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A Lifestyle Blog from Worldwise Inc.

Clever Paws is a pet lifestyle blog is presented by Worldwise known for smart, stylish, solution-based products that improve the lives of pets and pet parents alike. All products are designed to meet child safety standards, ensuring they’re safe for all family members.

February Valentine

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday. But you can still plan a fun weekend getaway at any time this month to celebrate. Not sure where to go? Well, try this. Grab a pencil, close your eyes and see where it lands.

New Year’s Resolutions

January: It’s that time of the year again to commit to some new year resolutions. Most of us fail miserably, often within weeks. There’s a lot to be said for a buddy system to spur you on and keep you on track. Your dog is your best buddy, right?  So why not try making a list of pledges that will benefit both of you and, hopefully, your pooch will inspire you to stick with your commitments.

Keeping Pets Away from Holiday Decorations

We have all seen those hilarious videos with cats causing havoc in holiday trees, swinging precariously from spaghetti-thin branches to bat the decorations, climbing through the foliage to the very top only to bring the tree and all its finery crashing to the ground.

Pet First Aid Awareness

If you regularly take your dog places, it’s a good idea to put together a first aid kit to keep permanently in your car to take care of minor issues and possible emergencies until to can get proper veterinary care.

Your Dog’s Week in Toys

Dogs, just like children, love the novelty of a new toy. Once way to amp up the fun is to select a different toy from the toy box to give him every day of the week. Here are some fun suggestions.

SIGNSOF THE ZODIAC DOG TOYS

What does your dog’s zodiac sign say about the way he plays and the kind of toys he enjoys? According to the astrology charts featured in The Old Farmer’s Almanac that spell out canine personality traits, we’ve hand-picked a special toy for each of the 12 signs that we believe will have his tail wagging with delight.

Toys and Dental Care

February has been designated as pet dental month on the pet calendar and many veterinary clinics nationwide offer discounts for dental cleaning and general preventative care.

Exercise Alternatives for Cold Weather

Baby, its cold outside! However, irrespective if there’s a blizzard or rain coming down in buckets, the chances are your dog will still bring his leash and expect to go for a walk.

Homemade dog Treats for the Howlidays!

Making homemade dog treats for a favorite pooch shows that you’ve added an additional dollop love by creating a special personalized gift.

Summer Travel with Your Pet

When you’re traveling with pets, whether you’re taking a day trip, or heading out on a two-week vacation, it takes the same amount of advance planning and preparation. It’s no different to traveling with small children!

Dogs and Swimming

When you’re traveling with pets, whether you’re taking a day trip, or heading out on a two-week vacation, it takes the same amount of advance planning and preparation. It’s no different to traveling with small children!

Enhancing Your Cat’s Space in Your Home

There is, sadly, a common misconception that all cats living in the same household will automatically get along with one another. In reality, this is not always the case. And, if you think about it, the same applies to people whether it’s in a home or office environment.

Stress Awareness in Dogs and Cats

If you are looking for a good excuse to go out and splurge on some new toys for your dog or cat, you can assuage any guilt about your shopping spree by knowing that toys are a great stress-reliever for pets. New toys will in fact boost their levels of both mental and physical well-being.

Revving Up Your Resolutions

There’s no question when January comes around we are all trying to get back into routine after a round of holiday partying and over-indulging in treats and food – and that often relates to our pets too.

Why A Carrier is a Must-have Pet Travel Accessory

The Thanksgiving weekend heralds the start of one of the busiest travel times of the year as people around the country try to connect in order to spend family time together. And very often such travel plans includes feline and canine family members too.

Howl’oween

Halloween – or Howl’oween as its referred to by many pet parents, is the most popular event on the pet calendar. This is probably because it’s an occasion that’s all about treating. And treats come in a variety of forms – from yummy edibles to a great new toy. Preferably both!

Getting Ready for the Travel Season

The travel season is about to take off. Traveling with a cat or a dog is just like traveling with a toddler; you have to be prepared.

Managing Dogs and Kids

A relationship between the family dog and young children can be very rewarding bond. In fact, very often the family pet is a toddler’s first friend. There are other pluses too; children that grow up around pets learn to understand them and not be afraid of them. It’s all about teaching to respect one another and this includes respecting and learning to differentiate between each other’s toys!

Managing Your Dog’s Toy Box

Just like children, dogs often have a favorite toy. And it’s not unusual for a quirky plush toy to meet all three “needs” and thus be an action toy to throw for them to fetch, a distraction “prey” toy to be shaken around and subdued. And then, when all is said and done, your dog will go off to sleep with his plush buddy, treating it as a snooze companion.

Quick Fixes for Canine Loneliness and Destructive Behavior

Our dogs are very social creatures. They like nothing more than spending time with their favorite people. Sadly, many spend lonely hours home alone because their pet parents work long days, and, some even have second jobs.