Pet Care Blog

What Foods Can My Dog Eat?

Dog owners are very dedicated, loving people who want to share their lives with their canine friends. They want to give them the best of everything from a loving home to a comfortable bed to high quality food. Unfortunately, many dog owners make the mistake of feeding their dog human food with common thinking being, […]

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Cats and Dogs

One of the scariest illnesses that can befall your dog or cat is heartworm. Heartworm is a parasite that affects cats and dogs can lead to significant health issues and even death. While there are many illnesses and diseases that can impact your pet’s health, Heartworm is one of the most worrying and must be […]

Dealing with Anxiety & Stress in Dogs

Most dog owners know that their pets are complicated individuals who have their own mannerisms, emotions, and preferences. However, a lot of people still don’t understand how complex a dog’s emotions can be. Dogs are susceptible to the same stresses, anxieties and emotional reactions as humans even if they don’t understand as much as we […]

Why Every Office Needs a Dog

Did you know that dog-friendly workplaces are on the rise? It’s true. In 2013, only 5% of companies allowed employees to bring their dogs to work. Today, that number’s climbed to 8%.   And we’re not talking about little mom-and-pop shops either. Plenty of big businesses    allow dogs at the office, including corporate behemoths like […]

Preparing Your Dog For A New Baby

Everyone knows that having a baby changes everything about your lives. Your schedules, responsibilities and your household all change to accommodate a baby. Unfortunately, one thing that can get lost in the mix is your dog. Typically, dogs go from the center of attention or shared attention with other pets to being second to this […]

Pet & Animal Blogs We Love

The internet is full of sites that offer entertainment, information, and resources about pets. However, not all pet blogs are created equal. Besides our own blog, we’ve created a list of blogs that we find enjoyable, informational, or otherwise worthwhile below. Blogs For Dog Lovers My GBGV Life Appropriately shortened to the acronym GBGV (shorthand […]

How to Know If Your Dog Has A Cold

Did you know that your dog can catch a common cold? One of the biggest shocks for new dog owners is that their dogs can catch the same colds as we can especially in the vulnerable months of winter. While most people are vigilant about commonly known threats to man’s best friend, they don’t think […]

Everything You Need to Know About Emotional Support Animals

One topic that is growing in popularity among pet owners is the concept of an Emotional Support Animal or ESA. An ESA is a pet who is officially registered and recognized for providing a mental health care service for one or more individuals. While similar to service dogs that provide specific services, they are not […]

How To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight

Let’s start with the facts: Over half the dogs in the United States are overweight. Much like how we ignore a few pounds we might be gaining in ourselves, many pet owners overfeed their pets and ignore the weight gain.  We understand how difficult it is to ignore your pet’s cute begging or how happy […]

Pet Boarding Vs. Pet Sitter

As pet owners, one of the biggest dilemmas we face comes up when we travel. Most of the time, it is too difficult or impossible to take our pets with us when we go somewhere. As a result, we’re left with the choice of hiring a sitter, asking a friend or boarding the pet for […]