5 Ways I Shake Up My Bedtime Routine

Thank you Colgate® for sponsoring this post. Long ago (well, actually only a few years ago; but it kind of feels like forever), my nighttime routine consisted of leisurely getting ready for bed after a nice, quiet reading session or … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Protect Your Cats & Yourself from Cat Scratch Disease

6 Ways to Protect Your cats & Yourself from Cat Scratch Disease You can forgive the new kitten in your life for the bright red tracks her little claws painted down your arm, but keep an eye on those scratches … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways Being a Vet Prepared Me for Parenthood

It took me a good decade, but I can finally say I think I’m getting this motherhood thing figured out. It was not intuitive for me, not easy or instantly amazing the way it was when I brought home my … Continue reading

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TEEN FINDS UNIQUE WAYS TO HELP HOMELESS CATS

Inspired by her late grandparents’ love of animals, one teenager in Illinois is finding innovative ways to help her local cat rescue. Sabrina Hoagland’s grandparents, Diann and Butch Hoagland, were passionate about giving back to the community and, like Sabrina, … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Ruin Your Dog’s Summer

It’s summer, hooray! Now that everyone is out with their dog enjoying the sunshine, it’s time to revisit some of those top causes of mid-summer angst. Go forth, have fun, and if you want to have a stress free season, … Continue reading

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Walk Your Dog Each Day and You Will Be Rewarded For Your Efforts in Ways You May Not Be Aware

While walking your dog you are doing more than exercising. It’s also a very important part of training and socializing for your dog. Dogs are mentally much more healthy if they are walked regularly especially if they are allowed to … Continue reading

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5 Ways In Which A Dog’s Intelligence Has Shaped Their Services

The uses of dogs that capitalize on aspects of their instinctive intelligence have become more varied in today’s world. A quick sampling of some of these contemporary dog careers includes:   1. seeing-eye dogs, who guide their blind masters around … Continue reading

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