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Selecting the Right Dog for Your Lifestyle

Selecting the Right Dog for Your Lifestyle

Getting a new dog is an emotionally complex decision. You want your new furry friend to have an easy time fitting into your life. Here are some practical things to consider when choosing a dog. Consider Where You Live For active dogs who love to run through wide open...
How to Know if Your Child Can Handle a Family Dog or Cat

How to Know if Your Child Can Handle a Family Dog or Cat

If you have children and are thinking it is finally time for a family pet, here are a few questions to ask to know if your family is ready: Does Your Child Have the Time? From soccer practice to band camp, parents love to keep kids busy, and for good reason. But if...
Are Microchips Necessary?

Are Microchips Necessary?

Losing your furry friend can be incredibly frightening or worse if there’s no way for him to be identified. There are quite a few ways to increase the chances of return, including collars and tags. However, pet microchipping has quickly become the preferred option. If...
Common Household Items Toxic to Pets

Common Household Items Toxic to Pets

Our pets sure love getting into things they shouldn’t. Sometimes pet owners aren’t even aware of just how many common items around the house are poisonous to their pets. Here are some items that your pet should steer clear from. Plants Certain types of plants are...
What to do if You Find an Injured Animal

What to do if You Find an Injured Animal

It can be a distressing experience finding a sick or injured animal in need of help. Here’s what you can do to make sure the little creature gets necessary aid. Helping Injured Dogs If you see an injured dog on the street, the first thing you should do is try and calm...