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Birds are not the only ones who Nest!

Birds are not the only ones who Nest!

Have you ever wondered why your dog scratches ferociously and runs around in circles at their bed before they lay down to nap or go to bed?  My Chihuahua has done this since she was a baby and I have always wondered why Charlotte does it.  Now our Vizsla does it,...

Does your dog pronk?

Does your dog pronk?

Recently I learned what pronking is and it is hilarious if you actually see a dog doing it!  Alpacas, gazelles, some deer and baby lambs are all known to pronk.  That is, they leap into the air as if leaping for joy, lifting all four feet off the ground at once. The...

Save the date, 8.23.14 because it’s Pageant Pup!

Save the date, 8.23.14 because it’s Pageant Pup!

There are fashion shows for people, so why not for our fur babies?  Here is your opportunity to watch pups of all breeds to compete and strut their stuff to benefit one of NC's non-profit organizations, Friends of the Animals.  They are going to build a state-of-the...

Top 5 dog-friendly cities in 2014

Top 5 dog-friendly cities in 2014

The capital of Texas takes the 2014 DogTown USA Dog Fancy title this year!  Austinites pride themselves on their live music scene but also having Fido by their side.  We personally have not been to Austin but hear it is AWESOME, they are also the nation's largest no...

“PAWSitively Matthews” coming this Fall!

“PAWSitively Matthews” coming this Fall!

We know everyone enjoys dog-friendly events, I know we do!  Well Matthews has it going on, introducing "PAWSitively Matthews," a pet-friendly event for people of any age with music, activities and lots of vendors!  PAWSitively Matthews will be on Saturday, November...

Charlotte is Dog Friend “lier!”

Charlotte is Dog Friend “lier!”

I have some good news for all of you dog lovers out there!  Charlotte is becoming even more of a purrrfect city to reside in due to their love of animals.  Now you can bring your favorite companions almost anywhere you go when running errands.  There are a lot of...

Buy local at 4 Paws Holistic!

Buy local at 4 Paws Holistic!

Two years ago my husband discovered an awesome pet nutritional store in Myers Park, called 4 Paws Holistic.   The store offers a wide variety of Grain Free and Raw dog and cat food, as well as supplies, toys, local made treats and much more for your pet!  The owner,...

PawTree – Customized Pet Nutrition

PawTree – Customized Pet Nutrition

Pet nutrition can be a confusing sea of varieties and options: grain free, raw diet, avoiding a type of protein, etc. As a pet parent, it can be overwhelming to decide what the best option is for your pet. A service, called PawTree helps ensure that your pet gets the...

Becoming a Foster…

Becoming a Foster…

The work that is accomplished through the Humane Society and other rescue organizations is supplemented by the assistance of people who can foster needy pets. Fosters are assets to these groups. The Humane Society of Charlotte brings out that “fostering is vital to...

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