Apple cider vinegar and your pet. How can it help?

Have you heard? Apple cider vinegar can help your pets. Apple cider vinegar has been around forever! Maybe you cook with it. Or it’s possible you use it for cleaning. You could use it to clean your skin or even condition your hair. Apple cider vinegar gets mentioned pretty often online as being beneficial to […]

Pet rescue; it can be a really great thing. If the situation is right.

    Pet rescue sounds like a generous thing to do Pet rescue can be a very generous, fulfilling thing to do. You hear about this dog, cat or horse that needs a home and you want to help, right? However, it isn’t likely that each and every one of them will actually fit into […]

Animal communicator? How can they help you and your pet?

What is an animal communicator? Do you know what an animal communicator is? I googled the question to find out. The definition of animal communicator is difficult to find because the term has several meanings, none of which are completely black and white. This is what I found. Wikipedia defines animal communication as “the transfer […]

What my pets have taught me. They make me a better person.

  Animals are so smart What my pets have taught me has made a huge impact on my life. But I didn’t realize for quite some time, just how much these intelligent beings contributed to my life. How much do you REALLY know about your pets? You have a pet, but do you know them? […]

Aging dogs are part of life

Do you have an aging dog? Aging dogs are a part of life.  It is a well known fact that everything that’s alive will eventually get old and pass away.  It happens with our pets too.  And much too quickly, in my opinion. You first have them enter your life, either as a baby or […]

Training your pets; what is it?

What is training when it comes to your pet? Training your pet is a really good idea.  They don’t think the way we do and usually don’t understand what we expect of them, so we need to help them out a bit. But what IS training when it comes to your pet, exactly?  Training is […]

Saying goodbye to your pet. How do you know?

It’s a part of life. Saying goodbye is one of the hardest parts of having animals in our lives.  It’s a very heavy responsibility of pet parents everywhere.  But as much as we hate it, the hard fact is that most animals don’t live longer than humans.  So goodbye is inevitable. Having pets in our […]

Dog diapers; the whole story

What are dog diapers? Dog diapers are just that; diapers for dogs.  Many people don’t really know or understand them.  But if you have a girl dog in heat or you have an incontinent dog, they can be a lifesaver! Also called dog britches or dog panties, they are intended to help keep things clean […]

What is a hot spot? Does your dog have one?

What is a hot spot? A hot spot is a skin irritation, also called moist dermatitis or pyoderma in technical terms. The photo above from furbabyrescue.wordpress.com shows a typical hot spot.  I found out a whole bunch about hot spots when our elderly Australian Shepherd rescue, Janey, came into our lives. Janey was a nervous […]

New Year Resolutions for Pets

  New Year Resolutions If you have pets, you might want to consider including them in your resolutions since they’ll most likely be a large part of your life in the new year. Seems like they’re popping up everywhere. Here are a couple, PetMD.com or Petguide.com if you’re looking for ideas. I’ve come up with a few, as […]