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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.

Why Do Some Dogs Have Black Spots on Their Tongue?

Why Do Some Dogs Have Black Spots on Their Tongue?

One of the most distinguishing traits about the Chow breed, besides their lion-like mane, is their blue/black tongue. The common belief is that if a mixed breed dog has black spots on his tongue …
Groaning Dogs: What Could it Mean?

Groaning Dogs: What Could it Mean?

Does your dog groan or make odd noises when lying down to rest? Some dogs are just noisy, no matter the circumstance, and some dogs are quiet little angels when they flop down to sleep. If you hav …
10 Health Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs

10 Health Benefits of Turmeric for Dogs

If you keep up with trends in the health and wellness space, you’ve probably heard that the latest wonder-supplement is hiding in your spice rack. Turmeric has been shown to prevent and treat severa …
9 Surprising Home Remedies for Cat Hairballs

9 Surprising Home Remedies for Cat Hairballs

You know that disturbing sound: your cat struggling to expel a hairball. The retching, gagging, and vomiting noises can wake you at night or ruin your lunch. As your poor cat struggles to rid him or …
Why Do Cats Cover Their Faces When They Sleep?

Why Do Cats Cover Their Faces When They Sleep?

Let’s face it, cats can be strange. You may have caught sight of your cat bouncing off the walls, rubbing their head on your leg, or even standing with their mouth wide open. It is even common to see …
How to Teach a Cat to Fetch

How to Teach a Cat to Fetch

Lots of cat owners like to play a rousing game of fetch with their best feline friend. It goes something like this: you throw the toy, your cat dashes after it, pounces on it, plays with it for …
9 Subtle Signs That Your Dog Loves You

9 Subtle Signs That Your Dog Loves You

Humans view a hug as a sign of affection, but many dogs would prefer that we skip them. Wrapping our arms around their neck just makes some dogs uncomfortable. However, that certainly doesn't me …
Why Do Cats Lick Plastic?

Why Do Cats Lick Plastic?

  Some cats have an eating disorder called pica that causes them to eat strange things. They are drawn to non-food items as a food source, including plastic. But seeking out plastic grocer …
How to Stop an Excited Dog from Mouthing

How to Stop an Excited Dog from Mouthing

Mouthing is a common dog behavior many owners have to deal with. From the dog's perspective, it's a natural way to greet someone, interact with other dogs or investigate their environment. It's mo …
8 Reasons for a Cat's Excessive Meowing

8 Reasons for a Cat's Excessive Meowing

Is your cat meowing too much? While you may enjoy having occasional "conversations" with your cat, when they are meowing a lot it can be aggravating. However, there is usually a reason for the e …
5 Things That Can Cause Loss of Appetite in Dogs

5 Things That Can Cause Loss of Appetite in Dogs

Most of the time our dogs act like ravenous beasts who devour any food that comes their way, although admittedly there are some dogs who are picky eaters. Puppies eat as if they haven't been fed i …
What Do Cats Dream About?

What Do Cats Dream About?

Are you jealous of your cat’s ability to sleep so peacefully—anytime, anywhere? You know that no-care-in-the-world look that Gonzo and Gertrude share from a curled up, snuggly posture. Cats do love …