How far would you go to make sure your best friend is taken care of? Many of us would say we’d do anything for them; drop whatever we’re doing and go to them when they’re in need. Would you do the same for your dog? Many rescue dogs’ come from traumatic backgrounds including abuse or … More Alternative Healing & Pets
Solitude is defined as the, “quality or state of being alone or remote from society” or “a lonely place.” With that meaning in mind, imagine sitting in a small, cement room for hours a day. Sure, you have food and water, maybe a few trinkets to keep you busy, but your human interaction is far an … More How Stressful is Kennel Solitude?
A couple of months ago, we posted an article warning dog owners of the dangers of leaving their dog in the car on a summer day. In case you missed it, lets quickly refresh! – If it is 80 degrees outside, the inside of your car can reach up to 100 degrees within minutes of … More Dog Days of Summer
This last February, San Francisco joined the ever-growing list of 59 cities across the country that has banned the sale of non-rescue cats and dogs at pet stores. This decision was made to combat in-humane, large-scale puppy mills that often supply small pet stores with puppies and kittens for sale. Puppy mills breed animals in … More Banning the Sale of Non-Rescue Dogs & Cats in Pet Stores – A New Trend in Rescue?
Bringing home a new dog from a shelter or rescue organization is an exciting moment, for you and your new pooch! You are both embarking on a journey together that will be full of excitement, fun, adventure and love. In making the decision to adopt, you have probably done some research on what your pup … More What is Separation Anxiety?
I never expected that I would one day, be fostering a very large, very sweet, very needy 6 month old Labrador/Mastiff puppy. When I first met Uma, she was squished up in crate 3 sizes too small, covered in her own vomit. She was transported four hours from a kill shelter, where she was on … More The Importance of Fostering
“Living the good life” is a phrase commonly associated with a life that is enjoyable and worry free. For so many dogs, living the good life is, filled with squishy couches, blankets, love, and all the chew toys imaginable. Two meals a day, belly rubs, and snuggles from their favorite person gives these dogs all … More The Story of Scarlett
One of the most important parts of owning a dog, is giving them ample amounts of ove and attention which include but are not limited to: lots of petting, two meals a day, playing, and long walks for exercise. When out on walks, it is tempting to let your dog off leash so that they … More What Good are Leash Laws?
The holidays are a time for ugly sweater parties, copious amounts of food, drinks, sweets, and gatherings with friends and family. If you have a pet in your life, there is no doubt that you probably consider them a member of the family and will have them celebrating along side you…waiting patiently for you to … More Holiday Safety Tips
Dogs are commonly referred to as “man’s best friend”. This is evident throughout history and has been depicted in many was ranging from the ever popular Instagram dog selfie, to historical oil paintings of kings with their prized hunting dogs. They are loyal, aim to please, and love unconditionally. One breed that has struggled … More I only know what you teach me…