Sally Jones

Sally holds a BA in English from James Madison University and began her 25-year writing career as a grad student at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism & Mass Communications. She’s been a pet parent since college years (and spent her whole childhood with pets).

Now as a parent of two teenagers, she’s made sure to raise her daughters to learn how to love and care for pets (and other animals) in the most responsible and loving ways. As a result, she and her daughters now have 5 rescued dogs and cats who essentially rule their home! Sally has also volunteered over the years to help raise funds for various animal nonprofit organizations.

King Kanine Review: The Best CBD Oil & Treats For Pets?

Bella the dog with bottle of CBD oil (caption: King Kanine Review)

CBD oils and treats for dogs are one of the fastest-growing, all-natural remedy trends this year. Based on what pet CBD experts say, one of the most trusted manufacturers for these products is King Kanine — a company founded in 2015 that specializes in a select few all-natural pet CBD and grooming products. King Kanine claims their products contain the purest CBD (0% THC) and all-natural ingredients you’ll find, but do their oils, treats and other CBD products — and company practices — live up to what they promise?

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Kiss Kibble Goodbye: Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Person cooking hot dog food in pan

Imagine if you had to eat the exact same food every meal, every day of your life. Beyond being painfully boring, wouldn’t you question whether you’re getting a nutritionally balanced diet? Welcome to a dog’s life. Long ago before commercially produced dog food, dogs ate a lot of the same foods as humans. There’s a reason our dogs beg for our food – they’re meant to eat a variety. Table scraps anyone?…

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Barkbox Delivers A Howling Good Time

Dog laying on the floor with a toy (Caption: BarkBox Review)

Does your household suffer from bored dog syndrome? Feel like you can’t keep your pooch satisfied? Let Barkbox come to the rescue. A Barkbox subscription gives your pup a surprise gift box every month, full of new toys, healthy treats and grooming products. Barkbox saves you time shopping around for a variety of quality toys and all-natural treats your dog will love. Winner of our Best Dog Subscription Box comparison, Barkbox delivers compared to the dozens of other dog subscription boxes on the market. Read our Barkbox review to see why…

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Choosing The Best Puppy Playpen (Crates Don’t Always Cut It)

Dog in play pen outside: Best Puppy Playpen

Do you find yourself crating your puppy too much during the day? As puppy owners, we’ve all been there. You’re in and out of the house running errands or trying to make meals and clean the house. You can’t leave your pup totally unattended—oh, the trouble they can cause! But too much time cooped up in a crate isn’t good for dogs of any age. They need time to play with their toys and move around. Puppy playpens are an excellent alternative to over-crating. Check out our best puppy playpen picks below. You’ll have a happier pup (and a happier you)…

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Best Dog Subscription Box 2019: Pet Treater vs Barkbox vs Pawpack vs PupBox vs Pupjoy vs Bullymake & More

Best Dog Subscription Box

Struggling to find time in your schedule to run basic errands, let alone keep your dog’s goodie stash supplied? Dog subscription box services are a growing trend and may be the solution to having enough toys, treats, health and grooming items on hand for your pup while also providing a little more fun and variety for everyone to enjoy…

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How To Introduce Dogs And Newborns

Dog licking baby's face: How to Introduce Dogs and Newborns

What’s your dog to do when there’s a new kid in town? Dogs and newborns can become best buds, but it will take some work on your part to ensure everything goes smoothly. Of course, your newborn’s safety is your number one priority, but there are many other issues to consider when it comes to your pup — he’ll need to adjust to new routines, sounds, and very likely need some behavior modifications. We’ll help you think ahead so the transition can be as seamless as possible and keep all family members happy and healthy…

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How To Socialize Your Puppy

Cat and dog on bed: How to Socialize Your Puppy

You might think it’s wise to wait until your very young puppy gets a little older to start socializing him. Take our advice — don’t wait! In fact, you have a pretty small window of opportunity to properly socialize your puppy, and ideally you should start when he’s only three weeks old. Puppies develop quickly, particularly when it comes to behavior. They’re most receptive to new experiences between the ages of three and 12 weeks old. After about four months old, it becomes much more difficult to introduce puppies to new situations. So, where do you start? What do you need to know? We’ll answer all your questions about how to socialize your puppy so he grows up to be a secure social butterfly…

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Best Dog Food Delivery Service 2019: PetFlow vs Chewy vs Amazon vs Ollie vs Farmers Dog vs NomNomNow & More

Dog eating out of a hand

You come home from a long day at work only to realize you forgot to pick up dog food on the way home. As pet parents, we’ve all been there. But there’s an easy way to keep your home stocked with the dog food of your choice. Whether you’re looking for fresh dog food meals, all-natural kibble or traditional dog food, we’ve got you covered. See which best dog food delivery services we’ve discovered for any need you have…

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