Why Has Buying Pet Food Become More Expensive Than People Food?

First, let me say this: I am sentimental about my pets. I refer to them as my "babies," talk baby talk to them, play with them when I should be cleaning the house and spend purr and pet time with them when I should be writing. However, recently my cat Bob became sick. After a $200 visit to the vet, my six-month old "baby cat" was found to have a urinary tract infection. And thus came the "it costs how much?!" cat food frustration....more

confessions of a bad dog parent

(How could I be mad at this face, right?)I have to...more

Pets on the Move – How to Help Them with the Transition

Moving to a new home is stressful for every family member, including your family dog. “Spot” can easily adapt to a new home and an unfamiliar environment, but you have to help him through the transition.  Read on for some tips on how to reduce stress on your pet and make your family’s move easy! Before you move…...more

Homemade Dog Food

You owe it to your best friends to reward them for their unconditional love, and what better ...more

Doggy Style

Want to try something different? Is this you? I can't knit another sweater, I won't sew another quilt and I hate scrapbooking. Many times I hear craft freaks cry about not being able to get TURNED ON. They have become bored with their regular projects and want to experiment with something different. So, desperate crafters....... how about designing clothes and other accessories for pets?...more

BPD and Relationships with Pets and Crafts

Good morning! Today will be a good dayEver wonder why that lady next door has so many cats? How about the lady down the street that has three large dogs in her small house(well, that would be me). What about the ladies we all know that just throw themselves into every craft they can teach themselves(well, that would be me, too!...more

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