Everything a Dog Blood Test Can Tell You About Fido’s Health

Reading Time: 3 minutes How much do you know about lab tests for dogs and cats? Unless you’re a veterinarian or an animal health enthusiast, you may not know much. And that’s okay! Today, we’re giving you the rundown on getting Fido a dog blood test. It’s the most efficient way of keeping your dog’s health in tip-top shape. By knowing

How to Qualify for an Emotional Support Animal

Reading Time: 3 minutes Maybe you already know that domesticated animals make great furry companions. They help individuals with disabilities live a normal and healthy day-to-day life. These assistance animals the perfect addition to any mental health therapy regimen. But do you know how to qualify for an emotional support animal in the United States? There

A Guide to Owning an Emotional Support Rabbit

Reading Time: 3 minutes If an emotional support animal (ESA) is adorable, imagine a cute little emotional support rabbit. It’s cuteness to the max! This loving companion animal can help you cope with your mental health or emotional disability. You two are protected by two federal laws and have special rights. But what exactly are those rights? And aren’t

A Tale of Doggos Past: Extinct Dog Breeds

Reading Time: 4 minutes The bond between humans and dogs goes way back—between 18,000 and 32,000 years, to be exact. Ask any dog lover what their favorite breed is and they’ll give you a list. But what they might not know is that the breeds we know and love today are, in most cases, only a few centuries old. Before they won over our hearts, there were

Is Your ESA Ready to Be in Public Places?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Having an emotional support animal (ESA) is awesome. These assistance dogs are their owner’s best friend. But just because they’re cute and cuddly doesn’t mean they’re always well behaved. Before you can take them to a restaurant or even a dog park, you need to teach your assistance pup some manners. For instance,

Dog Vision: How Well Do Dogs Actually See?

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you look at Fido, what do you see? Probably that cute face of theirs and love and excitement gleaming in their eyes. But have you ever wondered what Fido sees? Maybe you’ve heard that dogs see everything in black and white and shades of gray. Yet, that’s not true! Sure, dog vision is pretty different from ours, but their

A Look at the Best Elevated Dog Bowls of 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dog owners know all pups are different, even when it comes to how they eat that delicious dog food. Some dogs (namely larger dogs and tall dogs) struggle eating their food when their bowls are on the floor. Others have no problem at all. Luckily, we can cater to each of our furry friends to make them happy. Getting elevated dog bowls

Mast Cell Tumor Dog Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and More!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Unfortunately, dog cancer is a thing. The disease doesn’t spare our furry companions. In fact, mast cell tumor dog cancer is pretty common. It adds up to about 20 percent of all skin tumors in dogs. But it doesn’t have to be a death sentence. If Fido is diagnosed early, there are plenty of treatment and therapy options, including

The Best Outward Hound Products of 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes You may have heard of the brand Outward Hound. Their games, gear, and toys make puppies all over North America happy and entertained. Their designs and materials are of the highest quality and very durable! With the giving season coming up, we’ve put together a list of our favorite products of theirs. Getting some Outward Hound

A Look at the Best Interactive Cat Toys of 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Indoor cats always find a way to have fun. Sometimes, a little too much fun. What cat owner hasn’t come home to a tipped-over Christmas tree or scratched couch? Fortunately, you can let Mittens play with interactive cat toys—and stop her from scratching your precious furniture. There are so many of these toys, and they’re

Emotional Support Animals and the Human Animal Bond

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pet owners will be the first to tell you that having a pet is an amazing experience. You get to share your day-to-day with your adorable pooch. But there’s so much more to companion animals than the cuteness factor. Did you know the human animal bond does wonders for your physical and mental health? Being around animals is especially

Dog Abscess: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and More!

Reading Time: 4 minutes A dog abscess can make a dog owner feel woozy. Fido can be in pain, have inflammation in their tissues, and lose their feistiness. Despite all that, abscesses are more common than you may think. Plenty of dogs get it every year, with bacteria coming into their bodies, for a variety of reasons. Some get it on their skin after getting a

Stepping Into the New Year with Your ESA

Reading Time: 4 minutes December is quickly coming to a close. With the New Year right around the corner, many people start making their resolutions for 2020. Others go see the ball drop, attend live music events, and play out their favorite end-of-year tradition. Whatever your plans are for midnight, they should involve your emotional support animal. This loving

How to Correctly Use the Modus Anti-Barking Device

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many dog owners struggle with how much their furry friends bark. It’s a big issue, especially for those who live in apartment complexes. Thankfully, there’s a solution to help you train Fido not to bark excessively. The MODUS anti-barking devices have been around for a couple of years. So far, they’ve helped thousands

Understanding the DSM 5 and Emotional Support Animals

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hundreds of psychiatrists have written this book on mental health disorders. Quite literally. It’s called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, but you probably know it as DSM 5. Health professionals from all over the world use this manual. It contains guidelines for licensed mental health professionals about

Pet Parenting 101: Why Pets and Fireworks Don’t Get Along

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pets and fireworks do not get along—at all. If you’ve ever had a dog or cat, you probably know how scared loud noises make them. As pet owners, our first job is to keep our pets safe. We have to make them comfortable and the least stressed possible. In this article, we’ll give you some tips to calm your furry friends and

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