rottweiler wearing a choke collar outdoors

Rottweilers—affectionately known as “Rotties”—are sometimes unfairly subject to a bad reputation. Though some believe that Rottweilers are loose cannons that can’t be trusted around children, a well-socialized Rottweiler is actually one of the most loyal, loving, and protective family dogs you could hope to have. In this post, we’ll address some common misconceptions and questions… Read More

bombay cat sitting on a table

Black cats have been the unfortunate subjects of an age-old superstition that they bring misfortune. This reputation means that we often see Halloween decorations in the shape of black cats and some people are still wary about crossing paths with one. When you meet a black cat, though, you may ponder the question “how on… Read More

tabby cat and german shepherd

German Shepherds are dogs known for their big personalities—they’re big-hearted, hardworking, and fiercely loyal to the right people. But how do German Shepherds get along with cats? There’s no clear-cut answer to this question because every dog is different. We can make generalizations about a breed’s temperament, but there are many other factors to consider…. Read More

calico cat

Calico cats’ coloring patterns are so unique and eye-catching that it’s easy to assume that these cats must be rare. This is only partly true. While female calico cats aren’t so unusual, male calicoes are incredibly rare—a genetic anomaly, even! 99.9% of calico cats are female, so the chance of coming across a male calico… Read More