Tips & tricks for pet owners

25 homemade dog treats recipes your pet will love

For the dog owner who is always lovingly seeking out dog-friendly hotels, top-quality pet sitters and the very best dog toys, it’s no stretch to begin baking homemade dog treats for your pup, too. Making DIY dog treats is something you can feel good about, as well. Many store-bought treats... more

How to guides

What to look for in your next dog sitter

If you’re a dog owner actively seeking pet care, zeroing in on that special someone to take care of your pooch can be daunting, especially if you have high standards like most of us do. However, once you know what to look for,  finding the perfect caregiver will feel... more

25 reasons dogs are the best pets on Earth

If you're a dog owner, you probably already know just how awesome dogs are. They fill your life with love, loyalty, fur and plenty of reasons to smile. Here are just a few more of the amazing and adorable reasons why dogs are the best pets in the world... more

10 easy homemade treats your cat will totally love

Enter a caption... Dogs will do just about anything for a treat. Cats? Not so much. Even still, it’s nice to have cat treats in your arsenal for birthdays, special occasions (hello, Hug Your Cat Day) or for those moments when your stubborn kitty needs a little extra motivation. But... more

20 fun and easy DIY cat toys that kitties can’t resist

Enter a caption... You have to respect an animal that can make a toy out of an empty cardboard box. Or a bag. Or a simple ball of yarn. Whether they know it or not, cat people constantly try to prove to their felines that they, too, can make something... more

How to guides

17 DIY dog toys you can make from things in your house

The graveyard of deceased dog toys is vast. If your dog is one of the talented that can rip up a stuffed toy in 20 seconds flat, it may feel like toy funerals are happening far too frequently and your hard earned money is being thrown out the window. Here’s... more

How to fly with a dog: General rules, cost and travel tips

If you’re planning a flight with your pup, you may wonder whether that cute little face will be the perfect passenger or a high-maintenance mess. Knowing your dog is key to pre-travel planning.  Seasoned traveler Hilary Sloan, of New York City, who has flown her small dog Ella Bean... more

How to guides

7 interview questions to ask a potential pet sitter

Whether you’re going on a quick weekend getaway or an international adventure, finding a trustworthy pet sitter is a crucial part of planning your trip. Leaving your pet in the care of a stranger can be stressful, but finding the right pet sitter will allow you to enjoy your time... more