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You aren't the only one who likes to have an evening of fun with your friends as you play and socialize. Your canine companion is bound to have a tail-wagging time with all his canine cohorts with a puppy party! Here are a few tips for making it a successful time. Invites Using a social media platform like Facebook, peruse your friends list and look for all the dog...more
Dog parks are the perfect place to let your furry best friend get some exercise, play with other dogs and burn off stored-up energy. Whether you are home or away, use this guide to find the best place to let your pet run wild. 1. Pilgrim Bark Park in Provincetown, Massachusetts The Provincetown Dog Park Association opened this canine play space in 2008, located on an...more
Let's say the members of your household have decided to add a furry new member to the family, but can't decide whether a new puppy pal or a new kitty buddy would be a better choice. There are several factors, such as how much of a time commitment you can handle and your personality type, to keep in mind before you choose.It's also worth remembering that dogs and...more
For many, cats make the ideal companions - they're cute, they're smart and they're loyal to the ones they love. There's just one problem: It's the litter boxes.Cat litter boxes are smelly and unsightly, the one blemish on an otherwise wonderful pet experience. So what do you do? How do you make the thing cleaner and more presentable?Hide it away This...more
As a dog owner, you want to make sure you are keeping your pet as happy and healthy as possible. Unfortunately, there are a number of ingredients in store-bought dog food that can be harmful to man's best friend. 1. Animal by-product According to I Love Dogs, this ingredient, which is often derived from turkey, lamb, fish and beef, can include diseased organs, tissues...more
Whether you've owned dogs for your entire life or are considering adopting a puppy for the first time, there is always more to learn about the magnificent species. Even if you spend all day with your dog and believe you have his personality traits down, you may be surprised by some of the information that has been gleaned by professionals and dog journalists around the...more
With summer in full swing, the weather consistently staying hot and humid. While we can refresh ourselves with a cool glass of lemonade or our favorite iced coffee, our pets need something to cool off with too. They don't call it the dog-days of summer for no reason. As summer hits its peak, try these yummy frozen treats for your floppy-eared friend.Ice...more
If you intend to bring a cat home from your local shelter, there are a few steps you need to take before your feline will be comfortable in your house. While it can be exciting to adopt an animal, your new pet will need time to adjust to her new surroundings. That being said, there are a few ways you can prepare ahead of time to ensure that your cat is happy and...more
Just like people, cats like to be comfortable. Unlike humans, however, cats don't care if the couch is covered with their hair and scratch marks. You want Fluffy to have restful cat naps, but not at the expense of your upholstery. Beside the mess of fur on furniture, you may have visitors who have allergies.So what's a cat lover to do? Training kittens is never an easy...more
Spring is in the air and for many dog owners, this is the time of year when they can take advantage of the great outdoors and enjoy their favorite seasonal activities with their furry companions. If you've been wondering how you'll spend your tax return in the coming months, spoiling your dog with a few pet-related purchases can be a good choice. After being cooped up...more