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GUIDE TO KEEPING YOUR PETS SAFE AT HOME

Our friends at Teens4safety.com has put together this awesome resource.  Their mission is to spread safety resources that help people avoid disasters as well as make it a little safer out there for all of us (including our furry friends).According to the National Pet Owners Survey (2017-18), 68% of American households own a pet, which represents [...]

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One Dragonfly Can Eat 100s of Mosquitoes per Day: Keep These Plants in Your Yard to Attract Dragonflies!

Nature has its own way of handling “situations.” Unfortunately, people like playing gods, and they try to take control over natural processes. Let’s discuss mosquitoes.The pesky insects invade areas in early spring. All they need is warm weather and water. Everyone hates mosquitoes, and everyone ignores the fact that chemical-packed repellents aren’t the only solution. [...]

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Coconut Oil, the New Super Food for your Skin

We all use coconut oil for cooking, baking, all those new healthy ingredient substitutes, but did you know its benefits go far beyond just consuming it. Coconut oil is great for you both inside and out and can help boost your beauty routine!Allow us to highlight a few skin benefits, hacks and uses of coconut [...]

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Historic horse parade returns to Brooklyn this Saturday

June 28, 2019 Mary FrostThank you John Quadrozzi, for helping to keep this tradition alive.   We all owe so much to the horse.  The Brooklyn Eagle and the ASPCA sponsored the Dog & Horse Parade during Brooklyn’s famous equestrian past. Shown: This parade, in June, 1935, included 500 dogs, 252 horses and a goat. Courtesy [...]

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Driving With Dogs 101: How to Keep Your Dog Safe and Happy in the Car

As the summer months come upon us the road beckons to be traveled.  Our friend Carmen Adams from South Dakota State University has put together some great tips to keep in mind when travelling with your dog.  Despite the number of car commercials starring an obedient, window-gazing pup, driving with dogs is a serious source [...]

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​Cats And Skin Cancer – 3 Things You Should Look Out For

While we humans know that skin cancer can develop when we spend too much time in the sun, cats can also get skin cancer for the very same reason. While it seems that cats, with their thick fur and most of their time being spent indoors, wouldn’t get skin cancer, this is not the case.In fact, skin cancer is one [...]

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Reclaiming Your Backyard: Reviewing the Efficacy of 20 Popular Natural Mosquito Repellents

Mosquitoes can be a big problem for travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, and even homeowners. Once they get settled, they breed very quickly. Killing insects that only live for a week or two may feel like rearranging chairs on a sinking ship. However, mosquitoes are not just an annoyance. Their bites can cause significant short-term discomfort, and [...]

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Spay/Neuter Your Pet: Advice from the ASPCA

The decision to spray and neuter can sometimes be emotionally confusing.    The ASPCA can help pet owners easily understand the scope of their decision. By spaying or neutering your pet, you’ll help control the pet homelessness crisis, which results in millions of healthy dogs and cats being euthanized in the United States each year simply [...]

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Report: Expect higher amounts of ticks this spring, summer

Summer is just around the corner. This time of year we all look forward to spending more time outside hiking, camping, trail rides and horse shows; all activities we love.  Spending more time outside also means more time dealing with pesky and sometimes even potentially dangers insects.    We have the responsibility of a [...]

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Guide to flying with pets (and getting rewarded for it)

Know the airline's pet policies before making your reservations Humonia /iStock / Getty ImagesNeed to fly with Fido? You should know that many airlines are tightening the leash on emotional support animals in the main cabin. But on the flip side, some airlines offer perks for flying pets.Every day, thousands of travelers take to the skies [...]

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