Choosing the Best GPS Pet Trackers

Wi-Fi/GPS tracking technology is a godsend for pet owners who want to keep tabs on their best buddies, as it has enabled a new generation of pretty sophisticated GPS pet trackers. They all work in the same way; each tracker contains a GPS chip and Wi-Fi receiver. Using Wi-Fi, you set up a pet perimeter; […]

Why Not Try a Pet Friendly Extended Stay Hotel?

Thinking of taking a long trip with your pet? Then you should consider staying at a pet friendly extended stay hotel (which is a type of hotel, not a specific brand). Typically, these hotels offer bedroom suites, fully equipped kitchens, on-site laundry facilities, business centers, weekly housekeeping and exercise facilities–amenities intended to make your longer […]

On the Death of a Dog

my dog smudge

Recently I came across an interview with Barbra Streisand explaining why she had her dog, Samantha, cloned.  It was a way, she said, of dealing with the devastation she felt losing her after 14 years together. Even though she knew she couldn’t actually replace her dog, she wanted to keep Samantha with her in some physical […]

Planning a Pet Friendly Road Trip

Driving with Your Dog

With spring right around the corner, all of us at petswelcome start thinking about going on a pet friendly road trip. Where you go is up to you. But, as far as the mechanics of planning and driving, there are a few basic rules you should follow that will make your pet friendly road trip […]

Safest Dog Car Harnesses and Pet Travel Carriers & Crates

ZuGoPet The Rocketeer Pack

If you plan on traveling with pets, your animals’ safety is a critical consideration. Whether it’s by car, train, or plane, you’ll need a harness, carrier, or crate to secure them. The safest dog car harnesses and pet travel carriers and crates share one thing: they are CPS certified. That means that the Center for […]

10 Places to Buy Pet Supplies On A Budget

When buying supplies for your pets, there are many places to go and the most obvious one are your local pet stores and big chains. However, if you’re on a budget or just trying to cut down on the number of places you need to drive to when running errands take a moment the next […]

Thanksgiving Pet Tips

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and for pet owners that means in addition to thinking about how we’ll handle our own excesses over the holiday we need to be aware of how our pets will deal with it, too. This can be a really hectic time, with more people in the house than usual, so it’s important […]

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Feeding Your Dog

Every year we hear about watching our dog’s weight and what to do to keep them fit and trim. But it can be tricky to do because not every dog has the same metabolism or the same level of energy. Not every home is equipped to provide the perfect plan and ratio of diet and […]

Keep Your Pet Trim

Most of us know that too many treats or over feeding at meals can cause our pets to get chubby. We know that but it’s hard to deny a dog with sad eyes a small piece of bacon or an extra cookie. My cats stare at me if I have a turkey sandwich with this […]

Home Safety Tips For Pets

Did you get a new pet recently? Or maybe you moved and your pet is suddenly inspecting everything? Aside from good food, exercise, and love, pets need a safe place to live. While we normally do pet proof our homes by keeping chemicals and other hazards in cabinets and out of reach of pets, sometimes […]

Benefits of Dog Daycare

When you work all day and then have to take care of the house, family, and other things, it can be hard to make sure that your dog isn’t neglected. It’s great to play in the yard, but some dogs need more. The weekends can be a time when long walks, hikes, and other activities […]

Back To School Blues: Pets and Change

For some of us, school has started. The summer routine of day camps and small weekend getaways are over and your dog is again alone for 8 to 9 hours a day. With the hustle and bustle of getting kids ready for school your pup knows something is up and can sense the change of […]

Be Safe: Water Safety Pet Tips

Before hitting the water with your pet, it’s important to plan ahead. Boating with your pet can be a wonderful and bonding experience. Be sure to take these necessary precautions to ensure that your pet’s boating experience is fun and safe: • Identification tag: Make sure your pet has a collar with an identification tag. […]

Is rosemary good for your pet?

Recently, we’ve seen many pet foods and pet products that include the herb, rosemary in their pet food formulations and skin care remedies. Not only does it smell great, but it’s been used throughout history for everything from general healing to improving memory. Rosemary (and also Sage) has a high concentration of carnosicacid. It’s believed […]

Pet Dental Care

One of the most common diagnosed problems with our pets is their teeth. Dental disease, tartar, and other problems with their teeth occur at higher incidences than any other disease or disorder. Dental care for pets wasn’t always well known and many of our pets lived great, long lives, and didn’t seem to suffer from […]

Poisonous Summer Plants

Summer isn’t easy on our pets. Some days it’s just too hot or humid to do much outside. Our pets can overheat or just be uncomfortable and want to just lay on the cold tiles. Summer also exposes our pets to different poisons that they may not come across during the other seasons. Plants and […]

Rainy Day? No Problem

Rainy days don’t mean you have to be bored and stuck inside. There’s a few games you play inside that won’t knock every picture off the wall or break your favorite lamp. Here are 5 games you play inside that will keep your pup happy: 1: Hide and Seek: Take one of your pet’s fav […]

4 Things You Can Do for Your Pet on the 4th of July

This week we will celebrate the 4th of July. Maybe some of your neighbors have already began the holiday by setting off firecrackers, bottle rockets, and other small fireworks. As exciting and as pretty as some fireworks can be, not everyone in the family likes fireworks, usually your pets. If your dog does not like […]

Keep Your Pets Cool This Summer

It’s gonna get hot soon and your dog or cat might start looking for those cold spots in the hot to hang out like the tub, tiled floors, and right in front of the a/c. Hot weather can be dangerous for pets. If you are wondering how to make sure your furry friend can stay […]

Summer Shedding Tips

Summer is here and that means our cats and dogs that have been lightly or moderately shedding as the temperatures have been rising will most likely go into what feels like overdrive shedding. You would think it’s their job to shed. I’ve started finding tufts of fur on the pet beds I have for my […]