Spring and Summer – Snails are About

A note about Snails invading our gardens at this time of year….they do love to eat not just our newly sprouting veggies but all kinds of plant life. The Problem: Snail Bait. It is much too toxic to our pets. What I used in the past was small containers sunk into the soil and filledContinue reading “Spring and Summer – Snails are About”

The Growing Trend of Pet CBD

Washington Post As an overview to a great article in the Washington Post in August of 2020 (https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/08/19/cbd-products-pets/)…CBD, correctly known as Cannabidiol, is a compound from hemp. It does Not contain THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, the marijuana compound to make one ‘high’. It is said to help pets with their anxiety, and some skin issues. InContinue reading “The Growing Trend of Pet CBD”

Hodgepodge – Fun Pet Details

Zoo Med Laboratories of San Luis Obispo, California since 1977 tells us that this week starting April 19th is International Turtle and Tortoise Week. They should know since they raise so many in San Luis Obispo. They are noted for their 100% USA-made terrariums. They are offering free materials and Instagram videos to educators toContinue reading “Hodgepodge – Fun Pet Details”

Higher-End Pet Products

First and foremost, it’s April 11th…Happy National Pet Day! How about rewarding your best pet friend with one of the great pet products mentioned below?! In a recent issue of Pet Age I discovered a company which makes a new high-end dog product…not their usual forte. So I decided to look for a hi-end catContinue reading “Higher-End Pet Products”

Do our Fur Babies Really Smile?

From reading up on the subject, it appears that our doggie friends really do give us smiles. The way to distinguish a real smile, it is said, is by noting their body is in a relaxed state. They may or may not show their teeth. On the other hand, even though our kitties may lookContinue reading “Do our Fur Babies Really Smile?”

More Nutritious Pet Treats?

A recent digital issue of Pet Age noted that consumers are searching for more nutritious treats for their pets these days. And no wonder, with all the pet food recalls we see. With our more stringent safety precautions here in the USA, I decided to list some good USA companies who offer USA-made treats forContinue reading “More Nutritious Pet Treats?”

Essential Accessories for Walking with your Fur Pal

With all the wonderful pet products available, I have located four great USA-made manufacturing companies offering stylish, comfortable, safe, quality collars, leads, leashes, and harnesses for walking your fur babies. In my opinion, harnesses are the best for walking our cats and dogs. They seem to offer better control and be easier on our petsContinue reading “Essential Accessories for Walking with your Fur Pal”

Add a Touch of Irish to Your Fur Pal

In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day I found so many cute Irish plaids and patterns in bow ties, coats, Irish dog harnesses, leashes, a hat, and Irish dog collars…some a combo with a bow tie. Especially if you have an Irish breed like a Manx cat or an Irish Setter, wouldn’t it be funContinue reading “Add a Touch of Irish to Your Fur Pal”

Let’s Celebrate – St. Pat’s Day Fast Approaching

With St. Patrick’s day just about a week away, I thought it would be fun to look at the different Irish cat and dog breeds. Come to find out there is only one known Irish cat breed but nine original dog breeds. So let’s start with our kitty… The MANX Cat According to SecondChancePet.net onlyContinue reading “Let’s Celebrate – St. Pat’s Day Fast Approaching”