Don’t Jump Yet!

Whether for a quick swim before bedtime or lounging the day away, water safety at the pool is an important precaution you should take, regardless of age or intended activities. When you’re ready to hit the water, it can be tempting to disregard possible safety hazards. The American Red Cross reports that around 200 children drown in backyard swimming pools each year, and, sadly, this … Continue reading Don’t Jump Yet!

Maybe You Need an Emotional Support Animal

An emotional support animal is a companion that can provide emotional and therapeutic benefits to those suffering with emotional issues, anxiety, or psychiatric problems. ESAs are usually cats or dogs, but can be other animals too, and can be registered through the Emotional Support Animal Registration of America. To obtain an ESA, under federal law, one must have a note from a licensed mental health … Continue reading Maybe You Need an Emotional Support Animal

Don’t Just Love Your Pets, Challenge Them!

Along with physical exercise, mental exercise is also important for your pet. They can get bored too, playing with the same toys and same surroundings day in and day out. There are a variety of ways to stimulate your pet, and doing so can make them become better companions too. The benefits of stimulating your pet are extensive, and some things work better than others, … Continue reading Don’t Just Love Your Pets, Challenge Them!

Barking Up the Designer Tree: Top Four Mixed Dog Breeds

If we’re being doggone honest, a designer breed is simply a mutt — a dog with parents of different breeds. But do we really care? Many of the designer breeds gaining popularity today are admired for their originality and undeniable cuteness. Mutts can make just as perfect of a companion as their purebred counterparts, and they actually bring a few benefits to the table. They … Continue reading Barking Up the Designer Tree: Top Four Mixed Dog Breeds

Nothing Like a Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching, and everyone is scrambling to find the perfect gift for his or her loved one.  For anyone who may be out of ideas of what to put under the tree for Christmas, it is always a great thought to try something new and unexpected.  What better idea than to surprise your loved one with a pet? “We experience our … Continue reading Nothing Like a Home for the Holidays