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Appointing a Guardian for Your Pets: Ensuring Their Future Care

  As pet owners, we cherish our furry friends and want to ensure they live happy and healthy lives. However, life can be unpredictable, and circumstances may arise where we are no longer able to take care of our pets. Appointing a guardian for your pets is an essential step in ensuring their well-being if…

Tips to keep your Pets safe during 4th of July

  4th of July is a time for celebration, fireworks, and fun with family and friends. However, for our furry friends, it can be a stressful and dangerous time. Pets, especially dogs and cats, can be frightened by the loud noises and bright lights of fireworks. July 5th is the busiest day of the year…

Tips to Find a Pet-Friendly Assisted Living Facility for Seniors

  Finding the best pet-friendly assisted living community is crucial for seniors who consider their pets as family. Pets offer unparalleled companionship and emotional support, which are vital for seniors transitioning to a new living environment. Exploring the right factors can lead to a harmonious living situation for both you and your four-legged friend. In…

Keeping Your Pets Cool: Essential Tips for the Summer Heat

  When someone refers to the Dog Days of Summer, they are actually referencing the hottest time of the year, typically July 3-August 11. The phrase has its origins from the Greeks and Romans when the Sirius “Dog Star” appeared to rise before the sun in late July. It’s also a time of year when…

Ultimate Guide to a Memorable Road Trip with Your Dog

      For many dog owners, hitting the road with their furry companions is an exciting adventure. Whether it’s a short trip to the dog park or a cross-country journey, ensuring your pet’s safety during travel is paramount. Traveling with dogs requires some preparation and consideration, especially when it comes to road safety. If…

Learn Something New (Both You & Your Dog)

This article is provided by STEFANIE STRACKBEIN, CFDM Stefanie is an Owner & Creator, Dog Advocate, Canine Behavior & Enrichment Specialist and Certified Family Dog Mediator @ What Dogs Want, a learning academy for dogs in Phoenix, AZ. Are you aware that fostering creative thinking in your dog is a vital component in helping them…

PAWS FOR PATRICK-Emotional Support Animals and Mental Health

PAWS FOR PATRICK-Emotional Support Animals and Mental Health Over 5 million young people suffer from mental illness in the United States (CDC, 2022). There are a number of treatments out there to help with any mental health concerns- therapy, medication, rehabilitation, the list goes on. Paws for Patrick takes pride in their animals. Established in…

How Dogs Communicate -the Love Language between us

If you own a dog, you know they possess marvelous communication skills. Apart from their vocalization and understanding of our words and commands, dog body language involves their posture, tails, head and eye gaze and using their paws to emphasize their point. Have you noticed when you stop petting your dog how they “paw” you…

Boost Your Dog’s Diet: 8 Healthy Herbs for Dogs

  Whether you cook or use herbs for healing and well-being, herbs contribute substantially to your dog’s overall well-being. The benefits of herbs are both dietary and therapeutic, and we can share the benefits of these plants with our dogs. A dog’s digestive health can be improved with herbs and spices because they’re packed with…

A Dog’s New Year Resolution List

  As you consider your goals for the New Year, take a minute to consider what your dog might want from you in 2024. As you fill the calendar of a new year, please include your dog, or family of pets, regarding their needs and how to include them in your daily plans. A Dog’s…