Pets

Shopping for a Pet-Friendly Vehicle? Here’s What to Look For

Road trips are always better when your four-legged furkid comes along. Unfortunately, not all vehicles are as great for pooches as they are for people. We want your pet to be safe and comfortable on your adventures together, so we compiled a list of the features we think every dog-friendly vehicle ought to have.

Dog on Lap While Driving: Unsafe…and Illegal?

While driving under the influence was once the major focus of safety on the road, distracted driving of all kinds has gained national attention in recent years. Texting and driving has proven to be the latest serious road hazard; it has cost a number of lives, and 42 states have developed laws and campaigns against it.

Better Days Ahead: 5 Great Places That You Will Love to Visit With Your Dog

There are better days ahead, so doing a bit of early planning may help give you a much needed pick me up.  There are a lot of pooch friendly destinations out there - you just have to do a little digging. In addition to finding a suitable pet friendly hotel, you’ll need to make sure there’s plenty of pet friendly activities for your dog to enjoy.

Drive-thru restaurants with dog-friendly menu items

Running out to grab a bite or a latte but don’t want to leave your pooch behind? With an increasing number of restaurant drive-thrus serving up dog-friendly items, you don’t have to.

The Outdoors is Still Open: Tips for Hiking with Your Dog

Are too many hours behind your desk, in front of the TV, and on your couch making you (and your pup) a bit bleary eyed, sluggish, and down?  It may be time to get up, get out, and get moving -- because the outdoors is stil open...and it’s free!

Ways You and Your Pooch Can Beat the Stay-at-Home Blues

Hanging out at home is always better with your furkid by your side. From lounging on the couch, binge watching movies to doing yard work  -- having your pet with you makes day-to-day activities more enjoyable.  

Is Your Pet Your New Co-Worker? Tips for Working at Home with Your Furkid

Having your furkid as a co-worker can be an added bonus when you’re working from home.  Working with your pet can be very therapeutic - helping you to better cope with the daily stressors. However, your pet + work doesn’t always equal harmony.  Here are some tips on staying focused and productive while working alongside your new furry co-worker.

Pooch Pampering Hotels in Portland!

When it comes to dog friendly cities, Portland, Oregon gets two paws up!  And, when it comes to pet friendly hotels that cater to pooches, Portland shines bright! Not only do they have an abundance of lodging options that welcome four-legged guests...but they have some incredible stand-outs that go above and beyond to show pets some real love!