, (frantic scuffling noise). You, and … Continue reading Guest Post: Keeping Your Dog Busy While You’re Working At Home by Eliza Burr

Guest Post: Cleaning Tips For Homes With Pets

Contributed by BusyBee Cleaning Service Over 40 million homes count pets among their occupants, which means there are many people cleaning up after their animals. Pet accidents, vomit, and everyday occurrences like hairballs and shed fur make things challenging for pet owners. If you can relate to this, follow these tips when cleaning your home and things will be much simpler and more harmonious. Potty training is one of the best things pet owners can do to make their lives easier. It should take place within the first 90 days and if successful, should prevent indoor accidents. If small pets … Continue reading Guest Post: Cleaning Tips For Homes With Pets

Guest Post: Helping Children Grieve a Pet’s Death

How you do talk to a child about pet loss? I’m privileged today to share a guest post by Betty Carmack on this topic. She is both a pet counselor and the author of the book Grieving the Death of a Pet, which means she is well-qualified to talk about how to best support young people who lose their furry companion. Helping Children Grieve a Pet’s Death By Betty J. Carmack, R.N., Ed.D. In a recent conversation with a friend, she recounted her experience, as a seven-year old, of her cat, Tippy, dying because of an automobile accident. Her description was … Continue reading Guest Post: Helping Children Grieve a Pet’s Death

Guest Post: Decade+ of Life Lessons Living with a Blind Dog by Gayle Irwin

I lived with Sage for more than 11 years. The black and white, wispy-coated springer spaniel delighted all who knew her. She possessed a pleasant personality, a gentle spirit, and a flag-like tail—and she was blind. My husband and I … Continue reading Guest Post: Decade+ of Life Lessons Living with a Blind Dog by Gayle Irwin

Guest Post: Ernest the Therapy Dog goes to School by Peggy Frezon

Written by Peggy Frezon for Lincoln Pet Culture. Peggy Frezon is contributing editor of All Creatures magazine, and author of books about the human-animal bond including Faithfully Yours, and the forthcoming book for kids, The Dog in the Dentist Chair (Paraclete Press, January 2019). Visit her at http://www.peggyfrezon.com. Ernest, a big shaggy golden retriever, had been kept in a cage all day most of his life. His previous owner didn’t even say goodbye to him when she surrendered him to the rescue group. Instead, she said, “I didn’t take good care of him, but who cares?” Ernest was nine years old … Continue reading Guest Post: Ernest the Therapy Dog goes to School by Peggy Frezon