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Teaching Your Dog to Come When Called

Author:  Elsa Larsen, Dog Behaviorist & Trainer | Owner: My Wonderful Dog.  Half the fun of going to a dog friendly beach Read Post...

What It Takes To Be A Responsible Pet Parent

Author: Monica Reyes My life is definitely full of responsibilities. I juggle being a full-time student and working as a Raw Pet Food Specialist for a natural healthy dog food company - all the while raising a 2-year old son and caring for both a 6-year old cat and our new 8-month old puppy. (Sounds like a lot to take on? Well it sure can be at times!) Read Post...

The Do's of Safe, Pet Friendly Boating

With boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe. Before hitting the high seas with your pet it's important to plan ahead and always keep the best interests of your four-legged friend in mind. Boating with your pet can be a wonderful and bonding experience or a not so pleasant one. Read Post...

Scoping Out your Dog’s Poop: What Your Pet's “Business” Can Tell You About His Health

While it may feel a little uncomfortable and a little gross to get up-close and personal with your dog's poop, it’s worth it, as it can help give you a window into his overall health. Read Post...

Leaving Pets in Parked Car Can Be a Deadly Mistake

With the summer months upon us, we are at the height of pet travel. With most pets traveling by car, it's time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car. Read Post...

The “Paw-Fect” Wedding: Four Tips on Sharing Your Wedding with Fido

What better way to celebrate the union of two people in love than to include a cherished four-legged family member? Read Post...

Searching for Pet Friendly Dining? Start Here

RALEIGH, NC - July 9, 2013 - Bringing your best canine buddy along with you for a quick bite just got a little easier. Read Post...

Brownie's Story

While I love pit bulls as much as I love all other dogs, I’ve never been in the trenches of those fighting to reverse the stigma from pit bulls. That wasn’t what made me so determined to rescue Brownie. In fact, I wasn’t completely sure at first why I felt so extraordinarily compelled to come to this dog’s aid. However, now that I look back, I truly believe I was destined to find her, and meant to help her, and perhaps to lend my voice to the “bully breed” cause. Read Post...

Pet Travel Safety Takes a Front Seat as Partnership Kicks Off Summer Safety Campaign

RALEIGH, NC – July 1, 2013 - In an effort to bring pet travel safety to the forefront of pet owners’ minds this summer, TripsWithPets.com will be partnering with the AKC Canine Health Foundation, or CHF, to launch the Safe Summer Pet Travel Campaign. Read Post...

Pets and Distracted Driving: What You Need to Know

When we hear the term “distracted driving,” most of us think of the obvious culprits - eating, putting on makeup, talking on the phone, texting, or rummaging for a dropped object on the car floor.   However, few of us consider the driving distraction leaving our furry friends unsecured can cause. Read Post...