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Introducing Your Kitten to Your Cat

Introducing Your Kitten to Your Cat

Getting a little kitten can be one of the best feelings ever! Lovable and cuddly, they will melt your heart. But your adult cat might not feel the same way. It takes time to introduce a kitten to a cat, and that’s why we have made this guide for introducing your cats...

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Adoptable Animal Spotlight: Franklin!

Adoptable Animal Spotlight: Franklin!

Franklin is a paraplegic kitten that needs an adopter that is experienced in special needs cats! He is an EXTREMELY affectionate kitten, and loves other cats, humans, and dogs that don't chase him. He can't urinate on his own, so his forever family would need to...

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6 Signs Your Pet is in Pain

6 Signs Your Pet is in Pain

Sometimes our pets aren’t feeling too good, and they can’t exactly tell us how they feel. It’s our responsibility as pet owners to look out for the signs they can give us. Keep reading to find out some common signs of pain in pets so you can know when they may need...

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What to Know About Smoke and Pets

What to Know About Smoke and Pets

To many pet lovers, our pets are priceless. Sometimes, our pets need our help to protect them from pain and sickness. Smoke inhalation in pets can be very dangerous for their health, so keep reading to find out how to keep your pets safe!   Wildfires are...

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Adoptable Animal Spotlight: Kit!

Adoptable Animal Spotlight: Kit!

Check out Kit! Longer haired, soft tuxedo fluffball with a little white markings on his face. His coat is uber soft and he loves snuggling up next to you to share. Little white socks to match his outfit. Kit often likes to relax with his tongue out a...

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International Pet Adoption 101

International Pet Adoption 101

Giving a pet a second chance at love and a forever home is priceless. Homeless pets that need help exist around the globe. International pet adoption organizations are dedicated to saving as many as possible.   International Pet Adoption organizations are focused...

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Pet Adoption 101: Tips for Raising a Kitten or Puppy

Pet Adoption 101: Tips for Raising a Kitten or Puppy

Considering adopting a kitten or a puppy? Pet adoption is serious business! Once you have brought home that adorable little bundle of fur, what is next? Keep reading to learn the basics, step-by-step.  Pet adoption can be such a fun challenge. If you have the...

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4 Tips for Camping Safely with your Dog

4 Tips for Camping Safely with your Dog

Camping not only offers fantastic hiking and scenery, but also, cooler temperatures during the dog days of summer. Setting out for a camping adventure with your four-legged best friend? You should know these 4 tips before you take your dog camping! Canines are some of...

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Overheated Pets: Signs, Tips, Solutions

Overheated Pets: Signs, Tips, Solutions

The dog days of summer traditionally bring excessive heat and humidity putting both humans and pets at risk. Keep reading to learn how to protect your pets from overheating. During the dog days of summer (usually from July to September depending on weather patterns),...

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Easy DIY Dog and Cat Toys

Easy DIY Dog and Cat Toys

Are you a pet owner who is also crafty or just likes to recycle/upcycle?Then this blog is for you! Create easy DIY dog and cat toys from items already in your home! It’s a fact, pets love toys! But it can add up quickly regularly buying them from a local or even...

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Avoid These 4 Pet Hygiene Mistakes

Avoid These 4 Pet Hygiene Mistakes

Pets add companionship and unconditional love to our lives. But they also add dirt, smells, dander, hair, and more. Proper pet hygiene will keep your home and pet clean and safe! Poor pet hygiene can create serious health conditions or other issues. Regular and...

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5 Reasons to Foster a Pet!

5 Reasons to Foster a Pet!

Should you consider fostering a pet during COVID-19 and beyond? While each person needs to make the right choice for their lifestyle and home, below are 5 indisputable reasons why you should foster a pet!   Sadly, pets find themselves homeless for many reasons...

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5 Reasons to Say No to Retractable Leashes!

5 Reasons to Say No to Retractable Leashes!

Unless you are in a fenced off-leash park or yard, your dog should always be on a leash for their safety and yours! While retractable leashes are popular, you should never use one! You see them everywhere! They are almost a “fashion accessory” for many dog owners. But...

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How to Safely Take Your Dog Hiking!

How to Safely Take Your Dog Hiking!

With the warmer temperatures and humidity, hit the cooler mountain trails with your four-legged best friend! Taking your dog hiking can be a fun and exciting way to keep them fit and happy.   Dog hiking trails should be easy to find! Before you head out, be sure...

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10 Games to Keep Your Cats Happy!

10 Games to Keep Your Cats Happy!

  Cats love to play; especially when it encourages their natural instincts!  Keep reading about the 10 cat games you can play with your feline today.   Contrary to popular belief, cats do not want to be left alone day in and day out. Cats, like all...

