How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails at Home

As a cat owner, taking care of your cat’s health should be a priority for you, and trimming their nails is no exception. Trimming your cat’s nails is important for their safety, your safety, and the safety of your furniture and other household items. Every cat owner knows that cats love to scratch and dig their claws in different places – the furniture, carpet, and even your body! Cutting your cat’s nails by yourself can be a stressful experience enough to cause your blood pressure to rise. It takes a lot to do this successfully, as cats can be sensitive
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Six Reasons Why Your Dog is Barking and How to Help Them

The dog is a human’s best friend, and we humans have been domesticating dogs for more than 30,000 years. Whether your dog is a cuddly pup, or a strong watch dog, they use barking as a way to communicate to the world around them. Sometimes, dogs may bark more than usual for many different reasons. So, why do dogs bark excessively? Most of the time, dogs bark excessively due to medical issues, territorial protection, anxiety, excitement, hunger, boredom, and as a way to get your attention.  Why is My Dog Barking? Dogs may bark for a variety of reasons. Let’s
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Why is My Cat Balding?

Have you noticed your cat is losing hair? Maybe you’ve noticed a few bald patches on your cat that weren’t there before.  A change in your cat’s health may feel worrisome, but fur loss can actually be quite a common issue. Cats can experience balding for various reasons, but the common culprit is external parasites or bacteria, allergies, stress, anxiety, overgrooming, and thyroid problems or genetic conditions.   What to Look for with Bald Spots on Cats First, what do bald patches look like on your cat? Balding can vary in appearance and can range from large swaths of no hair
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How Often Should I Bathe My Dog?

How often should you bathe your dog? Every pup parent would answer this question differently because bathing frequency depends on many factors such as breed, coat, lifestyle, and more! Most dogs should be bathed once every couple of months, but some breeds need it more or less frequently.  What Determines How Often to Bathe Your Dog? There are various factors that determine how often we should bathe our dogs. Depending on criteria such as lifestyle, length of coat, and your dog’s breed, your dog may need to be bathed anywhere from once every few months to once a week. The
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How Hot is Too Hot for a Dog? Tips to Keep Your Pup Cool This Summer

Summer is here and the sun is out in full glory, but how do these high seasonal temps impact our dogs? If it’s rough on us humans, just imagine how our sensitive fury friends are feeling! So, how do we know when it’s too hot for dogs? Although every pup is different, most dogs can tolerate and enjoy walks and playtime at temperatures up to 75 degrees. Read on to learn more about when it is too hot for your pup, as well as tips to keep them cool this summer! Test the Blacktop, Asphalt, or Concrete A good rule
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