Why does my dog lick me?

Why does my dog lick me?

Your dog might offer up kisses for a few reasons.   You taste good Our sweaty, salty skin can be intriguing to dogs, who tend to explore the world with their mouths and are comforted by the scent of their caring owners. It’s the same reason they often steal our socks...
STOP! Read This Before You Gift a Bunny for Easter

STOP! Read This Before You Gift a Bunny for Easter

Pets can give new meaning to the life of a lonely or elderly person and they can help teach children how to be responsible. However, pets are also time-consuming, may require training and sometimes need medical care that is often expensive. Pets also need regular...
A Look at The Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

A Look at The Health Benefits of Dog Ownership

We’ve heard it before and it’s true, a dog offers unconditional love. All we need to do is open our arms and our hearts to receive it. It’s up to us then, to return that love to the best of our ability by taking responsibility for the care of this beloved being...
How Do I Get My Dog to be a Therapy Dog?

How Do I Get My Dog to be a Therapy Dog?

Our thanks and gratitude to the Alliance of Therapy Dogs (ATD) for the information contained in this article. To clear up any misconceptions, we’ll begin with information from ATD on the difference between Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs. What is the difference between...
Signs of Heart Disease in Pets

Signs of Heart Disease in Pets

Signs of heart disease are usually easier to see in dogs and less detectable in cats. Schedule an appointment with your veterinarian especially if they fainted, have a persistent cough, difficulty breathing, or noticeable abdominal swelling.  The heart is a pump Think...