10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet (That Also Benefit You!)

As the year winds down, we have an opportunity to press a reset button. Lucky us! We not only get to shake things up, it’s nationally encouraged to trim the fat, unplug the devices, and cultivate new hobbies or friendships. Whatever you decide to change in the new year, let your pet’s health and happiness [...]

The Many Gifts of Pet Ownership That Keep On Giving

The human journey has always involved – and hinged on – our relationships with animals. Initially, of course, animals were a strategic part of our survival, but our connections evolved over time. Now, we not only count certain species as integral to our day-to-day lives, but our overall health and well-being flourishes as a result [...]

Pets on Parade: Getting Ready for a Charity Pet Walk or Run

Pet walks and runs are a relatively recent addition to charity fundraising events, and are growing in popularity across the country. Besides providing animal charities with much needed funds, a charity pet walk is a wonderful way to bond with your pet, enjoy the outdoors, and socialize with other animal lovers in your community. Here [...]

A Glance at Fall Pet Activities

San Francisco’s weather is always a challenge to predict (by season and by neighborhood!), but we can all count on fall to deliver warm, sunny days with less rain and fog. To be sure, the Bay Area is resplendent from September to November, making outdoor fall pet activities a must. The following are some ideas [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of People Food for Pets

Even the most strict pet owner has had the urge to slip their special friend something from the table from time to time. It is a natural urge for us to want to show our affection through food, and pets are not exempt from this tendency. People food for pets, however, can have some serious [...]

Job Recommendations for the Animal-Loving Kid

Whether your first job was to earn a little pocket money or gain essential life experience, you likely recall how it shaped your future. Sure, not all of us end up in the same field as our first gig, but one thing always leads to another. For an animal-loving kid or ambitious teen, there are loads [...]

Summer In The City: Pet Friendly Activities In San Francisco

According to Animal Planet, San Francisco is the most pet-friendly city in the U.S.A. With more dogs than human residents under age 18, this is not a surprising designation. From dog parks to beaches, and hundreds of pet-friendly establishments, our amazing city has nearly endless opportunities for pets and their owners to get out and [...]

Not One Bite: What You Need To Know About Dog Bite Prevention

Dogs share so many aspects of our lives; they live in our homes, ride in our cars, play with our children, and some even sleep in our beds. For most dog owners, it’s almost inconceivable to imagine our furry best pal biting someone, but the truth is that most dog bite victims are injured by [...]

5 Important Qualities of a Responsible Pet Owner

If you’re lucky enough to be a pet guardian, you’ve probably made a thoughtful decision to commit to your pet’s lifelong health and wellbeing. You likely strive to be a responsible pet owner, seeking out resources and providing your fur friend with everything he or she needs to be healthy, safe, and content. Since February [...]

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