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Izzee and dog mom in water (Caption: Homemade Flea & Tick Prevention)

Homemade Flea And Tick Prevention For Dogs

Izzee, my loyal and trusted sidekick and licensed therapy dog, and I go everywhere together. Her unconditional love is astounding. In return, I want to give her the best life possible including top-notch food and chemical-free products. There are so many ill-fated side effects from the chemical-based flea and tick prevention medicines. So, I don’t want to take that risk with Izzee. This led me to research and create a homemade flea spray and homemade tick repellent for dogs that anyone can make at home.

Golden Retriever laying on a raised dog bed (Caption: Best Chew-Proof Dog Beds)

7 Best Chew-Proof Dog Beds: Types & What To Consider

We all know how much our dogs love chewing on everything, their bed included. Giving your pet a place to sleep is one important thing we all agree upon. The good news for those of you with super chewers is there are some excellent chew-proof dog beds available. Now your pet can chew to his heart’s content without you having to replace his bed continually. Check out our reviews of the best chew-proof dog beds.

Two dogs playing (Caption: Dog Bite Statistics)

Dog Bite Statistics (How Likely Are You To Get Bit?)

According to a study from the Center For Disease Control (CDC), approximately 4.5 million dog bites occur in the United States each year, and 800,000 of those bites result in medical care. The U.S. population was approximately 328.2 million people in 2019. That means a dog bites 1 out of every 73 people. These are scary statistics. But scary becomes a lot less so when you’re armed with the right information. From the top breeds to be wary of, to considering your behavior around animals, to why dogs bite in the first place, we give you an arsenal of information so that you can bite back in the dog bite debate.

Dog trainer holding small dog smiling at camera close up (Caption: Board & Train vs In Home Dog Training)

Board & Train Or In-Home Training: Which Choice Is Right For Your Dog?

Just picture it: you get a new dog and can’t wait to introduce your new best friend to your friends and family. You have people over to meet your dog, and the dog chooses this time to reveal that they are terrible around strangers. Perhaps they bite your mother-in-law’s ankles, or they decide the middle of your living room is a great place to relieve themselves, over and over.

Rescue Dog: ASPCA Giving Dogs a Second Chance

ASPCA’s CEO Matt Bershadker & Behavioral Rehab Centers for Animals

The ASPCA is developing groundbreaking dog rehabilitation approaches that are giving rescuers new hope, and even more importantly, victimized dogs a second chance. That’s the idea behind the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey, where a team of experts uses scientifically-based behavior modification techniques to help severely undersocialized dogs overcome their fears…

Dog with spoon full of pills (Caption: Guide to Buying Pet Meds Online)

How To Keep Fido Safe When Buying Pet Medications Online

It’s no secret to most Americans that we are a country full of pet lovers. According to the Humane Society of the United States, around 39 percent of American households own at least one dog. A lot of work is involved in caring for a pet and that can often mean a lot of expense. Pet care is constantly evolving to include preventative care to ensure that our pets remain free of disease or illness. This means plenty of trips to see the veterinarian and additional costs for vaccinations and medications as well. Many pet owners are trying to address rising pet care costs by turning to online providers of pet medications but every owner must beware that in doing so, they may be doing more harm than good…

CBD bottle next to bowl of dog food (caption: CBD's Effect On A Dog's Endocannabinoid System)

How Does CBD Affect A Dog’s Endocannabinoid System?

Pet owners are no longer forced to settle for mediocre supplements and treats. More and more pet owners are opting for healthier options for their pets with the hopes of allowing them to experience a better life and better health. One of the most exciting treats to come along for pet owners in recent years is CBD (cannabidiol). As CBD grows in popularity, many pet owners are getting more curious about the potential benefits of CBD for dogs and cats…

Matt Bershadker at dog fighting shelter (Caption: Breaking The Dog Fighting Chain)

Dog Fighting Facts: We Need To Break The Chain

Many people see dogfighting as a relic of our distant past, or a sick phenomenon that ended the day Michael Vick was arrested more than ten years ago. Even if it exists, surely it occurs only in a handful of dark corners of our country, run by individuals too despicable to live as ordinary members of our communities, right?

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