Your Pawlidays Roundup: Christmas Pets Around the Net

The holidays are a busy time for pets in the news and on social media! Here’s a roundup of what we found around the internet for Pawlidays 2016! In the News Forget the terror and tragedy that’s usually in the news. Here are the cheerful news snippets you need to get into the holiday spirit: […]

The Importance of Training Your Dog

If you’ve ever met (or owned) an unruly dog, you know how totally overwhelming their presence can be. They’ll jump on you and others, pull a leash until your shoulder aches, bark into thin air until your ears are ringing, and so much more. These kinds of behaviors absolutely do not work with the modern […]

Air Travel For Pets Isn’t As Safe As It Once Was

Traveling with pets is no picnic. It has never been simple to bring your furry sidekick along for a long distance trip, and the challenges increase in proportion with the size of the animal. Unfortunately, that has never been truer than it is now. Airlines are really buckling down on the way pets fly, and […]

Making the Choice to Say Goodbye

Under any circumstances, saying goodbye to a pet is an extremely difficult thing to go through. So, it only makes sense that the heartache is amplified considerably if you’re in the situation of deciding whether or not euthanasia would be best. Even when all of the end-of-life “signs” are staring you in the face, it’s […]

No Rest for the Wicked [Pet Owner]

Pets and sleep are a topic of hot debate, it would seem.  The tender-heart pet owners – we absolutely love them – will tell you that pets are people, too.  They’ll ask you how YOU would like to sleep all alone in a kennel on a cold winter’s night. The answer: not very much at […]

The Latest in Celebrity Pet Instagram

As pet lovers, there’s no denying that we simply can’t get enough of social media account dedicated to pets. Whether it’s an adorable pet bunny or a pair of irresistibly cute French bulldogs, it just never seems to get old. So, how could it possibly get any better? Answer: when the pet in question belongs […]

Lifetime Costs of Pet Ownership

This week, on Yahoo Parenting, there was a very entertaining article published, titled Here’s What It Costs to Own All the Pets Your Kid Says They Want.  The article originally appeared on Fatherly (a great site for dads, by the way!), and it was packed with the humor that we’ve come to expect from this blog. The underlying message, however, […]

Halloween Safety for Pets

Halloween is such a festive and exciting time of year, but that can mean some entirely different for our pets.  While we enjoy the thrill of dressing up and gathering up all the sweets our bodies can handle, the type of excitement that is experienced by our furry companions is usually more along the lines […]

Halloween Safety for Pets

Halloween is such a festive and exciting time of year, but that can mean some entirely different for our pets.  While we enjoy the thrill of dressing up and gathering up all the sweets our bodies can handle, the type of excitement that is experienced by our furry companions is usually more along the lines […]

Keeping Your Cat Off of Kitchen Counters

Regardless of species, even the most well-mannered pets have a bad habit or two.  However, while it’s true that many bad behaviors in pets are due to natural instincts that are virtually impossible to break, you may not be as helpless as you may think. Jumping on kitchen counters happens to be one of the […]