Spring conjures up thoughts of warmer weather, deep house cleaning, green grass, and blossoming plants. It’s a welcome reprieve for those of us who are ready to pack away our snow shovels and trade out our snow boots for flip flops. While it’s true that April showers bring May flowers, spring weather also brings us new things to consider for our pet’s comfort and health. Is your pet ready for spring? Here are a few things to consider:
You probably hear this all of the time, “My pet loves me unconditionally!” Well, today is Love Your Pet Day! Take this opportunity to show your pet that you care for them as much as they care for you. Let’s take a day – or several days – to truly appreciate our pets.
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to spay or neuter your pet. While it can be difficult to think of your beloved companion undergoing a surgical procedure, try to remember why you are doing it in the first place.
So what comes next? When your pet returns home, he or she will require a little extra TLC. Follow this guide to help your furry friend get back on their feet in no time.
When to have a dog or cat spayed or neutered is a subject of debate in the veterinary and rescue fields, but all tend to agree that it is a healthy and positive choice for pets. The month of February is nationally recognized as Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. With shelters experiencing overcrowding, in the month of February, consider these top 5 reasons why you should spay or neuter your pet.
Do the dropping temperatures have you fantasizing about warmer destinations? Planning a road trip is a great way to beat the wintertime blues— but don’t forget about your four-legged family members!
There are few things that elicit feelings of excitement like bringing home a new family member. As soon as the decision has been made to open your home to a pet, it’s easy to begin entertaining visions of cozy evenings snuggling together on the couch and crisp afternoons of playing together in the sun. Sounds great, right? What else could there be to plan for?
Have you looked at your dog lately and thought: Where has the time gone? Or have you been so busy with work, school and kids that you don’t know the last time when you sat down and just hung out with your pet? You’re not alone.
Life gets insanely busy. Thanksgiving was a blink of an eye. Christmas has come and gone. Do you even remember what you got this year? With the hustle and bustle of life, it might be a good idea to focus on the present. Try a few of these tips to help you focus on the NOW and enjoy each day with your furry friends.
I love my dog. She’s been with me since before my husband, kids, house and even college! She’s been at my side to experience all of my 20-ish mistakes and 30-ish accomplishments. In fact, she’s sitting right next to me as I compose this blog post. Little does she know it’s about her and how absolutely terrified I am for the day she dies.
Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé Holiday Wishes 2014
Anybody that has watched the news of late knows that some areas of the country have been hit particularly hard with low winter temperatures, high winds and massive snow levels. And returning from a holiday visit to Northern California where the temperature hit 34° one morning, I felt that it is time to remind you how to prepare yourself and your pet for winter.
Is the weather getting cold in your corner of the world? There are many wonderful indoor activities you can partake in during the chilly winter months. Here’s a cute idea we came up with to help you make it through winter while still enjoying yourself. This winter, try reading these five pet-related books to yourself or out loud to your furry friend. For added appeal, sit by a cozy fireplace to help with the ambiance and mood.