All posts by Eric Forrest

  • How To Keep Axolotls As Pets?

    Axolotls are mostly mistaken for fish because of their common characteristics but they are actually amphibians. They are a kind of salamander but differ a little as they don’t routinely go through metamorphosis from larva to the...

    • Posted September 14, 2019
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  • The worst case of matting they’ve ever seen

    A couple of weeks ago, the Nebraska Humane Society took in a dog- that’s not news as it receives about 20,000 animals per year. What’s unique (and disheartening) about this case is the condition the animal was...

    • Posted September 13, 2019
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  • 7 Good Reasons You Should Consider Having a Bunny as a Pet

    Dogs and cats. These are the top pet choices for most people. Dare to be different? Here are good reasons to consider having a bunny as a pet. So, you’re considering purchasing a bunny for yourself or...

    • Posted September 10, 2019
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  • Driving habits with pets- a recent survey looks at how we ride with animals

    Recently, we shared a piece on preparing for road trips with your pets. To follow up on this piece, we thought you’d be interested in the results of a recent survey uncovering dog parents’ driving habits with their pets....

    • Posted September 10, 2019
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  • Pet allergies? A new vaccine could provide relief

    If you, like about one-third of the U.S., have allergic reactions to dogs and/or cats, there’s a vaccine being developed that could help in a number of ways. In Switzerland, as reported in this article, a vaccine...

    • Posted September 9, 2019
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  • Here’s how to help animals displaced by Hurricane Dorian

    Hurricane Dorian has ravaged the Bahamas and continues to twirl around the southeast coasts of our country. Though we can’t step out of our homes and do something directly to help, there are many ways to help...

    • Posted September 6, 2019
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  • September is National Service Dog Month

    Viagen Pets said it best in a recent post: “September is the month to celebrate and recognize our canine companions for their extraordinary services they do every day for the people they care for.  September is used...

    • Posted September 6, 2019
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  • Frankie was dumped at a shelter, rescued by Helping Hand for Animals, and now needs your help

    Periodically, we get word from a rescue friend or group about an animal that needs special help. As often as we can, we help spread the call, compelled to aid, in this case, Helping Hand for Animals,...

    • Posted September 3, 2019
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  • Wackiest Pet Names of 2019

    Each year, Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance in the U.S., celebrates the most clever, creative and quirky pet names across the country. After a thorough selection process, the top 10 wackiest...

    • Posted September 3, 2019
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  • How Rescue Pets are Good for Your Health

    Marie Miguel of BetterHelp.com as submitted this useful post we feel is useful. Read about Rescues and how they can help your health below. Also, find more resources at the links given and let us know what...

    • Posted August 30, 2019
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