Leash Training for Cats

When most people consider taking pets for walks in the great outdoors, they immediately picture dogs happily wagging their tails as they trot by their owners’ sides. However, dogs are not the only animals that enjoy walking in nature. Cats...

Hiking Season Rattlesnake Awareness and Safety

One of the best ways to spend time with your dog while also getting some much-needed exercise is hiking in and around the city. Hiking season is popular with most San Diego residents, including those who get around on four legs. Unfortunately...

What to Do When Your Pet Runs Away

Don’t Panic If your cat or dog got out of your house or yard, don’t panic. There are many resources and techniques available to help you reunite with your cat or dog, but it’s important to take action quickly. Cats and dogs can...

How Safe are Essential Oils for Cats?

This is part 2 of a two-part series on the do’s and don’ts of using essential oils for your pets.  Click here to read part 1 of the series, Essential Oils for Dogs. What Oils are Safe for Cats? Essential oils have been in the news a...

Essential Oil Safety for Dogs

This is part 1 of a two-part series on the do’s and don’ts of using essential oils for your pets. Stay tuned for part 2 of our series which examines what oils to use for your pet cats. Essential Oils For Your Dog With essential oils...

The Perfect Pet Portrait

Getting a great portrait of your pet may seem impossible. However, most dogs are both able and willing to get their photographs taken by a professional. You simply need to follow a few steps to get that perfect pet portrait. Use a Pet...

How to Cope With Losing a Pet

The sadness of losing a member of the family can be overwhelming. The death of a dog or cat may create a wound that takes a lifetime to heal. It is important to allow yourself to grieve for the loss of your pet as you would any other family...

The Most Popular Dog Names of 2017

Each year, Rover.com compiles a list of the most popular dog names. In recent years, they have repeatedly found that people prefer to give  their dogs human names rather than more traditional canine names like Spot or Patches. Along with the most...

How Much Water Does Your Pet Need?

As a pet owner, your primary concern is ensuring that your dog or cat is safe, happy and healthy. One area that even the owner with the best intentions forgets is the amount of fresh water that is necessary for a pet to consume each day. Water...

Yum, Yum! Homemade Treats are Healthy and Fun!

Your dog loves treats, but you don’t love the chemicals and preservatives. What are you to do? Simple! Make dog treats on your own at home. All of the following recipes are fast, easy and healthy. Peanut Butter Balls Combine 1/2 cup peanut...