Category Archives for "Pet Parents"

Pet Friendly Restaurants Near Me! Fine Dining with Fido

Reading Time: 4 minutes More and more restaurants are allowing patrons to sit in outdoor areas with their dogs. For those days when you want to include your four-legged friends in your foodie adventures, here are our tips on eating out with your pets at pet friendly restaurants near me. Pets and ESAs Share the Same Status When It Comes to Restaurants While emotional

Getting an Emotional Support Animal in Washington State

Reading Time: 4 minutes The rainy Pacific Northwest winters can put a damper on anyone’s mood. They can make it harder for people with mental or emotional disabilities to live their day-to-day lives. That’s why getting an emotional support animal in Washington state is such a great idea. Those with a mental illness will benefit greatly from the company

A Concise Guide to Dog Park Etiquette

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you are a seasoned dog walker or a first-time pet owner, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with dog park rules. Some parks may have signs listing their rules and regulations at their entrances. However, some may not. So, here is our list of things to keep in mind when taking Fido for their daily constitutional. A Lesson

How You Can Make a Difference on Veterans Day 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve never served in the military and don’t know anyone in active service, you may not know what Veterans Day is. This federal holiday honors all the men and women in the armed forces. It happens every year on November 11th. The history of Veterans Day is quite interesting and there’s plenty you can do to observe

The Best Dog Insurance Companies of 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes One in three pets in the U.S. will need emergency veterinary care each year. Fortunately, this care is improving year on year. More and more research and development has made it possible for our pets to receive excellent medical care. But this all comes at a price – hefty veterinary bills! Enter dog insurance! Depending on your coverage

Why You’ll Never Find an Emotional Support Dog for Sale

Reading Time: 3 minutes More people are looking to emotional support animals (ESAs) as an alternative treatment method for mental illnesses and disorders than ever before. Needless to say, when your licensed mental health professional (LMHP) issues you an ESA letter, you’ll need an animal to go with it. There are various ways of getting an emotional support

Are You Ready to Celebrate National Cat Day 2019?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cats deserve to be celebrated! And I’m certain that your feline friend would agree that one day dedicated to them is not enough! With over 50 million domesticated kitties in the world, this whiskery wonder is a favorite in many homes. So why not take the time to celebrate the cats in your home or your local animal shelter this National

The Best Cat Litter Box Options of 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes As soon as a new kitten arrives to a household, their pet parents will go out and get a new cat litter box. But when they walk into the store, they’re overwhelmed by how many choices they’re given. In fact, litter boxes have come a long way in the past few decades. You’re no longer limited to the traditional litter tray

What to Do When You Find a Stray Dog

Reading Time: 3 minutes We all love our furkids, but they don’t always know what’s good for them. As much as we try to keep them safe, they often find themselves in unsafe situations. One such situation is when they decide to go walkabout and stray a little too far from home. Do you know what to do when you find a stray dog? There is always something

Tick Twister: The Ultimate Tick Removal Tool for Fido

Reading Time: 3 minutes During tick season, dogs and cats are particularly exposed to nasty infectious diseases. Pesky parasites bite our pets and keep lodged in their skin, sucking blood all day long. Since removing them safely is a risky business, you can get a Tick Twister to help you. It aids in removing ticks from the skin and, thus, keeps your pet safe

The Best Dog Run Ideas to Keep Fido Fit and Happy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Having a bit of backyard space is great, for humans and pets alike. Our furry friends need outdoor space to run around and play all day long. But letting Fido roam around by himself can lead to accidents. This is where a dog run comes in. It gives dogs the space they need to be active while always staying safe. They’re a great addition

Best Cat Litter: The Ultimate Guide on Odor Control

Reading Time: 5 minutes The litter box. It is one of the best inventions ever made for cat owners. It allows your cat to easily go potty on their own without needing to go outside or bother you for help. However, while the litter box itself can be great, finding the right litter for that litter box can be difficult. You want a litter that is affordable, easily

ESA Training 101: The Best Dog Training Books

Reading Time: 3 minutes Who’s your dog’s best friend? You, of course! But so are the best dog training books out there. Training your dog with the help of these manuals makes everything so much easier. There are so many of them available now. Some teach you how to be a good dog trainer, encouraging positive reinforcement. Others specialize in teaching

Dog Sneezing? What’s Making Fido’s Honker Honk?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you know that African Wild Dog packs sneeze as a way to cast a vote? Yes, it’s true! Researchers have observed these animals and realized that the dogs used sneezes to come to a group decision to move off and hunt. Perhaps your canine is using their dog sneezing as a form of communication, or maybe it’s just something

Has Your Pet Food Brand Been on a Dog Food Recall List?

Reading Time: 4 minutes A dog food recall can occur for a variety of reasons. Whether it is the pet food manufacturer or the FDA that has issued the recall, you should know about it. Toxic and harmful substances in your dog’s food can cause life-threatening conditions. What are Dog Food Recalls? A recall is an action taken by a company to remove a product

Hear Cats Meowing? All You Need to Know About Cat Sounds!

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you hear cats meowing, what’s your first reaction? Is it a sign of hunger? Happiness? Fear? Today, we’re breaking down why cats meow. Spoiler alert: there’s more than one reason for this kitty noise! Once you master the meow, you’ll be one step closer to mastering cat communication. Why Do Cats Meow? There

How to Keep Your Pet Safe During a Hurricane

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been a dozen years since Hurricane Katrina shook many families and a reported tens of thousands of pets that died. Many heard the wake-up call for Animal Evacuation Laws. Emergency operations have since come a long way in making sure animals are no longer left behind. But do you know how to keep your pet safe during a hurricane?

7 Ways to Celebrate Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s no secret dog lovers will go above and beyond to make their furry companions happy. Unfortunately, not everyone who gets a dog knows how to care for them. That’s why Responsible Dog Ownership Day was created. It raises awareness for how important (and sometimes hard) it is to meet a pet’s needs. Whether they’re

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