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Are You “Treating” Your Dog to Obesity?

Are You “Treating” Your Dog to Obesity?

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Have you noticed your dog getting a bit thick in the middle lately? Many pet guardians consider the act of giving their dog treats as a sign of love. In reality, giving too many treats is a leading cause of dog obesity. According to perfectpuppycare.com, the right treat portion for your dog depends on the […]

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  April 21, 2017   No comments
Bananas: Healthy Dog Treat?

Bananas: Healthy Dog Treat?

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  My dogs LOVE bananas!  Every time they see me with one, they come over wanting a bite.  I split the pointy end piece between them, their fruit bite of the day. I’m a big believer in feeding healthy treats, and bananas fill the bill. Health Benefits of Bananas For Your Dog They’re also rich […]

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  April 19, 2017   No comments
Dog Behavior:  Your Dog Is Watching You

Dog Behavior: Your Dog Is Watching You

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  Ever notice your dog will steal food when you aren’t in the room?  This dog behavior is known by many of us, but recent studies indicate there may be more to it than we realized. Background Studies conducted in 2009 by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology indicate dogs may use a higher […]

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  April 13, 2017   No comments
Cats Catching Flies:  Is Your Cat A Fly Guy?

Cats Catching Flies: Is Your Cat A Fly Guy?

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Cats catching flies can be pretty entertaining to watch. Flies make great toys for cats, it seems.  I’ve noticed whenever a fly manages to get into the house, Marty doesn’t take long catching it. In this video from Simon’s Cat, he, too, is determined to catch the fly in the house. Unfortunately, the cat encounters […]

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  March 30, 2017   No comments
Help Your Pet Sitter Help You

Help Your Pet Sitter Help You

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Do you plan to hire a pet sitter to care for your pets when you go on vacation?  If this will be the first time hiring a pet sitter, keep the following tips in mind to ensure they can provide optimal care for your pet. Tips To Help Your Pet Sitter Provide Best Care Possible […]

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  March 6, 2017   No comments
World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay

World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay

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Today is World Spay Day. Here are some facts on the benefits of spay/neuter and what happens when pets are not spayed or neutered. Why Spay and Neuter Is Important A dog or cat as young as 4 months of age can get pregnant. Litter mates can produce a litter! Cats typically enter their first […]

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  February 28, 2017   No comments
Mistakes To Avoid When Walking Your Dog

Mistakes To Avoid When Walking Your Dog

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The weather is awesome where we live today. Many people will be outside with their dogs, walking the neighborhood trails and playing catch with them! To get the most enjoyment from walking your dog, poundwishes.com points out these common mistakes to avoid: Playing Follow the Leader Allowing your dog to lead the way on a walk sends […]

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  February 22, 2017   No comments