Pawderosa Pet Care Blog

How One Dog Became a Kitten Nanny

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Here's a testament to the friendship between cats and dogs – a story about ' Boots,' a Chow-Golden Retriever mix who was one of 300 animals rescued and treated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After recovering from his initial injuries, Boots was adopted by an EAMT volunteer. She noticed right away how well Boots and her cats got along, which is why he was recruited to be a kitten babysitter at a kitten nursery, based in Arizona, which cares for kitties at the young ages of 5-8 weeks old.  READ MORE

Unique Portraits Capture Elderly Pets

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Aging is not for the fainthearted, and that goes for pets too. How do you know when your dog or cat has become a senior? According to, "as a general rule of thumb, dogs and cats are considered "senior" around age seven. Larger dogs sooner (age 5 or 6), and smaller dogs later (age 8 or 9)."  READ MORE

Two Adorable Cat & Dog Videos

Monday, October 20, 2014

These two videos are so entertaining, we had to share them with you! Both celebrate the quirky, complicated and lovable relationship between the cat and the dog.  READ MORE

We’d Be Better off If We Could Play Like this Dog Does

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Do you ever feel like your pets have tapped into the secret of life when they look at you day after day with a big, slobbery grin on their face? Pet owners have long benefitted from their dogs' contented, playful nature. In fact, I'm pretty sure they're one of the best influences on humanity. That's one reason why almost every American president has owned a dog. They can not only be wonderful companions, but also role models. Just watch this adorable puppy frolic in a fountain in London, while his human counterparts look on, touched.   READ MORE

Five Animal Articles That Will Blow Your Mind

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

If you've ever thought you had a good grasp on the animal kingdom, these five articles will probably prove that you have a lot more to learn! For example, are you aware that there is such a thing as River Dolphins? We sure weren't! How about a cancer treatment developed from the parasites found in cat feces? We're not kidding…it's a real thing!   READ MORE

Loving a Puppy May Help Patients Fight Cancer

Monday, May 19, 2014

It’s time for the power of puppy love to be discovered! For the first time, the American Humane Society is running clinical trials to explore the impact of puppy-playtime on young cancer patients and their families. The practice is being called AAT or “animal assisted therapy”.   READ MORE

Dogs are Capable of Amazing Things

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

If we told you that a dog is capable of learning almost anything, including skateboarding, walking on its front legs only, and launching itself through the air in parkour-influenced moves, would you believe us? Here’s proof that dogs are capable of amazing things: watch this video.  READ MORE


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