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Pet Loss and Grief

Pet Loss and Grief

My husband and I had to help our 14 year old dog cross over the Rainbow Bridge on April 1. He had cancer for the past 2 years or so, and was starting to really decline and had no quality of life. He gave us that look, and we knew it was time to let him go and end his...

15 Ways To Love Your Pet This Valentine’s Day

15 Ways To Love Your Pet This Valentine’s Day

February is the month of love! 2/14 is Valentine’s Day, but there’s actually a lot to celebrate in February with our pets, including Pet Dental Health month, Doggy Date Night (Feb 3), Puppy Bowl Sunday (Feb 11) and National Dog Biscuit Day (Feb 23). 1. Take them for a...

What Pets Are Thankful For

What Pets Are Thankful For

As a pet owner, it's easy to see that our furry friends bring us so much joy and companionship. But what about the other way around? As Thanksgiving is soon upon us, have you ever stopped to consider what your pet is thankful for? Here are some things that your pets...

Halloween Pet Events in San Diego County

Halloween Pet Events in San Diego County

Want to strut your stuff with your pet out and about in San Diego this fall? Weather is getting cooler, so it’s a perfect time to dress up for fun and treats! Check out the following list I compiled for your trick-or-treating pleasure!   10/19 6-8:30 Paint a...

Review of Olympus Park in Encinitas, CA

Review of Olympus Park in Encinitas, CA

Overview Recently my husband and dog visited Olympus Park in Leucadia, CA. This park is a great place for dogs and their owners to enjoy some outdoor fun. This small park is relatively new (about a year old), well-maintained and has plenty of space for dogs to run and...

Foxtails Abound!

Foxtails Abound!

Spring is here, the weather’s warming, and it seems everyone’s going hiking with their dogs! That’s all good news, but did you know there are some very dangerous plants and weeds out there that can kill your dog? I don’t want to alarm you, but you need to know the...

Fun Facts About Irish Pets and Their History

Fun Facts About Irish Pets and Their History

Happy St, Patrick's Day! Interested to know which pets are hot in Ireland? Read on for some fun facts about Irish pets and their history. History of Pets in Ireland Pets have been part of Irish culture for centuries! Dogs have been a part of the Irish people's lives...

National Cat Health Month

National Cat Health Month

February is National Cat Health Month, a great time to learn more about keeping cats healthy and happy. Here are some tips to consider. 5 ways to keep your cat healthy 1. Provide a balanced diet full of the essential vitamins and nutrients your cat needs. Avoid...

Dog Training 101: The Basics

Dog Training 101: The Basics

Giving your dog obedience training is one of the primary things to give your dog besides food, shelter, and exercise. Whether the dog you just got is an adult or a puppy, you must train them while they are still adjusting to the place.  Training them keeps the people...