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February 21, 2017

8 Reasons to Adopt an Older Pet

  Adopting is a preferable method to go about getting a new cat or dog. When you go to the shelter, you will be bombarded with numerous animals. While you might want to take all of them home, chances are you can only pick one. There are plenty


February 16, 2017

Should You Try to Tame a Feral Cat?


  If you see a cat you think would make a wonderful pet but it isn’t tame, you may wonder whether it is worthwhile to try to tame a feral cat. Feral cats do not have a good reputation because they are seen as unhygienic and can carry dise


February 15, 2017

Connecting With Your Canine


  It’s a classic Gary Larson “Far Side” comic strip. Remember the one that depicts a pet owner talking to and disciplining his dog for getting in the garbage? The second panel shows what the dog actually hears, which is someth


February 14, 2017

How to Choose the Right Pet Sitter


Whether you’re going on a vacation that isn’t designed for pets or you need to go spend the week in a new city for a business trip, sometimes you need a trusted person to take care of your pets. Finding the right pet sitter is an importan


February 12, 2017

Top Tips for Introducing a Cat to Your Dog


  Whether you are getting a new pet or a new roommate who comes with a cat, introducing a new animal to your dog can be challenging. You want to make sure both animals are comfortable with the living arrangements, or you could have some trouble


February 9, 2017

Is It Time to Add a New Pet to Your Home?


  Whether you currently have one pet or five, the decision to bring home a new fur baby should not be taken lightly. This can be a big decision that will affect your life and the life of anyone who lives with you. If you are an animal lover, yo


February 6, 2017

Cat Grooming Basics


   One of the pleasures of having a cat is that they are so neat and tidy and take care of themselves well. However, that doesn’t mean that cats are maintenance free. Depending on the kind of breed of cat you have, you may need to br


February 5, 2017

How to Prevent Your Cat from Scratching Furniture


Maybe you have decided to put off buying a nice couch because you have a feeling what will happen to it. As soon as your cat sees it, he or she is likely to start sinking their claws right into it, and you know the result. Maybe you just take it as a


January 25, 2017

How Dogs Help Seniors Live Better Lives


They drool, they shed and they slobber on things. They scratch furniture, dig holes in the backyard and chew on expensive shoes. They demand our attention, our time, our money and they are high on the list of the best things that ever happen to us. W


January 24, 2017

8 Beneficial Tricks to Teach Your Pup


  There are a lot of reasons why it’s a good idea to invest time in teaching your dog how to obey commands. Beyond the fact that it’s so fun to show off your clever pup at parties, there’s a host of mental benefits to learning


January 23, 2017

Dog’s First Trip to the Dog Park: What You Need to Know


Whether you got a new puppy or adopted an older dog from the humane society, taking a pooch to the dog park can be a good idea. This is a great place for socialization and exercise. Are you nervous about how your pet will do? Keep these tips in mind


January 22, 2017

The Benefits of Walking Your Dog


Some dog owners have a hard time finding time for regular walks. However, this type of exercise can be beneficial for both you and your canine companion. If you need some motivation to get out of the door, consider the following benefits that walking


January 14, 2017

Top Dog Breeds for Families


  Dogs are wonderful additions to the family. They teach by giving freely of their time, affection and loyalty, which makes them great companions for people of all ages. While most dogs share these characteristics, there are breed-specific trai

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