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.

Animal Sleeping Habits Explored – Infographic

Animal Sleeping Habits Explored – Infographic

Sleeping habits can vary widely among members of the animal kingdom. You may be surprised at how much some animals sleep, and how little others do. If you are interested in learning more about some of the more curious sleeping habits within the animal kingdom, why not check out this fascinating infographic courtesy of the team at Greyhounds

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

10 Fun Things to do with your Cat

10 Fun Things to do with your Cat

One common complaint that I regularly hear about cats is that they are not as much fun as dogs. You hear this over and over again from dog lovers who have just not taken the time to play and interact with cats. Cats can bring so much joy and fun into our lives but, like dogs, we need

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