Avoid These Plants That Are Toxic to Pets

Pets and plants don’t always go together. Some of the most popular house and garden plants and flowers are poisonous to dogs and cats, and several are poisonous to humans as well. Being informed is the best way to protect both your furry friends and...

How to Read Your Pet’s Body Language

Because our pets can’t talk to us, they give us signals to let us know how they are feeling. But are you sure you can read those signals? “Most conflicts that arise between animals and humans are due to miscommunications,” said Dr. Kimberly Krug of the...

Bird Watching Can Offer Calming Effect

Neighborhood walks and backyard lounging are the new normal as we isolate at home, and many people are finding that watching birds has a soothing effect and is helping them cope during this stressful time. Editor's note: We pause to acknowledge that not all people find...

Safe Outdoor Adventures for Your Indoor Cat

Cats live longer and healthier lives when they are kept indoors, but if you’d like to give your favorite feline some outdoor adventures, there are safe ways to do it. Create a Catio Whether your home is big or small, consider adding a catio to your space....

Foster a Pet While Social Distancing

The COVID-19 crisis has some animal shelters and rescues struggling to care for pets. So, in this period of working and self-isolating at home, what better time to foster a dog or cat? You’ll be helping the community and bringing joy to your home. If you’ve...