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Companies Are Now Offering Pet Insurance To Attract The Best Candidates

Many studies have proven that pet owners are healthier, both mentally and physically, than people without pets, which suggests that owning a pet makes you smarter as well. There is no evidence that owning a pet makes you more intelligent or that pet owners are more likely to make more money but the actions of […]

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How To Interpret Your Cat’s Mysterious Body Language

Whether you’re a dog person or cat person, you have to admit that cats are the more mysterious of the two creatures. They don’t communicate as clearly as dogs, making their emotional state very difficult to read. For example, while a dog might show affection with an easily-decipherable smile or lick, cats communicate these feelings […]

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Senior Citizens Can Meet Health Requirements Simply By Walking Dogs

A new study suggests that senior citizens who are struggling to maintain good health should try a much more rewarding yet equally effective strategy: getting a pet. According to Reuters, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that adults of all ages engage in at least 150 minutes of moderately intense exercise or […]

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Dog Flu Outbreak: Everything Pet Owners Need To Know

Florida’s dog flu outbreak has officially spread to Tennessee, according to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Late last month, Florida health officials confirmed at least a dozen cases of canine influenza that is believed to have spread from dog shows in DeLand, Florida and Perry, Georgia. All affected dogs are currently being […]

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Investigation Of California Pet Shops Supports Efforts To Have Them Banned

Late last month, the California state assembly passed a bill that would force pet shops to only sell dogs, cats and rabbits that come from shelters or nonprofit rescue organizations. The bill, AB 485, would endanger the business of puppy/kitten mills and commercial breeders, both of which have been accused of putting animals in horrific […]

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Animal Shelter Reveals The Most Common Questions From New Pet Owners

Pet adoption is on the rise as of late, thanks in no small part to the increased accessibility to information regarding the many benefits of adopting shelter or rescue animals. Still, you can’t blame aspiring pet owners for being skeptical about adoption. The Internet doesn’t exactly have the best reputation when it comes to cogency, […]

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The Rise of Raw Food Diets Is Having Fatal Consequences, Vets Warn

Veterinarians are warning pet owners that hastily switching to a raw food diet could have fatal consequences. The raw feeding trend emerged about four or five years ago and has since spread all over the world, thanks in no small part to the Internet. Subscribers of this diet feed their dogs or cats only raw […]

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Here’s Proof That Growing Up With A Dog Leads To A Stress-Free Life

A long overdue study may have finally revealed the main reason why people who grow up with pets are more likely to lead healthy lives. Previous research has proven that a long-lasting bond with a pet is a recipe for good health. Pet owners have a lower risk of myriad conditions, such as heart disease, […]

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NFL Star Pays Adoption Fees For 46 Animals At Baltimore Shelter

An NFL wide receiver helped dozens of shelter animals find new homes over the weekend at a mass adoption event. Torrey Smith will start his first season on the Philadelphia Eagles this September but began his career in Maryland, where he played college football as a Terrapin and went on to play four seasons with […]

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Cost Of Ownership Is One More Thing Pet Owners Are Unfamiliar With

The desire to own a pet is apparently so extreme that aspiring owners are ignoring the costs of caring for a dog or cat over its lifetime. Previous research has suggested that many pet owners aren’t exactly aware of what is required of them to keep their pets healthy and disciplined. For example, more than […]

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