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Face it Feline Fans-Your Cat is a Wild Animal

Does your cuddly feline seem to think he’s the vicious wildcat from hell?  In point of fact, he’s got it almost right. A recent study finds that genetically speaking, our house cats aren’t very…

When Your Dog’s Cough Requires Medical Attention

Dogs cough for many reasons, including allergies, tracheal disease (collapse), lung disease, or due to the lodging of a foreign material/object in the windpipe. Though not typically serious in and…

5 Good Reasons Why You Should Adopt a Cat

I know what you’re thinking, dear reader:  we are a dog friendly site; dogs, not cats.  Cats, are well, you know: felines.  Despite all of that we felt it was time…

Dog Stress Study: A Little Love Goes A Long Way in Settling Down Anxious Canines

We all know how our furry friends enjoy a good pet. Well, it is amazing how little time is required for petting to make a big difference in their stress…

Want a Beer Send Your Dog (Video)

(TheWeek) Bandit the Australian cattle dog is raising the bar for dogs everywhere who claim to be man’s best friend by simply hanging around, going for walks, and fetching frisbees.…

Top 10 Tips For Relieving Fall Allergies in Our Pets

Regardless of location, the elemental tumult of fall (dying plant life, dryness, moisture, cooler temperatures, wind, etc.) stirs up environmental allergens and irritants that can affect the eyes, nose, skin,…

Don’t Take Nutrition Advice From Pet Stores

I just had a disturbing conversation with a neighbor about his dog Maggie. Maggie is an elderly black lab who is doing surprisingly well despite suffering from diabetes mellitus, lumbosacral…

Dear Kitten: Regarding the Dog

Something really fun as “Cat and Kitten” are back again, and now there is a new “thing” in the household. How will they respond? Watch the hilarious video to find…

7 Natural Home Remedies For What Ails Your Dog

When you’re feeling under the weather, you might find that the perfect thing for treating what ails you is something you already have in the kitchen. Did you know that…

Stop Stressing Cats By Treating Them Like Dogs

People need to remember that cats aren’t dogs.  The cats in particular want us to remember that an animal behavior expert tells the Telegraph. We stress our felines out by expecting them to…

Debunking the Top 6 Dog Myths

I love dogs, and have had the great pleasure of sharing a home with them all my life.  Up until a few years ago, I believed the old “dry nose…

Four Good Reasons To Socialize Your Dog

What things are necessary to provide a healthy life for your dog? Most owners would answer nutrition, regular vaccinations, parasite control, and regular veterinary exams. Few, if any, would answer socialization.…

Dispelling 10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters

Animal shelters are a huge asset to the communities they serve as well as surrounding residents – and, of course, to the animals. Unfortunately, their purpose and contribution to society…

Dental Disease and Dog Food

Daily tooth brushing and professional dental cleanings on an as-needed basis are the best ways to prevent the formation of periodontal disease in dogs, but diet can play an important…

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