Instagram Photo Tips for Dog and Cat Portraits

how to take great pet photos

Instagram Photo Tips for Dog and Cat Portraits Whether you have a desire to make your pet internet famous or just record your dog and cat as they snuggle together on the couch, you might experience frustration when you check out the photos that you’ve snapped. If you caught your feline in action, the photo […]

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Guide to Bath Time With Your Pet

Need to bathe your pet but no sure where to start? We like to look at bath time at an opportunity for quality time with your pet. Not only can the one-on-one contact result in an increase in the feel-good, love hormone oxytocin (in both you and your fur baby), but you’ll save a considerable […]

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Dog Therapy – Helping to Heal

UCSF Dog Therapy for Children

Not long ago, the earthbath team was watching the news, and we saw a wonderful piece on Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). CCI is a nonprofit that is training therapy dogs to comfort children at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children’s Hospitals as part of their Child Life Services program. The healing power […]

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5 Ways to be an Eco-Friendly Pet Parent

how to be an eco friendly pet owner

The environment needs our help and one of the ways you can help is by being an eco-friendly pet parent. You might already recycle or use natural cleansers, but you can continue the green trend in how you care for your pets. It’s easy, makes your pets healthier, and may even save you money. 1. […]

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Summer Dog Fun: 5 Activities For You and Your Dog

Summer Fun With Your Dog

Summer’s the perfect time to head out with your best furry friend. With so many options, it’s hard to choose what to do. Make sure you don’t miss out on these five must-do summer dog and human adventures to create a season filled with memories for you and your dog. Create A Frozen Treat Frozen […]

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What is Tellington Touch (TTouch)?

Tellington Touch is a technique created by Linda Tellington-Jones.  It has shown to help improve behavior, enhance performance and health, and teach a dog to learn willingly.  The idea behind TTouch is that it helps you connect with your pet even deeper and who wouldn’t want to do that. Here’s a video of how TTouch […]

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Most Popular Kitten Names

We all know trying to get the perfect name for your kittens can be hard.  We all want a name that is a perfect for their personality.  Here are a few of the most popular names from this past year that might be the perfect fit for your kittens. A few of the names on […]

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How to help your pet learn their name

Teaching a pet to respond to his name is no small feat.  Most importantly before teaching him to respond to his name you have to pick a good one. Recently a friend welcomed home a shelter cat with one leg missing. They were considering dozens of names but decided to go with the name Nemo, […]

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How Cats Show Their Love

We know how much you love your pets, but have you ever noticed the little signs they give to show how much they love you back.  Cats are very affectionate and show their love in many ways so we’ve decided to list five ways that your cat shows it’s love for you. Rubbing against you […]

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Home Check-up

Have you ever noticed your dog being a little sluggish or felt like something just wasn’t right, but didn’t think it merited a visit to the veterinarian?  If you’ve ever felt this way you may want to learn how to check your dog’s vital signs at home and write down what your pet’s normal vital […]

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Don't Forget About Fido!

With the recent severe weather patterns and State of Emergency in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, you’re probably giving more thought to Emergency Preparedness. That is a good thing, but please don’t forget about Fido! Here are some tips to making sure one of the most valuable members of your family will also be protected […]

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