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iCPooch Soothes Separation Anxiety in Pets & Owners

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Every few months we like to cover a product that we think is going to make a big impact. iCPooch was recently funded successfully through Kickstarter.com and is going to change the ways we interact with our pets when we're away. It's a modern twist on Apple's Face Time, and we're pretty certain you aren't the only one who will love it!   READ MORE




Adopting a Second Pet? Here’s What You Need to Know

Friday, March 06, 2015

Many parents choose to have more than one child because they worry that an only child would be lonesome without a sibling to play with. There are also many important social skills and aspects of development that siblings benefit from. Naturally, pet owners often think that having more than one pet would be as equally as beneficial in preventing an animal from experiencing loneliness. But there are a lot of things to consider before adopting an additional pet.   READ MORE




Dogs Understand Our Words After all

Friday, December 19, 2014

Many of you dog lovers may suspect your dog is much smarter than the world gives him credit for, but now there are scientific studies to prove it! It's fairly common knowledge that our pets can interpret our moods through the tone of our voice when we speak to them, but never before have scientists tested and proven that dogs understand our words too.  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




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 vetmedicine.about.com, "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




Rules of Etiquette for Dining Out with your Dog

Thursday, September 25, 2014

There are three basic requirements for bringing your dog to a pet-friendly restaurant: your dog needs to be socialized, non-aggressive, and responsive to basic commands (sit, stay, come, leave it). If, on the other hand, your dog is apt to pull on his leash, sniff the waiter's pants, beg for food at the table or bark in a public setting, please don't bring your furry friend along for dinner, out of respect for the dinner staff and restaurant goers. But if you feel confident your dog is well-behaved, non-aggressive and up for the potentially noisy restaurant environment, then by all means, bring him along (after you call and confirm that the restaurant allows animals of course). There can be nothing sweeter than spending an afternoon at a coffee shop with your pup or an evening on the town for dinner. It's a great bonding activity, and a fun way to meet fellow dog-owners!   READ MORE




A Walking Fish Gives Us Clues about Evolution

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Nearly 400 million years ago, a huge shift in the history of life occurred. Creatures crawled out of the sea and transitioned to living on land. Those creatures most likely are our very distant ancestors, according to Charles Darwin's Evolutionary Theory. Now scientists are beginning to collect clues about what that transition might have looked like and how it occurred, thanks to a very unique African fish, the Polypterus senegalus (also known as Bichirs). This particular fish can not only breathe air outside of water through a pair of lungs, but uses its pectoral fins to walk!   READ MORE






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