7 Things to Consider When Hiring a Pet Sitter

By Shayna Meliker | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Picking a pet sitter isn’t a decision you should take lightly — but we’re sure we don’t need to tell you that! We bet you’ve already put more thought into who will be caring for your beloved cat or dog than you did into which hotels . . . → Read More: 7 Things to Consider When Hiring a Pet Sitter

Sorry, Grumpy Cat — Study Finds Dogs are Brainier than Cats

Article Found on ScienceDaily

There’s a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs.

It has to do with their brains, specifically the number of neurons in their cerebral cortex: the “little gray cells” associated with thinking, planning and complex behavior — all considered hallmarks of intelligence.

The . . . → Read More: Sorry, Grumpy Cat — Study Finds Dogs are Brainier than Cats

18 DIY Pet Costumes for Halloween

Need some inspiration for our Pet Costume Contest? Check out these 18 super adorable DIY pet costume ideas for Halloween!

Original Article & Images Featured on HGTV

Include your furry friend in this year’s Halloween celebrations by crafting a handmade costume for your dog or cat. Just be sure to use only soft, lightweight materials . . . → Read More: 18 DIY Pet Costumes for Halloween

10 Fun Ways to Exercise Your Dog

You’ve traveled this route many times. Your footsteps are on automatic pilot and your dog is tired of smelling the same patches of grass. You continue your daily walks sticking as closely to the same path like a beagle honing in on a scent because your dog needs exercise for his health and as an . . . → Read More: 10 Fun Ways to Exercise Your Dog

Please Vote!



The entries have been submitted and you only have a few more days to cast your vote!

Check out our contest entries for our 2014 Halloween Pet Costume Contest and vote for your favorite. You can vote once daily through November 14th.

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Happy Halloween!

We wanted to wish you and your pet a wonderful Halloween Holiday! Here are some tips on keeping your pet safe during tonight’s festivities. And don’t forget to take a photo for your pet in their Halloween costume and upload to our photo contest on our homepage.

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can . . . → Read More: Happy Halloween!

Our 2nd Annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest

Halloween is coming up fast. Do you have your Pet’s costume ready to go?!

Last year we received some great entries so we can’t wait to see what you come up with this year! Stop by the week of Halloween and have your pet’s photos taken or upload your photo to our website’s home page.

. . . → Read More: Our 2nd Annual Halloween Pet Costume Contest

One happy Pug…

Wanted to share some fun to start off your Saturday morning. May you find something to do this weekend that makes you as happy as this Pug in his ball pit. Enjoy!


Dr. Franklin and Dr. Earp accepting the ice bucket challenge!


Common Household Dangers for Pets

Many common household items can pose a threat to our animal companions—even some items specifically meant for pets could cause health problems.

To protect your pet, simply use common sense and take the same precautions you would with a child.

Although rodent poisons and insecticides are the most common sources of companion animal poisoning, the . . . → Read More: Common Household Dangers for Pets