The Psychological and Health Impacts of Human-Dog Relationships

Human-animal interactions have been studied widely and while there are conflicting results, many pet owners believe what some studies have shown, which is that human-animal interactions have positive impacts including: More positive social behavior, interpersonal interactions, and mood; Lower stress-related measures such as cortisol, heart rate, and blood pressure;  Less self-reported fear and anxiety; Stronger mental health; and Better physical health, specifically a lower likelihood of cardiovascular diseases. While conclusive evidence is still being gathered, it is clear from experience that pets have a significant positive impact on our emotional, mental, and physical well-being. Some of the ways in which...

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Fun Ways to Celebrate the Holidays With Your Pets

Make a Homemade Treat or Meal for Your Pet Holiday celebrations include many family traditions — and what better traditions are there than those that include our favorite foods?!  Just like us, our pets love to get a special treat. Why not include them in your baking rotation this year and try a Pumpkin & Peanut Butter Dog Treat or a Salmon Cat Treat? We use food to show our love to people, let’s add our pets into the holiday mix! Of course, check with your vet to make sure the ingredients are safe for your pet! Take Your Dog to His...

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How to Choose the Right Toys for Your Dog for Christmas

Getting a few new toys and treats for your dog at Christmas is so much fun for you and your furry best friend. Here are a few things to keep in mind when holiday shopping for your dog this season. What types of toy are you looking for? Do you want toys for active play that will have your dog running, chewing and playing — like a tennis ball or a tug-of-war rope? Or perhaps you are looking to keep your dog busy for a few hours with the hard rubber toys that can be filled with peanut butter or...

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How to Find a Pet Sitter for the Holidays

Traveling for the Holidays? The holidays are right around the corner and you’re excited to celebrate with family and friends! Oftentimes that means you need to leave your furry best friend at home while you travel for days, or sometimes weeks. How do you find a pet sitter who you trust, is reliable, will treat your pet with the love and care they need and makes sense in your budget? Where do I Look for a Pet Sitter? With the internet and mobile apps to connect you with people who provide a wide variety of services, there are many new...

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DIY Halloween Costumes for Dogs

Who doesn't love dressing up dogs in cute little costumes? As Halloween season approaches, we found some adorable DIY Halloween dog costumes! Just grab the materials, put in some small labor & let them strut their PAWsome outfit!
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