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How Dogs Can Help Those Living With ADHD

For most of human history, dogs have been selfless and loyal companions. Today, we’re still learning about the numerous benefits they have to offer us, and the list continues to grow. For people with ADHD, dogs are much more than just four-legged friends, they’re caretakers that can enhance their owner’s quality of life. Symptoms of ADHD can produce consequent problems including low self-esteem, relationship issues, and difficulty functioning at school and work. Fortunately, there are several ways that dogs can alleviate these symptoms and enhance the wellbeing of individuals living with ADHD.   1- They Create a Routine We’ve all...

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Stress-Free Pet Travel Tips For This Holiday Season

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it's also the busiest when it comes to travel. As the holidays approach, people are preparing to travel far and wide to spend time with their loved ones. For many of us, our pets are our family and we feel guilty leaving them behind when we go on trips. But there's good news – you don't have to! If you're prepared, traveling with your pet shouldn't be stressful. Below are some tips to consider when making holiday travel arrangements with your four-legged friend:    Plan Ahead Whether you're traveling...

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Four-Legged Heroes: How Dogs Serve the Public

  November is a time to remember those who have served in the line of duty, making the ultimate sacrifice to serve and protect. In many cases, these brave men and women are not alone; they are accompanied by highly-trained and loyal canines. Whether it be through armed forces, police services, rescue organizations, or therapy, these dogs work hard to serve the public and make the world a safer place. There's no doubt that these hard-working dogs share a desire to help humans, but they each require specific training to fulfill their duties.   Military Dogs Dogs have been present...

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Science Says You Should Walk Your Dog Everyday: Here's Why

  Walking your dog shouldn't be a chore. It should be a bonding experience that improves physical health, reduces stress, and builds a sense of community. If you have a yard, you may think that letting your dog roam around and play outside satisfies their activity needs, but evidence shows that this isn't the case. Dogs need the structure and mental stimulation provided by walks to reduce boredom, emotional outbursts, and disobedient behaviour, but these physical and mental improvements aren't limited to your canine friend.  Below are some of the benefits that both you and your dog will gain from...

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Why Upcycled Pet Toys?

Our pet toys are safe, stylish and fun, but they are also purposeful. One of our values is caring for the environment, and we take that seriously!  We make our pet toys with recycled materials as much as we can, the majority of them are UPCYCLED. But what is upcycling?  “Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. Upcycling is the opposite of downcycling, which is the other half of the recycling process.” Source: wikipedia.org Repurposing what can be...

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