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It Takes Time – The Rule of 3-3-3. Picture of a black and white cocker spaniel dog lying beside the food dish.

It Takes Time – The Rule of 3-3-3

Congratulations! You have finally found the puppy or dog you want to foster and/or adopt.  Bringing home a new dog is exciting, joyful, and many times, overwhelming.  Owners worry about choosing the right food, potty training, and whether they will fit in with the family’s lifestyle. It will take time for the dog to get […]

Dogs Are Creatures of Habit. Picture of a bassett hound dog holding his head up while his ears are flowing back as if from the wind.

Dogs Are Creatures of Habit

While cats get a reputation for being mysterious, dogs also come with their own kinds of mysteries. Dogs are quirky creatures and some habits they can develop are a bit strange. Some of these habits can catch first-time dog owners off guard. Below are some of the strange habits some dogs can have. These are […]

Information for First Time Cat Owners. Picture of a gray tabby cat being brushed while laying on its side.

Information for First Time Cat Owners

Owning any pet is a major responsibility. There are numerous things to take into consideration when making the decision to adopt. Even more so if it’s your first time owning a certain kind of animal. Below, are some things to know when owning a cat for the first time. These are just a few things […]

Pets and Seasonal Affective Disorder. Picture of a small boxer dog lying on a couch with another boxer dog standing nearby in a shirt and tie.

Pets and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Does seasonal affective disorder (SAD) affect our pets?  We know humans are often affected by changes in the seasons. It is unclear as to whether pets suffer from SAD or if they may be reacting to owners’ sadness or lack of energy. When there is less daylight, the brain produces more melatonin and less serotonin. […]