Should I Add My Pooch to the Packing List?

Photo By: Pixabay Should I Add My Pooch to the Packing List? The year seems to already be flying by, and before you know it the weather will turn warm, school will be out, and it will be that time of year again – vacation season. Vacations are often a family affair, and as a […] Read more

Dog Winter Safety

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Even though most dogs are well trained and harmless, it can be upsetting to know that every year, in the United States, at least four and a half million people become the victims of dog bites. In addition, a very large percentage of them end up requiring reconstructive surgery and expensive hospitalization. The most vulnerable […] Read more

Moving with Kids and Pets

A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving With Kids And Pets credited to University Moving and Storage […] Read more

Pet Safety and Rising Temperatures

Pet Safety and Rising Temperatures created by FIGO Pet Insurance. FIGO Pet Insurance provides the best pet health insurance coverage […] Read more

It is not widely known, but you shouldn’t use human shampoo to wash dogs. Here are the reasons why: Reason #1: Different pH Dog’s skin pH is very distinct from that of humans. It is close to neutral at a range of 6.2 to 7.4 compared to human skin pH of 5.5 to 6.5. Therefore, […] Read more

The Easiest Ways To Keep Your Pet Safe This Winter Photo via Pixabay by Lepale WINTER TIPS Many dogs love cold weather and enjoy playing in the snow, but that doesn’t mean they are equipped to withstand harsh temperatures, ice, and wind. It’s important for pet owners to know the dangers associated with wintertime where […] Read more

How to Prepare for a Meet and Greet

A meet and greet  is a fantastic opportunity to get to know your dog walker or cat sitter. Here are a few ways to prepare for your consultation. 1) Point out locations for food, treats, leash, collar, baggies, wee-wee pad. For cats, litter, toys and any hiding locations. 2) Go over your pet’s likes and dislikes. […] Read more

Dealing with Pet Loss

My mom never let me have a dog. Maybe that’s why I’ve always longed to fill my home with a fuzzy wet nose and the tapping of happy paws. In 2006, my sister and I visited a friend and saw a puppy slumped over her chest. He was so calm, I had to check if he was still breathing. Instinctively, I ran over to pet and hold […] Read more

Spring is here!! For lots of us that means storing our coats away and breaking out the sunscreen. And for a lot of dogs it means SHEDDING SEASON! It’s been a very long and cruel winter season that has, no doubt, left our pooches sulky and grey. It even snowed this SPRING! I say we […] Read more