Dogs are wonderful and curious creatures. From the dawning of civilization, man and dog have survived and thrived together. That does not mean they fully understand each other, though.
There are a great deal of interesting facts about dogs. How many facts that are on this list did you already know?
1. Dogs have sweat glands between their ...Read More
Here are some of the best pet costumes of the year.
1. Lady is a Tramp Costume
Watch out, here she comes! This lady is the star of the party. From the wig to the fur boots, this Lady is a Tramp costume is sure to be a head turner. How can anyone resist a pet who looks so fabulous?
2. Pink Ribbon Pet Costume
October is not just fo...Read More
Would you buy your dog a toy that will make him look like he has a mustache? Maybe you already have that one. How about a toy that looks like roadkill? There is quite a selection of dog toys out there to chose from these days. From the more tame to the very strange, there is certainly something for every dog.
Below are four of the more unusu...Read More
Deciding to add a cat or kitten to your family is an important decision. Kittens really are adorable and hard to resist, but there are many considerations to take into account before bringing one home. This is especially true for new, or first time, cat owners.
If you have made the decision or have already brought a cat home, here are a few ...Read More
Playing with your dog not only keeps your dog active and happy, it also allows you and your dog to bond. The more time you spend together, the happy you both will be. Take half an hour away from the computer or housework and get down on the floor to play with your dog instead.
Young puppies demand attention, but spending quality time with yo...Read More
Dogs certainly make great pets, but they are not the only animals that offer us loyalty, companionship, and unconditional love. Cats do all of that and more. If you want to show your cat just how much you care, consider the following seven ways you can spoil them.
Brush Your Cat Regularly
Most cats really enjoy the soothing rhythm of b...Read More
When you are short on cash but want to fill your weekend with some fun, plan a staycation. What is a staycation, you ask?
A staycation is a vacation at home. It is a day or weekend filled with fun vacation type activities that you can your family can do at home. With a little planning, you can have tons of fun right in your own backyard.
The summer sun is shining brightly these days, and most of us understand the dangers the sun can bring with it. What we may forget about is how badly the sun can harm our pets.
Hopefully, you remember to pack the sun block and a nice big had along with your bathing suit and towel when you head to the beach. If your dog will be joining you, m...Read More
Are you looking for something to do with your dog this summer? Maybe a change of scenery or even just a few hours out of the house? Well, we have you covered. From a quick trip to the park to a dog friendly hotel stay, there are a variety of things you can do with your dog this summer.
Go to a local park
Have fun in the great outdoors. ...Read More
Friday June 22, 2012 is Take Your Dog to Work Day! How will you celebrate?
Mission: Founded in 1999, Take Your Dog to Work Day has always had the mission of celebrating the great relationships dogs and humans have. The main goal of this program is to raise awareness of the importance of adoption. There are so many dogs living alone in shelte...Read More
If you are feeling lonely, there is no better cure than the companionship of a dog. Sure friends and family can be comforting, but there is nothing that can match the that feeling you get when you walk through the door to a very happy and excited dog. All they want to do is shower you with unconditional love and affection.
Conversation starte...Read More
Do you have an artistic pet? If you believe the answer is yes, or if you have ever wanted to get your dog a paint set, look no further. The Art Casso’s Pup Casso Painting Kit For Dogs is the set you need.
What is it?
The Pup Casso Painting Set is a mess free paw painting set for your dog or cat. Basically, you set up the paints ...Read More
Here is an interesting concept that has been a growing trend in Japan for about ten years. Someday, it might catch on here in the United States, but we will have to wait.
The Cat Cafe
A Cat Cafe is basically a storefront that you can visit, but instead of selling coffee or pastries, you can interact with cats. For about ten American d...Read More
Do you celebrate your dog’s birthday? For more and more of us, the answer is yes. One of the many growing trends in the pet world is doggy birthday parties. At first this idea may seem far fetched, but after thinking about it, it is not such a bad idea. And for those pet parents who love to throw parties, it gives them a great excuse to...Read More
Being a pet lover can be full of ups and downs. Pets get sick just like humans. They also break bones and get hurt. Then there are all the vet bills and other expenses that come with having a pet.
On the upside, pets bring us lots of laughter, good times, and fond memories. There have even been multiple studies done over the years al...Read More
How smart is your dog? He or she is probably smarter than you may think, at least when it comes to finding food.
Once upon a time, dogs were wild and had to find food on their own. This meant stalking prey, foraging, and problem solving. Today’s dogs have it easy. All they have to do is wait for you to pour some kibble into their ...Read More
People will do just about anything for their dogs - feed them gourmet treats, buy them fancy sweaters and raincoats to protect them from the elements – and throw them birthday parties or Bark Mitzvahs. Yes, Bark Mitzvahs, the animal counterpart to the traditional Jewish coming of age ceremony for 13 year ...Read More
Some people just can’t leave good enough alone. And that can sometimes lead to some very interesting things. Take one of the newest crazes in the pet grooming world. Dubbed Poodle doodles, this fad transforms dogs into works of art.
Grooming a dog with a lot of fur inspires many dog groomers. What are they inspired to create? Othe...Read More
HAFowler's Benevolent Overlords, Charlotte & Elsie, to whom she gives homage today. Mother and daughter adopted her in 2008.
In 2005, Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige created National Cat Day to help educate and urge the public into action in regard to the number of cats that need to find lovi...Read More
Wish you could have a dog but have no way to? Maybe you live in an apartment that is not dog friendly or work so many hours you would feel bad keeping a dog at home alone for so long. There are options for you.
Option 1 - Dog Sharing
First, there is dog sharing, which means, for example, you and/or your family has a dog but end up bei...Read More