Laughter – the Best for ALL Invariably

After all our remembrances of Ground Zero last week I decided to show some fun animal videos to give us all some good smiles and laughs. The first is an adorable pet bird taking a bath with his master’s help: https://biggeekdad.com/2015/05/bird-bath/. What a totally trusting little bird…wow! Coming up second is another great show ofContinue reading “Laughter – the Best for ALL Invariably”

Search and Rescue Dogs at Ground Zero

In remembrance of all those who passed away during the horrid 9/11 attacks in New York I wanted to find a little more information about our search and rescue dogs and their handlers. I read an article in National Geographic written on June 21, 2021 by Brian Handwerk entitled: “How Search and Rescue Dogs FindContinue reading “Search and Rescue Dogs at Ground Zero”

Curious Facts about Cats and Dogs

A few fascinating facts about Cats from a recent article in Pet Age on catnip. Talking about why cats “crave catnip”, it goes on to say that catnip is from the mint family of herbs and contains a chemical called terpene which attracts cats and stimulates their smell sensors much like pheromones. The article byContinue reading “Curious Facts about Cats and Dogs”

Did you Celebrate on National Dog’s Day? and When is National Cat’s Day?

If you celebrated with your pooch you get a big thumb’s up. This past Thursday was National Dog’s Day and there are so many ways to give your furry friend an extra nice day. How about an extra long walk and at an off-leash spot. Or a special treat topper on your pal’s food. AContinue reading “Did you Celebrate on National Dog’s Day? and When is National Cat’s Day?”

Our Pets on Vacation?

There are quite a number of options for our pets on vacation. Below I am mentioning many of those for our aquarium dwellers, pet birds, cats, and dogs. Friends: If you have a friend or two available or a trusted friend of a friend to check in on your pets a couple times a dayContinue reading “Our Pets on Vacation?”

Alert Yourself To…

Have you signed up for Pet Food Recall Alerts from Dog Food Advisor.com? It is important to keep track of this information. Today they are letting us know about a recall of over 50,000 bags of Simply Nourish frozen dog food sold through Pet Smart. They say it is recalled because of overly high levelsContinue reading “Alert Yourself To…”

Missing Time

Sorry I wasn’t able to get my post out this past Sunday. Things have been going on??!! Here are a few fun videos I have been saving up…just in case…LOL! First is about Major, the Dog from Big Geek Daddy: https://biggeekdad.com/2021/08/major-the-service-dog/. Next enjoy a lively badger: https://biggeekdad.com/2014/04/honey-badger-escape/. Some great pets by Big Geek Daddy follows:Continue reading “Missing Time”

The Dog Days of Summer are Upon Us

I was of the knowledge that the above phrase referred to the month of August but ‘googling’ the phrase I learned that it is actually July 3 through August 11th that they were referring to, id est, “The phrase is actually a reference to the fact that, during this time, the Sun occupies the same regionContinue reading “The Dog Days of Summer are Upon Us”

Delish Natural Pet Treats Made in the USA

With just over a month of summer left, our animals have had plenty of outdoor time for play and learning good behavior and new tricks. It’s time to reward them with some wonderful USA-made all natural and yummy treats. Read on for some great picks. For your Pet Bird: Lafeber.com in lllinois makes tantalizing gourmetContinue reading “Delish Natural Pet Treats Made in the USA”

Made in the USA for Our Pets in Summer

Our USA manufacturers who produce and source their pet products here are not only assuring us of higher quality and safer products for our pets but they are also adding more to our local economy through job creation and use of our resources. Because summer brings us much hotter than usual weather, our pets needContinue reading “Made in the USA for Our Pets in Summer”