Deaf Dog Awareness Week

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You finally found the perfect dog to adopt? Is she everything you want? Is she friendly, active, playful and is giving you that puppy dog look as you walk away from her kennel? Maybe you’re ready to take her home, so you read the sheet attached to her cage… and you realize she’s deaf. In […] Read more »

Most Common Cat Health Concerns


If you have a cat or you’re thinking about getting one, it’s important to be prepared for any health concerns that may pop up. Here’s a list of some quite common health issues in cats: 1. Vomiting – can be caused for a variety of reasons, from eating something to a urinary tract infection. Call your […] Read more »

Underwater Puppies

Seth Casteel, photographer and New York Times bestselling author has released a heart-warming collection of photos involving dogs and water. Casteel worked with more than 1,500 rescue dogs and took each dog’s photo as they dove into the water. From Woman’s Day here are some of the most prized photos taken by Casteel: Determined Doggie […] Read more »

Most Common Dog Health Concerns


If you have a dog or you’re thinking about getting one, you might be wondering what kind of health issues come up the most often. Here’s a list of some quite common health issues in dogs: 1. Ear infection: symptoms might include head shaking or tilting, ear odor, lack of balance, and vigorous scratching 2. […] Read more »

Why Are Pets Relinquished?


The National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy studied 12 animal shelters for one year to discover the most common reasons for relinquishment. Here are the most common reasons: Dogs: Moving (7%) Landlord not allowing pet (6%) Too many animals in household (4%) Cost of pet maintenance (5%) Owner having personal problems (4%) Inadequate […] Read more »

Pet Insurance


You might feel more secure about potential vet bills if you have some kind of pet insurance. If you’re trying to make a decision about whether or not to purchase pet insurance, consider the following: Pet Insurance Pros Affordable options for care should your pet become seriously ill Many pet insurance plans cover emergency visits […] Read more »

The Shelter Pet Project

The Shelter Pet Project is an organization whose main goal is to ensure animal shelters are the first place people turn to when looking to adopt a pet. The motto embraced by The Shelter Pet Project is, “A person is the best thing to happen to a shelter pet. Be that person. Adopt.” Here’s how […] Read more »

Say Cheese? Pet Photography Basics

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If you are anything like me, you probably love to snap pictures of your dog or cat. In fact, these photos may comprise most of those on your phone and on your Facebook wall or Instagram feed. Unlike people, however, most pets won’t pause and smile for a picture; they will generally just keep playing […] Read more »

Pet Birthday Celebrations

Birthday parties are always fun and pet birthday celebrations, even at a smaller scale, can be a fun time for you and your pet. Here are some neat ideas for a paw-fect pet birthday celebration: Birthday Cake- There are now many bakeries that specialize in pet pastries. A healthy pet cake could be the perfect […] Read more »

Responsible Dog Ownership Month


As September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, we thought we would share some tips that are easy to overlook while caring for your dog. • Make sure your dog always has adequate amounts of water and quality food available to him. Bargain basement food is always available but likely do not provide the quality of […] Read more »