Dogs

Pet Food

Pet Food

Pet food, especially which type to feed your pet, is a perplexing topic. There are dog and cat foods formulated with ingredients that benefit some animals, but are a detriment to others; animals even within the same breed have different calorie and protein needs, and they all need foods that promote proper digestion. And while […]

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  September 17, 2021   No comments
Running with Your Dog

Running with Your Dog

Running with your dog is fun and it helps to keep both of you in shape. Having a dog as a running partner can help to keep you motivated. Like their human owners, dogs benefit greatly from cardiovascular exercise. There are a few tips and tricks to being able to run with your dog, and […]

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  September 17, 2021   No comments
Cleanliness

Cleanliness

Dogs and cats are naturally clean animals. It may not seem that way when your dog is out rolling in the mud (or something worse!), but they have an innate ability to keep clean themselves. For instance, when your dog sheds, they are continually renewing their fur (Like a change of clothes for us), it’s […]

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  August 3, 2021   No comments
Spring Tick Season is Right Around the Corner

Spring Tick Season is Right Around the Corner

Ticks are an unfortunate consequence of the warm spring weather. Those creepy little bugs will get active soon, and unfortunately your pet is a choice target. Ticks have barbed legs that grasp clothing and pet fur easily; they hang out in shrubs and trees, tall grass, and wait with open arms for something to pass […]

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  May 5, 2021   No comments
Bite Inhibition Training

Bite Inhibition Training

Young puppies, fresh from the litterbox, are prone to bite, constantly. They have spent a few months exploring the world with their mouth, playing and exercising with siblings, and they arrive in our homes and believe in earnest that we want them to continue to bite and play with us. And those little puppy needle […]

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  May 5, 2021   No comments
Methods to Crate Train a Puppy

Methods to Crate Train a Puppy

One of the simplest ways to potty-train a puppy is to crate train. And, in addition to potty-training, crate training extremely helpful for a number of reasons. First, the puppy cannot damage anything within the home with they are crated; second, a crate-trained puppy will likely sleep better at night once they become adjusted to […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Give Your Dog a Job

Give Your Dog a Job

All dogs and cats enjoy exercise. Some breeds require much more exercise than others, and to limit exercise is to increase the likelihood of behavioral problems. Consider a working breed such as a Siberian Husky; a husky kept inside without daily long walks or runs, without playtime, will likely become destructive or estranged. It’s become […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Our animal’s bodies take a beating over the years. They run and jump and play for years, and all of that activity wears their little bodies down. As pet’s age, it’s common for many to feel the pains associated with arthritis; it’s even possible that they feel lingering pains in their limbs, making it difficult […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Dogs

Dogs

We’ve all heard the adage that a dog is humankind’s best friend. And it’s an adage for good reason—that doesn’t mean, however, that a cat, bird, ferret, etc., isn’t. Recently, scientists studied how a dog can boost his or her human’s emotional well-being. Here’s a few of the reasons why.  The total number of owned […]

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  April 11, 2020   No comments
Food

Food

Did you know that many of the foods you love and likely eat regularly are dangerous to the health of your pets? It’s true. Some are even considered toxic. Here’s an overview of the types of foods that are dangerous to your pet; remember, however, that this is not an exhaustive list, and as a […]

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  February 7, 2020   1 comment