Do You Know Your Cat or Dog's Age?

  Photo by Moyan Brenn / CC BY-ND It is a common belief that one human year equals seven dog years. But is this really true? And what about Kitty? When I started writing today’s blog, I wanted to speak on the importance of annual check-ups for pets. However, I found a really interesting fact […]

Dogs and Cats Catch Pumpkin Fever Too!

Did you know that dogs and cats can both benefit from canned pumpkin? Some experts have found that canned pumpkin can boost a pet’s immune system, help pets with digestive issues, and promote a shiny and healthy fur coat. What is in canned pumpkin? Canned pumpkin is just the pureed form of pumpkin. It contains […]

Feral Cats: How Can You Help?

  Photo by Chris Becker / CC BY-NC-ND Here kitty, kitty! There are hundreds of feral cats roaming the streets in the U.S. Learn how you can help! During football season, there is a sports bar that my friends and I like to frequent to watch the games. A few months ago, someone in our group […]

How Pets Help Children with Autism

Photo by Etolane / CC BY-NC-ND Autism is a mental condition associated with difficulty socializing and communicating clearly. Studies have shown that for a child with autism, having a pet improves social skills and assertiveness, along with the many other health benefits pets can offer for our health. 1. Social Benefits Conversation Starters. For kids […]

How to Afford Pet Care for Your Pet

Having a pet is kind of like having a kid in several ways: One, you love them unconditionally…and two, they cost money. This is why parents groan a little when their daughter tells them she wants a puppy for Christmas. While she is thinking about having a cute and fuzzy best friend, they are thinking […]

Pet Travel

We’re all going on a summer holiday: pets are welcome too! Whether you’re renting a summer house in Cabo, soaking up the rays on the white sands of a Caribbean island or brushing up on your French in Paris this summer, if you are an unabashed pet lover, then you probably wouldn’t dream of leaving […]

Fireworks and Dogs and Cats

It’s the time of year for loud booms and bright blasts! While fireworks seem fun and entertaining for us, fireworks and pets can be a scary thing. It is that time of the year again, and fireworks will be going off everywhere! Though July 4th is the typical day to celebrate with Independence Day fireworks, […]