If you’re thinking about adding a new member to your animal family, now is the time. November is adopt a senior pet month, so think about adopting a sweet, older dog instead of a rambunctious puppy or an adorable older cat instead of a curious kitten. There are many pros to going to your local shelter and picking out a senior pet.
Alley Cat Allies is a pretty awesome group of folks who work to help feral cats and Friday, October 16, is National Feral Cat Day.
What is a feral cat, exactly?
We’ve all seen stray and feral cats, whether you live in the city or in the country. They’ve been around forever and while many of us think of bringing them indoors and cuddling with them – make no… Continue reading National Feral Cat Day® - Evolution of the Cat Revolution . . .
Continue reading National Feral Cat Day® - Evolution of the Cat Revolution . . .
July is National Pet Hydration Awareness Month. Continue reading Does Your Pet Have a Drinking Problem? . . .
Did you know that your pet is about 80% water, while we’re about 60% water?
PetSafe has a created a really nice infographic (see below) and is circulating this press release to help pet owners be sure their pets are getting enough water. Since they’re based in the UK, the study referenced is based on information from a UK study and the reference…
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Ice cream is a very popular treat loved by everyone, but is it safe to feed to your dog Max? It’s hard to resist the temptation of giving them what they want when they whine and give you those puppy dog eyes, but a little known fact is ice cream can really hurt your dog, according to Pets.WebMD
Though ice cream isn’t the worst food you could… Continue reading I Bark, You Bark, We All Bark for... Ice Cream? . . .
Continue reading I Bark, You Bark, We All Bark for... Ice Cream? . . .
Summer time is a period of adventure, traveling, and having fun, but that can be difficult if you have a pet that needs to be taken care of. As responsible pet owners we’re often stuck questioning what to do with our furry friend. Beg a friend, hire a pet-sitter, consider a kennel, or just stay home.
But consider this: In America alone, there are over 25,000 hotels that allow… Continue reading Checking In with a Furry Friend . . .
Continue reading Checking In with a Furry Friend . . .
BREA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — For the third straight year, “Bella” reigns as the most common name among both dogs and cats in 2014. “Bailey” was a close second in the dog category and “Max” was once again the feline runner up. The exotic pet category, which includes birds, rodents and reptiles, revealed a new top name with “Coco” leading the pack. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI)
EAGLE, Idaho, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — VetIQ®, the vet-recommended line of pet prescription medications, flea & tick preventives and other health and wellness supplements for America’s pets – today revealed the results of its 2014 Holiday Fun Survey. The study, which asked more than 750 pet owners to provide insight about their dogs and cats during “the most wonderful time of the year,” highlights some of the popular quirks… Continue reading Holiday-Themed Survey Reveals Fun Insight About Our Pets . . .
Continue reading Holiday-Themed Survey Reveals Fun Insight About Our Pets . . .
We’ve all seen it, instances of dogs and their owners who share a special, inexplicable bond that seems unbelievable. Chances are you’ve been a witness to the dog who knows to wait for his person at the front door every day at precisely the right time, or the dog who snuggles up next to his person just when they need a hug. If you haven’t experienced it yourself, I’m sure… Continue reading 5 Scientific Findings About the Bond Between Dogs and Humans . . .
Continue reading 5 Scientific Findings About the Bond Between Dogs and Humans . . .