Dog Facts

It’s hard to remember a time in my life where I haven’t owned at least one dog; we currently have three, and we’re seriously considering adopting another puppy from the local humane society. While we’ve never had problems with our dogs digging up our yard and doing their business in …

How to Keep Dogs Out Without Ruining Your Lawn

There’s nothing more frustrating than to look out and see an unfamiliar dog prowling around your yard. Whether it’s a stray dog or a neighborhood pet that the owner allows to run free, you can be pretty sure that it will view your lawn as a place to dig, relieve …

Lawn Damage from Animals

Have you ever seen a suspicious hole in your lawn, and you don’t know where it came from? In all likelihood it was an animal digging for food, shelter, or just for fun. Lawn holes by animals can be a real problem. Not only do holes make your lawn less …

What to Do When You Find a Stray Dog or Cat

We’ve all come across a stray dog or cat at one time or another. The animal might be wandering alongside the road or, worse, in the middle of traffic. Sometimes a hungry, abandoned dog or cat might even show up at our back door in search of food. While your …

Giving Back: Organizations That Help Stray and Wild Animals

The statistics regarding stray animals in the United States are alarming. According to the ASPCA, 5 to 7 million “companion” animals (primarily cats and dogs) enter animal shelters each year. Sadly, 3 to 4 million (roughly 60 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats) end up being euthanized due …

How Weather Affects Animals in Your Yard

Unlike humans, animals don’t have the luxury of curling up with a good book next to the fireplace on a cold, rainy or snowy day. Although many animals are blessed with fur coats and other natural features that protect them from the elements, it doesn’t mean they enjoy being wet …

How to Help Animals after a Disaster like Sandy

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many people have returned to homes devastated by floods, extreme wind and rain, and power outages. As people evacuated, the primary concern was keeping their families safe. Therefore, many in the danger zone had to make a tough decision—to try to bring the family …

Why You Should Adopt Pets from Rescues and Shelters

I’m a cat lover. I grew up with cats and there’s never been a time in my life when I haven’t had one. When my husband and I got married, we adopted a kitten from a horse farm.

Jack was our first fur child. He’s all black with beautiful green …

Dog Repellent Made Easy

Growing up in a neighborhood where it seemed like every house had a dog, we had our fair share of dogs doing their business in our yard. It would drive my dad mad to see his flowers around our mailbox burnt and the grass around it dead. My dad tried …

Gone Astray: Lost Puppy Finds Her Way Home

I feel that I may have been deprived as a child because I grew up without any pets, not even a single goldfish. Surprisingly enough, that chunks me in with the 37% of households in America that don’t have a single pet. Lacking my own four-legged friends, I always enjoy …

It Takes More than Dog Repellent for Grass to Stop Dogs from Destroying your Lawn and Flowers

I’m a dog lover. I always have been. I don’t think there ever has been a more accurate description of a creature than the dog’s moniker “man’s best friend.” Heck, I actually wonder what is wrong with people who do not like dogs. And when I see a dog out …

We are Giving Back!

As advocates for the humane treatment of animals, we have launched an initiative with the non-profit organization American Humane Association. American Humane Association is a national leader in identifying and preventing the causes of child and animal abuse and neglect.

We’re using our Facebook page, which has seen significant growth …

Keep Dogs Out of Garden Areas, Lawns and Landscaping

With the ASPCA estimating there are about 75 million owned dogs in the United States, there’s no doubt that we love our furry friends! Unfortunately, not all dogs are the product of loving homes. Wild or stray dogs that roam freely can prey on livestock or family pets, become a …

Git Rid of the Pooper Scooper!

I’m a big fan of the Critter Ridder Spray! I have been using it for a while now to keep the raccoons out of my trash cans. The other day my neighbor and I were having a backyard conversation and she gave me a good idea….

Since the weather has …