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South Korea’s Dog Meat Trade Persists Despite Olympic Spotlight

Countries that host the Olympics usually make a conscious effort to emphasize the beauties of their culture and downplay their flaws. Before the TV cameras arrive, hosting countries invest in “covering up” certain practices or policies that athletes and viewers might find distasteful. One such practice that exists in South Korea, the host of the […]

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4 Overlooked Things To Consider Before Adopting A Pet

Pet adoption rates are on the rise, largely thanks to a younger generation that may very well be more excited about having pets than human children. Their tendency to treat pets like legitimate family members is often criticized but it has unquestionably exposed how rewarding pet ownership can be and increased the appeal of owning […]

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If Your Dog Eats Poop, Blame Ancient Wolves

Regardless of how “natural” the behavior may be, dog owners are understandably horrified to see their pets eating poop. Not only does it seem undeniably unhealthy, but there is also no concrete scientific explanation for why a trained, socialized pet would do such a thing. Not As Unhealthy As You Think Before exploring potential answers, […]

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Dogs On The Move: Helping Man’s Best Friend Adapt To A New Home

When you’re searching for a new home, your decision doesn’t just come down to the number of bedrooms and baths. You want a safe neighborhood to play in, great schools for the kids, reasonable commutes for working parents, and close proximity to the activities everyone enjoys. You must consider the wants and needs of every […]

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3 News Year’s Resolutions For Pet Parents

The start of a new year is a time to think about your goals for the immediate and distant future. But regardless of whether your top priority is to make or money or take that vacation you’ve always dreamed of, everyone’s new year’s resolutions have at least one common objective: to be a better person. […]

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Finding the Perfect Dog Breed for Your Family

Adding a new four-legged family member is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Different breeds are known for some fairly strong traits that you’ll want to mesh with your family’s unique personalities in order to make the addition the best fit for everyone involved. Some dog breeds have dominant personalities, which can create […]

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Keeping The House Clean With Pets

What is the first thing you notice when you walk into the home of a pet owner? Is it the sweet family photo on the entry table with man’s best friend prominently perched out front? Or maybe the basket full of toys and Lovies sitting next to a cushy pet bed? In the best case […]

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5 Tips For New Dog Owners

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: Bringing a dog into your life is not easy. Your new family member might have trouble with something that comes naturally to other dogs, or display personality traits you didn’t see coming. It’s impossible to predict every challenge that awaits but dedicated preparation can significantly increase the likelihood of […]

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Cats Are Carnivores – Why All The Carbs?

It is evident that the common domestic short-haired cat has become North America’s most popular pet. Unlike dogs, cats are undeniably carnivores. We know this because when cats are fed a low protein diet, they do not deregulate their liver enzymes to spare protein from becoming energy, like a dog would normally do. This inability […]

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4 Precautions For Keeping Your Pets Safe On Halloween

The average American household on Halloween is loaded with health risks for pets. Everywhere you turn are potentially hazardous objects, unfamiliar people, and other changes to their surroundings pets might find alarming. It’s perfectly feasible for pet parents to enjoy a stress-free Halloween; they just have to eliminate these health risks entirely or simply put […]

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