Keep Track of Your Pets’ Activities While You’re Away

Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

Home Alone How to keep an eye on your pets no matter where you—and they—are. Most pet owners agree that the most stressful part of having pets is leaving them when they have to go to work or decide to take a vacation. Whether you decide on having a pet sitter come in to your home, putting your faith into a close friend or relative, or selecting a boarding facility; there … [Read more...]

Pet Summer Safety Tips

Pet Summer Safety Tips

Heat Awareness Day 2014 Several states are already experiencing above normal temperatures and sizzling, record breaking heat. Weather predictors such as the 2014 Farmers’ Almanac indicate that this summer will be exceptionally hot across much of the U.S. Since heat is the No. 1 weather-related killer in the U.S. (According to the U.S. Department of Commerce National … [Read more...]

Steven Appelbaum Guest Post – Car Safety for Dogs

Jack Russell Terrier Dog Enjoying a Car Ride

Car Safety for Dogs Can you take advantage of the safety harness for your dog, when traveling with him/her in your car or truck? The President of Animal Behavior College, Steven Appelbaum, wrote a guest post on which talks about safety harness crash test results for dogs. The non-profit Center for Pet Safety tested several brands of pet harnesses using … [Read more...]

Introducing Your Dog to Water


Water Safety Tips As the video below shows you, not all dogs can swim. While this dog may look cute in her owner's arms as she moves her legs across the surface of the kiddie pool, water safety is not to be taken lightly. If your dog has yet to meet your swimming pool, the ocean or any other body of water, read on to learn how to introduce your dog to water. Before we … [Read more...]

3 Dogs Save Their Owner’s Life


Man's Life Saved by His Three Dogs On Friday morning in Lewisburg, Tenn., a fire spread throughout Doyce Mitchell's home. Quick to take action, Mitchell's three Jack Russell Terriers (Luke, Fiddle and Pinch) ran to Mitchell's bed and barked frantically to wake him up. Most of his home was filled with smoke by the time Mitchell got up. "Lost everything but me and my boys … [Read more...]