Cats and Dogs

  • How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster With Pets

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    With rising temperatures and spring showers giving way to seasonal storms and wild fires, today, Saturday, May 9th, is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. Loving pet parents know the importance of having a disaster plan for your pets in place—but many people do not. Knowledge and… read more

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  • Canine Influenza Virus Update

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    What is the canine influenza? Where did it come from? How many dogs have become very sick? The canine influenza virus is responsible for sickening and even killing some Chicago and Chicago area dogs over the past month or so. What we know is that the… read more

  • Wordless Wednesday Earth Day Blog Hop

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    Get your green on, get hopping, and celebrate Earth Day 2015 with the BlogPaws “Wordless Wednesday” blog hop! Some of our BlogPaws Community members are seen in the photo above and perhaps you and your pet are giving back on this fantastic day. Don’t fur-get, BlogPaws… read more

  • What Your Pet Reveals About Your Personality

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    by: Carol Bryant Pet bloggers are a special breed of people, pun intended. Pet bloggers have the ability to influence the purchasing habits (translate: pocketbooks) of today’s modern pet parents. Calling someone a pet owner is so 1990, after all. More and more lifestyle bloggers are… read more

  • PetSmart Charities: Be My Valentine Weekend

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    Love is in the air and PetSmart Charities is helping find love for thousands of adoptable pets across the country and in Canada and Puerto Rico with its “Be My Valentine Adoption Weekend.” Animal welfare organizations will be onsite at 1,300 PetSmart stores on Saturday, February… read more

  • How to Manage Cancer in Pets

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    The C word. Disguise it, whisper it, or even give it a code word: The bottom line is this is every pet parent’s worst nightmare (or at least one of them). A diagnosis of cancer in pets is something none of us ever wants to hear… read more

  • #SpoilYourPet: Tips To Make It Happen

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    Post by Blog Manager Robbi Hess I realize that for pet lovers, #SpoilYourPet is something that likely happens every day. If, however, you’re looking for a way to truly spoil him or her during February, aka Valentine’s, I have a few tips that I know that… read more

  • Twelve Ways to Keep Pets Healthy Year Round

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    Pet bloggers will sometimes disagree, always feel passionately about what they write, but there is one topic on which all pet bloggers and pet parents will agree: A healthy pet is a happy pet and we all want our pets to be both: Happy and healthy.… read more

  • Use Facebook To Help Shelter Pets

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    BlogPaws 2015 Ambassador, Aimee Beltran, posed the question, “how can I help shelter pets?” The reason for this question is the heartbreaking amount of pets who languish in shelters who are in need of loving, forever homes. She hit upon the idea that everyone who uses… read more

  • 12 Days of Pet Adoption Cheer #PetSmart (Day 1 & 2)

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    There is never a “better time of the year” to adopt a pet, but when the holidays roll around it is a great time of year to share heart-warming stories of pets that had been adopted into loving forever homes. We will be sharing with you,… read more