Importance of Training Dogs with Hand Signals

Importance of Training with Hand Signals? By Beth Crosby You might notice changes in your dog’s sight and hearing as it ages. Fortunately, we can train blind and deaf dogs. Today, we’ll look at the benefits of training puppies with hand signals. Silent...

When should you take your pet to the vet?

When should you take your pet to the vet? Some pet parents call the veterinarian about everything they notice: sneezes, long claws, or dirty ears. Others visit the vet only when the pet is on the brink of death. Both annual exams and emergencies warrant vet visits. Of...

Safe, Inexpensive Houseplant Entertains Cats

Safe, Inexpensive Houseplant Entertains Cats Many cats sleep most of the day, and you have to trick them into exercise. One great option is fresh or dried catnip, even for older kitties. Catnip affects about 70 percent of cats that have the genetic disposition to...

Minimize dangers to your pet when cleaning the grill

Minimize dangers to your pet when cleaning the grill By Beth Crosby When we think of grill safety and pets, burns come to mind.  Some summer dangers from our last blog https://fluffsofluv.com/hot-hot-dog/.  We often overlook the dangers of cleaning the grill. Why are...

How Hot is Too Hot for your Dog?

How Hot is Too Hot for your Dog? By Beth Crosby A professional pet sitter who owned her business once asked me if I thought dogs felt hot asphalt under their feet. I was flabbergasted that she asked and fearful for the pets in her care. Dogs’ pads are flesh....