Pet of the Week: Bella
By nomination we highlight Bella as this week’s Pet of the Week. Bella is 12 weeks old miniature schnauzer/cowboy corgi mix and best …
ECHS announces Dog Days of August 2021
Emanuel County Humane Society (ECHS) announces its Dog Days of August adoption event. Throughout the remaining month of August, ECHS …
A good deed
Good deeds never go unnoticed, especially if ones efforts are supported and encouraged by others. A good deed was planted into the …
Traveling with your pets

6 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Vacation

(Family Features) Whether it's a quick weekend trip to visit relatives or a well-researched camping trip, inviting the whole family - including the four-legged family members - is possible.
Getting a new pet?

Expert Tips for Welcoming a Kitten

Whether you’re fostering or adopting a kitten, learn how to give your kitten proper care during her first weeks and months with you with this advice from the experts at Royal Canin.
Getting a new pet?

Expert Tips for Welcoming a Kitten

Whether you’re fostering or adopting a kitten, learn how to give your kitten proper care during her first weeks and months with you with this advice from the experts at Royal Canin.

Budgeting for pets: How to prepare for ongoing and unexpected expenses

(BPT) - Sixty-seven percent of U.S. households own a pet, or about 85 million families, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA). This number is poised to increase because many …

4 questions to ask before getting a new pet

(BPT) - One good thing about 2020? More people are fostering and adopting pets who need homes. And during the holidays, pet adoption increases even more because families have more time away from work …

Safety first: Tips for pet-proofing your home

(BPT) - Welcoming a four-legged friend into your family is an exciting time for everyone, but puppies, kittens, dogs and cats can easily find themselves in serious trouble while exploring their new …
Just for cat lovers
5 Ways to Give Your Cat a Purr-fect Life

With playful and spunky personalities, cats are known for keeping people entertained. Whether they’re breaking the internet in the latest viral video or making pet parents smile with a spontaneous snuggle, feline friends can be a constant source of joy.

(BPT) - Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from home, giving cat owners a chance to spend more time with their furry friends. With all this extra time, …

Limited Space, Big Love: Solutions for Cat Lovers in Tight Quarters

(NewsUSA) - With more and more people moving to urban areas or just looking to minimize and simplify their lives, small-space living is on the rise. This trend toward scaling back is great news for …

Get Curious About Your Cat's Health

Adopting and fostering pets continues to trend as people across the nation add furry friends to their families for company during these unprecedented times.

More Pet Stuff

6 Tips to Keep Pets Safe and Warm This Winter

(Family Features) Just as people prepare their homes, cars and families for extreme temperatures and weather events of winter, it's important to remember pets' needs this time of year. As cold weather sets in, consider these tips to prepare and ensure your pets are warm and happy throughout winter.

4 Tips for First-Time Pet Owners Around the Holidays

(Family Features) Many first-time pet parents are ready to celebrate the holiday season with their furry friends, but it's important to remember celebrating with pets introduces new things to be aware of to help keep things jolly. Consider these tips to help keep your cuddly companion safe and healthy this holiday season.

The Benefits of Dogs in the Workplace

(Family Features) As many pet parents return to the office in the new year, they are looking for ways to continue spending time with their furry friends during the workday. Consider these benefits of bringing pets to work, including boosting happiness and relieving stress.

4 Helpful Tips for Flying with Pets

(Family Features) As many consider flying again, consider these helpful tips to help make travel a more seamless, pet-friendly experience.

4 Ways Pet Parents Can Stay Close to Their Pets Coming Out of the Pandemic

(Family Features) Whether living, working, playing or traveling, pet parents want to keep their cats and dogs close.

Keeping People and Pets Together

(Family Features) Consider the results of this report that examined the relationships pet parents developed with their pets in 2021 as well as their hopes and concerns for the year ahead.

5 Ways to Go Plant-First with Your Pet

(Family Features) If everyone takes collective, small steps toward a greener world, it can help better the planet - dogs can help, too. If you're looking to try a plant-first lifestyle for you and your dog, consider committing to these simple tips.

4 Ways to Help Make Sure Your Cat is Healthy

(Family Features) For all the love and enjoyment they bring, it's important to keep them happy and healthy, and there are many ways to help ensure cats live healthy lifestyles. Consider these tips and tricks to help keep your feline companion healthy.

5 Tips to Safely Celebrate Halloween with Your Pets

(Family Features) Whether heading to a party, celebrating on social media or greeting little ghouls and goblins at home, getting the entire family - including the four-legged family members - involved in the Halloween festivities can be the biggest treat of all.

3 Ways to Live a More Sustainable Life with Your Pet

(Family Features) One of the main responsibilities eco-conscious pet parents face is making sure their dogs and cats are happy and in good health, while carefully striking the balance between their pets' needs and sustainable practices. Consider these tips and tricks to live a more conscious lifestyle with your furry companion.

4 Ways to Live a Healthy Lifestyle with Your Pet

(Family Features) While every pet is unique in looks and needs, a responsibility shared by all pet parents is to make sure their four-legged friends stay in good health. Consider these tips to help you and your dog feel your best.

Rabies Prevention

(Family Features) Around the world every year, an estimated 59,000 people die from rabies following a bite or scratch from an infected dog, according to the World Health Organization; almost half of them children under 15 years old.

Pet-Friendly Travel

(Family Features) After spending months of extra time at home with their pets, many pet owners are looking to plan pet-inclusive vacations.

Plan a Pet-Friendly Getaway

(Family Features) For pet parents, traveling can be tricky, from finding a reliable pet sitter to worrying about your pet's separation anxiety while you're gone.

Caring for Your Cat for a Lifetime

(Family Features) Just like humans need to see the doctor, cats need to see the veterinarian at least yearly, though some need to be seen more frequently.

4 Tips to Prepare a Pet-Friendly Fire Safety Plan

(Family Features) After more than a year of nearly constant companionship, many pet parents are preparing to leave their pets at home while they transition back to the office.

4 Ways to Refresh Your Pet's Routines

The spring season and warmer months are typically all about renewal and evaluating things that may no longer serve you, such as habits, products or routines.

5 Springtime Adventure Ideas for You and Your Pet

As temperatures rise and days get longer, pets, just like humans, get excited about spring.
Pet Health

Five Ways To Treat Your Pet To A Spooky, Safe Halloween

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—It’s no secret that pets are like family—holiday traditions included.This Halloween bring your pups in on the spooky fun by decking them out in a scary cute …
Pet Peeves

U.S. Postal Service Offers Tips To Stop Dog Attacks On Mail Carriers

(NAPSI)—Can you picture a member of your family attacking a mail carrier? Of course, you couldn’t, but it happened 5,803 times last year across the nation.   Dearborn, MI, Letter Carrier …

Pet parents are looking for more than just a reward for their furry friends

(BPT) - As many pet owners have spent more time at home during the pandemic, there has been an opportunity for dog lovers to enhance their relationship with their pet, like they never have had …

Tips for moving pets — to the White House or yours

(BPT) - First families throughout history have welcomed pets into the White House. That’s no surprise, considering that more than 60 percent of all U.S. households live with dogs, cats and …

Expert tips for maintaining your pet's healthy weight

(BPT) - While many loving pet owners are unaware their pet may not be at their healthiest weight, the fact is that more than half of cats and dogs in the U.S. are indeed overweight or obese, …

Trucker Hats for Dogs Provide Eye Protection and Street Style

(TR) -- Some clothes for pets are strictly stylish, some are purely functional, and some are both. The idea of a trucker hat for a dog may seem strange, but in fact many dogs, especially those with …