Saturday, July 11, 2020

Barn Hunt, A New Dog Sport

History of the Sport A number of dog breeds were specifically bred to be vermin hunters. Some breeds were meant to go to ground (hunt...

San Diego Services for Aging Pets

With all the research behind the connection between animals and happiness, more and more people and organizations are starting to realize what an asset...

What’s In Those “Shots?”

We are very fortunate to live in a time when vaccinations are so normal and routine that their necessity is actually being...

What Am I Going To Do With You, Trixie?

  Help your dog avoid an anxious mindset by tasking her with work she knows and enjoys—it will build her confidence. Dear Trixie, I remember the day...

A Look Back at Pet Ownership

The way humans view their pets has evolvedIn the last decade, pet ownership has risen and, today the pet culture in this...

An Interview with Idyllwild’s Mayor Max

Mayor Max, official Mayor of Idyllwild, California, and occasional columnist for Pet Companion Magazine, was named one of The CW Network’s Dogs of the...

Tips for Planning a Pet-Friendly Summer Vacation

Vacation, it’s all I ever wanted… Vacation, I had to get away… Summer is synonymous with vacation, and who doesn’t like to...

My Favorite Dog Spot: Eaton Canyon in Pasadena

With Los Angeles County being best known for its cityscape and industrial aesthetic, you wouldn’t expect to find wide open dog-friendly areas...

Helping Your Dog Beat the Summer Heat

As summer approaches and we hope for at least a partial return to some of our favorite outdoor activities, keeping our dogs...

Adopting During the Pandemic

While the country is sheltering in place due to COVID-19, unemployment is higher than during the Great Depression. AARP reports that a...