Prevailing Cat Myths and the Proof Against Them

cat mythsAround the world and throughout centuries, we’ve managed to create explanations for things that defied logic. As collective understanding developed, ideas that mystified our ancestors were later invalidated by science, technology, research, and, perhaps, common sense.

Cat myths, like urban legends, are captivating. However, when given the opportunity to grapple with feline truth, these myths are obvious relics of the past.


Can Older Dogs Learn New Tricks?

older dogsThere’s a significant amount of emphasis on training and socializing young puppies. Without the right kind of attention early in life, dogs can develop behavioral and/or social challenges. However, that doesn’t mean they should stop learning new things. In fact, just like people, learning and keeping the mind and body active can keep older dogs healthier for longer periods of time.


Bravery Afar, Heroes at Home: Honoring Canine Veterans

canine veteransThey stand guard, discover bombs, rappel from helicopters, and watch for intruders. They parachute into battle, search for victims, and save countless lives. These remarkable soldiers also have four legs, sharp teeth, and a superhuman sense of smell and hearing. In case you haven’t guessed already, we’re talking about military working dogs (MWDs).

In honor of Veterans Day, we’d like to take this opportunity to shine a light on the invaluable services of canine veterans throughout our country’s history.


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Holidays With Pets: What New Pet Owners Need To Know

There’s something special about sharing the holidays with pets, and for new pet owners this special first season spent with a new four-legged family member offers the chance to build new traditions and memories together.

Before you settle in for a snuggle in front of the fire with your sweet pet, take a moment to go over our tips for a safe and fun holiday season!