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Our company was founded out of a desire to do better for the pets that enrich our lives in so many ways. Our blog is a place to honor those pets and the people who love them, with articles that cover topics including nutrition, mental and physical wellness, animal care, and more.

6 Surprising Facts about a Dog's Cowlicks

6 Surprising Facts about a Dog's Cowlicks

By Linda Cole Most of us have dealt with a stubborn lock of hair that can't be combed flat no matter what. But did you know that dogs also have cowlicks? These small patches of hair grow in a spi …
An Epsom Salt Bath Could Soothe Your Dog's Ailments

An Epsom Salt Bath Could Soothe Your Dog's Ailments

After a long day, there’s nothing as soothing as a soak in the bathtub. Whether bubbled, oiled, or scented, a hot bath can return exhausted people to human status. Add a dose of Epsom salt—yes the s …
Why is My Pet Suddenly So Clingy?

Why is My Pet Suddenly So Clingy?

As pet owners, we learn what our dog or cat wants primarily by paying attention to how they act. However, it's not always easy to understand what's going on when a change in behavior happens. Sometime …
Should I Trim My Dog's Whiskers?

Should I Trim My Dog's Whiskers?

Chances are you’ve never thought about your dog’s whiskers. However, many dog lovers have long debated the age-old question: To trim, or not to trim? Whiskers typically appear bilaterally on the …
What Happens if My Dog Eats Sand?

What Happens if My Dog Eats Sand?

Who doesn’t love a trip to the beach and the companionship of a good dog? Whether that stroll takes place at a lake, river, or ocean, part of the enjoyment is the familiar feel of bare feet pushing …
Why is My Dog Licking the Air?

Why is My Dog Licking the Air?

Body language is one way that dogs communicate what they want or how they feel. Some behaviors may seem trivial and unimportant to us, but that's not always true. Dogs usually have a reason for do …
8 Proven Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar for Dogs

8 Proven Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar for Dogs

The latest miracle pet product may be sitting in your refrigerator. Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has many practical uses that benefit pets and their people. This delicious salad dressing ingredient is …
Should I Take My Dog to the Vet if I Find a Tick?

Should I Take My Dog to the Vet if I Find a Tick?

The fear of contracting Lyme disease is very real for people who spend time outdoors. This disease is spread by ticks, whose bites deliver bacteria known as Borrelia burgdorferi into the bloodstream …
Why is My Pet Foaming at the Mouth?

Why is My Pet Foaming at the Mouth?

You're at the dog park enjoying a sunny outing with your pet when in the distance you notice a large dog charging towards yours, foaming at the mouth. Your first thought is that the dog might have …
Free Feeding vs. Scheduled Meals: What’s Best?

Free Feeding vs. Scheduled Meals: What’s Best?

How often should you be feeding your pet? This is a question that all pet owners face at some point. There are a couple different schools of thought on this topic – free feeding vs. scheduled meal …
What Does It Mean When a Dog Imprints?

What Does It Mean When a Dog Imprints?

Have you heard of imprinting and wondered what it meant? Or have you ever wondered if your dog was born knowing how to be a dog? The short answer to the second question is no. Dogs, like humans, …
Why Do Cats Have Little Pockets on Their Ears?

Why Do Cats Have Little Pockets on Their Ears?

Over time, evolution molded the anatomy of different animals, discarding unneeded features and perfecting others that aid in survival of a particular species. Cats have a curious anatomical featur …