A couple months ago, I adopted my first cat, Guster / Gus, from Woods Humane Society in San Luis Obispo, CA. My roommates and I never owned a cat before and we were thinking about getting one for quite a while. When we went to our local shelter to see what cats were available, we immediately fell in love with Gus. He was incredibly shy when we met him but he was so responsive to our pets. We were able to bring him home the day after. Follow his journey through his Instagram (@ThugsterGuster)!
It can be pretty overwhelming to be responsible for another life so preparation is key. Here are some tips that I found helpful when adopting my first cat. Continue reading
In the face of hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, many organizations rose up to the challenge of relocating displaced animals and reuniting pets with their owners. You might wonder which of these charities are the best ones to donate to and which ones do a better job at actually using the money you donate for their main causes. We wanted to recommend charities you could feel confident donating to, while providing some information about them and the reasons why we chose them. Continue reading
4th of July is upon us once again! This week’s celebrations will be filled with family and friends, food and drinks, and plenty of elaborate fireworks displays to honor our nation’s independence. We scoured the web (along with having some of our own experiences as pet owners) finding the best tips for having a safe holiday. This time of the year is notorious for the high numbers of runaway pets who become overwhelmed with panic due to fireworks. Before celebrating this July 4th, keep the following in mind to ensure the best holiday for both you and your pets:
Dogs are used all over the military. Since the beginning of war, humans have used dogs in their military for their superior sight and smell abilities. These four-legged heroes not only help in detection and attack, they play an even larger role in boosting morale and providing therapy to the troops.
Watch an exclusive PetDoors.com documentary below, learning what “Take Your Dog to Work” day every day is all about! There is more buzz around companies allowing dogs in the office. Here at PetDoors.com our pet pawlicy is pretty flexible. On a daily basis, there are 1-4+ dogs in the office! We have been able to document what it is like to work in a dog-friendly office; our doggy door experts share their thoughts, made by our very own, Claire Liu.
“Opening Home and Hearts to Homeless Pets in San Luis Obispo County since 1955.” Continue reading
PetDoors.com has created a program to benefit animal rescues called Flaps for Fido. When buying an Endura Flap Pet Door, the consumer receives a 10% discount on the product by mentioning a non-profit animal rescue organization. PetDoors.com will donate a matching 10% of the original price to the mentioned rescue group! Continue reading
These days it seems like more people are jumping on the healthy or dare I say unusual diet bandwagon, and they are bringing their pets along for the ride. Being a veggie myself I looked around and found a couple more popular alternatives to your typical canned food and bagged kibble and here is what I found about current diets. Continue reading
Are you curious if your dog is the only one that sleeps in weird positions? The sleeping positions of dogs usually varies with their mood. Sometimes,your dog’s sleeping position can reveal a lot about their personalities. How do your dogs sleep? Comment your thoughts below.
Corgi falls asleep playing with her toy