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5 Cool & Healthy Summer Treats for Pets

5 Cool & Healthy Summer Treats for Pets

  The summer is heating up and our dogs and cats need cool and healthy summer treats!  Hot summer temperatures take a toll on humans and pets alike, and if you live in a humid climate, the heat index is intensified. It is important to keep our dogs and...

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Local Shelter or Rescue: 5 Ways to Help!

Local Shelter or Rescue: 5 Ways to Help!

Our world has changed since the emergence of COVID-19. While our own lives have been greatly affected by our new “normal,” your local shelter and rescues have been hit especially hard. Despite the current world conditions, the needs of homeless pets still must be met....

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How to Celebrate Pride Month With Your Pets

How to Celebrate Pride Month With Your Pets

Every year hundreds of thousands of people and their pets gear up for pride festivals around the world, celebrating their identities and the rights they fight for each day. Many people celebrate pride with their pets! This year, many pride festivals have been...

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Missing Pet? Five Things to do Right Away!

Missing Pet? Five Things to do Right Away!

There are few things worse than a missing pet! A missing pet can be harmed once they are lost. It is a pet owner’s worst nightmare when their pet goes missing. According to the American Humane Association: An estimated 1 out of every 3 pets will become lost during...

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Canine Dental Care is Essential for Overall Health

Canine Dental Care is Essential for Overall Health

When your dog “smiles” or even just opens his mouth, do you appreciate his pearly whites? Or do you run for cover from his toxic breath? Many of us joke about bad dental hygiene, but for a dog their dental health is critical to their overall health – Much like our...

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Games to Play with Your Dog During Coronavirus and Beyond!

Games to Play with Your Dog During Coronavirus and Beyond!

Our dogs love to be active! The physical and mental stimulation is a critical part of their overall well-being and happiness. But did you also know playing games with your dog is an important part of training, socializing, and bonding with your dog? Dog Training Comes...

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The Pet Poisons Hiding in Plain Sight in Your Home

The Pet Poisons Hiding in Plain Sight in Your Home

With the emergence of the Coronavirus, many of us are giving a lot more thought – and action – to proactively protecting our health. But did you know that the average home has many toxic products that can poison your beloved pets? Keep reading to find the dangers and...

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Lyme Disease and Dogs: What You Need to Know and Do

Lyme Disease and Dogs: What You Need to Know and Do

Warmer temperatures pose another parasite threat to our pets, namely, deer ticks who transmit Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease and dogs, or other pets, can be a bad situation. Keep reading to learn more about this pet health threat, and how you can proactively protect your...

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Health Benefits of Daily Dog Walks

Health Benefits of Daily Dog Walks

The health benefits of daily dog walks are not just for your dog!  Regular walks, especially with the stress of dealing with COVID-19, offer positive health benefits to you and your dog! Plus, it is something you can do to spend time with your dog while...

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April Means Heartworm Prevention!

April Means Heartworm Prevention!

Warmer temperatures and longer days are finally here! Sadly, so are unfriendly and potentially dangerous mosquitoes! While most vets recommend keeping your dog on heartworm medication all year, if your dog has gone off heartworm prevention, there...

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Dog Parks: Pros and Cons (What You Need to Know)

Dog Parks: Pros and Cons (What You Need to Know)

Dog parks are increasingly common in many communities, but so is the discussion whether they are good or bad.   While the decision is up to each dog owner and their canine, there are some things you need to know before you go to your local dog park!Since the...

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California: Protect Your Dog from Deadly Foxtails!

California: Protect Your Dog from Deadly Foxtails!

The official start of spring is this week and that means warmer temperatures and some new outdoor challenges for our K9s – especially in California! Foxtails are common, and shed potentially dangerous seeds and fibers for your four-legged best friend! Learn how to...

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Celebrating Professional Pet Sitters Week

Celebrating Professional Pet Sitters Week

This past week, March 1st through March 7th, was Professional Pet Sitters Week. What is Professional Pet Sitters Week? Professional Pet Sitters Week was introduced in 1995 by the organization Pet Sitters International (PSI). PSI is the world’s largest...

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Coronavirus and your pets; 5 Resources for Information

Coronavirus and your pets; 5 Resources for Information

Our pets are family members. Any worldwide crisis like the recent outbreak of Coronavirus makes me wonder how will this affect my family members including my dog Willow. I have put together some information to help you wade through the increasingly overwhelming amount...

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Why Should I Hire a Professional Pet Sitter?

Why Should I Hire a Professional Pet Sitter?

When I was growing up, I had no idea that there was such a thing as a professional pet sitter. My parents always “hired” neighbors or childhood friends to care for our pets when we left town. Most often than not, we arrived home disappointed. Either our animals hadn’t...

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