The little dog we have come to know as the pug first arrived in Europe from China in the 16th century and immediately became a firm favorite with all who saw him. His good nature and calm personality made him popular with families with children, and with anyone who met him. It has been said that once you have owned a pug you will never want another dog. He is instantly recognizable by his rather serious wrinkly face and very curly tail.
If you are a 'pug person' then there might come a time Read more [...]
Dogs don’t need a big backyard to lead a happy, healthy life, but living in an urban environment does provide unique challenges and circumstances of pet parenting.
Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has put together 4 tips to consider with a dog in the big city:
The best dog breeds for apartments
Take into consideration personality and energy level when choosing a breed or mix to bring into an urban environment. Some breeds that typically do well include (*Full list below):
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September 29 is Cat Day! Freshpet is showing the love for our feline companions in a big way: they are helping cat shelters across numerous states with special cooler bags and more.
Freshpet®, Inc (Nasdaq: FRPT), the first and only maker of fresh, all-natural, real food for pets, debuts exciting new freshly prepared meals for cats. For the first time, Walmart in West Palm Beach will offer an expanded line of Freshpet® cat meals, all found in the “purrfectly” sized refrigerator Read more [...]
Summer’s over and everyone is heading back to school, returning to the usual daily routine – and same goes for our furry friends.
Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has come up with a pup-safe list of foods for furry friends to enjoy, as well as what to avoid.
Pup Safe Treats:
- Sliced oranges boost the immune system and give pups energy.
- Apples help freshen bad puppy breath!
- Bananas can Read more [...]
There’s no mistaking the fact that the people in Southeast Texas need help, and in a big way. One look at what has happened in places like Beaumont, Texas, and it’s easy to see that there is devastation on a grand scale, as people have lost their lives, homes, and the city is largely under water. In fact, it’s estimated that since the beginning of the Hurricane Harvey storm, the city of Beaumont got over 45 inches of rain, leaving thousands of people underwater. This has created a situation Read more [...]