• Bite Like A Rattler, Sting Like A Bee… First-Aid Tips to Help Your Pet

    One late summer morning, two Scottish Fold kittens were playfully exploring their fenced yard when Rudy caught Abigail off guard and bounded at her from behind the rose bushes.  As Abby took a tumble landing dazed and confused, a bee buzzed passed her.  The twosome, quickly distracted by this new found fun, attempted to play [...]

  • Pet First-Aid & CPCR Saves Lives!

    Has your pup’s tail ever been closed in a door, or have you discovered ticks on your gorgeous long-haired cat?  What would you do if you found a dog in a parked car on a warm day (anything above 70°F is considered too warm to living an animal in)? How about if your terrier looks [...]

  • Essential Winter Pet Safety 101

    Winter is coming around the corner quickly, which means it’s time to start planning a winter warmth strategy for your pets. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe and secure through the frigid months ahead:   #1 Stay inside! Keep your pets inside as much as possible. Dogs will need to go out [...]

  • 6 Imperative Pet Safety Tips for Condo and Apartment Living

    Living in an apartment or condo doesn’t mean you have to wait to adopt a pet. Cats, dogs, and other pets can thrive in smaller settings — it just takes some extra preparation and care, especially in the case of dogs. Here are some pet safety tips for small-space dwellers keen on adopting a pet: [...]

  • Five tips to keeping your indoor cat happy

    Solitary confinement in a windowless room  punishes the occupant by a lack of interaction with the outside world. Caring cat people often worry that confining a cat to be an indoor-only pet is a similar type of punishment, but it doesn’t have to be! If you’re reading this article, we likely don’t have to tell [...]

  • Moving with your pets

    Last month I moved with my pets. It had been over a decade since I last moved, even though I consider myself a “pro” at moving with pets, there were still some surprises! My moving experience has been mostly long-distance moves, the kind that took me and my dogs and cats around the world or [...]

  • Dr. Dog Tip: The Hidden Danger in Your Craft Kit

    Dr. Dog is back! This time, he’s here to warn of the potential danger to pets that is in your craft cabinet – glue, especially those that are MDI-based. SHARE this post to warn others! RedandHowling: Musings on Dogs, Cats & Other Bundles of Love.

  • 5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    Halloween is almost here!  In addition to coming up with costumes, remembering to buy candy, and making party plans, there’s one more thing to think about at Halloween time: your pet’s safety.  Here are five tips for keeping your pet nice and safe on the night of the ghouls: Keep all candy safely out of [...]

  • What can you do if your cat bites you?

    Cat bites are not fun! This article is to help you with knowledge and tips for avoiding future cat bites from your pet cat. If you are reading this because you just got bitten by a cat, please know this is not an article about the medical care you may need. Instead, please go immediately [...]

  • Cat bites are serious!

    Cat bites are serious! A small bite from a cat or kitten may seem like not a big deal, especially if you were playing with your kitten and oops one of their teeth gave you a tiny pin puncture. But this is one situation where your immediate actions can be the difference between a momentary [...]