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ResQwalk Donating $1.00 To Abandoned Angels For Every Mobile App Download – Today Only!

ResQwalk Donating $1.00 To Abandoned Angels For Every Mobile App Download – Today Only!

It has arrived! The mobile app I told you all about in early June has officially hit the App Store. I hope you have your walking shoes ready. To help celebrate their launch and jumpstart things, ResQwalk has agreed to donate $1.00 to Abandoned Angels Cocker Spaniel Rescue every […]

The Skinny On Hill’s: Get Your Rebate Forms Now!

The Skinny On Hill’s: Get Your Rebate Forms Now!

Obesity is a growing problem not just for humans, but also for dogs. In fact, 52.6% of dogs in America are considered to be overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Obesity in our furry loved ones can cause serious health problems including joint […]

The Dangers of Insect Bites: What You Need To Know – Part 2

The Dangers of Insect Bites: What You Need To Know – Part 2

In last Monday’s post, we learned about three extremely dangerous insects: fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes. These tiny insects carry diseases and can cause significant harm (and even death) to your pets.  Steve Dale, pet expert and certified dog and cat behaviorist, told me that veterinarians have noticed a significant […]

Do Dogs Drink Backwards? Find Out Now!

Do Dogs Drink Backwards? Find Out Now!

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve often watched your dog drink water and wondered how on Earth they’re able to get water from the bowl into their mouths by essentially just licking. You’ve probably noticed that a dog’s tongue scoops water backwards, or under (depending […]

What You Need To Know About IMTP and IMHA

What You Need To Know About IMTP and IMHA

As many of my loyal readers already know, I lost my seven year old baby girl, Frenchy, in October of 2012. Since I started this blog, I’ve alluded to the illness that she ultimately died of (IMTP which developed into IMHA) but have not had […]

Scientific Proof That Dogs and Humans Think Alike

Scientific Proof That Dogs and Humans Think Alike

Although we are obviously a very different species than our beloved pets, it turns out that dogs are actually more similar to us than we previously thought. In the very first neuroimaging study to compare nonprimate species to humans, journal Current Biology discovered that both dog […]

Stop Cancer in its Tracks!

Stop Cancer in its Tracks!

My first guest blogger! WOOF! This is a guest post by Katie F. on behalf of Morris Animal Foundation. Visit morrisanimalfoundation.org/ to learn more about the animal health research that Morris Animal Foundation participates in. Did you know that cancer kills 60% of all Golden […]

10 Winter Weather Pet Safety Tips + Another Giveaway!

10 Winter Weather Pet Safety Tips + Another Giveaway!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO CARLA C. AND JACKIE P. BOTH OF WHOM WON JUGS OF SAFE PAW AND TO ANDY Z. WHO WON A PACKAGE OF PAWZ DOG BOOTS! THANK YOU TO EVERYBODY THAT ENTERED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE GIVEAWAYS AND […]

Brusha, Brusha, Brusha…

Brusha, Brusha, Brusha…

Today, I decided to do what I’ve been putting off for weeks: brush Shelby’s teeth. This is not an activity that she enjoys, so she makes it quite a challenge for me to accomplish. Growing up, my family never brushed my dog’s teeth and I […]

Top 5 Reasons To Adopt a Senior Dog

Top 5 Reasons To Adopt a Senior Dog

As November comes to a close, I realized that I haven’t had the opportunity to reflect on a very important aspect of this month: Several years ago, Petfinder.com officially named November “Adopt a Senior Pet Month” in an effort to raise awareness for older pets around […]