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20 Most Effective Ways to Mentally Stimulate Your Dog

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Mental stimulation describes any activity that stimulates, activates or enriches your dog’s mental well-being. There are countless options for activities you can fit into your life that will increase the flow of blood, nutrients, and oxygen to your dog’s brain. Dog mental stimulation is an extremely important part of caring for your canine companion. Studies have shown that with increased mental...

10 Best Cat Water Fountains: Reviews & Buying Guide 2017

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Cats might not like water very much and don’t get as thirsty as dogs do but they do have a low thirst drive. This means easy access to water is crucial. Experts also suggest that a cat should drink about 60 ml of water for every kilo of their body weight. So a 5-kilo cat must drink about 300 ml of water daily for their body to function well. But what if you are away most of the time? How are your...

Are Christmas Cactus Poisonous to Dogs?

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Dogs are often mischievous creatures who like to explore, sniff and, of course, eat everything. This can often get them into trouble and cause some health issues if they chew on something that they shouldn’t have. At Christmas time, dogs have plenty of opportunities to do just that, with a great bunch of poisonous things lying around. You may be wondering are Christmas cactus poisonous to dogs...

Flat Faced Cats – All You Need to Know

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Flat faced cats are incredibly popular and much loved for their cute smooshed features. If you love to see a squishy face cat and are thinking of bringing one home, then it’s time to get reading. Because underneath that characteristic expression, brachycephalic cats have some really big problems. We’re going to take a look at what people mean when they talk about brachycephaly, and in term what...

What is the Best Place For a Cat Litter Box?

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Choosing where to place your cat’s litter box, while it may seem very simple, is actually a very important decision. Cats can live upwards of twenty years, and once they get used to a certain spot for their litter box it’s not a good idea to move it around too much. So, you’ll want to choose wisely! There are a lot of things to take into consideration when deciding where to place your cat’s...

Can Cats Eat Salami?

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If you like to eat meat, then odds are you’ve tasted salami at some point in your life. In fact, the most popular type of pizza consumed in the United States is topped with a type of salami: pepperoni. If your cats are anything like mine, they always want to know what you’re eating. But, before you share your pepperoni pizza with them, maybe we should first figure out whether salami is actually...

Why Do Cats Eat Plants?

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Many cats, when given the opportunity, are very interested in plants. There’s something about them that cats find enticing. While some plants can be beneficial to feline health, there are many plants that are very dangerous and could even kill your cat. Knowing which plants are safe and which are not is extremely important. The answer to whether or not your cat can safely be around some of the...

Can Dogs Eat Apples?

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Can dogs eat apples? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat apples, but there are some things you should know before you feed apples to your dog. Apples are full of nutrients that can be beneficial to your dog’s health, but there are some dangers to look out for, such as the cores and seeds of apples. As with any good thing, moderation is the key, as too many apples may cause gastrointestinal...

What Is Low Level Light Therapy for Dogs (LLLT)?

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In veterinary medicine, Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) has been used for decades on dogs and cats for a variety of health problems. However, most pet owners haven’t heard about it because there was no way to access it for in-home treatments, until recently. So what is low light therapy for dogs, and how can it benefit our pets? I’ve decided to do some research on the subject, and discovered a new...

40+ Most Unique Holiday Gifts for Dog Owners and Dog Lovers

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The holidays are just around the corner again, and you’re probably getting ready to do gift shopping for your dog-adoring friends and family. You’ve looked at holiday gift guides for dog owners online, but the problem that you see is that they offer the same ideas – dog treats, houses, leashes and other things that a dog owner probably already has. What you actually want is a unique gift for a...

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