Why Does A Dog Lower It’s Head…

When dogs lower their head when you pet them, it may seem like they are not enjoying the interaction. Recognizing the accompanying body language can tell you a lot about how the dog feels. Learn what can make dogs “head shy” and what better ways there are to approach them.

Adrienne Farricelli CPDT-KA 
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What Does A Cat’s Kneading Mean?

a cat sitting on a bed: Kittens start kneading soon after they are born.

Scientists who study cat behavior call this distinctive paw action “kneading” and believe it to be a sign of a relaxed cat. My own cats knead before taking a nap near me. While they are kneading, they purr — one of them gets so relaxed, he sometimes drools. Kneading usually occurs near a favorite person.


Homemade Cat Treats

homemade cat treats recipe - the best one I've tried!

Homemade Cat Treats


  • 1 can tuna in oil, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups of flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 cup water
  • dash of parsley
  • bottle cap for cutting out treats


1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. In a food processor mix tuna, egg, flour, water and parsley until a dough forms. If the dough looks too sticky, add a bit more flour

.3. Dust a surface with flour and roll out dough to 1/2 inch thick.4. Use a bottle cap to cut out treats from the dough.5. Bake for 20 minutes on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.6. Let cool and serve to your cat.

Pets~Ways To Clean Up Pet Hair

Keep your home pet hair free with these simple hacks.

Clean Up Pet Hair Beauty

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

For pet owners everywhere, keeping pet hair at bay is an everyday struggle. With these simple hacks, cleaning up after your furry friends has never been easier.

What you will need

  • nail file
  • rubber glove
  • paint roller
  • duct tape
  • squeegee
  • spray bottle

Nail File

Clean Up Pet Hair Nail File

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

A nail file makes quick work of pet hair that is stuck to felt chair pads.

Rubber Gloves

Clean Up Pet Hair Rubber Glove

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Not only do rubber dish gloves protect your hands while cleaning, they are perfect pet hair magnets.

Paint Roller and Tape

Clean Up Pet Hair Paint Roller

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Wrap duct tape around a paint roller to help lift off pesky pet hair from your furniture.


Clean Up Pet Hair Spray Bottle

Loch and Key Productions

Vacuums won’t get all your pet’s hair form carpet and upholstered furniture so try this simple trick. Spritz a bit of water onto the furry surface.

Clean Up Pet Hair Squeegee

Andy Vinson of Loch & Key Productions

Take a squeegee and move it back and forth across the carpet or furniture. The rubber attached to it will loosen the embedded hair. Pick up the clumps of hair that accumulate and you’re done.