Mon 10.23.17

Having a pet is one of the great joys in life. Having a pet provides companionship, friendship, and unconditional love. But getting the wrong kind of pet can be a disaster. (Just ask anyone who brought home a puppy that was too energetic or loud.) That’s why it pays to spend time preparing for a new pet before you take the plunge. It starts by figuring out which animal would be best. 

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Sat 06.24.17

Ferrets are becoming more and more popular as pets, which means that learning about them before getting one is extremely important. If you're looking for general information about ferrets, such as what to expect when you live with a ferret, where ferrets live or what they eat, you will have no trouble finding ferret facts. Here are a few tips and fun facts about these very interesting pets:

1)    Ferrets aren't wild animals!  They were... Read more

Thu 05.11.17

All dog lovers should be aware of these 8 essential facts about dogs, from how they bond with us to how to best care for her. Take a look:


1. People who own a dog are happier - and may even be healthier!

Its a fact; studies have shown that people with dogs are less likely to suffer from depression.  They can also benefit our physical health; research shows that dog owners tend to have lower blood pressure as well as triglyceride and cholesterol... Read more

Thu 05.11.17


Most pet owners are extremely dedicated to their fur babies and want to provide the best for them as far as nutrition goes, but new studies show that what your parents think they know about our diets may not be completely accurate.

While many pet parents associate a pet’s protein with... Read more

Wed 03.15.17

It is with a shattered heart that I share with you the news of Opal’s (Opie) passage over the Rainbow Bridge in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, March 12th. She would have been 16 years old this year. Even in her later years when she began to lose her hearing, became a bit senile and her back legs weakened, she was actually never in... Read more

Fri 02.03.17

Pet ownership is a huge responsibility, especially for a first-time pet owner.  Like having children, it’s not all fun and games but is extremely rewarding and life-enhancing. 

Prepare Your Home

Your home is about to have a new family member and you should make sure it is ready.  Think about things that your new pet might be able to knock down or chew on, and move those items to higher ground or to a room where your pet will not be.  Look around... Read more

Fri 02.03.17
 Evolution of the Domestic Dog

Remains similar to domestic dogs have been found in burial sites in Siberia dating back as far as 33000 years ago. Similar remains have been found at archeological sites throughout the Middle East whose origins go back 10000 years ago.

Many changes have occurred in dogs as a result of their domestication and their relationship with people. These changes include both morphological changes (i.e. changes in form and structure)... Read more

Tue 12.20.16

Many dogs love to take a bath, but there are just as many who don't like it at all. But bathing your buddy is a fact of living with a four-legged partner, and if you use these tips, every bath is going to be a little easier and more fun for the both of you.


Get Everything Ready

Bathing may be hectic enough, especially if your best friend isn't much fond of it. But you can minimize a lot of hassle if you get... Read more

Tue 11.29.16

Dogs are much more than companions. Studies have long shown that dog owners live longer than those who do not own pets. Dogs have been shown to lower risk of heart disease, promote a healthy lifestyle, encourage exercise, and reduce stress. With all of these benefits, it’s no wonder dogs can also be extraordinarily helpful in the event of addiction and mental illness. Whether pet, service dog, or therapy dog, here are a few ways your four-legged friend can... Read more