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Get Prepared for Flea and Tick Season With These 4 Easy Steps

5/12/18 5:02 PM / by Mia Holland posted in Uncategorized

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As weather warms up, our four-legged friends become flea and tick magnets. Experts are warning that this summer may be a "tick explosion". Dr. Alyse Aerts, a vet at Ehlers Animal Care, said, "I would say it's early. It's definitely earlier than last year that we're seeing fleas and ticks. More ticks so far than fleas." To avoid the irritation fleas cause your pet and possible transmission of Lyme disease, there are a few easy steps you can take to get ahead of this problem.

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5 Hazards to Pets You Should Keep in Mind This Easter

3/30/18 7:35 PM / by Mia Holland posted in Uncategorized

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With Easter right around the corner, it's time to decorate, make Easter baskets, and plan Easter egg hunts. Before enjoying this fun-filled holiday, take a second to read this list of potentially hazardous items for your pet.

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The Busy Person’s Guide to Getting a Dog

3/21/18 9:22 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Lifestyle

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So, you want to get a dog? Dogs are awesome! They’re derpy and they’re snuggly and they’re really good for increasing your likes on Insta.

They're also a lot of work. Whether you had a dog when you were a kid or you're a total doggo novice, it's good to know what you're getting yourself into before you pull the trigger on a pup.

And if you already got a dog last weekend? Well, don’t panic. There’s plenty of useful information here in our Busy Person’s Guide to Getting a Dog to help you get all set up.

Check The Busy Person's Guide to Getting a Dog, sponsored by our friends at Vetted.

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How to Train Your Cat to Do Tricks

2/1/18 10:58 AM / by Artur Sousa posted in Guest Post, Lifestyle

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Guest post by  World’s Best Cat Litter™.

Tricks are not just for dogs! Despite what you may think, our independent feline friends can be taught to sit and stay on command, as well as perform novelty tricks. In fact, they can even be trained for agility events! While cats are less likely to be motivated by praise than dogs, with these eight tips, you can teach your kitten or cat some handy behaviors.

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All I Want for Christmas is a Puppy named Pete

12/25/17 5:38 AM / by Artur Sousa posted in Guest Post, Lifestyle

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Guest post by Vetted PetCare

In the spirit of the holidays, many families finally grant their children’s wishes with a brand-new kitty or pup. Who wouldn’t want to bring a cute, cuddly creature home to love and cherish? Though well intended, some parents and children overlook the amount of responsibility involved in preparing for, training, and caring for a new pet. Before adopting, take these steps to set your home up for success:

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Seven ways to make the Holidays less stressful for your cat!

12/22/17 2:00 AM / by Artur Sousa posted in Guest Post

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Guest post by  World’s Best Cat Litter™.

The holiday season is in full swing, and all that hustle and bustle doesn’t just stress out us humans – it can also take a toll on your cat. But, fear not. With these seven tips, you can keep your cat purr-fectly relaxed this winter, and all year long!

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Helpful ways to beat holiday blues

12/20/17 2:22 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Guest Post, Health tips, Lifestyle, Partner Post, Vetted

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Guest post by Vetted PetCare

The holidays can be wonderful, but for many, it can be the loneliest time of the year. It’s easy to understand why! Along with holidays comes joy, celebration, reflection, family, and fun. The holidays also come with stress, anxiety, disappointment, and regret.

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You Don’t Want a Dog

7/4/17 4:34 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, pethood, Pets

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By Jen Nussinow

Before you rush off into choosing a pooch, just think of all the freedom you have at this very moment in time. Binge watching 10 episodes of House of Cards over the weekend? Not a problem. You don’t have to be back at work for another 36 hours anyway. If you had a dog, rest assured there would be mandatory intermissions in which you have to be somewhat decent-saiyara pizza-stained sweatpants. You need to be presentable in order to clean up your pup’s dinner from last night.

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National Puppy Day: Opt To Adopt

4/30/17 1:01 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Animal Shelters, Cats, Dogs, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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“Puppies are the most trusting and joyous creatures on the planet. Oh, to be more like a puppy.”

~ Colleen Paige {founder of National Puppy Day}

As you know, we’re quite fond of our furry friends, especially puppies! National Puppy Day is not just about celebrating the greatness of your furry friend. It’s also all about protecting all pups, loving them properly, and making a difference for the dogs who don’t have a loving place to call home.

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Magical Dogs By Stacy Karron

4/30/17 1:00 PM / by Artur Sousa posted in Animal Rescue, Cats, Dogs, Health, Lifestyle, Pet Adoption, Pets

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Magical is synonymous with extraordinary, miraculous, magnetic, clairvoyant, uncanny and wonderful, and each of these words describes the incredible dog.

Dogs have the wonderful ability to turn a frown into a smile. They miraculously reduce our stress, help lower our blood pressure and have an uncanny way of making us happier.
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