Itchy Pup? 4 Steps to Relief

Itchy Pup? 4 Steps to Relief

Adopting an animal is admirable, heroic even. Besides, the first time you look into those pleading eyes, you can’t help yourself. But when I adopted a senior dog just over a year ago, I had no idea what I was getting into. Thinking I was scotch ...
3 Natural Solutions for Pet Odors & Stains

3 Natural Solutions for Pet Odors & Stains

The other day I sat on the couch, with a book in my hand, enjoying a relatively quiet afternoon. The kids were upstairs enjoying their first few days of freedom, a.k.a. summer break, and I had the windows open, allowing the light spring breeze to flo ...
4 Tips for Traveling With Pets

4 Tips for Traveling With Pets

When I travel with the family, I like to travel with the whole family, and by that I mean all three of my scruffy puppies as well as my three crazy kids. More and more, hotels and travel lodges are offering pet-friendly accommodations so you can brin ...
My Big Fat Fido: Tips for Overweight Pets

My Big Fat Fido: Tips for Overweight Pets

My neighborhood is unusually pet-friendly. Two poodles and a tiny chihuahua-daschund mix live on one side, and a cheerful, tail-wagging golden retriever lives on the other side.   And in between them, my rescue cats Bob and Miss Kitty observe the ent ...