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Top Ten Crappiest Litterbox Choices

Monday, December 15, 2014

This guest blog post by Daniel “DQ” Quagliozzi was republished with permission from Go, Cat, Go! Please scroll to the bottom of this post to view DQ's full bio.    READ MORE




Attend the Bay Area Pet Expo in Style with Locally Designed T-Shirts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Have you heard about the Bay Area Pet Expo? It's time to mark your calendars, folks!   READ MORE




Off Doggie – The Product That Will Teach your Dog “Off”

Monday, December 08, 2014

Are friends and family unwilling to come and visit because your dog obnoxiously jumps up on them? With the holiday season already in full-swing, this can cause a lot of added stress and anxiety. But don't worry! Dog trainers hear the call for help, and what they hear is "help me teach my dog to stop jumping on me and my guests!"   READ MORE




Dog Behavior Debunked: Why Dogs Kick When You Scratch Their Belly

Thursday, December 04, 2014

How many times have you spotted your dog sprawled out on his back, happily begging for a belly scratch? I'm sure you've noticed that if you hit a certain spot on their belly, their hind legs start kicking and jerking into the air. Have you ever wondered why do they do that?  READ MORE




The Difference between Feral and Stray Cats

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

If you come across a kitty outside without a collar, it's safe to assume they're either feral or stray. But what's the difference?  READ MORE




A Guide to Spotting and Treating Arthritis in Pets

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Arthritis is one of the most common ailments of middle-aged and elderly pets. Similar to its impacts on humans, arthritis in pets causes pain and inflammation in the joints, as a result of a breakdown in the smooth cartilage that covers and protects the bones that form the joint.  READ MORE




The Co-Sheltering Movement for Pets and Humans

Monday, November 24, 2014

Did you know that as many as 49 percent of women stay in abusive situations out of concern for the pets' safety? Another alarming fact: "Before 2013, none of New York City's 50 emergency domestic violence shelters offered refuge to families with pets." Thankfully, an encouraging co-sheltering initiative has been launched by the Urban Resource Institute (URI) in New York to address this issue called People and Animals Living Safely.  READ MORE




A Dog and a Kid to Make You Smile

Thursday, November 20, 2014

In case the Fall weather has you needing a lift, we've got just the thing to put a smile on your face. This poem, and an adorable video of a baby's first crawl, and the slobbery reward she gets afterwards! Too cute!!  READ MORE




Science Projects Create Opportunity for Learning and Bonding with Pets

Monday, November 17, 2014

We're huge advocates of pets and children growing up under the same roof. For a glimpse into the scientific reasons why children who interact with animals at a young age benefit both intellectually and emotionally, check out this article published in the Scientific American. In our own home, we've observed our children growing up with a profound empathy, curiosity and playfulness thanks to the numerous pets we have adopted into our family. It's a beautiful thing to see little feet and little paws running alongside each other, playing, exploring and building a friendship as they grow up together over the years.  READ MORE




Repetition Is the Secret to a Well-Trained Puppy

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Are friends and family unwilling to come and visit because your dog obnoxiously jumps up on them? Dog trainers hear the call for help, and what they hear is "help me teach my dog to stop jumping on me or my guests!"    READ MORE






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