We’re always looking to add new enrichment activities to our pets’ lives but it can be so frustrating to drop $20 or more on a toy only to find out your do hates it. These are some of our tried and true toys. These can all be found on Amazon, but we encourage you to shop local whenever possible.Read More
LIMA or Least Aversive Minimally Invasive is a newer term in the pet industry that more eloquently describes what many of us have been proponents of for years.Read More
The terms for animal training are ever changing and regularly confusing. This post will help you distinguish between positive and negative punishment while also learning which you should use and when.Read More
Confession time. I used to think bunny people were crazy. You might too. After getting my first bunny, I realized I had been totally wrong about them and myself. I am a crazy bunny person. So what is all the fuss about?Read More
Our pets are biologically predisposed to hide their pain. Thousands of years of evolution has ingrained in them the importance to hide pain and weakness to stay alive. So how do we see through all this evolution and recognize when our pets are in pain?Read More
It is something we hear all the time. “I have never given my dog people food so I don’t know why they beg.” Giving your dog people food won’t make them beg. There are lots of people foods that are delicious and even healthy treats for your dog and it’s perfectly ok to indulge them every once in awhile.Read More
4th of July Pet Safety Is Easy If You Think Ahead!
The 4th of July is a ton of fun for us but is incredibly stressful for our pets. There are lots of people around, loud noises, tons of strange smells, and lots of drinking.
This is a recipe for disaster when it comes to pets. More pets are lost on the 4th of July weekend than any other time of year.
It’s summertime and the bugs are out in full force.
Here’s what you need to know about mosquitoes and West Nile Virus and your pets.
Mosquito bites rarely Lead to cats and dogs becoming sick and or dying from West Nile Virus. (1) While they do not typically become ill, it is possible (though unlikely) for the concentration in their blood to reach levels that could in turn infect mosquitoes that bite them and go on to bite others. So keeping your pets’ exposure to a minimum is still important. Better safe than sorry.Read More
We’ve all seen the pictures online of walkers with a massive pack of dogs. The walkers look confident and it’s pretty cool to see that many dogs walking in sync together. They also post about how lucrative it is to walk 10 dogs are $15 each.Read More