• 5 Ways to Help Your Dog Lose or Maintain Weight Obesity in pets, just like humans, is on the rise in the US.  According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, out of the 77.5 million dogs in the USA, an astonishing 35 million of these dogs are considered overweight and 6.7 million are considered clinically obese.  As a Brand Ambassador for a national pet ...
  • Have Dog will Travel. Are You Travel Ready? Recent estimates by the Travel Industry Association of America say 29.1 million Americans have traveled with a pet in the past three years.  I am one of those Americans who not only travels with my pets but actually plan my vacations around events and destinations that my pets will also enjoy.   Just like traveling with ...
  • Beyond the ID Tag In the last few weeks, I have stumbled across a couple of interesting items that really have me thinking about how well I have prepared myself and my pets should an emergency arise.  Like most readers on this site, my number one priority in life is to ensure my pets are safe and well cared ...
  • Aging Pets & People As caregivers to our pets, we want more than anything to be able to care for them until the end of life. That cute puppy you may have brought home when you were 45 is now a 15-year-old, sweet senior. Surprise! You are now 60! Both the needs of your pet and you have changed ...
  • The Importance of Learning to Read Nutritional Labels I am a marketer with a solid career of convincing people that the product I represent is something they cannot live without. While I have enjoyed this career for many years, there are times when I believe the profession goes too far practicing borderline deceptive activities where marketers convince the consumer that the product they ...