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Making a Home for a Special Little Critter

Making a Home for a Special Little Critter

Making a Home for a Special Little Critter

 By Jessica Brody

 

Pets are the greatest cure for boredom, as you’ll never get tired of their non-stop affection and lovable antics, such as begging for treats or rubbing against your leg in search of belly rubs. Plus, with a dog or cat in the house, you’ll never be alone. This is enough reason to get one, so it’s time to head out to the shelter or pet shop and pick one up — after you’ve undertaken the right preparations, of...


Paw Health and Safety

Paw Health and Safety

Whether you live in the city, country, or on a rugged mountain side, the exposure to various elements can take a beating on your pet’s paws. 


2017 Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Pup

2017 Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Pup

We all know the struggle it is to find the perfect gift for those we love, especially those who never tell you what they would like. This year, with the help of my two pups we have come up with the best gifts for your four legged friend this 2017 holiday season.


Coping with a Reactive Dog

Coping with a Reactive Dog

Reactive dogs force their owners to understand their pets on a deeper level, which can lead to a phenomenal bond between man and animal. However, it can be completely overwhelming to an owner when a dog is first diagnosed with reactivity issues. Whether it is dog aggression, anxiety around new people, or just the inability to cope with situations on leash, there are various ways to help dogs who exhibit these behaviors.

Is a Corgi a Good Apartment Dog?

Is a Corgi a Good Apartment Dog?

Herding breeds like the Corgi are adorable and loyal companions, but their extreme work ethic and durable double layered coat are not desirable qualities for every dog lover. While the Corgi is one of the smallest herding breeds, their mind and body are still a match for driving large livestock.