Advice

Tips and information to enrich the lives of pets and their owners.

Monty the Cavachon (Photo: cavachon.monty / Instagram)
Cavachon Pros And Cons

Cavachons are a popular cross breed. They’re a mix between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise, increasing in popularity over the past 20 years or so. Cavachons […]

Cavachons Arley and Dolly (Photo: @dollyandarley / Instagram)
Are Cavachons Hypoallergenic?

Cavachon are a cross between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise. They’re a popular cross given this mix can encompass traits from both the Cavalier and Bichon […]

Students chat and work while cuddling dog (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Best Pet-Friendly Universities in the USA

There are a number of universities in the USA that provide for pet-friendly accommodation or pet-friendly communities on campus. Note: Before we delve any deeper into the best pet-friendly universities, […]

Mae the Saint Berdoodle (Photo: @maebeaby / Instagram)
Saint Berdoodles Pros And Cons

Saint Berdoodles are a cross between a Poodle and a Saint Bernard that can have pros and cons like any other dog breed. They’re a mix that can embody the […]

Mae the Saint Berdoodle (Photo: @maebeaby / Instagram)
Are Saint Berdoodles Hypoallergenic?

Saint Berdoodle are a cross between a Saint Bernard and a Poodle. This is a relatively uncommon mix given there are more common Poodle mixes, such as Goldendoodles and Labradoodles. […]

Copper the Alaskan Klee Kai (Photo: lifewithkleekai / Instagram)
Do Dogs Have Belly Buttons?

Have you ever pondered whether your dog has a belly button? When I got my second Alaskan Klee Kai puppy, I noticed that he appeared to have what looked like […]

English Bulldog licks his paw (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Dogs Lick Their Paws?

Does your dog lick their paws a lot? You’d be forgiven for being a little mystified by this particular dog behaviour. Some pet parents may think their dog is simply […]

Colbie the Shihpoo (Photo: @colbiethepoo / Instagram)
Shihpoo Pros And Cons

Shihpoo are a cross between a Poodle and a Shih Tzu. These dogs are a mixed breed so they can inherit different traits from each parent, which is important to […]

Simba the Shihpoo (Photo: @simbatheshihpoo / Instagram)
Are Shihpoo Hypoallergenic?

Shihpoo are a cross breed that combine traits of Poodles and Shih Tzus. This particular hybrid dog is the result of breeding between these two established breeds to create a […]

Giselle the Schnoodle (Photo: @muttoflondon / Instagram)
Schnoodle Pros And Cons

You may have heard of Goldendoodles and Labradoodles, but have you met the Schnoodle? They’re a member of the Doodle family that is usually a low-shedding dog that can make […]

Sprocket the Schnoodle (Photo: @sprocket_schnoodle / Instagram)
Are Schnoodles Hypoallergenic?

Schnoodles are a popular cross breed thanks to their hypoallergenic qualities. These so-called designer dogs are a mix between a Poodle and a Schnauzer to create a family friendly pup. […]

Cute grey tabby cat in cardboard box on floor at home (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Cats Sleep So Much?

Does your cat sleep a lot? If you’re a cat owner, you’re probably used to seeing your kitty curled up in a ball asleep on a chair, on the bed […]

English Bulldog rolls in the grass (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Dogs Roll In Poop?

Why do dogs roll in poop? If you own dogs like me, you’ve probably pondered why your canine companions jump at the chance to roll in cat poop, fox poop, […]

Alaskan Klee Kai howling (Photo: @lifewithkleekai / Instagram )
Why Do Dogs Howl?

Does your dog howl? I’ve got an Alaskan Klee Kai who loves to howl, whether it’s at a siren, a form of communicating with me or a greeting when he […]

Cute grey tabby cat in cardboard box on floor at home (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

If you’ve ever owned a cat, you’ll know that they love cardboard boxes. You may have spent a lot of money on a new scratching post or cat bed but […]

Poodle brings joy to seniors (Photo: Adobe Stock)
What To Say When Someone Loses A Pet

I lost my family pet of 15 years in 2020. Our rescue dog passed away after struggling with gastrointestinal issues for the last two or three years of her life. […]

Alfie the Newfypoo (Photo: @alfie.the.newfypoo / Instagram)
Best Dog Food For Newfypoo

Newfypoo require a balanced and complete diet like any other dog. This hybrid dog is a cross between a Newfoundland and a Poodle to create a medium-to-large canine companion. As […]

Dalmatian licks owner (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Why Do Dogs Lick You?

Does your dog lick you? As pet owners, we often associate this behavior as a sign of affection from our canine companions. If you own dogs like me, there’s a […]

Dog owner hugs her Golden Retriever puppy (Photo: Adobe Stock)
How Dogs Can Help With Mental Health

Dogs can play an important role in our mental health. As someone who has struggled with anxiety and panic attacks, my Alaskan Klee Kai provided me with companionship, a purpose […]

Alaskan Klee Kai Skye and Copper (Photo: Albalone Pet Studio / Instagram)
Why Does My Dog Stare At Me?

Why does your dog stare at you? It’s an age-old question you’ve probably asked yourself many times, whether you’re relaxing on the sofa, cooking in the kitchen or working on […]