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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. There’s no question that most dogs love to play. But do they also love to play jokes on us? The answer is often yes, according to Stanley Coren, Ph.D, DSc., FRSC, professor emeritus in the department of psychology at the University of British Columbia and author of
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. With thick coats that keep them warm in the most extreme of cold conditions, Huskies are—unsurprisingly—remarkable shedders. Like many long-haired, cold-weather dogs, Huskies have a double coat consisting of external “guard hairs” that give the dogs their coloring and appearance, and a soft, insulating inner coat to
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For centuries, black cats have been mistakenly associated with bad luck, witches, witchcraft, and magic. Witches were believed to have been able to disguise themselves as black cats, or that the cats were able to do the bidding of the witches. In addition to their association with witches, black cats are associated with bad luck,
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Lucky for us, whiskers are some of the few things we actually understand about cats. Whiskers serve many purposes and are important for a variety of reasons. While it’s nice for a cat to have a face full of them, there are times when you might notice your cat’s whiskers falling out. Here’s a quick
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Corgis are one of the most popular dog breeds in the world—they even have the royal seal of approval as Queen Elizabeth’s canine of choice. Unfortunately, finding harnesses that fit Corgis isn’t always easy due to their long, low, and robust physiques. When looking for a harness,
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Ah, the magnificent Maine Coon cat. As big in size as they are big-hearted, Maine Coons are well-known for their loyalty, friendliness, and intelligence. Another defining trait of the Maine Coon is that gorgeous coat of thick, flowing hair (and the undercoats beneath it); it’s perhaps the
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Pet-friendly activities abound in Southern California’s Los Angeles. The home of Hollywood offers sunshine, beaches, museums and plenty of pet-friendly hotels. This major city is also home to pet-friendly restaurants, dog events, dog parks and wineries near the city. As always, be sure to contact each individual property to inquire about specific pet policies. Read
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Thanks to Rover sitter Janelle Leeson for this guest post, originally published on her blog, Paws PDX Travels, which chronicles her adventures with her cats, Lyra and Atlas. We love fall. From crispy leaves under our paws, to cool afternoon hikes, it is truly the best season to be an adventure cat! Like many of
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Humans have an annoying habit of communicating mainly through these strange things called “words”. Annoying because we are the only ones that can use them. For everyone else, such as cats, communication comes via other methods. Cats converse through an extensive repertoire of tail movements, vocalizations (really, what can words relay that can’t be said
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. The last thing you want to see in your house—whether it’s hiding in a corner, crawling up your wall, or scurrying across your floor—is a spider. For many people, these creepy, crawly creatures are the stuff of nightmares. But all of that changes when Halloween rolls around! Spider
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. There’s something magical about dressing up for Halloween—and it’s even better when our furry friends can join the fun. Festive outfits for dogs and cats abound—but did you know there are also Halloween costumes for guinea pigs? This year, your littlest pet doesn’t have to miss the
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. In case you missed the memo, you and your dog’s favorite holiday is just around the corner. That’s right! Halloween night is upon us. And while some pups really know how to embrace a dog Halloween costume, others might not be the biggest dress-up fans. But! That doesn’t
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Happy almost Halloween! The year’s best holiday is coming up—but what to wear? And by that we mean: What’s your dog wearing? There are so many dog costumes to choose from, but a category we’re particularly digging is dog food costumes! Why? They’re hilarious, they’re festive without being
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Who knew the topic of cat litter boxes could be so complex: What kind of litter will my cat like? What kind of litter box should I get her? Where do I put the magic combination? How do I make sure she keeps using it? Let’s scratch even further below the surface by adding one
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. If you watched the Tokyo Olympics this summer, you may have caught a glimpse of British diver Tom Daley knitting sweaters for dogs in his downtime between competitions. Viral photos of the Olympic champion knitting dog sweaters garnered almost as much attention as his gold medal win.
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