Australia is burning and why you should care

Australia, the land down under, of kangaroos and koala bears.  Where you can find vegemite, Foster’s and shrimp on the barbie.  Australia is a bucket list trip for those with wanderlust. But recently, the news from Australia has been about the devastating fires the country is experiencing. Fires, multiple fires across the country, of a…

I Love Volunteering with Journey Together Service Dog

Journey Together Service Dog Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization run by a group of dedicated volunteers who find satisfaction in providing highly trained service dogs to people diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, we place dogs with qualified WISCONSIN residents who are 18 years or older. Journey has been…

Cats or Dogs? Where do you fall on the spectrum?

Are you a cat person or a dog person?  What does that really mean and what are the differences between the two?  The terms generally describe your affinity for a domesticated animal preference.  However, there are some people who base a significant portion of their identity on their affinity for cats or dogs. The debate…

Military Working Dogs and Their Handlers

Veterans Day is a time to honor all of those who have served our country in war or in peace, alive or deceased.  Its main emphasis is to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. In 1938 Nov. 11th became an official holiday.  It began as Armistice Day, a day to honor all Veterans of World…

Walk for the Animal’s Event

Walk for the animal’s event was held on Saturday, September 14 and is one of the biggest fundraising events of the year for the Oshkosh Area Humane Society (OAHS).  The OAHS mission is to promote the bond between animals and people, to provide community outreach and education, and to enhance the quality of lives of…

A Lifetime of Joy! Recognizing the signs of aging in your pet

With the evolution of the human-animal bond and advancements in technology and veterinary medicine, pets are living longer than ever today.  Spotting the signs of aging may be difficult for someone who spends a lot of time with their loving pet as changes are gradual and happen over a lifetime. Older dogs and cats may…

Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

Cancer can be hard to detect early on in pets given that they can’t speak up when they aren’t feeling well (wouldn’t that be nice!). While detection is rather difficult, there are many signs to watch for if you’re suspicious your pet may be affected by this horrible disease. Abnormal swellings/masses that persist or continue…

2019 ECO Excellence Awards

We’ve Been Chosen as Finalists for the 2019 ECO Excellence Awards and We Need Your Help to WIN! Brain Health Booster for Senior Dogs has been selected as a finalist for the 2019 Eco Excellence Awards and we need our customers to help vote. Public voting will close on Wednesday, July 31st. Please vote for…

Spirulina – Sensational Superfood For Pets

What is a Superfood? “Superfood” is a non-medical term for foods with health-promoting properties. A superfood is a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being. Food is made up of nutrients.  Nutrients are needed for growth, metabolism and other body functions.  Eating a wide variety of foods is the best way…

Summer Thunder

Do you love a good summer thunder storm?  There’s nothing quite like sitting on a covered porch or balcony watching lightning light up the sky, listening to the crack of thunder in the distance and feeling the crackle of electricity in the air. That is, unless you have a dog or pet with a fear…

Adding Life to Their Years!

You and your pet have a special bond. One that has developed and deepened over time. Your relationship may have begun at the puppy or kitten stage, or when you provided a forever home to an aging cat or dog.  However long your relationship, you want the best for your pet as they age. Your…

Celebrating Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated each year on April 22nd. The worldwide celebration includes rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects with a two-fold purpose: to celebrate the planet’s environment and to raise awareness about pollution and it’s impacts on both the earth and our health. What started as a grassroots movement, has…