Elvis Dog Names Inspired by Elvis’ Pets, Movie Roles and More

Are you an Elvis Presley-loving new pet parent searching for the perfect name for your “Hound Dog”? From the names of Elvis’s many dog and horse companions to the characters he… [[ This is a summary only. Click the title for … Continue reading

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10 Simple Ways to Be More Earth Conscious

This Friday is the first day of April and Earth Month! Many of you know how important living an eco-conscious lifestyle is to me. From volunteering with my mom as a child to being president of my high school eco-club … Continue reading

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2021 Dog-Friendly Halloween Events: Halloween Dog Parades and More!

Halloween is just around the corner, and to celebrate we’ve fetched news of a few of the most frightfully fun Halloween dog parades and dog-friendly festivities across the country that you and… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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5 Easy Tips for Making School Lunches More Fun

  I’m not gonna lie you guys. I hate making school lunches. It is probably my least favorite part of the kids going back to school. They’re still too young to make their own, and they’re not a fan of … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Making Travel with Kids More Eco-Friendly

This post is in partnership with Samsonsite but all opinions are my own. I’m starting this off with two disclaimers. 1. The travel-themed photos in this post are a couple of years old, but they fit so well with what … Continue reading

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8 Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly

I usually create similar posts to this around Earth Day, but this year I decided to wait until the usual Earth month excitement died down, as this is when people tend to forget about their resolutions to be more eco-friendly. … Continue reading

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The Thylacine was more a marsupial coyote than a marsupial wolf

One of the most common memes in our popular understanding of zoology is that the thylacine of Tasmania was the marsupial equivalent of the gray wolf.  This idea comes from a rather superficial understanding of its morphology, and lots of … Continue reading

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Pet Smells: How to Deodorize Pet Beds, Your Car and More

This post is sponsored by TriNova. Let’s face it: pet smells happen. Wet dogs. Frito feet. The chews that smell like a dead cow. The dog who–unbeknownst to you–happily rolled in something… [[ This is a summary only. Click the … Continue reading

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Not One More Vet

For many of us, it would be a dream job: caring for animals all day long. However, what we don’t often see are the long hours, the stress of dealing with sick animals – and their families, and the heavy … Continue reading

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Are Cats More Sophisticated Gourmets Than Dogs?

I read many interesting articles in the New York Times pertaining to dogs and cats, and I was especially curious about this article, which considered which of the two species has a more highly attuned sense of taste and smell. … Continue reading

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