Pros and Cons of Giving Pets as Gifts

Giving Pets As Gifts: Pros and Cons

*Estimated Read Time: 8 min 23 sec
Does adding an animal companion to the family sound like an exciting idea for the Holidays? Before you make any decisions, you should know the Pros and Cons of Giving Pets as Gifts!

Why Am I Depressed During the Holidays?

Why Am I Depressed During the Holidays?

*Estimated Read Time: 5 min 47 sec
The holiday season can bring happiness and cheer, but it can also elicit quite opposite emotions. Mental health challenges are prevalent for many in the fall and winter months. Learn to recognize the signs of holiday depression and 5 ways to successfully cope.

The Best Black Friday Pet Deals of 2021

The Best Black Friday Pet Deals of 2021

*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 27 Sec
It’s the most wonderful time of year because Santa PAWS is coming to town! We’re here to make sure that your pet’s wish list gets all the love it deserves with our gift guide for 2021.

How Thankfulness Leads to Happier Living

How Thankfulness Leads to Happier Living

*Estimated Read Time: 7 min 15 sec
As the holiday seasons approach many people are filled with expectations of festive joyful times with friends and family. Unfortunately, many others struggle with extra anxiety, depression, or loneliness around this time of the year. Research shows that a bit of thankfulness can help lift the spirits and bring a new perspective for all!

New PAWS Law Helps Veterans Obtain Service Dogs

New PAWS Law Helps Veterans Obtain Service Dogs

*Estimated Read Time: 11 min
On August 25, 2021, President Biden signed a very necessary law into effect: Puppies Assisting Wounded Service Members (PAWS) for Veterans Therapy Act. For several years, veterans support groups have lobbied for these seemingly forgotten heroes to get the extra support they need. It has been a long time coming, but the PAWS act is a very hopeful and necessary beginning.

7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween

7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween

*Estimated Read Time: 7min, 24 sec
Halloween doesn’t have to be a nightmare for you or your pet! All the hype of Halloween can cause our pets a lot of stress. Here are 7 tips to keep you and your pets safe on Halloween.

California ESA Owner Rights are at Risk: Act Now!

California ESA Owner Rights are at Risk: Act Now!

Mental health services have been thrust into the 21st century due to the pandemic lockdowns and protocol. The rise in online telehealth services has increased, and many believe it’s for the best. “I definitely think it’s expanded the number of people who are able to be seen,” says Katie Gordon, a North Dakota-based psychologist. Pari […]

12 Easy DIY Dog Costumes for Halloween 2021

12 Easy DIY Dog Halloween Costumes

Estimated Read Time: 4 min 55 sec
The Halloween holiday is sneaking up for a little boo of enjoyment! Holidays can be such a fun way to include your pets in traditions and memories. For all of our creative readers, here are 12 easy DIY dog costumes that are sure to provide a sweet treat to anyone who lays eyes on them.

10 Toxic Plants to Avoid if You Are a Dog Owner

Are Plants Toxic to Dogs? 10 Plants to Avoid if You Are a Dog Owner

Estimated Read Time: 8 min, 26 sec
Dog owners have already experienced that loving a pet is extremely beneficial to mental health. Similarly raising plants has been known to reduce stress and promote calm, relaxation, and feelings of wellness. Therefore it’s no surprise that pet and plant ownership often go hand in hand. But some plants can be harmful and even fatal to your sweet pup. Before you bring plant babies home to meet your furry baby, read our top 10 toxic plants to avoid if you are a dog owner.