Sometimes the hardest part about adopting a new four-legged family member is deciding on the perfect name. During an introduction, the first thing we learn about someone is their name and that goes for pets too. When people come up to greet your sweet pup, they will ask what his/her name is. It can have…

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Scientists at the University of Arizona say that our pooches wet kisses could actually be good for our health. We know your thinking of all the unsanitary places your dog digs their nose into but these researchers believe that the microbes your dog carries in his/her gut could have a probiotic effect on your body. The live bacteria…

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“Thunder phobia” is common in dogs between the ages of two and four. If they don’t overcome their fear of thunderstorms it can only get worse as they grow up. Our April showers have already brought us a few, loud storms that might have freaked out your four-legged pup. When your dog is afraid, he…

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There are a lot of advantages to adopting a puppy into your family. Children learn responsibility, sympathy, and care-taking skills. Our four-legged friends can bring joy to every family member, which has major health benefits for the future. Although, some children may not warm up to the dog as fast as you hoped. Before adopting…

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Having a pet can make a huge difference for children with autism. They have several, unique difficulties they will have to overcome in their day to day lives. Dog’s can improve their social skills and help them better understand their differences. Children with autism learn and see the world differently which is what makes them…

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On May 16th, bring your tail-wagging companion to Cricket Field in Forest Park and join in on a 5k run and the Bark in the Park festival!  The run benefits the Humane Society’s Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Ask Fund. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, giveaway prizes, pet contests, bounce houses for kids, vendors and a silent auction.…

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Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to get rid of that cabin fever! Get outside and play with your four-legged friend. Listed below are five ways to celebrate the upcoming season. Head outside, let them stretch their legs and practice some old tricks in the back yard! Dust off their toys, frisbees and…

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If your looking for something fun to do with your pup this weekend, check out Dog Days sponsored by Bass Pro Shops! Located at 1365 South 5th Street in St. Charles. Enjoy several vendor groups discussing health, obedience, grooming and more. On Friday, March 13 from 6-7 Meribeth from Paws for Play will be answering…

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Walking your dog at night is pretty unavoidable because of our busy schedules. You may only have a limited time during the day to spend outside with your pal. Taking your dog out when the sun goes down can be fun and relaxing, but there are several precautions you should be taking. Follow the tips below…

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