Pet Tips

Why It Is Important to Socialize and Train Your Dog.

Have you ever wanted to take your dog with you to a park or an outdoor café but have wondered, “How will he or she behave in public?” What does it take to socialize a dog so that both of you can feel comfortable and assured wherever you go? When is the right time to start socialization? What is the first step I should take? Dogs need…

#WholeBodyHealth for Pets by Natural Balance.

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Natural Balance and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Original Ultra Whole Body Health Pet Food. Mommies In Orbit only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Natural Balance is not responsible for the content of this article. During the month of September, pet parents were asked to complete a short survey…

How To Keep Your Dog Safe With A Pool Cover.

Today at Mommies In Orbit, I’m featuring a guest post by Kaitlin Gardner of,  An Apple Per Day. Kaitlin is writing about pet safety around the family pool. Take a look at the great tips she gives us to keep our pets safe! And thank you Kaitlin for being our guest writer today! One of the favorite moments in my day is when I get to take…

Pets and Stress.

We’ve all heard that “pets make good therapists” when their owners are feeling blue. But what about when your pet is feeling stressed? Is is time for your canine or feline to take a seat on the couch for some therapy? How can we help them feel calmer? The first item on the list is to schedule an appointment with your vet to rule out any…

Pets and Pool Safety.

Now that pools are open everywhere, we have to take special precautions with our pets. My dogs love the pool but I’m so careful to keep them away from it when I’m not playing lifeguard. Yes they can swim, but can they get out of the water when they need to? Do they know how to find the stairs? What happens if they fall in and…

Tips For A Happy Pet!

Being a pet parent of two rambunctious dogs is a lot to deal with sometimes. Since we are out and about more, I’ve made a list of some tips to keep you and your pets happy and healthy! Make sure your pet wears an identification tag at all times or be sure they are micro-chipped, just in case they decide to bolt through the gate. Pets can…