Honoring Our 4-Legged Veterans

Veterans Day is celebrated every year on November 11th, and is traditionally a day to remember veterans, living and deceased. While it is incredibly important to show these men and women our appreciation, we often forget other important military veterans, the 4-legged ones.

Dangerous Dog Toys

Could your dog’s favorite toy be a danger to their health? Like we mentioned in our last article, a bored dog is a destructive dog, which is why toys are an essential supply for pups of any age. Unfortunately, not all toys on the market are safe for dogs.   Take for example the ever […]

Preventing Separation Anxiety in Pandemic Pups

  2020 brought us many things, Covid-19, Zoom meeting mishaps, a toilet paper shortage, and my personal favorite – Pandemic Puppies! It’s safe to say all of us either adopted a pet or know someone that did during the 2020 lockdown. In fact, according to be.chewy.com, 891,000 cats and dogs were rescued and given forever […]

How a Simple Lake Trip Could Pose a Deadly Threat to Your Pooch

Despite the fact that we owe our very existence to cyanobacteria (blue-green algae), it’s still incredibly toxic to humans, fish, and even dogs! Blue-green algae isn’t even technically a type of algae, but a type of bacteria. Scientists however didn’t know this until the 60’s. Cyanobacteria is native to Central Texas waters (as well as […]

The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

Although May was ‘National Microchip Your Pet Month’, it’s still important to get your animal chipped no matter what month it is. Microchipping your pet is an easy, and affordable way to keep your furry friend safe. What is a microchip?A microchip is a very small computer chip that is encoded with a unique identification […]

An Open Letter to Pet Owners During the COVID-19 Crisis

This is a letter from PSI, Pet Sitters International, the professional pet sitting organization to which Pampered Pups belongs to. It eloquently expresses what all of us in the industry are feeling during this difficult time.  Pet Sitters International (PSI) was founded in 1994 and over the years we’ve received countless emails and phone calls […]

National Pet Dental Health Month

It’s February, which means it is time to celebrate National Pet Dental Health Month! Taking care of your pet’s teeth is just as important as taking care of your own teeth. Studies have shown that only about 2% of dog owners brush their dog’s teeth everyday.  You wouldn’t only brush your teeth every once in […]

The Importance of Emotional Support Animals

With changing rules and regulations, it’s crucial to bring awareness to how important an emotional support animal is to someone who actually needs it.  What is an Emotional Support Animal? An emotional support animal or “ESA” is an animal prescribed by a mental health care professional in order to help a patient cope with their […]

Five Holiday Gifts for Pets and Their Humans

Since pets are often considered members of the family, it’s important to consider your animal friends when buying gifts! With the holidays right around the corner, now is the time to make sure you’ve checked everyone off of your list, including your pets! Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification Dog DNA Test Kit – This dog DNA […]

Thanksgiving safety tips

Although Thanksgiving may seem harmless, it’s important to keep a few things in mind when celebrating around pets.  With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s highly important to remember these things to keep your pet as safe as possible, and avoid high vet bills. Not only are there foods to avoid, but it’s also crucial to watch […]