Fact or Fiction? Black Cats on Halloween

Black cats have been the subject of many legends and myths for centuries. Animal lovers are reminded of these legends every October. The idea that black cats are in danger during the month of October became so widespread that most animal shelters banned black cat adoptions. Fear that cats are being adopted to ritual sacrifice […]

Cats that Spray

Just like some male dogs have the bad habit of lifting their leg to mark things, some cats spray items or objects to mark as their own. Learn how to help get rid of this bad behavior. Since we have already discussed how to help get rid of dogs marking their territory, it is only […]

Preparing Pets for Fall

Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Fall! With August over already, it’s time to start preparing ourselves and our dogs for the autumn months! It is difficult to believe that summer is over! While it feels like we just broke out the flip flops and swimsuits, it is time to put those away and pull out the jackets. While you […]

Summer Safety Pet Tips

Fun in the Sun Tips for your Pets! Imagine how you would feel outside on a hot, summer day wearing a fut coat. That’s how most pets feel. It’s important to allow our furry friends fun in the sun, but also keep them safe. Here are some tips to practice all summer long: Provide your […]

How to Find a Lost Pet

Photo by Lord Jim / CC-BY When your pet runs away, it’s hard not to panic. Where do you look? Who do you call? Panic no more – we have some advice for you to follow so you can recover your pet as soon as possible. 1. Why Pets Run Away Photo by bihphotography / CC-BY […]

Dogs at the Beach

Lassie, let’s hit the water! During the summertime, the crowds flock to the beaches, rivers and lakes, some with their pooches! Here are some tips on how to make a trip to cooling waters fun with your furry friend. It is summer, which means it is time for water! As a North Carolinian, my family loves […]

Help the Turtles

Why did the turtle cross the road? Who knows! It’s summertime! With warmer temperatures, there will be a lot more wildlife activity going on. This includes the amount of turtles attempting to cross the street! While their tough shells protect them from most things, it won’t save these reptiles from getting run over by a […]