Bring On The Fun: Holiday Activities To Share With Your Pet

Springbrook_iStock_000052747108_Large.jpgThe season of goodwill, joy, and holiday get-togethers is upon us, and while we definitely praise the virtues of what not to do with your pet (for the sake of safety and health) there are things you can (and should) definitely do together.

Whether your favorite four-legged friend is a young puppy or kitten or a gracefully-aging senior, there is no reason to exclude him or her from all the festive fun. Before you head out, consider our holiday activities to share with your pet, and don’t forget to share your pics with us! Continue…

What Do You Mean You Don’t Like My Dog? Holiday Pet Etiquette

Springbrook_iStock_000021697674_MediumHoliday pet etiquette is often overlooked despite unfortunate problems between guests and rambunctious pets. After all, it’s not uncommon, during the holiday mix of aunts, cousins, and significant others, to encounter the pet-adverse person. You know, the one who shifts uncomfortably when Fluffy tries to sit on his lap? Or, the person who recoils when little Patches jumps up on the nice slacks.

So, to keep the peace and pleasure in the holiday gathering, it’s important to plan ahead for everyone’s comfort (pets included).

Holiday Pet Planning When You are the Host

Just when you think there couldn’t possibly be one more thing to worry about before the holidays, your sister calls to say she’s bringing someone – someone allergic to dogs (and, you have two). Continue…