Pet Toys High Risk for Staph & MRSA

We all love to see our pets having fun with their favorite toys.  But did you know that playing with your pet's squeaky toys and ropes can expose you and your family to serious illness? It's true. A study by NSF International (a public health and environmental organization) found that our pet's toys are a huge source of both staph and antibiotic-resistant staph, as well as yeast, mold and coliform....more

Repurposed Twin Bed For Pets

My oldest daughter recently got a new bed so i was trying to figure out what to do with her old one. after a while i decided to try to repurpose it for our little Shih tzu "Rocky" In the hopes that if he had his own bed then maybe he'd stay out of our bed at night....more

Keep Your Pets Safe On Easter

Here’s some things to be careful with at Easter so you’re pets don’t get poisoned. 24/7 Animal Poison Control Center – 800-213-6680  ...more

Your Pet Can Help You Find Love this V-Day

February 14th is Cupid’s day and the one day set aside just for lovers. But, what do you do if you’re single and searching for that special someone? CELEBRITY matchmaker, dating expert, AUTHOR and television personality, Samantha Daniels will explain how having a pet can help you find “the one”....more

The 5 Best Ways to Care for Your Pet Friend

Pets provide us with unconditional love and trust throughout their lifetime. Our pets are solely dependent upon us for their care, upkeep and maintenance and there are things we need to understand and be aware of in order to fulfill our obligations to our pets. Here are 5 tips for pet care that include keeping your pets safe from the cold, wiping off their feet after a walk, staying away from dangerous treats, watching what your pet puts in their mouth and scheduling regular checkups for your friend....more

A Series of Unfortunate (Cat-Related) Events

Unfortunate (Cat-Related) Event #1: ...more
inevertoldher Yes, thankfully the unfortunate events were confined to the one day!more

Nine Reasons Why My Village (and yours) Should Allow Chickens

My village won't let me have chickens.  It irritates me to no end.See that photo, above?  That's my town.  It is a dozen or so little residential roads and 2 main streets with a grand total of 2 stoplights, both of which are turned off at 11 pm.  This sprawling metropolis takes about 20 minutes to cross, from end to end, on foot....more

The Birthday That Almost Broke My Heart

Please read this if you have a dog, it could save their life!...more

Quinn's Gotcha Day

Three years ago, we brought home the biggest canine goofball known to man. He’s a little bigger now, but still the same silly whippet!  Stay tuned…....more

Enza's Gotcha Day

When I was in college and had just officially moved in with the Husbeast (back then, he was the hubs-elect) I vowed to never live without a dog. We knew we wanted a Whippet. I thought we did all of our research and found the perfect litter not too far from my University. Long story short, things didn’t work out as planned and we ended up with Enza....more