If you are thinking about adopting a dog, or just adopted one, here are five tips to help your new pup adjust to your home. Tip 1: Look At The Notes Provided By The Shelter Most of the time, when you adopt a dog from a shelter the employees there identify what kind of environment […]
Category Archives: Relationships
Establishing Custody of a Shared Pet After A Breakup or Divorce
Going through a divorce or breakup is a difficult process no matter what the circumstances may be. However, if you and your ex partner share a pet, the emotional results can be even more devastating. In this article we will explore the process and impact of establishing custody of a pet after a couple splits. […]
How Can You Celebrate National Dog Day With Your Pet?
National Dog Day is celebrated annually in the United States on August 26th. As an all-day event, you and your fellow dog lovers across the country can celebrate for however long you like. We’ve put together a list of fun ways to celebrate the holiday and show your furry friend just how much you love […]
What is the National “Clear the Shelters 2022” Event?
Since 2015, Telemundo and NBC stations have partnered with animal shelters across the United States to find ideal homes for pets. Clear the Shelters 2022 features both a pet adoption and donation campaign, so pets can find their forever home and local shelters can receive the funds they need to provide services for their communities. […]
Keeping Your Dog Happy & Comfortable on New Year’s Eve
Believe it or not, 2021 is nearly over and New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Perhaps you’re looking forward to a day full of festivities, celebrating the arrival of 2022 with good friends and family. For many people, New Year’s Eve is a time of joy and excitement. However, your family’s pets may […]
What to Do if Your Dog Bites Someone
Your dog biting another person may be one of your worst nightmares as a dog owner. On top of potentially causing serious injury, this type of incident can also lead to your dog being taken away from you. As a dog owner, you know and love your dog. It’s important to understand the legal ramifications […]
4 Common Reasons Why Dogs Bite
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States, with an estimated 1 in 5 bites becoming infected. With a number this high, it’s important to take every precaution to avoid becoming part of this statistic. One precaution includes understanding what causes dogs to […]
How Does Divorce Affect Dogs?
The loss of a marriage can be devastating. Not only are you losing a relationship, but your sense of every day normalcy. But it’s not only you that will be struggling to find a new routine – your furry best friend will be as well. According to recent studies, it’s estimated that up to 50 […]
How Is Dog Custody Determined in a Divorce?
The process of divorce can be an extremely stressful time for everyone involved, right down to the dog. Owning a pet together is a major milestone in many relationships, with few couples thinking about what would happen to their canine companion should they separate. For many, the thought of no longer living with or seeing […]
4 Ways Dogs Are Helpful for Children Coping With Divorce
Divorce can be a traumatizing experience, especially for the younger children that are in the middle of it. It can trigger feelings of insecurity and abandonment. It’s important to ensure that there is a solid support system in place, whether that’s with friends, family or with a pet. It’s been proven that pets, especially dogs, […]