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  • Annie snubbing her new cat bed
    Cats give lukewarm reception to Whisker City cat bed
    The Whisker City® Animal Print Cuddler Pet Bed, made exclusively for PetSmart, has great reviews on their site and retails for only $19.99. It rates 4 and a bit out of five stars with 17 reviewers writing in. I decided to buy the bed last week...
  • Nylon bones, bully sticks, well-balance meals helps with dental care.
    Canine Dental Month
    February is ended but it does not mean you should forget about your pug’s dental care. Their dental care should be on the top of the health list just as getting vaccinated. Poor dental care leads to more than just bad breath, gingivitis,...
  • Chew toys, bully sticks, Nylonbones, and etc. will help produce saliva.
    National Pet Dental Month is almost over
    February is already more than half way over. February is an important month for your pug’s health, why? It is Pet Dental Month. There are a lot of veterinarians’ and some groomers who have specials that will help jump start your dental...
  • Django at Bastrop Animal Shelter
    Bastrop Texas Shelter vows to become no kill
    Bastrop is "the county seat of Bastrop County, Texas, United States. Located about 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Austin, it is part of the Greater Austin metropolitan area. The population was 7,218 according to the 2010 census." What...
  • Griffin - WInter
    Brrrrrrr - does my horse need a blanket?
    When an arctic blast bears down on North Carolina, many horse owners – especially new horses owners – have concerns about what they need to do to take care our their equine partners. Because they – the humans – are cold,...
  • Let's Celebrate our pets
    Let's Celebrate our pets
    There are many ways to celebrate our pets and our love of them. We each have our reasons for making room in our lives for our pets. There are so many, listing them here will not be done to save on our live experience (living). Whether we current...
  • Don't neglect your Pug's teeth
    Pug Dental Care
    February is Canine Dental Care Month. Pugs need dental care just like humans. The sooner your start dental care on your pug the sooner your pug will be use to the dental routine. On average a pug should have their teeth brushed 2-3 times a week,...
  • Trumpet and Trombone sweaters
    What to do when the pooch needs to go out in the frigid weather
    It is not so cold here in Washington D.C. now but during the month of February it can get pretty cold here. What does a good dog owner do to keep the family pooch safe with ice and frigid temperatures?The American Veterinary Medical Association...
  • How to Control Dog Shedding
    How to Control Dog Shedding
    Dog shedding can be a difficult problem for many pet owners, especially those who have certain breeds such as Norwegian Elkhounds, Pomeranians, Siberian Huskies and others that have a thick undercoat. Even if you do not have a breed of dog that is...
  • dinner time!
    Homemade Dog Food Flavor Enhancers
    Do you have a picky dog?Here are some simple and healthy gravy flavor enhancers that you can add to dry dog food to enhance its flavor and your dogs desire to eat. This can work great on dogs that are recovering from an illness and have a...
  • Care for your Pug in cold weather.
    Pugs and Cold Weather.
    Cold weather has its dangers just as hot weather has its dangers when it comes to our pugs. Even though we live in Florida it does get chilly and in some areas it gets below freezing, so it is important to make sure your pugs are taken care of....
  • DRAMA
    Dispelling Drama
    Have you noticed…there are friends, people and family who seem to be magnets for catastrophe? They seem to live their lives jumping from one difficult to the next, and they always surrounded themselves with unstable individuals.Are they...
  • Families with mentally ill members need help as well as caregivers
    Families with mentally ill members need help as well as caregivers
    All families with a mentally ill member as well as caregivers need help, say researchers at Case Western Reserve University. The study was announced on Jan. 7 and was published as "Factors Affecting Disruption in Families of Adults with...
  • Include your Pug in your New Year Resolution.
    Exercise in your New Year Resolution.
    If getting healthy or maintaining your weight is one of your New Year’s Resolutions please make sure you include your pug in your exercise program. As we all know pugs are prone to be overweight or can become overweight very easily so...
  • 9 of the warmest wiener dog stories of 2014
    9 of the warmest wiener dog stories of 2014
    There are always great stories about Dachshunds, but this year was an exceptional one with some great heartwarming stories involving the wiener dog.Here are nine of our favorite. They are inspiring, funny and sweet.Did you have one that you think...