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Are You Up to Speed on Your Sea Monkey Knowledge?

May 8th, 2013

The phrase "Sea Monkey" might provoke nostalgia for you, but these little creatures are more than just a fad. While they may not be as popular as they once were in the 1960s, people still continue to bring these pets home, and why not? They require little maintenance and can keep kids fascinated for hours. The development of Sea Monkeys came about in the...

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First Dogs — The President’s Pups Throughout The Years

February 14th, 2013

Dogs are said to be man's best friend due to their unwavering love and loyalty. Even the president often needs some four-legged affection as he fulfills his political duties. Here are some pups who have accompanied presidents throughout their tenures in the White House.First First DogGeorge Washington, known as the first president of the U.S. and a bold leader in the American...

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Removing Pet Stains and Odors

December 31st, 2012

No matter what you do, accidents are bound to happen in the house when you have a pet. Whether it's because they're not fully trained, weren't let outside or are sick, there will be a time when you'll face the task of cleaning up after your pets. Here are some useful tips, according to the Humane Society. 1. Add baking soda to your regular detergent when you're machine...

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Picking the Right Toys for Your Pooch

August 24th, 2012

Even the most devoted dog owner can't be with his pooch 24/7 - at some point you're going to have to go to work or visit a friend. But how can you enjoy yourself without constantly worrying whether your dog is sitting at home, alone and bored? The right toys can give you the peace of mind needed to live your life guilt-free. If you're looking for some new dog toys, here are a...

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Purrfect - How and Why Do Cats Purr

August 22nd, 2012

If you've ever had a cat, you may be familiar with the soft rumbling sound that they tend to make when you give them a good rub. However, purring isn't only a sign of contentment in felines - it can signal many different feelings. Researchers are starting to shed light on how and why cats purr, so here's some information from WebMD and Scientific American. How they do it...

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How to Cool Down a Hot Pooch

August 8th, 2012

If you've ever been out for a long walk on a hot day, you know how difficult it can be for a pooch to cool down. After all, dogs don't have the benefit of sweat glands the way we do - other than panting or sitting in a patch of cool shade, there isn't too much for them to do! However, you can make things a little bit easier on your pooch by knowing what parts of his body to...

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Sports You Can Play With Your Dog

August 7th, 2012

Dogs are naturally active creatures who absolutely adore spending time outdoors. If you consider yourself a lover of sports and would like to figure out what activities you can do with your pooch, you'll be happy to know that there are several athletic events designed specifically for humans and canines to play together. Granted, your dog probably won't be playing shortstop...

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Dog Dessert Recipes

August 7th, 2012

While maintaining a protein-rich, well-balanced diet is always a good idea when it comes to your dog, you may want to reward him or her once in a while with a treat. While you can head to your nearest pet supply store and pick up a bag of delicious snacks, you may want to whip your pup up something sweet that he will drool over (literally).Consider any restrictionsBefore you...

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How To Deal With Pet Shedding this Summer

July 6th, 2012

While you likely consider your four-legged friend a part of your family, you may not be as welcoming to all the fur left on your couches and carpets. Whether you have allergies or you're simply unaccustomed to seeing your clothes continually covered with fur, you might want to take some strides to help reduce that doggy residue. While there's little you can do to stop the...

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How Does Your Pooch Keep You Healthy?

June 19th, 2012

Keeping your dog healthy is an important part of maintaining a good relationship for years to come. But have you ever thought about how your pooch returns the favor? Having a dog can do wonders for one's well-being, according to Cesar's Way. Canines can keep you on your feet, reduce stress and even net you some new friends. Here are a few of the many benefits that owning a dog...

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