Getting a Dog to Exercise More

Getting a Dog to Exercise More

Exercise is not just a luxury but a fundamental necessity for our canine companions. It’s the cornerstone of a healthy, fulfilling life for your dog, giving them the opportunity for both physical well-being and emotional balance.  Engaging your dog in regular physical activity brings a wealth of health benefits, including weight control, improved cardiovascular fitness,…

Safe Spaces: Creating A Healthy Home For You And Your Furry Friend

Safe Spaces: Creating A Healthy Home For You And Your Furry Friend

Creating a harmonious living space for both humans and pets is not just about comfort, but also about health and safety.  A pet-friendly home goes beyond cozy beds and toys; it encompasses a holistic approach to ensuring a nurturing environment.  This includes mental stimulation, proper nutrition, and protection from potential hazards. Understanding and addressing the…

16 Best Emotional Support Dogs and What They Do

16 Best Emotional Support Dogs and What They Do

Most people enjoy having a dog around. However, for some, it can be a method to increase their mental health, specifically mental and physical. Some therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists will recommend or prescribe someone to get an emotional support animal to help them heal from traumas or improve their anxiety. If you want to get…

All You Need to Know Before Deciding on a Miniature Dachshund

All You Need to Know Before Deciding on a Miniature Dachshund

Miniature Dachshunds, also lovingly called Weiner Dogs, are one of the most popular miniature dog breeds today. They are a much smaller version of the standard Dachshunds, and apart from the size share almost all of the standard version’s characteristics. Their short stubby legs, floppy ears, and long backs have also earned them several affectionate…

Do Cats Know When You’re Pregnant? What Research Says

Do Cats Know When You’re Pregnant? What Research Says

Pregnancy is a magical, special time for mothers-to-be. Your body undergoes a lot of changes as it prepares to create life. And if you have pets, you may have noticed them behaving differently around you. Cats, in particular, are highly intuitive and notice changes in their humans and the overall shift in your family’s dynamics….

Pet Parenting 101: Can You Train a Cat to Use the Toilet?

Pet Parenting 101: Can You Train a Cat to Use the Toilet?

Do you happen to remember Jynx, Robert De Niro’s tomcat in Meet the Parents? It’s been more than twenty years since the movie aired, but this toilet-trained cat might still be cracking you up — although he “can’t lift the seat” because he “lacks the strength and the opposable thumbs”. Back in the 2000s, you…