Helping Pets Adjust from Summer to Fall
Helping Pets Adjust from Summer to Fall

The end of summer is officially here, with families returning to back-to-school schedules. For some, this is a welcome change; while summer is always fun, routine is a great thing, too! 

But your pets may have a harder time adjusting to an empty house than you think. Here are a few tips on how to help them transition back to normal after summer.

Understanding Your Pet's Food: Flawed Studies on Grain-Free Foods
Understanding Your Pet's Food: Flawed Studies on Grain-Free Foods

Feeding your dog a healthy and wholesome diet that suits their needs, age, and activity level is important. Still, you may be confused when hearing contrasting reports about dog food ingredients' quality and long-term effects. Perhaps you've heard rumors of grain-free food and its link to heart disease in dogs. But researchers are finding potential flaws in these studies and accusations. 

This article discusses the controversy surrounding insufficient studies, whether the information is contrived and why, and what you should do to care for your pet. 

Pet Supplements: How To Find The Very Best
Pet Supplements: How To Find The Very Best

We all want what's best for our pets, which means doing everything we can to ensure their health and happiness. Nutrition is a key component of these, but with all the different diets, supplements, and treats on the market, things can get quite confusing!

If you're wondering which supplements are the best additions to your fur baby's diet, look no further. Here 's some helpful information on what to look for, as well as a few recommendations to try.

Training Your Cat
Training Your Cat
Although cats are considered notoriously hard to train, it is not impossible to teach your old (or new!) cat a few new tricks.  Training your cat is much like training your dog: by focusing on positive reinforcement, you can guide your cat into doing what you want them to do. Bonus: you get to bond with them along the way!
Understanding Ash & Phosphorus
Understanding Ash & Phosphorus

It may not be listed on all of our food labels, but there is an ash level in all foods. Learn about ash (and phosphorous) and how it affects your pet.

Pet First-Aid Awareness: Tips On Handling Pet Emergencies
Pet First-Aid Awareness: Tips On Handling Pet Emergencies

As April is Pet First Aid Awareness month, now is an excellent time to review safety issues concerning your pet. As a pet owner, it's up to you to keep your furry friend safe, healthy, and warm. Along with snuggles, purrs, and excitable barks, pets are vulnerable to unexpected accidents, and you need to be prepared. Knowing how to react in an emergency can be the difference between life and death for a pet. Check out our tips on how to handle a pet emergency so that you can feel more prepared for the unknown. 

Pet Food in Grocery Stores: How Healthy Is It?
Pet Food in Grocery Stores: How Healthy Is It?
Your pets are a part of your family. Of course, you want what is best for them. The generic pet food you can pop in your cart when shopping is convenient and usually cheaper than food you could buy at the pet store. But, is your dog getting a good deal? Should convenience trump quality when purchasing food for your furry friends? Click to learn more about the pet food ingredients to avoid when and if purchasing grocery store pet foods. 
Calming Products to Combat Anxiety In Your Cat or Dog
Calming Products to Combat Anxiety In Your Cat or Dog

July 4th may be a fun, patriotic holiday for you, but it can be overwhelming and scary for your beloved pet. Between the many party guests coming in and out of the house and the loud fireworks exploding in the air, pets can easily become frightened, get injured, display destructive signs of stress, or run away. More pets go missing on July 4th than any other day

However, to avoid sending your dog or cat into a panic, here's how to keep pets calm using Cannabidiol (CBD), hemp, tryptophan, and melatonin products.

Be Prepared: Tips on How to Handle a Pet Emergency
Be Prepared: Tips on How to Handle a Pet Emergency

As April is Pet First Aid Awareness month, now is an excellent time to review safety issues concerning your pet.

As a pet owner, it's up to you to keep your furry friend safe, healthy, and warm. Along with snuggles, purrs, and excitable barks, pets are vulnerable to unexpected accidents, and you need to be prepared. Knowing how to react in an emergency can be the difference between life and death for a pet. 

Local Pet Rescues We Highly Recommend
Local Pet Rescues We Highly Recommend

Are you considering adopting a new family member? Pet ownership can contribute to a healthy and happy life -- we encourage you to go rescue a furry friend today! Here in the Portland, Oregon area, there are many amazing organizations and rescues and we know it can be difficult navigating the various shelters, rescues and other pet adoption agencies. So, we've highlighted our favorite organizations here.

Litter Review: The Pros and Cons
Litter Review: The Pros and Cons

There are a plethora of litter brands and types out there, with each having its own pros and cons. The following unpacks all the options, giving you the right information about the right type of litter for your beloved feline companion.

Keeping Those Teeth Bright: Pet Dental Health
Keeping Those Teeth Bright: Pet Dental Health

Regular dental cleaning is extremely important for our pet's health but is often overlooked. Nearly 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have some form of periodontal disease by age 3 but by starting a brushing routine, you can help your pet combat dental diseases to keep them happy and healthy.