Entries by Rick

How to Become a Dog Groomer

Congratulations on your decision to become a dog groomer. You’ve selected a career path that is profitable, rewarding, and dynamic. What’s more is when compared to some careers, being a dog groomer can be easier to get into. So, what do you need to do in order to become a dog groomer? Here are the […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Grooming At Home

Grooming your dog regularly is important for all types of breeds. It’s the best way to help them maintain a tangle-free and shiny coat, while also allowing you to check them for skin issues and parasites. You may decide to hire a professional groomer to do more difficult jobs like clipping their nails and trimming […]

Top Tips for Selecting A Pet Insurance Plan

By Susan Doktor We’ve said it dozens of times before: healthy pets are happy pets and make for happier homes. Pet lovers clearly understand this. In 2019, responsible dog and cat owners in the US invested nearly $96 billion in veterinary care. That’s a lot of money in aggregate. But it also breaks down to […]

February 2021 Dog of the Month: Pantera

Meet our February 2021 Dog of the Month, Pantera! This two-year-old pit bull/greyhound mix was adopted when she was but a two-month-old puppy by her human mom and dad. This playful pooch’s favorite toys are anything that she can rip apart, and she also adores squeaky toys. Pantera’s favorite foods are cheese and peanut butter. […]

How to Ensure Your Cat is Happy

Providing the utmost care to ensure your cat is happy is the most satisfying feeling ever. Nevertheless, no matter how far you’ll want to go, your cat won’t be the happiest until you understand their needs and wants. When you bring a feline home and keep them indoors, it becomes crucial for you to provide […]

Diabetes in Man’s Best Friend

People say that there is no better friend than man’s best friend, and this is quite true as people have many reasons for having one. Some even consider them as an actual person with an important place in their lives. People sometimes forget that dogs are like us in many ways, including health. One of […]

January 2021 Adoptable Dogs of the Month: Roo & Doss

Meet our two wonderful adoptable dogs of the month for January 2021, Roo and Doss! These two pooches are available for adoption through Apollo’s ARC Animal Rescue and Care in southern California. Apollo’s ARC was founded in 2018 and they use foster-based care to help facilitate the adoption of dogs who need forever homes. Roo […]

How to Train a Dog With a Shock Collar

Shock collars and training collars are often used to train dogs, especially stubborn ones. This is a working technique through which dogs can understand their owner’s commands and remember the learned skills that they already know. These collars are very helpful if you use them properly and for the right breed. Many dog trainers would […]

Should You Tip Your Dog Groomer?

Regular grooming is very much essential for your beloved pet. No matter if you have a small furball or a giant breed, every type of dog can benefit from grooming. Just like dog sizes, the price of grooming services can significantly vary too. Just like wait staff, delivery drivers, bartenders, and massage therapists, dog grooming […]

Should You Get Raised Feeders for Your Dog?

Are you thinking of getting an elevated bowl for your dog because someone you know has told you about its potential benefits? We all want a better life for our dogs, but sometimes we make bad decisions. One such method of feeding, elevated feeding using raised feeders, is becoming more popular recently. However, it can […]

November 2020 Adoptable Dog of the Month: Coco

Meet our November 2020 Adoptable Dog of the Month, Coco! Coco is roughly two years old and has been in foster care for almost his entire life. This pooch is microchipped, neutered, and fully vaccinated, meaning he is ready for his forever home ASAP! He is thought to be some sort of shepherd/pitbull mix.  Rescued […]

How to Choose Pet-Friendly Furniture

When you have pets—whether they are dogs, cats, or rabbits—it is important that the furniture in your home is able to stand up to the challenges of pets. True pet-friendly furniture should be able to withstand accidents, scratching, digging, chewing, and of course, pet hair and dander. Finding the perfect furniture that is pet friendly […]

12 Tips for Pet-Friendly Decorating

Just like children, having pets will determine what kind of home decor you will have. Because let’s be honest–they will ruin your carpets, get hair everywhere, and sometimes even break your valuables. To avoid any of this from happening here are 12 tips for decorating a pet-friendly home. Don’t go out and buy expensive rugs […]

October 2020 Adoptable Dog of the Month — Pogo

Pogo is a roughly 10-month-old cattle dog mix who was rescued from Tucson, Arizona shelter when he was brought in as a stray, missing a paw. Pogo was born this way and will require a special “pawsthetic” to help him live a happy, pain-free life. He isn’t in any pain now, as he has adapted […]

Dog Car Safety

Dog car safety is an often overlooked aspect of pet ownership. According to a recent statistic, 84% of all dog parents didn’t restrain their dogs in the car. An unrestrained 70-pound dog will exert roughly 2,800 pounds of force in a crash at 40 miles per hour. Can you imagine how fatal that is and […]