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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Do you ever wonder how the world looks through your cat’s eyes? Their amazing pouncing accuracy shows us that our feline friends are masters of motion detection and aim. But does the color of their favorite pouncing toy make a difference? Here’s the truth about whether cats are
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Pet owners: before you go out and buy a pretty potted plant, do your research! Many common house plants can be dangerous for dogs—even deadly—so make sure you know before you grow. Some dogs will take a bite out of
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. You may have seen the recent headlines about dog food and its link with heart disease in dogs. These news reports have been quite alarming and it’s understandable for pet parents to have serious concerns about what’s safe to feed our dogs. Based on the most recent report
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Maintaining a clean litter box is an important part of sharing your home with a cat. Cats are naturally clean animals and are about as fond of clumps of poop and pee as you are. No, really. Leave it too long, and many will find alternative spots
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Hawaii is, hands down, one of the most gorgeous vacation spots in the world. Between the white sand beaches, incredible waterfalls, and overall “Aloha” spirit, spending time there is nothing short of heavenly. But traveling with your dog to Hawaii? Well…that’s kind of a nightmare. Hawaii might be a part of the United States, but
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You’ve imagined this scenario in your head a million times: You bring home a “sibling” pup for your dog, they bond instantly, your family is complete, and you’ve got Instagram-worthy cuddle sessions for days. Whoa, whoa, whoa. Hang on just a minute there, pal.  Advertising Before you dive headfirst into round two of pet-parenting, it’s
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When you live in the US, domestic travel with your pets is pretty straightforward; you can either pack them (safely!) into your car and hit the pavement for an epic road trip or you can book a flight to another state—and, with some minimal paperwork (and a few extra fees), you’re ready for takeoff. But
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Kids and dogs are generally like peanut butter and jelly—they just go together. And this makes perfect sense! They share more in common than you may think. From energy levels (100% to nap in no time at all), to hobbies (puppies, like toddlers, test the world by putting everything in their mouth), to their love
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The Himalayan cat is a hugely popular breed, and for good reason. They’re calm, cuddly, and adaptable kitties. You probably know the Himalayan cat—or “Himmie,” as they’re affectionately called—for its striking good looks. But these cats are more than just a pretty face, as any Himalayan enthusiast will tell you. Advertising Want to learn more?
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Nothing makes me sadder than having to leave my dogs behind when I’m traveling, out at a park, or, if I’m honest, basically anywhere. Dogs are family. While a few decades ago, a lot of folks might have found that hard to understand—after all, a dog isn’t
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. It’s summertime, and you’re ready to spend as much time outdoors as possible. You look forward to barbecuing, having fun in the pool, or just relaxing on your patio. But then, you realize that there’s an overpowering smell of pet urine that hits you as soon as
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Have you ever wanted a doggie translator? A dog’s actions speak a thousand words—but interpreting them correctly is a learned skill. Read on for a helpful illustrated guide to dog behavior that’ll teach you how to have a conversation with your dog. Illustrations are by awesome artist Lili Chin. See more of her work in this well-known puppy
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Nothing sounds better during a crisp summer night than time in the hot tub. It’s time for you to relax and enjoy spending time with friends and family. For many of us, our dogs are important members of our family, and we try to include them in many of our activities. Maybe you have considered
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Despite the baskets of toys you may already have for your adorable pup (and don’t let anyone shame you for those piles of dog delight), the best dog in the world (your dog) could always use a new dog toy. To help you increase playtime joy for
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. For many dogs and their owners, bath time is a stressful ordeal. That’s why dry dog shampoos are a great tool to have in your pet care arsenal. They can be used to deodorize your dog in-between grooming sessions or as a bathing alternative for pets who
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Summer is here and it’s hot out there! It’s time for the beach and the pool, but your fur-covered friend is brand new to the world and has questions. What is water? Is it fun? Can I be in it without getting soap in my eyes? Yes, of course. But, your dog might be antsy
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A very happy German shorthaired pointer named River was recently spotting showing of a rare and wonderful maneuver known as a stot. A Tigger’s a wonderful thing Stotting is the act of jumping straight up off the ground with all four feet and is thought to be done by prey animals like gazelles to show
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