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Hurricane Preparedness for Pets

Hurricane Preparedness for Pets

Hurricane Preparedness for Pets For many people, June 1 might mark the beginning of summer, but for those of us who live in Florida, it marks the beginning of another hurricane season.   Each June I pull out our hurricane kit to ensure we have plenty of batteries and...

8 Dog Movies to Watch During the Holidays

8 Dog Movies to Watch During the Holidays

8 Dog Movies to Watch During the Holidays 2021 has been quite the year and we all probably need to feel warm and fuzzy during the holiday season so why not get cozy on the couch with your dog and watch a few beloved films this holiday season. Here are 8 dog movies to...

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets Loud noises, a constantly ringing doorbell, kids in costumes. All of these things can spell fear and anxiety for your pet this coming Halloween. But by keeping these Halloween safety tips in mind you'll ensure your pet’s safety and you...

Tips on How to Plan a Halloween Dog Party

Tips on How to Plan a Halloween Dog Party

Tips on How to Plan a Halloween Dog Party The frightfully delightful night that is Halloween will be here soon. Candy is being bought and parties are being planned. However, we humans shouldn’t be the only ones enjoying the treats of October 31st. If you’re planning a...

How to Keep Your Dog Safe Around Wildlife

How to Keep Your Dog Safe Around Wildlife

How to Keep Your Dog Safe Around Wildlife With the hot summer fading and the temps starting to cool down a bit, chances are you'll be wanting to hit the great outdoors with your dog. With cooler temps, it could mean the emergence of wild animals that live in your...

How to Help Your Dog Beat Boredom

How to Help Your Dog Beat Boredom

How to Help Your Dog Beat Boredom Kids are finally headed back to school and many people are headed back to the office, at least for a few days a week, after being home for over a year!  It’s hard leaving for a long day at work knowing that your dog will be home alone...

Activities for the Dog Dad This Father’s Day

Activities for the Dog Dad This Father’s Day

Activities for the Dog Dad This Father’s Day Father’s Day is coming up, and we can’t forget about all the fur dads out there! As a dog dad, you undoubtedly spend plenty of time doting on your fur baby, and Father’s Day is a good reason to make your day with your pup a...

July 4th Safety Tips for Pets

July 4th Safety Tips for Pets

July 4th Safety Tips for Pets Did you know that more dogs are lost on this day than any other day of the year? Here are some July 4th safety tips for pets to ensure their safety during this time of year. Leave Them at Home First, resist the urge to take your pet to...

Keeping Your Dog’s Heart Healthy

Keeping Your Dog’s Heart Healthy

Keeping Your Dog's Heart Healthy February is American Heart Month, and it's not just for humans! This is also a time to learn about keeping your dog's heart healthy, too. Heart disease, which is common in humans, is actually rare for dogs and can lead to serious...

Tips for Vacationing With Pets

Tips for Vacationing With Pets

Tips for Vacationing With Pets When it's time to take a family vacation, you need to decide what to do with your pets. There are several choices including boarding, having someone come to your house to take care of their needs, or taking them with you. All of these...

Fun Games Between Kids & Dogs

Fun Games Between Kids & Dogs

Fun Games Between Kids & Dogs Due to the Coronavirus, we have been sheltering in place for several weeks now. Almost everyone is getting bored and restless especially kids since there is no school or playdates.  Here are a few fun games that your kids can play...

5 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe on NYE

5 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe on NYE

Ringing in the new year with family and friends is always a good time, but something happening to one of your furry friends during the celebration would be a terrible way to end the night. If you’re wondering what you can do to keep your pets safe on NYE, check out...

5 Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

5 Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers It’s that time of year again, where you seem to be constantly shopping and trying to figure out what special gift to get each person in your life. You’ve got a nice bottle opener for your wine-loving friend, and personalized coffee mug for...

THANKSGIVING SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR PET

THANKSGIVING SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR PET

Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Your Pet ‘Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they...

10 REASONS TO GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR DOG

10 REASONS TO GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR DOG

Thanksgiving is at the end of November so naturally, people start to think about all of the things that they are thankful for in their lives especially in 2020.  Most of us have lots of things to be thankful for, especially if we have a special loved one in our...

Reasons to Get Your Kid a Dog

Reasons to Get Your Kid a Dog

If you've got kids, chances are you've heard them begging for a dog at some point or another. You've likely thought of all the dog hair, mess in your home, accidents in the house, but try and banish those thoughts. Adding a dog to your family can have some great...

Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

Dog Therapy Appreciation Day

April 11th is National Pet Day, and also Dog Therapy Appreciation Day! Not a day goes by that we don't appreciate our dogs, but there is a special place in our hearts for therapy dogs. You may be wondering if therapy dogs are the same as service dogs, the answer is...