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Paw-ternity Leave for Pets?

Paw-ternity Leave for Pets?

You’ve heard of Take Your Dog to Work Day and maybe you’re even lucky enough to work at a company with a ‘round the clock office dog. But some firms are taking it up a notch with “pawternity” leave! You heard that right, that’s paid time off for new pet parents to...
How to Deal with a Dog Who Bites

How to Deal with a Dog Who Bites

It’s hard to believe your sweet dog is capable of biting you. However, that is the case for the millions of Americans bitten every year by dogs, with children being the most common victims. It is very important that you realize that any dog, no matter how docile, has...
Emotional Support Dogs: How do They Work?

Emotional Support Dogs: How do They Work?

You’ve more than likely seen or heard of a service dog. Many people with visual, hearing, and mobility impairments must utilize them in order to go about their daily lives with more ease. However, have you heard of an emotional support dog? Though different than...
National Mutt Day: Why Mutts Are the Best!

National Mutt Day: Why Mutts Are the Best!

Often overlooked, mixed breed dogs make up the largest percentage of dogs that are euthanized in the US. Here’s why you should adopt a mutt and save a life! A mutt is simply a dog that has parents of different dog breeds. We all know if two Boxers mate, their...
What You Should Know About Your Cat’s Risk of Heatstroke

What You Should Know About Your Cat’s Risk of Heatstroke

So often we hear of the cautionary tales of leaving your dogs in cars and other areas where they can easily overheat. But are the risks for our cats just as great? While it is uncommon to take our cats for a jog in the park or a car ride to the store, our feline...
Fireworks Safety Tips for You and Your Pet

Fireworks Safety Tips for You and Your Pet

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and, while we hope you have a fun holiday, always remember to do so safely. As you celebrate independence with your pet, the following safety tips are crucial to a successful July 4th. Understand if Your Pet Doesn’t Like...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Bringing Your Dog to Work

The Do’s and Don’ts of Bringing Your Dog to Work

Whether it’s just for National Take Your Dog to Work Day or you’ve decided you can no longer be anywhere without your pet, more and more businesses are recognizing the benefits of having dogs in the office. First of all, they’re fun! And when you’ve got a deadline...
Pet Safety on Memorial Day

Pet Safety on Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend has come and barbeque planning is already underway. While you relax with your furry companion, make sure you keep these five safety concerns in mind so that you all have a relaxing, and safe Memorial Day. Keep Water on Hand at All Times It is so...
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...