Canine Companions

Finding Overnight Pet Care That You Can Feel Good About

Photo via Pexels Whether you’re going on vacation or you need to leave the city for work, finding someone to take care of your pet is always a bit stressful. You love your pet more than anything, so you want whoever looks after them to care for them just as good as you do. How do you know who to trust with this kind of responsibility? Luckily, there…

Unleash Your Side Hustle: Dog Walking Fetches Profits

Unleash Your Side Hustle: Dog Walking Fetches Profits The best job is one that doesn’t feel like work, pays well and provides the flexibility your lifestyle demands. If you’re a mom looking to re-enter the working world, you’re probably rolling your eyes right now, thinking that’s way too good to be true. In what job could you possibly make $30 an…

Can a Wireless Dog Fence Keep Your Pup Safe?

Every dog owner knows the importance of having a safe contained outside area for your dog. Some homes come with a nice fenced in area, which is perfect for your pet.  But what do you do if you don’t have a safe area for your dog outside?  Is a wireless fence the answer to keeping your pup safe? Invisible Fences – An Overview Before you can…

Pup Too Playful? What to Do If Your Pet Is Injured

Guest post by Kara Masterson If you have a new puppy, then you know that this young animal is often overly playful. A puppy’s high activity level can lead to an injury, and you must be prepared to help the animal immediately. Take a Class in Emergency Pet Care You can enroll in a class that teaches you how to take care of an injured pet. Some of…

Losing Maggie -The Story of Maggie’s Journey

by Paula Lindsey, Guest Blogger Copyright 2018, THE Toad in My Road (Originally hand written on 18-19 April 2017) On Thursday, April 13, 2017 shortly before 10 PM CST, I had to say good bye to my Baby Angel, or Maggie, my 16.5 year old mini-Dachshund. She succumbed to congestive heart failure brought on by old age.  I adopted her from the Denver Dumb Friends League…

Furry Friends: Four Pointers for New Pet Owners with Kids.

By guest writer Kara Masterson If you are a parent with a young child, the prospect of getting a pet may have crossed your mind. In many ways, getting a cat, dog or other small animal may be beneficial for yourself and your child. Some parents can’t even imagine raising their children without one. That being said, adding a pet to the family is a big deal. It…