Getting your pup ready for winter

  Though your pup may be fluffy and thrilled by the chilly weather you should consider getting a few supplies together to keep them cozy and comfy. Stuff such as booties, tiny jackets, and a new pet bed will prep your pet for the cold winter ahead. Booties You may…

How to spoil your dog without making them spoiled

  Raising a puppy or adopting an adult or senior dog can be difficult if you do not have a training plan. While you may want to immediately spoil your pup you will want to pair the indulgences with lessons that will make your life and your dogs life much…

Top 10 Most Common Dog Names

If you’re thinking about adopting a dog here are the most popular pup names and a bit of meaning behind each one. Girl Dog Names Bella Bella has Latin roots and is known as the word for beautiful in Italian and Latin. It also relates to the other romantic language…

Do you wonder what your dog does while you’re away at work?

  Dogs are wonderful, loyal, sweet, all-around awesome friends. They know how to cheer us up when we’re sad and help us be more carefree and happy. A dog is a big responsibility, however, and needs to be cared for always. They need instruction, guidance, and limits so you and…

National Disaster Preparedness Month.

  Led by FEMA’s Ready Campaign, Citizen Corps and The Advertising Council, this effort encourages individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies. Your family’s safety is of the utmost importance during a disaster. Be sure to include your pup or kitten when…

Aug. 15: National Check the Chip Day.

AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) joined together to create “Check the Chip Day.” This is a day you update all the information on your pup’s chip. This is a really great way to keep your pup safe even if they run away. Updating your dog’s chip is…

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day.

  Pet Fire Safety Day is sponsored by the The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), ADT Security Services and the American Kennel Club® (AKC) and encourages people to have a plan to get your dog to safety and help them after the fire. We wanted to give you a few…

Mid-June: Animal Rights Awareness Week

A Bit of History Many have fought for animal rights since ancient Greece. Some of Aristotle’s students were actually vegetarians and Rousseau and Descartes discussed the importance of respecting other species, especially cattle and laboring animals. As time went on laws were passed in the U.S. and all over the…

National Pet Preparedness Month.

This month, timed for the first month of hurricane season, urges people with pets to make preparations in case they should be hit by a disaster. That includes making plans for what you would do with your dog in case of a hurricane, tornado, flood or other natural disaster. Here…