Bathe my cat? You have to be kidding me, right? Those were my first thoughts when my cat Zoe tried to climb up the chimney and came down a sooty mess.Read More
ou might think that your dog’s furry coat protects them from skin cancer, but this isn’t truly the case. Even with all that hair, they can still be exposed to harmful UV rays, particularly on areas of their body with little to no hair, like the noses, tummy, and paw pads.Read More
Prevent Burnt Paw Pads
Your dog's paws endure a lot of daily wear and tear. Asphalt, metal, concrete and rocky surfaces can get very hot during summer months—hotter than the ambient temperature itself.
Rule of thumb:
If the ground, or surface on which you're walking, is hot to the touch of your palm then it's too hot for your dog's paws.
A sign your dog is suffering: repeated lifting of one or more paws or agitated pacing.
You can take precautions: walk in the grass, take walks during cooler mornings or evenings, or buy protective dog booties for your dog's paws.
If you’re a parent and you’ve had to childproof your house, you know that little kids can get into some odd places, especially areas they should never be in. And our furry family members are no different.Read More
Dog walking should be a fun bonding experience for you and your pooch, not a dreaded task. But if your dog isn’t following your lead, it can become a drag—quite literally! Whether you have a puppy who is still learning the ropes or are looking to teach an older dog new tricks, these dog walking tips can help.Read More
If you’re bringing home a new puppy, you should think about crate training. By crate training your puppy, you’ll be giving him or her a cozy place to nap and take breaks—which a growing pup needs to do! It can also help you house train your puppy and teach your new friend how to behave appropriately.Read More
What could be better than bringing home a new puppy? There’s so much to love—all that jaw-dropping cuteness, the boundless energy, and those silly antics! But a puppy is a lot of responsibility too.Read More
Our pets give us unconditional love all year round, so let’s be sure to show them how much we love them on Valentine’s Day! You’ll find fun and unexpected ways to treat your dog or cat as well as great gift ideas for pet lovers on this list.