Tag Archives: PETS


Is Your Dog Stressed Watch for These Signs

Is Your Dog Stressed? Watch for These Signs

Is your dog feeling anxious? Stressed? Worried? You may think he can’t tell you if he is, but he often will, in nonverbal ways. Your dog communicates his emotional state through his body language and behavior. Decoding these cues is mostly a matter of knowing what to look for. It is important to notice the signs of stress in their early stages; ... Readmore »

5 Tactics to Get Your Dog to Potty in the Rain

My Pug, Willy, is a picky pottier under the best circumstances. He sniffs for minutes on end, spins a little, then changes his mind at the last second and goes searching for a better area. Any changes in the weather, such as wind, snow or rain, complicate his already-picky potty habits and make his bathroom quest even longer. But since we ... Readmore »

Renal (Kidney) Failure In Dogs Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments

Renal or kidney failure in dogs happens when the kidneys are no longer able to properly filter nitrogen and other waste from the blood stream. It can be an acute condition that appears suddenly with severe symptoms, or it can be a chronic condition that appears over time, in which case symptoms may be mild and gradually worsen until they ... Readmore »

Can Dogs Eat Grapes? Are Grapes Safe For Dogs?

When it comes to the question, “Can dogs eat grapes?” there is a simple answer. It’s an unequivocal NO. Raisins and grapes are very toxic for all dog breeds. It’s important for dog lovers to know what foods are toxic to dogs. It can be a matter of life and death. Dog parents should be extremely careful about feeding their dogs anything they are unsure ... Readmore »

Knowing When to Give Your Dog a Chew Toy

Knowing When to Give Your Dog a Chew Toy

When you’re home your pooch has everything she needs – interaction, attention, companionship.  But when you go out and leave her to an empty house, keeping your dog occupied can help prevent boredom from leading to bad habits like chewing or other destructive behaviors.  Some dogs get anxious and have what is known as “separation anxiety” when they’re left alone ... Readmore »

Halloween pet costume fun!

Halloween pet costume fun!

Does your pet like being dressed up in silly costumes and making you smile? I know my dogs do! They might not be thrilled with the process of getting the costume on and perfectly adjusted, but once the velcro straps are secure, you should see how they strut around! They especially love the “treat” part of our in-house trick or ... Readmore »

Creating a Dog-Friendly Backyard

Creating a Dog-Friendly Backyard

Creating a dog-friendly backyard brings many benefits such as the dog’s safety, prevention of boredom and attendant misbehaviors, exercise, and enjoyment of nature. Remember, though, that while letting your dog have a free romp in your yard keeps him exercised, active and happy, the yard should be used only as a temporary retreat. Nothing can replace the time you spend ... Readmore »

Sick Tiny Kitten Walked Up To Man And Begged To Be Adopted

Sick Tiny Kitten Walked Up To Man And Begged To Be Adopted

“You don’t choose the cat, the cat chooses you.” Davy, a social worker for children with disabilities, was looking for a pet to adopt when his friends started tagging him in a Facebook post about Arlo, a cute tabby cat with hydrocephalus who longed for a forever home. “I live alone in a little rural cottage and thought it would ... Readmore »

10+ Animals Who Can Brighten Up Our Lives With Their Charm

10+ Animals Who Can Brighten Up Our Lives With Their Charm

We are sure that no one in this world can resist the cuteness of animals. That’s the reason why we decided to collect some photos of animals to share with our readers. Whether you are an animal lover or not, we are sure that these awesome animals will blow your mind with their cuteness. Their charm and beauty are guaranteed ... Readmore »