What Makes a City or Town Pet-Friendly?

What Makes a City or Town Pet-Friendly?

Hometowns can be a very sacred thing. People love to safeguard where they are from and represent their community in a variety of ways. When people are looking for a new town to call home, often they are looking at a variety of factors: price, average income of the area, school systems, commutability, etc. But one of the best perks of a hometown can be how dog-friendly it is! What exactly makes a city or hometown pet-friendly? Each year, publications around the nation compile lists of the most pet-friendly cities in America. But each list uses a menagerie of factors … Continue reading

Do You Talk to Your Dog?

Do You Talk to Your Dog?

Do you speak to your pets? Most people admit to having regular conversations with their furry friends. If we aren’t talking to them, there’s a good chance that we are talking about them.  Are you guilty of saying any of these things? “I was talking to the dog.” This conversation happens several times each day between spouses. Question: “What did you say?” Response: “Nothing, I was talking to the dog.” “Is this a dog-friendly event?” It is our version of “Are the kids invited?” If the answer is “no” pet parents usually choose to stay home with those who really ‘get … Continue reading