How to Leash Train Your New Puppy

How to Leash Train Your New Puppy

Getting a new puppy is like getting a new baby… there is a lot of gear that can help you out. And, there is a lot of gear that you don’t really need. There is, however, one thing that every dog owner needs and that’s a leash. A leash does all sorts of things besides letting you walk

Should You Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

Should You Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

Does your dog sleep with you at night in the same bed? Had you considered both the sides of co-sleeping before you finally made your decision? Well, there is at least one well-meaning person in your life who had suggested that you not let your furry buddy sleep in the same bed. But is it what the research

How to Stop Puppies from Biting

How to Stop Puppies from Biting

Puppies are curious and energetic. They’re attentive and demanding too. There’s a lot you need to teach them and a lot of things they might do to vex you. For example, learning where and when to pee and poop? That’s a big hurdle! Learning appropriate interactions with humans and other dogs is a big step too. And then

Pay Attention to the Way Your Pet Sleeps

Pay Attention to the Way Your Pet Sleeps

Whether you’re a proud dog or cat owner, you may wonder what your pet’s would say if they could. Our fur-balls can’t talk, but their body language says more than enough. You can learn a lot just by paying attention to your four-legged friend’s sleeping position. Our friends at Sleep Advisor conducted some research to see what your

Affordable Pet Clean-up Tips

Affordable Pet Clean-up Tips

It’s hard to get mad at your pet even when he makes a horrendous mess, the kind that requires serious sopping and scrubbing. As such, you need to be prepared for anything he may leave behind. Otherwise, keeping the carpet and furniture looking new and the house smelling clean will quickly become a losing battle. This is especially important

6 Ways Pets Help Us Cope With Stress

6 Ways Pets Help Us Cope With Stress

People deal with stress in many ways including yoga, running, meditation, and other relaxation techniques. These are all great ways to de-stress and improve your health. Having pets also provides for alleviating stress in our lives. Research studies have proven that spending time with pets provides health benefits to pet owners. Whether you are playing with your cat

5 Ways Pets Will Improve Your Mental Health

5 Ways Pets Will Improve Your Mental Health

We often hear about the physical health benefits of having a pet but as important is how pets improve mental health. There is a lot of press lately on techniques to help with our mental health including: meditation, mindfulness, yoga, and keeping a positive attitude. These are all great tools that we can use to help alleviate anxiety and stress.

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Cat

Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Cat

While we encourage everyone to consider adopting either a dog or a cat (or both), today we will focus on our top 10 reasons to adopt a cat. Cats make wonderful pets and are a fantastic addition to any family. It’s true that every cat is unique, however, there are many similarities that we’ll focus on in this

Pet Obesity – Still on the Rise in 2017

Pet Obesity – Still on the Rise in 2017

The numbers are in for 2017 and, unfortunately, the pet obesity epidemic remains on the rise. The 2017 U.S. pet obesity survey, conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, has concluded that 56% of all dogs and 60% of all cats are overweight or obese (in 2016, these percentages were 54% and 59% respectively). These numbers are