6 Tips for Pet Safety During Thanksgiving

6 Tips for Pet Safety During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family and friends to enjoy each other’s company and to partake in some great food. Beware though, because Thanksgiving can also create distress and an unsafe environment for our companion cats and dogs. During the holidays pets can be subject to undercooked food, pet-unfriendly flowers, and unattended alcoholic drinks. Below are some

Why Dogs Shed and What to Do

Why Dogs Shed and What to Do

As much as we love our dogs, I don’t think anyone loves the fur shedding that goes along with having a dog. The carpets, the furniture, and the air vents always seem to be covered in fur. We regularly seem to be cleaning up after our loved furry friends. Petco has come up with a great info-graphic that

Must Have Apps for Dog Lovers

Must Have Apps for Dog Lovers

As the saying goes ‘there’s an app for everything these days’, and that is now true for dog lovers. This infographic from GAP takes you through all of the apps available to give you and your pooch an easier life. One of the most important things in any dog’s life is training and there are some very good

Pet Rescue – Adopt, Don’t Shop!

Pet Rescue – Adopt, Don’t Shop!

The number of cats and dogs in shelters continues to rise but each one of us can make a difference and help by providing a loving home and adopting a shelter pet. The overpopulation of animal shelters is truly one of those cases where it will take pet adoption from millions of families and individuals to reverse the trend. Fortunately, social

How Dogs Improve Your Health

How Dogs Improve Your Health

Owning a dog can positively impact both your physical and mental health according to science.  Research shows that dog owners spend about 30 more minutes a day active than people who do not own a dog. Also, on colder wetter days, dog owners are even more active than their non dog owning counterparts. The dog companion has a