Canine Companions

Traveling Companions: How to Avoid Problems with Your Pet During a Trip

Traveling with your dog can be great fun, especially if he’s used to being away from home and enjoys seeing new places. However, just like travel with family, taking a trip with your pet can come with problems. Making sure he has a safe place to eat, rest, exercise, and play when you’re away from home can be tricky and requires quite a bit of planning…

Why Pets Are a Great Way to Help with Your Mental Health

Whether you’re a single mother trying to overcome the challenges, or a single person who is depressed and lonely, one of the best ways to help is sometimes to get a pet. While it isn’t a cure-all, having a companion around can be super beneficial for your mental health, and here, we’ll talk about how they can help They Lower Stress&nbsp…

See a Dog in a Hot Car? What to Know Before You Act

As more become aware of the dangers of leaving a dog unattended in a car on a hot day, more people want to take action against it. If you see a dog left in a car on a hot day, your first reaction might be to break the window and get it out. In some cases, that is the correct response, but this should not be your first or only…

What Are Your Legal Responsibilities as a Dog Owner?

Making a dog part of your family can be a wonderful thing that brings joy to both you and your canine friend. Although dogs are fun, lovable creatures, you do have some legal responsibilities regarding your pet and how it interacts with the world outside. Failure to meet these responsibilities can lead to lawsuit and even loss of the dog itself. We’ll take you through some of the…

Pet Care for First-Timers: Tips for the Process from A to Z

Pet care encompasses many things, and when you’re a new pet parent, it’s important to make sure you understand exactly what to expect. From the very beginning of the process — which includes choosing the right pet for you and preparing your home for him — to living with a pet and figuring out the best way to keep him healthy and safe, there are so…

New House? How to Help Your Dog Adjust to the Big Move

You are excited about the big move to a new home, but your dog will find the move more of an adjustment than you may expect. Dogs are used to their environment and a major change to a whole new living space can be stressful to them. While most dogs will acclimate to their new environment within a week or so, that transition can be rough as the uncertainty leads…