Category: Dogs

Is Adopting a Senior Pet the Right Choice for You?


At shelters, humane societies, and rescue centers, puppies and kittens get swooped up quickly, while senior pets have a harder time getting adopted. Many are euthanized soon after intake, or die without ever having a family of their own. But adopting a senior pet is not just an act of goodwill for pets in need; it might…

| Dogs, Cats

Pet-Friendly Halloween Events in Maryland & DC 2023


Looking for a fun Halloween event that you can bring your dog, cat, or other furry, feathered, or scaled friend to? We’ve gathered up a list of the best pet-friendly Halloween events, including pet parades, pet costume contests, and Halloween yappy hours in Maryland and Washington, DC for 2023. So grab your pet and their…

| Dogs, Cats, MD/DC Area Pet Guide

Where to Adopt a Pet in the Maryland/DC Area


Ready to welcome a new member into your family? Adopting a pet saves two lives – your new pet, and the animal that will take its place in a rescue or shelter that may have limited resources. You can also save money on vet bills when you choose to adopt. DC area rescues and shelters…

Incredibly Useful Dog Tricks: Teaching Your Dog to Be Helpful Around the House


Is your dog ready to start earning their kibble? Learning new tricks stimulates your dog’s mind and builds a stronger bond between your dog and your family members. Making your dog more helpful is an added bonus. These useful dog tricks not only come in handy; they’re sure to impress your guests. First, Make Learning…

| Dogs, Dog Training

Pet Events in Maryland & DC – September & October 2023


Hey there, pet lovers! Looking for something fun to do? We’ve rounded up a list of the area’s best events and activities for pets and pet-loving people in DC and Maryland. We’ve got yappy hours, pet festivals, paint your pet workshops, pet adoption events, and more for you to choose from. Know of a pet…

5 Tips for Caring for a Dog with Arthritis


Arthritis is, unfortunately, a condition that’s highly likely to affect your dog in their lifetime. Approximately 80 percent of dogs over age 8 will be affected, and 20 percent of young adult dogs will start to show symptoms before their senior years. While arthritis is not curable, there are some ways you can keep your dog…

| Dogs