The moment a furbaby is adopted, it is highly recommended to have them ‘microchipped’ before they leave the shelter. A typical question many pet owners would often ask after this recommendation – what is microchipping and what are the benefits?
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Pet of the Week
Location: Frisco, Texas
Human: Amanda L.
Story: Rocko the Chihuahua might be tiny, but he is a pooch with a mission. After her mom was diagnosed with dementia, Amanda met Rocko – who would become her canine companion and supporter. Every day, Amanda would take Rocko to visit her mother at the Memory Care facility in the hospital. He was so popular with the office staff, everyone loved him! read more read more
If you start searching for the best flea and tick products for dogs, you’ll easily find a list. Most products of this type affect both ticks and fleas. The Seresto Flea & Tick Collar is an example of that. In fact, that’s the most effective type of product you can use since it affects two issues at the same time. It’s easy to use, and it’s about prevention instead of treatment. read more read more
It is a fact that many families own pets, and sleeping with them is really not unusual in most countries. Interestingly, a survey carried out by the American Pet Products Association recently showed that 62% of small dogs, 41% of medium-sized dogs, and 32% of large dogs sleep in their owner’s bed. More so, the survey showed that 62% of cats sleep with their adult owners, while 13% sleep with the children. read more read more
When we talk about our pets, there’s no doubt we feel the ethereal love and compassion we inevitably carry. As natural parents, dogs are like the children we’ll never be able to communicate with, but it doesn’t mean we can’t learn to understand them. As time goes by, we start to comprehend when they are feeling ecstatic, happy or blue. Eventually, we develop a sixth sense that tells us when things are not okay. read more read more
Hiking is a great way to shake off stress out your system and get yourself a good workout. But when your dog tags along, your outdoor experience gets even better!
Dogs are the perfect hiking partners because they are actually more excited to get out in the woods than you are. They love to climb on boulders, leap over brooks, run up a dirt trail, and gain a new battery of smells and sights. Witnessing your dog’s energy and sheer enjoyment directs you away from the physical exertion involved in hiking. It only motivates you to go farther! Not to mention the breathtaking sceneries you’ll see along the way. read more read more
These are actual conversations I have with our 1.5-year-old English Shepherd, Daisy. Note, I am interpreting Daisy’s barks, expressions, and intonation. But these are all true!
(Daisy walks under my desk and puts her head on my lap) read more
I’m sure you already had an upset stomach before. The first thing you probably tried was some ginger ale, or cracker, or maybe Pepto-Bismol to settle down your tummy. But do you know what the best thing to do when your furry friend is suffering from some digestive issues is? As a dog owner, I understand when doggie is experiencing an upset tummy, he will naturally start to eat grass. For us, humans, it may seem like abnormal behavior, and we may wonder what is so delicious about that grass, but for dogs, it can reduce discomfort when the tummy is feeling sick. read more read more
Just like human beings, dogs also need to have their nails trimmed on a regular basis to help prevent them from growing long. In order to achieve this from home, you will have to purchase a pair of long nail clippers. However, you will need to have some knowledge on canine nail clippers in order to be in a position of finding the best clippers for your dog. You also have to know how to trim the dogs nails without distressing or hurting her. read more read more
Traveling with your dog is definitely a satisfying thing to do, but it requires some planning beforehand as well as thought through choices of your vacation destinations, ways of travel, etc. While booking a pet-friendly hotel might seem like enough to enjoy your time away with your pooch, it can get quite frustrating to discover that your pup isn’t welcome in most places you’d like to visit. read more read more