Month: August 2019

This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. The wild beauty of wolves has inspired tales as old as the founding of Rome, legends of shapeshifters, and modern hits like Game of Thrones. What’s more, wolves are the ancestors of every dog breed from the toy poodle to the Great Dane. Despite their beauty and
0 Comments
If you love camping with your dog, this is for you! Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, 4 Paws Kingdom is the first and only dog dedicated campground in the US. They exclusively cater to canines and their adult companions and they’ve truly created a doggie kingdom. In addition
0 Comments
(Picture Credit: Purple Collar Pet Photography/Getty Images) Whenever we’re sad or depressed, we try to find things that will make us feel better. We’re also lucky enough to be able to communicate and vent out our issues to others who care about us when we need to. The same can’t really be said for our
0 Comments
(Picture Credit: Andrea Calzona/Getty Images) When we think about our beloved dogs, we often think of how happy-go-lucky they are. We tend to think of their best versions, tongues out while running and playing in the backyard and having a great time. But sometimes things happen in life and we, as pet parents, are not
0 Comments
Are you thinking of getting your very own Alaskan Malamute puppy? It’s awfully hard to resist an Alaskan Malamute’s fluffy coat and active disposition, so it’s easy to see why anyone would want one. There are some things you should know about Alaskan Malamute puppies before you run out to your local rescue and adopt
0 Comments
A rescue dog can find himself suddenly sprung from his cell and moved to a place with soft beds and softer laps all in the span of 24 hours. It’s like hitting the lottery and getting released from prison all on the same day — pretty overwhelming. It’s a lot to take in for any
0 Comments
(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Everybody poops. That’s just a fact. But not everybody has the habit of giving digested food another round through the body. Eating poop is actually not all that uncommon among dogs. It’s called coprophagia, and it’s generally a natural behavior with a few different causes. So why is your dog eating
0 Comments
Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Not to brag, but my cat Lily is pure magic. She rides on my shoulder, chats with me in kitty chirps, and brings me the most thoughtful gifts, like that odd sock that fell behind the sofa. She plays fetch and (usually) comes when I call her. She
0 Comments
You just saw The Darjeeling Limited and Before Sunrise and have been dreaming about taking the train for your vacation rather than a plane. It seems so romantic—looking wistfully out the window as the coast passes you by, getting caught up on all that reading you have been meaning to do but never have the
0 Comments
Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. My new foster dog, Oshi, is so stinking cute, but he came to me with severely overgrown toenails. All I wanted to do was cuddle this adorable pug, but his long nails scratched me when he tried to scramble into my lap. I needed to do something to
0 Comments
(Picture Credit: Chris Amaral/Getty Images) Can dogs eat bread? You’re probably asking this if you want to share a bite of your sandwich or toast with your pooch, or maybe your dog accidentally snagged a bite of bread while you weren’t looking. Ah, bread–a treat as tempting to the olfactory senses as to the taste
0 Comments
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. We love our kitties and therefore we never want to deal with the nightmarish scenario of losing our favorite ball of fluff. Luckily, one of the ways you can help keep your cat-friend safe is through the use of a GPS collar. Want to learn more? Keep
0 Comments
Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. At the first veterinarian visit with my newly rescued mini schnauzer, the vet told me to clean his right ear when I got home because there was some “gunk” in it. “Just look it up online. It’s easy to do at home,” my veterinarian said. It was at
0 Comments
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Both dogs and cats tend to shed more in the spring to prepare for the warmer temperatures in the summer months. Now that summer is in full swing, if you’re a pet parent, that means that your home (and everything in it) is probably covered in pet
0 Comments
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. All pet owners know the struggle to rid a household of pet hair is real. Seriously, just how did that enormous furball get there?! And shimmying under the furniture, or rearranging the living room to get rid of all that pet hair? It’s a hassle and a
0 Comments
This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. With their giant build and soft tricolor coats, Bernese mountain dogs are an easy breed to identify. They were originally developed as farm dogs but today serve their human companions well as faithful family pets. Weighing between 65 and 120 pounds at maturity, the Bernese mountain dog
0 Comments
Ever been backed into a corner about whether you’re a “cat person” or a “dog person”? We’ve all been there! And though some of us do tend to lean more to one side than the other, there is a whole slew of folks who are both—or who want to be both. Enter breeds of dogs
0 Comments