The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us all to look at the world a bit differently. It’s influenced the way we work, how we shop, and even the way we gather. But there’s another way the pandemic is influencing our lives: the names of our pets.
According to a survey conducted by Rover.com, a network of pet sitters and dog walkers, top-trending COVID-19-related names include Covi, Rona, Corona, and Covie.
Check out a few of the images, and all of National Geographic’s best animal photos of 2020 here.
Ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes at NorthPoint? What about dirty secrets in the Pet Industry? Recently our owner, Nicci Cammack, was a guest on a Pet Industry Podcast with Tazz Lafiti from the Petropolist in NYC!
The word holistic started gaining popularity in the late 1960’s and has been increasing in popularity ever since. The word has many different meanings to many different people. For most, the word brings about thoughts of wholesome, healthy, natural, fresh, etc. As consumers, we’re conditioned to think holistic represents at least some level of quality, purity, or healthfulness of a pet food product bearing the term. It gives us a sense of confidence and trust in the product. But what is special about pet food packaging that proudly claims the product is holistic? Are there any guarantees?
Since 2018, Canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) has been a hot topic in the pet food industry, the veterinary community, the press and among pet owners. Although some veterinarians hypothesized there may be a potential association, there has never been a proven direct link (i.e., cause and effect) to grain-free foods (both over the counter or therapeutic) causing DCM in dogs including the FDA investigation.
Is your pet on the good list this year? Treat them to a very special NorthPoint Pets Holiday Boredom Bag! We’ll stock your bag with the most festive treats and toys that are hand picked just for them. This exclusive offer is only available for a limited time!
Do you know what plants and other household items could put your pet at risk? What about having the poison control number saved in your phone?
What do you do when your cat goes missing? Don’t wait until it’s too late, Sarah from @Sarah’s Pet Sitting provides some great tips so you can keep calm should you ever find yourself in this situation!