What Dog Breeds Are Good For Apartments?

By Tiffany White | Featured on Barkpost

What dog breeds are the best for apartments?

The majority of dog breeds can adapt to any environment as long as they’re getting properly exercised. But when you’re living in an apartment, an overactive dog can make the space seems SUPER small. Sometimes it would be nice . . . → Read More: What Dog Breeds Are Good For Apartments?

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Dogscaping Your Yard

Article Featured on NetPets

Creating a yard that is dog-friendly is one of the most important things you can do for your pet. However there are several mistakes that owners commonly make. By avoiding the following pitfalls you can help to increase your chances of ending up with a space that’s perfectly suited for . . . → Read More: Don’t Make These Mistakes When Dogscaping Your Yard

How to Make Your New Pet Feel Loved and Welcome

Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Bringing home a new dog or cat is a very exciting time, but it can also be a bit stressful for both two- and four-legged family members — especially when there hasn’t been much groundwork laid to welcome the new arrival. As I often say, preparation is priceless. Pre-planning . . . → Read More: How to Make Your New Pet Feel Loved and Welcome

How to Slow Down a Cat Who is Eating Too Fast

By Dr. Sandra Mitchell | Article Featured on PetMD

Just about every cat owner has experienced excited meowing, the rubbing against your legs and the pleading stare—let’s face it, cats have a way of getting what they want! Unfortunately, sometimes when they get that worked up for a meal or treat, moments later, we’ll . . . → Read More: How to Slow Down a Cat Who is Eating Too Fast

Dog Health Issues: Do Mixed Breed Dogs Have an Advantage Over Purebred Dogs?

By Dr. Sarah Wooten, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

Have you heard the claim that purebred dogs have more health problems than mixed breed dogs? Is it true, or is it just a myth?

. . . → Read More: Dog Health Issues: Do Mixed Breed Dogs Have an Advantage Over Purebred Dogs?

Clear the Shelters Campaign Helps Shelter Pets Find Forever Homes

By Kendall Curley | Featured on PetMD

According to the ASPCA, around 6.5 million animals pass through the doors of US animal shelters every year. And while there are approximately 3.2 million shelter animals adopted each year, there is still a very large gap between the two numbers.

To help try to close . . . → Read More: Clear the Shelters Campaign Helps Shelter Pets Find Forever Homes

10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters Debunked

By Jaime Lynn Smith | Featured on PetMD

Animal shelters are a huge asset to the communities they serve as well as surrounding residents – and, of course, to the animals. Unfortunately, their purpose and contribution to society are often misunderstood. Here, we explore some prevalent myths about animal shelters and the precious pets . . . → Read More: 10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters Debunked

The Newest Exhibit at the Oregon Zoo Includes a Catio With Adoptable Cats

Article Found on PetMD | By Kendall Curley

The Oregon Zoo has opened a new exhibit that’s unlike anything most zoo-goers have seen before. It highlights some really amazing felines, but not the big cats most people are expecting.

Their newest exhibit is called the “Family Farm Catio.” It will feature adoptable cats of . . . → Read More: The Newest Exhibit at the Oregon Zoo Includes a Catio With Adoptable Cats

Can Getting A Dog Actually Ease Symptoms Of Depression? A Psychotherapist Weighs In

Article by Leigh Weingus | Found on MindBodyGreen

If while dealing with a bout of stress, anxiety, or depression you’ve ever thought getting a furry friend would help manage negative thoughts and feelings, there’s a lot of truth to that. According to a wide body of research on happiness and stress, getting a pet—particularly . . . → Read More: Can Getting A Dog Actually Ease Symptoms Of Depression? A Psychotherapist Weighs In

Outbreak of Pet Store Puppy-Related Infection Reported in 12 States

Article by Aly Semigran | Found on PetMD

Yet another reason to be extremely wary of adopting a puppy from a pet store: over the past year, there has been an outbreak of Campylobacteriosis (an infectious disease caused by the Campylobacter bacteria) in 12 states, stemming from Petland store locations.

. . . → Read More: Outbreak of Pet Store Puppy-Related Infection Reported in 12 States