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Carissa Myers

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Carissa has always loved animals and has dedicated her life to educating others on pet ownership through writing. She owns her own pet copywriting business, where her pets – including her Shih Tzu Heidi – inspire many of her pieces. She regularly donates her writing to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa to further help pet owners.

Depressed Pets: How to Help a Dog with Depression

Did you know that dogs can suffer from depression just like humans? Doggie depression reduces a dog’s quality of life and limits his ability...

Puppy’s First Campsite: Bringing Home to the Outdoors

There’s simply nothing like camping. The air is fresh. Your senses are stimulated by the smells of campfire smoke and toasted marshmallows, the sounds...

My Low-Calorie Superfood Secret To Training A Dog

Everyone can agree that a well-mannered dog is more enjoyable to be around than a poorly-mannered dog, but teaching a dog even the most...

Helping A Dog Adjust When The Owner Passes Away

Dogs mourn losses just like we do, and losing a member of their family can be devastating. Whether it is a canine companion or...

How I Give My Dog Essential Pet Supplements She Doesn’t Like

Much like humans, dogs’ bodies often need help to function to their best abilities. Whether you have a German shepherd that needs extra hip and...

How to Keep Your Dogs Safe on Daily Walks

There’s nothing like the fear that stabs your heart when you see your dog get attacked by two other dogs that are three times...

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