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Dog Body Language: What that “Woof” Really Means

  Have you ever seen your dog make an odd expression and wondered, “Now what, exactly does that mean?” We treat our pets like they’re a part of the family. We even talk to them like they know exactly what we’re saying, and sometimes they respond in a manner that suggests they do know exactly what we’re saying. The thing about pets though, is they cannot talk back to us. They can’t say, “No, mom. I’m not eating that new food. I really hate it.” Or even, “It’s really nice outside. Can you let me out?” Instead, we have...
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Pet Emergency Preparedness Plan

Having lived in the South my entire life, you still never get used to Hurricane Season. I still, to this day, act like a child and get anxious and nervous when one is heading my direction. Hurricane Season runs every year from June 1st – Nov. 30th, but we have had hurricanes and tropical storms outside of this time frame. Pet’s safety is a very common issue during a hurricane. People who do not prepare for their pets safety beforehand unfortunately have to leave them behind to fend for themselves and hope they survive. Evacuation shelters generally do not accept pets, except...
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Best Odor Eliminators for Pets

Let’s face it: animals smell. Pets are one of the more common sources for household odors, whether it’s an open can of food, a litter box, a neglected aquarium, or something you inadvertently tracked in with your shoes from the dog’s yard. Sometimes the animal itself just has a particular odor that no amount of bathing or washing can remove. So what can you do? ********** Well, for starters, if you keep more than one pet in the house, especially dogs or cats, you may want to consider trying a carbon air filter. They come in a variety of sizes, and can be made to fit in most HVAC units and air...
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