Month: February 2021

Let’s talk about…cat barf. After all, it’s a regular thing when you share your life with a cat and pretty much every cat owner is intimately familiar with “that sound” when one is on the way…hork, hork, hork. But when should you worry about your cat vomiting? When a Cat Vomiting Is Serious, And When
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Where’s the strangest place you’ve ever found your cat hiding? From the smallest nook in a closet to the most unlikely places of comfort (like, inside the refrigerator–true story!), cats are masters of concealment. Usually, cats hide simply because they’ve found a safe, warm, and comfortable place to snooze away the day. But if you
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. Even if your dog looks nothing like a wolf, his body still works like one (to some degree, anyway). Raw dog food is claimed to mimic the natural, ancestral diet wild wolves have evolved to follow. Some canine experts agree that it’s a healthy diet for dogs,
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. via Earth Rated If you’re anything like me, you pick up your dog’s waste in a green poop bag, toss it in the trash bin, and feel pretty good. After all, you’re helping the environment while cleaning up after your pooch. Unfortunately, according to the Federal Trade Commission, there’s something
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Let’s talk about…cat barf. After all, it’s a regular thing when you share your life with a cat and pretty much every cat owner is intimately familiar with “that sound” when one is on the way…hork, hork, hork. But when should you worry about your cat vomiting? When to Worry About a Cat Vomiting First
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(Picture Credit: Cavan Images/Getty Images) It’s happened to all dog lovers. You’re out and about, you come across a cute looking dog, and you just want to go and say hello! But do you know the correct and safe way to approach the dog? If you don’t greet a new dog in the correct way,
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(Picture Credit: by [D.Jiang]/Getty Images) Can dogs eat tofu? You might have this thought if your dog begs while you’re adding some tofu to a stir fry or curry in the kitchen. If humans can eat tofu, can dogs safely eat it too? There is no short yes or no answer as to whether dogs can
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Assuming you know about the, um, “birds and the bees”, there are two major indicators that a cat will get pregnant and these are 1) if your female kitty is not spayed and 2) if your unspayed kitty is around unneutered male cats (either in the home or outdoors). When it comes to an unspayed
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(Picture Credit: alex_ugalek/Getty Images) You may already have some sort of water filter either in your fridge or attached to your kitchen faucet. Filtering out any contaminants that could be in the tap water seems like a smart idea. But do you provide your dog with filtered water too? Maybe you just fill up your
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Evidence found everywhere from ancient Egypt to Rome and China shows that mastiffs have been around for thousands of years. The more modern day Mastiff hails from England where the breed almost went extinct after World War II, before it was built back up with the help of breeders in the United States. Once used
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Thought to have been introduced by Italian or Spanish travelers, the Havanese is considered the National Dog of Cuba, and has a long been a popular lap companion in the country. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), when the Communist takeover of Cuba happened in 1959, those fleeing the country brought their pups to
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What’s better than the upcoming Super Bowl? The Puppy Bowl, of course! Maybe not for everyone but most can agree that watching puppies play as a prelude to the big game makes Super Bowl Sunday even better. Puppy Bowl XVII this February 7 will prove to be off the doggone charts. Last year may have
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(Picture Credit: SolStock/Getty Images) Congratulations on taking up running with your dog! Canicross, as it’s known to lovers of the sport, is a great activity for dogs of all sizes, from little Jack Russell Terriers to larger breeds such as German Shepherds and Labradors. One of the most important considerations when you decide to take
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This review contains affiliate links. Read more here. Sam Lion/Pexels Dog training—it can be the best of times and the worst of times. But if the price of hiring a personal dog trainer makes you want to lay down and roll over, don’t despair! A good dog training app or two can help pet parents
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(Picture Credit: Nataba/Getty Images) February is Pet Dental Health Month, so let’s spread the word about gum disease in dogs and try to educate fellow pet parents. By the age of three, more than 80 percent of dogs show signs of gum disease, according to the American Veterinarian Dental Society. It’s no surprise, then, to
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Considered one of the world’s oldest breeds, the Chow Chow has a long and fascinating history. They’ve served as hunters and guardians, companions to royalty, and even sporting dogs in ancient China. According to the American Kennel Club (AKC), their image has even been spotted in a bas-relief dating back to the Han Dynasty (150-200
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