5 Natural Tips on Calming Your Dog

1. Detect the Triggers Dogs may get anxious due to many obvious factors such as excessive noise, thunders, fire alarms, but there are also other triggers that can make the dog anxious such as visitors, a new family member. It is important to identify the trigger, so that you know how to calm your dog. Firstly, […]

Should I Let My Puppy Sit On Me?

I have a 4.5 month old Weimaraner puppy who will jump and paw and grab at people. Obviously this is not a behavior I want to encourage, and I don’t. But another thing Remy does is try to crawl into my lap if I’m sitting on the floor next to him. He’s even more likely to do […]

Bone Broth Is Just as Good For Your Dog as It Is For You

We’ve often sung the praises of bone broth in our regular diets, but did you know that it has just as much nutritional value for your dog? According to veterinarian Dr. Leilani Alvarez, who works at New York City’s Animal Medical Center, bone broth is chock-full of calcium, glucosamine, and hyaluronic acid, among other things. Dr. Alvarez recommends […]

How to Avoid a Scary Dog Food Recall

As a pet parent, there’s probably not much that’s scarier than a food recall: you feel guilty because you fed your dog something that could have made him sick, and yet what could you have done to possibly prevent it? It leaves you feeling pretty helpless (and paranoid about your pup’s health!). With the seeming […]

Just Try Not to Smile While Watching These Puppies Play With Ice

Puppies are cute doing just about anything, so it’s no surprise that this pack of baby Golden Retrievers playing in a bowl of ice is downright adorable. Watch as they nip and nibble at the cubes and get them stuck everywhere. We personally can’t get enough of the little guy with the cube stuck right on […]

Facts You Never Knew About Pet Food

When I first rescued my dog Pancho, I thought I was doing the right thing by feeding him a premium dry food. I had no idea that the kibble I was giving him contained all sorts of, for lack of a better word . . . crap! Since then, I’ve learned so much more about […]

Every Pet Owner Needs One of These Gadgets in Their Home

For years I’ve been thinking I need to get some kind of security system for my apartments so I can watch my cats. A large part of me wanted to catch them in the act when I knew they were inevitably getting into trouble or fighting with each other. I finally got the new Honeywell Lyric […]

How to Move When You Have Dogs and Cats

Save Photo A cat arrived in Las Vegas after traveling by cargo jet from Lebanon. CreditSteve Marcus/Reuters Few events in life can be as stressful as moving. Add pets into the mix, and everyone’s blood pressure, including your dog’s or cat’s, will most likely rise. Your pets may understand a few words, but they will not […]

Debating Whether Reptiles or Amphibians Should Be House Pets

Many experts think these animals shouldn’tbe in your home. Turning them into pets raisesnumerous ecological and ethical questions.   Reclining with a laptop on my couch in Brooklyn, I searched “buy lizard online” and clicked the first link. I filled my cart with a flying dragon, a couple of caimans, a red-eared slider turtle, a […]