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

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