Archive | March, 2014

Let Your Dog Be A Hero!

Did you know that dogs have blood types, too?  Canine blood groups are completely different from the ABO groups we are used to hearing about in humans, but there are definitely some similarities. For instance, just like people, dogs have a specific blood type that is referred to as the “universal donor”.  These are dogs […]

Pets: The All-Natural Immune System Booster

We’ve all heard that pets help to keep you healthy, but do you ever wonder how that works? Our pets encourage us to be more active.  They have dog park pals, which helps us form friendships with other dog park parents.  They give us the warm fuzzies and keep us happy.  They add structure to […]

National Manatee Appreciation Day!

Today is National Manatee Appreciation Day, and we want to do our part to pay tribute to these unique and peculiar marine mammals.  Each year, this last Wednesday in March is dedicated to raising awareness in the United States about Manatees in order to encourage preservation of their natural habitat and to protect the species.  […]

March Madness!

For those of you who are not familiar with this super exciting sporting event, March Madness is the annual championship tournament of Men’s Division I Collegiate Basketball. In celebration of players and fans around the U.S., we bring you Petey, the basketball-playing dog. We expect to see Petey give them a run for their money […]

Springtime Safety Reminders for Pet Parents

With the Vernal Equinox behind us, we are all looking forward to getting back outside and enjoying sunnier days.  As temperatures become warmer and the scenery becomes more colorful, spring fever often causes us to overlook all of the many potential hazards that our pets face with the change of seasons. Remember to do your research before […]

I’m Ready For My Close-Up!

We love our pets, and we certainly love to look at them.  Our social media pages are covered in furry faces.  Our phones and tablets are mobile pet photo galleries.  Just ask any pet lover what their current desktop wallpaper is, and you will likely be bombarded with 27 photos of Fifi doing the exact same thing […]

Baby Gorilla Born via C-Section!

This was one exciting weekend for Imani, an 18 year old gorilla who lives at the San Diego Zoo.  She gave birth to her first baby on Friday, and it was definitely a very eventful birth! If your birthday is March 12th, you now share your special day with this lovable little lady: In the […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! There is a very green weekend ahead of all of us, and we hope you stay safe and enjoy the festivities.  Dress your dog in his best green duds and let him strut his stuff at your St. Paddy’s Day party or parade, especially if you share your home with one […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! There is a very green weekend ahead of all of us, and we hope you stay safe and enjoy the festivities.  Dress your dog in his best green duds and let him strut his stuff at your St. Paddy’s Day party or parade, especially if you share your home with one […]

Nothing Says “I Love You” Like Freshly Baked Cookies!

By Marissa Kasarov Do you ever wonder what is in your dog’s favorite snacks that makes him want to sit, stay, roll over, and beg?  Read the label!  If you’re able to decipher those 8-syllable words, you’re a step ahead of most of us. Baking yummy treats at home is a great way to be […]