Our pets give us so much joy and love, so naturally, we want to share our love and gratitude with them and gift them with something special this holiday season. But, if you’re still not sure what to get your favorite four-legged companion, and Christmas only a few days away now, we have some excellent last-minute gift ideas for you both:Read more »
For cat owners, the decision of whether or not to put up a Christmas tree can require a bit more thought. After all, cats will be cats. And, a giant indoor tree that sparkles and shines, well that’s just one giant cat toy! To many cats, a Christmas tree covered in ornaments is just something to climb, play with, eat, break, scratch, or turn into an indoor toilet, all rolled into one. It can actually turn into quite the dangerous situation under the right (or wrong) circumstances.
Fortunately, there are things that you can do to keep your curious little kitty from destroying your lovely, festive symbol of cheer and keep your feline friend safe all throughout the season. So, let’s take a look at some holiday safety tips.Read more »
In all of the excitement and hustle that surrounds the holiday season, don’t forget to share some quality time and cheer with your favorite four-legged companion! Whether you’re looking for something low key or a bit more active, here are some creative ideas to celebrate with the entire family:Read more »
Thanksgiving is a time for all of us to express our gratitude for all of the wonderful things in our lives. For many of us, our pets are included in our thoughts of appreciation. And, though our pets are considered part of the family, they can’t participate in all of the holiday indulgences with us as we celebrate the holiday season.
As we feast and entertain, it is our obligation as good pet owners to put their well-being first, and keep them safe. So, before your guests arrive this week and before you dress the turkey, keep these tips in mind to keep your pet safe and full of cheer this Thanksgiving. Trust, us, they’ll be grateful and so will you!Read more »
As pet owners, we know how much our furry friends mean to us and improve the quality of our lives. But really, the benefits of being a pet owner is about so much more than unconditional love. In fact, pets actually improve our physical health as well as our emotional health. They can do so much for us, including decrease depression, stress, and anxiety, as well as help lower blood pressure, improve overall immunity, and even decrease the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Of course, the benefits don’t stop there! Here are just some of the amazing ways our pets improve our well-being:Read more »
As pet owners everywhere start to make holiday travel plans, be sure to take some extra time to plan how you’re going to care for your pet if they’re going to be on the road with you. For dogs, in particular, hitting the open road can be a thrilling adventure. Of course, not all pets are as excited when they hear those keys jingle, so you may have to gauge their willingness to travel long before you attempt your journey.
But, for those who do choose to travel with the whole family, four-legged members in-tow, here are some tips on how to prepare for travel so that your journey can be stress-free, fun, and safe for everyone:Read more »
If you’d like to include your dog in the Halloween celebrations but don’t want to risk taking them out and about to all of the spooky events, you can still enjoy the season with them by baking some tasty fall treats! These dog-friendly cookie recipes are the perfect way to use all of those pumpkin leftovers (those that are dog-safe, of course) from your own treats and carvings. And, best of all, they’re super easy to make. Plus, your pup will absolutely gobble them up! Let’s take a look at the recipes:Read more »
With all of the excitement around Halloween and picking out the perfect Halloween costumes for you and your pup, you’re probably going to want to capture the festive magic on camera. But, how exactly can you get your little furry friend to pose for a good photo?
Getting a pet to sit still long enough to snap a pic can be challenging, but with these simple tips, some treats, and a lot of patience, you’ll have a successful photoshoot going in no time! Here’s what you need to do:Read more »
It’s an exciting time for both humans and dogs alike, as Halloween celebrations are underway in celebration of this most spooktacular season. Of course, it’s fun to dress up our little four-legged companions in cute costumes that we’ve poured our hearts and creativity into to take them out to socialize and show off at parties and parades – what’s not to love? But, as pet owners, remember that it’s our job to make sure that our pets remain safe and comfortable above all else. So, let’s take a look at some tips that can help you make this Halloween fun for everyone!Read more »
Most dedicated pet owners would say that animals deserve the best absolutely every day, and we agree! Our pets are very fortunate to live in such warm, loving homes. And, with World Animal Day coming up on October 4th, we get to celebrate all of our four legged, feathered and scaled friends the world over, just a little bit more, and show our appreciation and dedication to their well-being.
So, if you’re looking to plan a special day for the animals in your life, here’s a little inspiration and some exiting activities that you can do with your beloved pets to celebrate the occasion:Read more »