Month: May 2019

Petting a dog—it seems so simple! And of course, there are many ways to pet a dog, depending on your dog’s preference and your own routines. This fun video demonstrates just how true that is.&nbsp[embedded content] That said, the wrong sort of petting can make dogs dog nervous or scared—even if that’s the last thing
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Originally desert animals, cats enjoy warm and sunny weather. But they’re actually not any better at tolerating heat than us humans, according to PetMD. When temperatures rise to extremes they can become uncomfortable or dangerously warm. Early signs that your cat isn’t doing well with the heat include restlessness while they try to seek out
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Now that the weather is warming up, boaters and dog lovers are spending more time out on the water. It can be a lot of fun to have your best furry buddy by your side while you enjoy the surf and sun as the wind blows through your hair, but it’s
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Dogs do plenty of cute things, but there are few behaviors more adorable than the head tilt. I make plenty of strange noises around my pups just to see if they’ll tilt their heads to the side in a quizzical look of confusion. Most dog owners can tell you that the head
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There’s a reason dogs are referred to as “Man’s Best Friend” (although I think “Human’s Best Friend” is more appropriate, right?). It’s difficult to find a more loving, loyal, and affectionate creature to share your life and home with. Which is why—if you’re still pondering which name to give your furry buddy—we suggest choosing a
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. When you buy a bag of dog food, you’re trusting the manufacturer with your dog’s health and safety. If you’ve done your research to choose a high-quality product, you shouldn’t have to worry. Unfortunately, manufacturers make mistakes and accidents do happen, sometimes leading to a recall. If
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Have you ever looked at your cat and wondered, “Why are you doing that?” Let’s face it: cats are weirdos. That’s why we love them so much! They invade our homes, win our hearts, make our days infinitely better, and sometimes knock a glass of water over for no good reason. Believe it or not,
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Many of us have experienced that sinking feeling in our stomachs when we see a dog locked in a car on a warm day. Every year, there are news reports of animals dying in unattended vehicles across the country. This is an avoidable tragedy. That’s why we reached out the experts at the Animal Legal
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) It’s hard not to break down in tears when you watch a video of a dog reuniting with their beloved human after going without seeing them for months, or even years, on end. Maybe you watched some of the viral videos of soldiers returning home to pups who greet them with
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Dogs love popsicles for the same reasons that humans do: they’re wonderfully refreshing on a hot day. While human popsicle treats are packed with sugar, these dog-friendly popsicles are much healthier. They’re not only safe for our best friends, but they also help keep dogs hydrated. We’ve
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Fiber is essential for healthy digestion, but its benefits go well above and beyond this simple fact. A high-fiber diet for dogs can improve blood sugar levels, reduce diarrhea and constipation, and boost weight loss as well. But how do
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Wildfires endanger natural resources, property, people, and of course, beloved pets. In 2018, the Mendocino Complex Fire burned hundreds of square miles, the Holy Fire caused more than 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes, and those were only two of the several wildfires that burned in the state of California, alone.
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