Keep Your Dog Cool In The Summer With These Tips

Summer is in full swing and, for most pet owners, that means spending more time outside with their four-legged friends. It isn’t widely known that, like people, dogs are susceptible to sunburn and even heat stroke. Prevent any harmful repercussions from the heat or sun and keep your dog cool this summer with these heat […]

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A Smarter Alternative to a No-Kill Shelter

For pet owners who genuinely want what’s best for their pet, surrendering a pet to a shelter is a last resort. Since most people can’t imagine surrendering their pet to a shelter where there is a possibility of euthanasia, seeking out a no-kill shelter seems the more acceptable way to go. What does it mean […]

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All About Microchipping (May is National Chip Your Pet Month)

It sometimes happens that our four-legged friends wander a little too far for their own good or our liking. One good way to increase the chances of being reunited with pets that have run away or gotten lost or stolen is to have them microchipped.   What is microchipping? Microchipping has grown increasingly popular in […]

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10 Common Cat Behaviors Explained

Cats are especially expressive creatures, and they’re constantly telling you exactly how they’re feeling – all you have to do is learn to “speak cat”! Here are 10 common cat behaviors interpreted, so that you can understand their needs and personality better: Sniffing your face: Cats rely heavily on their strong sense of smell to […]

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Dogs That Make the Best Family Pets – What to Look For When Adopting

It’s no surprise that dogs are the most popular family pet; in fact, it’s estimated that over 60 million families in the U.S. own a dog! It’s important to find a dog that’s right for your family— essentially you are bringing a new family member into your life. Here are some things to consider when […]

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What First Time Dog Owners Should Know

Sharing your life with a dog is an exciting and rewarding journey. There’s nothing quite like the bond between human and canine: unconditional love, special memories, and a lifelong friendship. For first-time dog owners, there are a lot of unknowns – and maybe a little anxiety — that come with this relationship. Here are a […]

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8 Things First Time Cat Owners Should Know

Cats have quite the reputation on the internet—they’re known for being especially quirky, cuddly, and sometimes even a little crazy! Befriending a cat is one of the most rewarding bonds a person can form. Cats are full of personality, and have a special place in our hearts. If it’s your first time adopting or owning […]

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Feature on Pit Bull-Type Dogs: Ending the Misconceptions

It’s no secret that Pit Bull-type dogs have a less than favorable reputation. But they’ve gotten a bad rap. To set the record straight, I’m going to go into some of the most common misconceptions surrounding these dogs and what the reality is. (If you want to know why I use the term “Pit Bull-type […]

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Guardian Tips: How to Get Your Pet Viewed More

In a previous blog, we talked about how you can make your pet’s profile stand out. Along with providing enough information in your pet’s bio, and being quick to respond to messages from Adopters, we emphasize the importance of uploading good photos and videos. Here’s why: Why do my pet’s photos matter so much? People […]

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