DIY Cat Scratching Post Ideas

Any cat owner will tell you: Cats scratch, and scratch and scratch. Whether it’s a corner wall that is stripped of paint, a frayed couch or a carpet with loose fibers and bare spots, the typical cat owner’s home is full of evidence that proves their need for a cat scratcher. While store bought scratchers […]

6 Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer

It’s the #hottestdayoftheyear in our hometown today, and we’re not alone. With record temperatures around the country, it is important to keep your pets in mind when it comes to keeping cool. Pets can suffer heatstroke quickly in these kinds of temperatures. Here are some ways to keep your pets cool this summer. Exercise your […]

Pet Therapy and Its Connection to Pet Insurance: Guest Blogger, Luke Brown

It is no surprise Americans cherish their pets. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports more than 43 million households own dogs, more than 36 million households own cats and nearly 2 million own horses. Those figures don’t include the many more millions of households that own fish, ferrets, rabbits, lizards and many other kinds of […]

Depression and Pets: What You Need to Know

Many veterinarians and experts agree that depression can occur in animals, although there’s little to no scientific evidence to indicate this. But despite the lack of scientific evidence, pet owners know firsthand that their animals have unique personalities and that they do get bored, depressed, lonely, and even grief-stricken. Let’s talk about how to recognize […]

Pool Safety for Cats and Dogs

Summer is in full swing, and nothing says “summer” like lounging by the pool. But, just as every summer, safety is a critical component to any poolside activities. We can often overlook pool safety for our pets, but it’s important to keep them out of harm’s way, as well. Here are a few ways to […]