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Gerald Owens

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Gerald Owens, has a vision – to create an online community that embraces all aspects to having and caring for pets. Our mission is to provide pet “guardians” with accurate, relevant information on how to have happier and healthier animal companions.
Traveling with your pet

Planning a Pet-Friendly Holiday – What You Need to Know

As any dog lover will tell you, our dogs are just as much part of the family as anyone with two legs. Rather than...

12 Celebrities Accused Of Animal Abuse

Celebs Accused Of Animal Abuse Most of the time, celebrities use there wealth and fame to give back to animals in need. Countless numbers of...
Military Dogs

How Two Organizations Are Helping Find Homes For Retired Military K9s.

Military dogs don a “uniform” just like their human handlers do.  They walk into a foreign land to defend and assist our American troops....
Diane DiGiacomo

Her Death Breaks Our Hearts

There are those 9/11 stories that fill your heart with joy and hope and those, like this one, that rip your heart into tiny...
pit bull

Bull Terriers As Police K9s and Service Dogs – Changing Minds...

There is no exact number, but it's estimated that between 2,000 to 3,000 pit bulls are euthanized in the U.S. each day. We've walked...
cruelty cutter

Smartphone App – Scan Products To See If They Were Tested...

Is it really possible to help animals with a smart phone? It is and here’s how. With a single scan, you can find out if...

New Study – When Dogs Became Domesticated

No one doubts that our loving canines began as wolves … and probably gray wolves from a region straddling Europe and Asia … thousands...
lost dog

Lost Dog Recognizes Owner On TV

How many times have you been watching a show featuring a dog and watched your dog watching the dog on TV? Plenty of times,...
Cat Fetch Training

How to Train Your Cat to Fetch

Uh, what? Yeah, that’s what we said when one of our staffers suggested this as a hot topic to cover. Play fetch with a cat? Well,...
dog thefts

Dog Theft Scam

Unfortunately we are all too accustomed to hearing about scams. But here is a dog theft scam that all pet parents need to be...
pedigree dog food

A Closer Look at Pedigree Dog Food Complaints

This past summer, dog parents found something quite disturbing in their fur babies’ food: Foreign objects that looked like wire. If you’re a pet parent...
clicker train fish, training fish

How to Clicker Train Your … Fish?

All you need is some patience and a few good tips to clicker train fish. Yes, it may seem daunting and impossible but follow...

13 Fun Facts About Dogs and Puppies

Okay, we just couldn’t resist doing a post on some fun factoids about pups and dogs. It’s like not being able to tear yourself...
healthy kitten

7 Tips for a Healthy Kitten

You’ve just adopted a new kitten and you are, well, smitten. Who doesn’t love a little ball of fur who is so interested in...
coprophagy

Coprophagy: Why Does My Dog Eat Her Poop?

  If the title of this post grosses you out, we get it. It did for us too until we learned the extent of this...
dog rolling in stinky stuff

Why Does My Dog Roll in Smelly Stuff?

  We’ve all experienced this before: You’re dressed and ready to go out for the night. You call your dog in from the yard and,...
werewolf cat

A New Breed of Cat: The Werewolf Cat

Did you read the headline of this blog post and say, huh? A werewolf cat. Seriously? Yes, this is actually a new breed of cat...

Top 10 Dog Breeds of 2014

  Every year, the American Kennel Club set up a list of the most popular dog breeds. You will be surprised by some of them...
australian shepherd, aussie dog breed,

The Australian Shepherd – Smart and High Spirited

  We so love the Australian shepherd for a number of reasons. This intelligent, hardworking breed is as at home on the range as he...

Top Mistakes to Avoid at a Dog Park

Dog parks it seem like the perfect place, don’t they? After all, you have a wonderful open space with lots of canine friends. What...

How to Calm Your Cat

Some cats can be nervous nellies. This can come from a wide variety of things including growing up as a stray and then being...
coping with pet death

How to Cope With Losing a Pet

If you’ve ever loved a pet and lost them you know how difficult it is to get over their death. Our pets are family...

Doggie stroller buying guide

Dogs are like people in that they love to go outdoors and explore. Some dogs, however, are not built for long walks or hikes...
dogs and chocolate

Why Are Dogs Allergic to Chocolate?

  We've all heard that we're not supposed to give our dogs chocolate. But why exactly is that? Why is chocolate so bad for them? The...
caring for a ferret

Ferret Care 101

Ferret Care - The Basics Ferrets are fun, adorable, and sociable creatures that can make a great addition to your family. Like any other pet, ferrets...
courthouse dogs

What are Courthouse Dogs?

Courthouse dogs are living proof that dogs are best friends to humankind. Since they are far more domesticated than other animals, their lives have...
cool pet gift ideas

5 Cool Pet Gift Ideas

The holidays are coming and the goose is getting fat. Please give your doggie more than a Santa hat! All kidding aside, you dog is...

Easy Ways to Keep Pets off Your Furniture

Dogs on the furniture, or not?  Cat on the chair?  Maybe.  Cat on the dinner table?  NO!  Every pet and every pet owner is...
homemade dog treats

Awesome Homemade Sweet Potato Treats for Your Dog

  Sweet potatoes are not only good for you, but they are good for your dog too.  We all know that love equals food in...

Pets in the White House

Animals have long been our constant companions, and this goes for presidents too- they've frequently taken their four-legged and flying friends into office with...

Toxic Foods to Keep Away From Your Dog

Everyone (or almost everyone) has heard that chocolate is toxic for dogs.  That is not strictly true.  Chocolate toxicity is dependent on a set...
shock collar

Shock Collars No Good – New Study Says

  We've all heard that shock collars can be an effective dog training method. But new research suggests that shock collars are much less effective...

Top Dangerous Foods for Cats

Dogs, at least some of them, will eat just about anything.  Cats, on the other hand, are a bit more finicky.  However, just because...

Dating Websites for Those with Pets

Dating Websites With An Animal Twist Our pets are family in our eyes.  That makes it very important when searching for that special someone that...

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