We all have the best intentions when it comes to grooming our dogs. Bathing, brushing, trimming… we want them to look their best, smell their best, and most importantly, feel their best. I recently visited a friend who bathes her dogs every week. I can’t imagine. To make matters worse, I made the mistake of […]
It’s important to pay attention to the ingredient list in your pet products. If you do, you may have noticed that isopropyl alcohol, otherwise known as rubbing alcohol, is finding its way into many dog care products. You may be wondering, “What’s the big deal with that?” I was shocked to see a question on Google
The holidays are here friends, and that means it’s time to (socially-distance) visit with friends and family, cuddle up by the fire, and spend some quality time with our pets! But, and this is always important, it’s also a time when we forget the heightened risk that may arise over the season. From food to
The first time I walked my own dog I was 12. My puppy, Kelly, a rescued red bone hound was all over the place, but something clicked. The feelings I had for Kelly were different from what I’d felt for my pet guinea pig, Squeaky. For the first time, I had a responsibility to a
Many pet parents know to keep antifreeze well away from their animals. It’s a common warning animal owners get once winter weather rears its snowy head. And for good reason. Once the snow and freezing cold hits, cases of antifreeze poisoning in dogs jump, and unfortunately, this is a life-threatening scenario. So, what is it
With winter weather upon us in many areas, we’re loving all the pictures we’re seeing lately of dogs enjoying that first romp in the snow. The joy on their faces as they plow through the snow piles, rolling in the soft, cool fluffy stuff, or racing to catch each snowflake before it hits the ground.
The countdown to turkey dinner is on, and that means we’re already drooling just thinking about all those delicious dishes spread out across the table. Of course we’re also looking forward to spending some quality time with friends and family. But each and every year we hear about cases of pets who’ve gotten into something
All Hallow’s Eve is right around the corner. This year it looks as though many areas will be back to business as usual, with tiny ghouls and goblins out canvassing the neighborhood for tricks and treats. For some animals, this is a welcome celebration. Some dogs are big fans of strangers coming to the door