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Dogs and Cats -Everyone’s Media Darlings

Has anyone else noticed the amount of advertisements that employ dogs and cats to sell consumer goods and services beyond routine pet products? Do we notice at all, or are we simply responding with a neural impulse that just makes us feel warm and fuzzy all over? Given that over 65% of today’s households include…

The ABC’s of CBD

    With so much hype about CBD cropping up in today’s headlines, what is CBD and how can it help humans and some pets? Let’s start with some basic terms, definitions and general yet scientific concepts –if you’re hip to hemp!  Medical marijuana and medical CBD are distinctly different terms with divergent applications, while…

Protecting your Pets from Wildlife

This article is provided by the experts at Critter Control: “The beauty of nature is undeniable. Of course, we want to share the great outdoors with our furry companions, and they are certainly ready and willing to go on an adventure. Unfortunately, wild animals are a real danger to our four-legged friends, so it’s important…

Rewards of Adopting a Blind Dog

  A true story and testimonial by Tonya Morgan, Creator of Blind Dog Bumper Collars: “Years ago I spent considerable time volunteering at the local animal shelter – “the pound.”  It was a high kill system and the old and/or blind dogs just didn’t have a chance. They were usually put down right away. I…

Planning for your Pet’s Health Needs

  While Americans are required to have health insurance, or pay a penalty if they don’t, many pet owners have yet to embrace pet insurance for their dogs and cats….although enrollment trends are increasing, perhaps as much as 17% in the past year. As reported by Geoff Williams in U.S. News &World Report (10/26/18): “According…

Weeding out alternative treatments for Dog & Cat Ailments

    An emerging interest cropping up in the field of holistic Pet care includes the use of Cannabis in pet products. While many articles written on this subject affectionately coin the term “pot for pets”, cannabis can refer to both marijuana and hemp. The exclusive production of hemp-derived, plant-based phytocannibinoids, for therapeutic purposes without…

What to Expect when you’re Expecting…with a dog in the house

This article is an adaptation from the Chapter: Introducing your Baby to your Dog in our upcoming book: “The World According to Dog”. Introducing your newborn baby to your dog requires careful planning in advance.  Consider early introduction by playing tape recordings of baby sounds so your dog can get used to the shift in…

The Best Pet Insurance – are you prepared?

  This blog is offered by LendEDU, a company dedicated to helping consumers with their personal finances. Author: Jeff Gitlen, Content Associate at LendEDU: If you’re like most pet owners, you feel as if there is nothing you wouldn’t do for your pet when they’re sick or injured. Rushing a sick pet down to the…

The Scoop on Poop & Proper Petiquette

Regarding the hard-to-discuss-in-polite- society subject of DOG POOP, I have only 3 words: Pick It Up!  10 years in the pet-care business, with tens of thousands of dog walks logged in virtually every city zip code, it is grossly obvious that many dog owners have complete disregard about picking up after their pet.  This blithe…

The Best Dog Food by Reviews.com

This comprehensive and unbiased guide is provided by Jacqueline Ma @ Reviews.com.  Her team analyzed over 3009 dog food formulas to develop the short list of “Top Picks” that follow. Given the statistically alarming and rising rate of Canine Cancer today, and possible links to their diet, it is paramount that all Pet Parents take…