cat-exercise

How much exercise does my pet need?

How much exercise your pet needs will depend on several factors including his age, weight, and breed. A general rule of thumb before beginning any exercise program with your pet is to make an appointment with your local vet for a checkup. Dogs Generally, dogs require 30 minutes to 2 hours of exercise per day. […]

hand-feeding-dog

A summer snack you can share with your dog

Summer beach days, backyard barbecues, and trips to the lake call for yummy snacks that refresh and energize. You’ll love preparing this simple summer snack recipe that you can eat alone or share with your dog. The best part? Each ingredient in this “trail mix” contains whole food nutrition with important health benefits for both […]

surfer dog

End of summer tips for your pet

The weather is changing, but we are still outside enjoying the last bit of Summer with our pets! Here are some tips to remember as summer comes to a close: Limit activity during the hottest part of the day Take advantage of the cooler parts of the day to spend time outdoors. Be mindful of […]

swim-dog

Doggie paddle do’s and don’ts

Although most dogs love swimming, they are not all experts at the doggie paddle! Swimming can be a great way for your dog to cool off, but constant supervision is required to keep them safe around water. Keep in mind your dog may not make you aware if they are worn-out so be sure to keep a close watch […]

Digital Image by Sean LockeDigital Planet Designwww.digitalplanetdesign.com

Health benefits of canine companionship

Looking to get Healthy? Get a dog. That is the advice of a new report on the health benefits of a canine companionship from Harvard Medical School. Having a Dog: • Provides companionship • Boosts your activity level • Improves the lives of older people • Helps you feel more social and less isolated Do […]