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Mary Simpson

Sharing space with three seriously judgy Schnoodles and two felines who prefer to be left alone. #LivingMyBestLife
Pandemic Pups Are Now Filling the Shelters

In 2023, Which Pets Are Ruling Social Media?

What Are Festival Sniffer Dogs?

The next time you're at an outdoor event, take a look around - you just might see a Festival Sniffer Dog at work!

Is Papain Safe For Dogs

If you’re scratching your head wondering what the heck is papain and where or why would you even begin to look for it, the answers are easy. The natural version of papain is found in your grocery store’s produce section and you may recognize it better as papaya.

Top 10 Crisis Response Dog Breeds

So, what exactly is a Crisis Response Dog? Let’s start with what it isn’t. It’s not a Therapy Dog, it isn’t a Service Dog, nor is it an Emotional Support Animal (ESA).

How to Prepare for Unexpected Vet Bills

Accidents happen. And as pet parents, nobody knows that like we do. Here's how to prepare for unexpected vet bills.

Is Your Cat Overweight or Just Big Boned?

With so many cat breeds out there, how can you tell if your cat is packing on the pounds or simply reflecting DNA from a distant relative that just happens to be one of those larger-sized breeds?

Top 10 Clingy Dog Breeds

Just call them Velcro dogs! Here's a list of 10 clingy dog breeds that will never want to leave your side.

6 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Dog’s Heart Healthy

If you thought that keeping your dog “heart healthy” was simply down to controlling his weight and getting in some exercise, you’d only be partially right.

Top 10 Drug Detection Dogs

The nose knows! When it comes to super sniffers, these Top 10 Drug Detection Dogs get the job done.

Cats and Rodents – Keep or Immediately Dispose of Their Catch?

Let’s face it, prey drive in our furry felines runs high. Hence all those squeaky, mouse-shaped playthings we love stashing into their arsenal of toys. I mean, how fun is it to watch your cat chase, pounce, and then carry around her “kill” while making those low, guttural sounds that announce to the world that she’s caught and conquered that annoying fluffy toy?

Do Mixed-Breed Dogs Shed?

Do mixed breeds shed? The short answer is yes, mixed-breed dogs do shed. However, just how frequently and how heavily that fur will be wafting off your pooch and onto your floors and furnishings is going to be down to which gene pool your mixed-breed dog is drawing from.