common dog mistakes

Mistakes are inevitable. We all make them, and we all feel a little bad when we do. However, no matter how bone-headed you think...
Boarding Your Dog

Boarding your dog or pet can be stressful. You’ll need to budget for it, as well as make sure he has his vaccinations. And...
Pet Names

Let’s face it, Fido, Boots, Brownie, Blackie, Rover, and Spot, while all good and well-used dog names, have had their day.  These are our...
date like your pet

Maybe the question is, does your date need to like your pet? The answer is an unequivocal yes. If your pet plays an important...
endangered species Amur Leopard

It seems that, at any given time, there are a number of species in danger of extinction, as well as many that have gone...
window cat perches

We all know our cats can be nosy, and like to sit in the window and watch the street below them.  However, this doesn't...
Holiday Treats for Your Canine

For those of us who treat our pets like our children, the holidays are a special time to pamper our pets with gifts, extra...
monkeys and humans

It is widely acknowledged that monkeys have some very human-like traits and tendencies. Are they our ancestors? Evolution is always up for discussion, but...
International Animal Rights Day

What is International Animal Rights Day? On December 10th, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations, established that day as National Human Rights Day,...
Canine Kidney Disease

Just as in humans, your canine uses his kidneys to balance substances and filter waste. Because of the crucial role they play in your...
pet shark

Sharks are fascinating, intelligent creatures, and having one in your living room sounds very cool, but this is not something you should rush into....
Raw Food

Our bull terrier, Ellis, was nine weeks old when we got him. And he’s had intestinal issues since he was nine weeks old. Our...
pet portraits

I think we all know someone (or several someones) who have at least one pet. Our fur babies are our children and who doesn’t...
Fleas in winter

Many people know that cold weather can affect the livelihood of fleas on your pet, however, your pet can still come in contact with...

Sometimes it seems that everyone who has ever owned a dog considers himself an expert, much in the same way as anyone who has...
healthy paws

Your dog spends a great deal of time on his paws. Just like our feet, they take a lot of abuse, only they don't...

Having pets means also having to be alert, informed, and vigilant with regards to keeping pets safe at home.  There are many household items...
Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pets

It's that time of year again when we spend time with long lost family and friends and feast on some of the best food...

Today's Pet Wellness Tip

Canine Kidney Disease

Just as in humans, your canine uses his kidneys to balance substances and filter waste. Because of the crucial role they play in your...