Successfully Transitioning Pets from One Food to Another Food

You have probably heard this before. Regarding your pet, when transitioning from one formula to another, do so slowly, over a few weeks, by gradually replacing some of your pet’s old food with its new food to the point where … Continue reading

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How to Safely Celebrate a Pet’s Birthday

How to Safely Celebrate a Pet’s Birthday Happy birthday to you! We all love a celebration, and a pet’s birthday (or adoption day) is a great excuse to spoil them rotten – as if we don’t do that every day! … Continue reading

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Achieving Your Pet’s Summer Body Goals

A number of my clients have seen their dog’s bodies change as a result of COVID lockdowns. Some have had extra time to walk their dogs and their dogs have trimmed up– great! But for many, there has been extra … Continue reading

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Fostering: Great for Pets, Great for Kids

In our age of digital everything, parents are often desperate for ideas for activities that will tear their kids’ attention away from their electronics. One great option may be as close as the… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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What Do Vegans Feed Their Pets?

Embracing a plant-based lifestyle may start with what’s on your plate, but whether you’re vegan for health, humane, or environmental reasons, for lots of people it’s not just a diet, but a way of life. Being vegan can affect nearly … Continue reading

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Halo® Donation to Help Shelter Pets is Best Loved Item in Hollywood Gift Bag

From left to right: Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer, Daniel Day-Lewis This year’s actor nominees like Allison Janney, Denzel Washington, Margot Robbie, Timothée Chalamet and Octavia Spencer will have an opportunity to make a big difference by redeeming Halo pet food donations … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Protect Your Pets in an Emergency

Here’s some good advice from some animal-loving friends Down Under, about managing risks to our pets during emergencies. With all the weather-related emergencies around the United States, and beyond, I found good information in this article in “The Conversation,” about … Continue reading

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Brave HSUS Rescuers Risk Lives to Save Stranded Pets

On September 1, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) was coordinating with other agencies and animal welfare organizations to rescue as many animals as possible who had been affected by Hurricane Harvey. They received a request to help … Continue reading

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Enter to Win $25,000 + Help Shelter Pets!

Rachael Ray Nutrish has sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. Every time we’ve adopted, we’ve come away feeling like we’ve won the lottery. Our rescued pets–Irie… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for the … Continue reading

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Returning Home After a Storm — How to Keep Your Pets Safe

We see a lot of great advice about preparing for evacuation in the event of a storm–but today we received some excellent information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for … Continue reading

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