Paw In Hand: Moving Forward With New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pet

Cat as a presentLists, lists, lists! The holiday shopping list gives way to the cooking or baking list, and on and on it goes. Looking ahead to the new year can only truly be done if there is a moment of understanding about the year we’re leaving behind. There will always be things that we wish to change from one year to the next, and making thoughtful New Year’s resolutions can invigorate your routine or mindset as you turn your calendar’s page.

But what about making New Year’s resolutions for you pet? Whether it’s to improve – or lengthen – his or her quality of life, or infuse a bit more zeal to the everyday, we’ve got five ideas to help you positively forge ahead. Continue…

A Seasonal Query: Can Your Dog Catch A Canine Cold Virus?

Very much sick dog under a blanket, isolated on white

It’s that time of year again: watery eyes, runny nose, coughing, sneezing – but we’re not talking about the human population. Can your dog catch a cold? Yes, indeed, but it’s not the same virus that spreads among all of us. While his or her symptoms may mirror your own (and what a happy coincidence if you are ever under the weather together), cold viruses do not overlap between species. So, what does a canine cold virus look like? How can you make your dog feel better? Don’t fret: we’ve got your bases covered! Continue…