The summer heat can be tough to bare for anyone, but especially for your dog. From the thick fur coat, to the fact that their body temperature isn’t as easily regulated as ours, some pups can have a hard time staying cool. Be a great pet parent and take these simple measures to avoid overheating your pooch.
A bill that would make pet cruelty a felony -- known as Goddard's Law -- passed the Ohio House and Senate. It is named after Cleveland's own Dick Goddard and his effort to protect pets. This bill is sponsored by Democrat Bill Patmon and Republican David Hall.
Everyone knows that dogs love to chew (we’re sure you have some shoes that prove it). Just like your favorite pair of shoes can be shredded by your dog’s harmless fun, so can dog toys that aren’t durable enough. It’s important that your dog has toys that can withstand even the most excited chewing, and here’s why!
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year. It’s full of fun, family, and lots of great food! This holiday often leads to overindulgence and overeating, and dogs are just as guilty as people. What Thanksgiving foods are safe for your dog? Here is a list of common foods that will be around the house, that you should be aware of in regards to your dog’s health.
With the holidays approaching, the temptation to wow somebody with the gift of a puppy is ever-present. The thought of a new puppy as a gift conjures up images of a Norman Rockwell painting, but it’s often not the reality. One of the biggest mistakes people make is surprising their partner or child with a new pet. While it will certainly be a surprise, it may backfire.
Many pet owners suffer from seasonal allergies. Even if you don’t, you’re likely familiar with the typical symptoms; runny nose, itchy eyes, sneezing, wheezing, and congestion. Identifying seasonal allergies in dogs can be challenging because they are easily missed or confused with something else.
Fall has managed to sneak up on us again, so it’s time to start thinking about Halloween pet safety. We all know how adorable dogs can be in costumes, and how our four-legged friends can find the holiday just as exciting as we do. These tips will help ensure that your Halloween will be all treats and no tricks!
Just like family, we all love our pets and always do our very best to keep them happy and healthy. For those of us on a budget, which is pretty much everyone nowadays, healthcare costs are statistically the biggest expense we face as pet owners. Here’s the biggest three ways to handle pet care on a budget.
For breeds to become AKC-registered, they must first be recorded with an accepted registry. While there is no established timetable for adding new breeds, dogs typically compete in the Miscellaneous Class for one to three years. Check out these three dog breeds that have been accepted by the AKC in 2015.
We want to include our pets in every aspect of our lives, and for some, that means letting them join in holiday festivities. However, it is important to keep your pet's safety in mind when letting them celebrate. Here are some helpful guidelines to keep your furry friends safe this Fourth of July!
Robert Miavitz, president and owner of Jolly Pets, was recently interviewed by Pet Business Magazine for their July Issue on trends in the dog toy category and how the company can help retailers increase sales.