Dog Beach Etiquette

Dog Beaches

The do's and don'ts of playing in the sand and water. There is no better feeling than an ocean breeze in your hair and the salt water from the Pacific Ocean lapping at your toes. It's the perfect way to cool off on these increasingly hot summer days. Dogs love the beach as much as their human companions, but unfortunately, irresponsible owners have found their dogs banned … [Read more...]

Rescue Me-ow

Cat Shelter

Adopt don't shop for your next feline companion. So you’re thinking of getting a cat. You’ve looked at photos of sleek Abyssinians, fluffy Persians and round-faced British Shorthairs, and have decided on the cat for you. You’re sure no one in your family is allergic to cats. However, before you visit a breeder and shell out $500 or $1,000 for a purebred kitten, consider … [Read more...]

The Dog Obesity Epidemic

Two Obese Dogs

How we can help dogs and they can help us become healthier. We hear about the “Obesity Epidemic” in the United States over and over again. We are aware of how important it is to make healthy food choices and exercise. What you may not be aware of is that there is a real “Dog Obesity Epidemic” and it threatens the health and well-being of our canine family members. In … [Read more...]

The Good Stuff for Dogs and Cats

Pet Products

P.L.A.Y.’s (Pet Lifestyle And You) new versatile two-in-one cat scratcher, the Arty, features bold curves that separate into two pieces and can be used together or apart to deliver more than one scratching outlet in your home. Designed with the fiercest scratchers in mind, the Arty uses FDA certified corrugated recycled paper and uniform fiber patterns that offer extra … [Read more...]

Dog Toys 101

Dog Toys 101

When it comes to dog toys, there are quite literally millions of choices available. However, it’s important for your dog’s physical health and emotional well-being that you select the most appropriate toys. To find out what attracted dogs to toys, researchers from Bristol Veterinary School conducted a study in 2012 where they presented dogs with a variety of different toys … [Read more...]