During times like these, it is easy for our mental and physical health to slip. If your health does take a toll, being a dog pawrent could actually help. There are a number of proven health benefits that result from having a dog in your life, and those benefits really shine through in the age of social distancing.
Covid-19 is the topic on all of our minds lately, and as we go through life trying to navigate this new normal, it is easy to forget that pets can be just as impacted as we are. Like any natural disaster, our local animal shelters are feeling the heat and will need a little extra support.
Heartworm Awareness Month is here and during a time where our health is on our minds now more than ever, it is just as important that we are keeping our furry family members healthy as well! Keeping your dog on a regular heartworm preventative regimen is crucial for their health and should never be neglected.
A great way to relax and put your mind at ease while practicing social distancing is by having a dog-friendly self-care day. This is a great way to keep you busy, while creating a healthy bonding experience for you and your dog (who is already so happy to have you home with them).
We know that social distancing is ruff, especially if you have a new puppy at home that needs extra attention and socialization. Fortunately, dogs can't catch the virus so you don't have to distance yourself from your favorite pup. Here are five ways to safely celebrate National Puppy Day at home.
Ireland is most often credited with giving us a fun holiday to really let loose and be "Irish for a day." Although green beer and corned beef and cabbage are great, Ireland also gifted us with something equally as awesome; 9 adorable dog breeds!
Today is World Spay Day! Ensuring your dogs are spayed and neutered is key in dog population control, resulting in a fewer number of dogs finding their way into the rescue circuit, but did you know that there are also a number of crucial health benefits as well?
Just because your pup can't enjoy that big box of chocolates and bottle of wine with you, doesn't mean they should miss out on getting something sweet this Valentine's Day! These peanut butter honey hearts are a great way to treat your furry friend to a special something, straight from the heart!
While it is true that dogs bark as a means of communication, excessive or unnecessary barking can be annoying to owners, as well as their neighbors. We are often asked how to get a dog to stop barking, and we have found there are a number of methods that can help train your dog to minimize the unwanted noise.
With careful introductions, a cat and a dog can share a home together peacefully and respectfully, without any drama or fighting. Whether you are welcoming a new cat to your resident dog or vice versa, take it slow and follow this guide to ensure a successful and stress-free introduction.
Dogs are loving and great company, which makes our four-legged friends the best travel buddies ever. However, you can’t just hop in your car and drive off into the sunset. There is some prep-work you’ll need to do first. Follow these steps to ensure that both you and your pup have the best road trip possible.
April is Heartworm Awareness Month, so it's time to take an extra look at how you can protect your furry family members from this preventable killer. Is your dog currently on a heartworm preventative? Read more to know the facts and discuss your heartworm prevention techniques on the Jolly Pets Playhouse Forum.