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Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays of the year. Trick-or-treating is a chance to go out and have fun as a family, but should you include your dog? Ask yourself these questions: Is he usually afraid of strangers or small children? Does he panic when it’s dark outside? Is he unable to cope…

Ferrets are one of the coolest, cuddliest animals on the planet. We like to think they’ll always be healthy, but sometimes life throws us a curveball. A pet’s health can change when we least expect it, so it’s important to look for signs. He Won’t Eat Does your ferret usually love raw egg snacks, but…

Autumn is here! You can find “pumpkin spice” everything, leaves are starting to fall and the weather is getting chillier. Here are a few pet-related tips to keep in mind during this time of year. Be careful with the decorations. Fall means the quick arrival of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and other festive holidays. Shiny objects could…

It’s a terrifying scenario. You come home from work to find your pet crouched over a chocolate bar, licking their lips in satisfaction. Fear takes over. No matter how careful we think we are, sometimes we let our guard down, setting the unthinkable into motion. In 2014, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center reported receiving…

Got a new puppy or kitten? There’s more to choosing the perfect name than you might think.  Top 10 Girl Names Bella: Means “beautiful.” The world’s oldest dog (she unofficially lived to be 29) had this name. Lucy: Nickname for Lucia or Lucille. Meanings include “light” and “bringer of light.” She’s not a dog or…

What could be better than a dog park? It’s a place to roam freely, to play, to sniff things, to take in some sunshine… a paradise for any adventurous canine. But while dog parks can be wonderful (especially if you live in an apartment or don’t have a large yard), if you’re not careful or…

We’re in the “dog days” of summer, and nothing beats the heat like a cool treat. Don’t forget your favorite furry friend when it comes to frozen goodies! Here are a few DIY treats you can quickly whip up for your pet. Popsicles aren’t just for kids A quick note here about popsicle treats. Never…