With the recent elevation from lowly household pets to members of the family, dogs are being celebrated in ways we would have never thought about 20 years ago. One of these ways is the birthday party – a way for pets and their owners to congregate for fun and companionship.
When I went to the Humane Society looking for a dog, I had a puppy on the brain. However, I met and fell in love with a one year old black lab named Daisy. When I took her home and she began to settle in, these are the things I discovered…
“We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It’s the best deal man has ever made” — M. Facklam “The reason a dog as so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.” — Anonymous [...]
The frequency of dog washing has many factors, including breed and activities. However rule of thumb is: if your dog smells bad or is scratching frequently, it’s probably time for a bath. Read on for the easiest way to wash your dog.
There was a time when a “Pet Friendly” airline meant you could check Fido in at the airport and let him ride cargo. However, more and more people are traveling with their pets and in response, many airlines have taken the term “Pet Friendly” to a whole new level. These days, the goal of many [...]
Well it’s spring, which means Puppies!! Seeing as how I’ve seen at least one puppy at almost every event, party and/or Barbeque I’ve been to lately, I thought I’d do some puppy research. Turns out, people who have puppies like to capture them on film. They grow up so fast you know, so I searched [...]
Cats and dogs tend to explore things with their mouths. Therefore as pet owners, we need to ensure that what they are putting in their mouths is safe. Many common household items can be dangerous and even lethal to our pets.
One of the first signs that summer is in full swing is the 4th of July. Gotta’ love it. Parades, barbeques, fireworks – What better way to spend a hot summer day? Well your pets might not agree.
I have to admit, as much as I love animals, when I heard that companies are now offering pet insurance, my first response was “You’ve got to be kidding me!” This was basically the same response I had when I learned there were pet psychiatrist and pet psychics…. But then I thought about it. A [...]
If you are like me, dog parks are a dream come true. I’ve had Daisy for 3 years now. For 2 years of that time I had a 12×12 back yard and for a year I had no yard at all. Not exactly conducive to running and playing. So you can imagine, the first time I went to a dog park I thought my prayers had been answered. How perfect. Daisy could get all the exercise she needed with absolutely no effort from me! WRONG.