Dogs and Babies

How to ensure safe and happy coexistence

The arrival of a new family member is an exciting and joyful event for families. However, with a dog in the household, these positive feelings may also be mixed with feelings of anxiousness and concern. Will my dog be jealous of the baby? Will he be aggressive with the baby? Will he bite the baby? Or give him or her diseases? While such questions are understandable, there is no need to fret. Various plans may be implemented to ensure that both your furry child and your not-so-furry child are able to exist harmoniously.

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3 Ways to Decrease Anxiety for You and Your Pets

More than 18% of adults in the US are affected by anxiety disorders, making this one of the most common mental health issues in the country. A variety of factors can cause people to suffer from anxiety disorders. Stress from relationships, work or finances can cause anxiety. Furthermore, if you have a family member who struggles with an anxiety disorder, you are more likely to as well. Trying to decrease anxiety with drugs or alcohol consumption is likely to exacerbate the problem and increase the risk of further complications.

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Christmas Fun: 5 Awesome Holiday Activities to Enjoy with Your Dog

The weather has turned crisp and there’s a certain feeling in the air, which can only mean one thing: the holiday season is here. The Christmas countdown has already begun, and everyone is preparing to get together with their families and friends to enjoy some quality time and special traditions. If you have a canine counterpart, your furry friend is going to love all the extra love and attention he gets from you and your friends and relatives during the holiday season. Continue reading “Christmas Fun: 5 Awesome Holiday Activities to Enjoy with Your Dog”