When people aren’t debating whether cats or dogs are more intelligent, they’re equating them as mortal foes. That’s a stereotype that both cat expert Jackson Galaxy, host of the Animal Planet show My Cat From Hell, and certified dog trainer Zoe Sandor wanted to break.
Traveling with a pet, especially for the first time, is a daunting and stressful task — for both you as well as your furry companion. (That’s why we typically suggest only traveling with your pet when necessary.)
When thinking of ways to reduce stress in life, usually techniques like meditation, yoga, and journaling come to mind. These are great techniques, to be sure. But getting a new best friend can also have many stress relieving and health benefits. While human friends provide great social support and come with some fabulous benefits, this article focuses on the benefits of furry friends.
Explore the process of capturing pet portraits and get advice from pro pet photographers so you can help every dog (and cat) have its day.
From healthy ingredients, homemade recipes, and meal prepping, here’s everything you need in your kitchen.
Cats can naturally be quiet and independent, making it difficult to tell if they’re happy. If you have a new cat at home or have recently introduced a new pet, you might be worrying about how happy your cat really is. The good news is that cats actually send out all sorts of signs to let you know if they’re happy — or if they’re not so content. All you have to do is be able to recognize those signs. Knowing how to tell if your cat is happy can help you better understand how he feels, and you might even be able to tell if your cat is having a physical issue that might need some vet attention. Be sure to look for these 10 signs your cat is happy.
A pro shares tips for matted coats, nail trims and more
If you’re used to taking your pet to the groomer’s or pet-store salon every month or two, he or she is now likely overdue for a full groom. The good news is that depending on your dog’s grooming needs (and temperament), tackling the task at home yourself — at least for now — might be easier than you think!
Becoming a volunteer does not just benefit your life; it benefits every animal that is in the shelter. There are volunteers of all ages that help make a difference in the lives of animals every day. If you are considering becoming a volunteer, here is a list of pros and cons to help you make your decision.
Dogs and cats are full of energy and that energy needs to go somewhere, otherwise problem behaviours may start and your pet will become more prone to health issues. The great thing about exercising your pet is there are so many ways to do it. Dogs expend energy at the dog park being social and playing fetch. While cats use up energy playing ball and string, or figuring out a puzzle treat game. Even obedience training is a form of exercise. Exercise is fun for all the family and a great way to bond with your pet. How else does exercise benefit your pet?
Create a fun and memorable cat photo shoot by choosing a backdrop, setting up the lighting, and selecting props. Get creative with the props and use items like toys, treats, and costumes to capture your cat’s personality. Have patience and take your time to get the perfect shot.