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In the News: Saving Shelter Cats with a High-Five

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Cats, Fun Stuff, In The News | 0 comments

When visiting an animal shelter, it can be heart-wrenching to know that not all of the loving cats, dogs, and other pets will be lucky enough to be adopted into warm homes. Often, though, this is simply because each animal’s unique and special personality doesn’t have a chance to shine through.

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How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

Posted by on Jan 31, 2020 in Cats | 0 comments

We all know that ancient Egyptians loved and honored cats — but were they really the first humans to domesticate this animal? As it turns out, no. In 2001, French archeologists found a burial site in Cyprus from 9,500 years ago that included a man and an 8-month old cat — obviously buried together to show the closeness of man and animal. So, how did that burial site get there? Who were the first to domesticate cats?

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The Ultimate Vet-Prepared Guide to Your Dog’s First Year

Posted by on Jan 23, 2020 in Dogs, Guides, Pet Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

The first year with a new furry friend is an exciting time, full of laughter and fun -- and plenty of love! This quick guide will help ensure that you don't leave anything to chance with your new canine companion!

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Common Cat Injuries and What to Do About Them

Posted by on Jan 17, 2020 in Cats | 0 comments

Several common injuries befall cats fairly regularly. If you have a cat, you may have encountered any number of these. To help you know what to do right away if your cat is hurt at home, we’ve created a list of the most common cat injuries and what to do to treat them.

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Meet Some of the World’s Smartest Dog Breeds

Posted by on Jan 10, 2020 in Dogs | 0 comments

All dog breeds have excellent qualities that make them unique and special. Still, some dog breeds are particularly known for their intelligence. These dogs make great pets for anyone with kids or other pets, especially. They’re able to easily blend into the family, follow orders well, and provide comfort and stability for everyone.

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Ask the Vet: Are Seven Dog Years Equal to One Human Year?

Posted by on Jan 3, 2020 in Ask The Vet, Dogs | 0 comments

Ask the Vet: Are Seven Dog Years Equal to One Human Year?

How old is your dog? The old adage is that, for every one human year, a dog ages seven years. So, is this true? Learn how veterinarians determine the most accurate age of a dog in relation to human years.

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Pet Spotlight: Nelson of the Canine Airport Therapy Squad

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Dogs, Pet Spotlight | Comments Off on Pet Spotlight: Nelson of the Canine Airport Therapy Squad

Did you know that canines are the "Pawfessional" greeters at the Denver International Airport? Since 2015, the CATS Program (Canine Airport Therapy Squad) has been providing a furry face and warm welcome to stressed travelers from around the world. We recently caught up with Nelson's owner Ron Horn to learn more about his amazing pooch and the impact Nelson has had on the concourse at one of the nation's busiest airports.

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Pet and Animal Movies Coming in 2020

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Fun Stuff | 0 comments

Pet and Animal Movies Coming in 2020

A couple of sequels and remakes make up part of the lineup for the pet and animal movies coming in 2020! Get a new calendar so you can mark the dates for these new movies!

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Pet Spotlight: Barley with the Working Dogs for Conservation

Posted by on Dec 6, 2019 in Dogs, Fun Stuff, Pet Spotlight | Comments Off on Pet Spotlight: Barley with the Working Dogs for Conservation

Pet Spotlight: Barley with the Working Dogs for Conservation

Today we are learning more about Barley, part of the Working Dogs for Conservation program headquartered in Bozeman, Montana.

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In the News: Feeling lonely? A Dog May Help!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2019 in Dogs, In The News | Comments Off on In the News: Feeling lonely? A Dog May Help!

In the News: Feeling lonely? A Dog May Help!

Ask most pet owners, and they’ll tell you all the wonderful joys that come with having a dog, cat, or other beloved animal in their lives. By most accounts, pets make individuals and families happier, less stressed, and most importantly, less lonely.

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