Ashley Flaws

Ashley Flaws

Ashley likes her cat, Bear, more than most people, and the feeling is mutual. Bear especially has it out for her boyfriend and has been known to land a punch or two with his paws. Though she has her hands full with this ongoing family feud, she enjoys writing in her free time and has been featured in several publications, including Happy Paws, Allrecipes Magazine and Teen Vogue.

No, you can't just call your dog "good boy" their whole life. Whether you're going for good-natured or goofy, these goldendoodle dog names are sure to do the trick.
Less shedding + less grooming = more time to enjoy your cat's company! While lack of locks is part of the equation, there's a long list of what's to love about these short hair cat breeds.
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We all worship the ground our kitties walk on, but certainly they aren't actually mythical beings capable of fantastic feats of survival. Right?
Keeping a watchful eye on booger build-up in your good boy's eyes and knowing what to look for can protect him from potential eye problems.
OK, stripes are always in style, but brindle-colored dog breeds do it better!
Russian dog breeds have a long history as working dogs, but their main job today is holding a special place in the hearts of their loved ones as beloved family pets.
Help your pup strut his stuff this summer and beyond by protecting his paw pads from hot pavement, beach sand, and potential burns.
Short hair, don’t care! These hassle-free short-haired dog breeds are low maintenance when it comes to grooming and typically don’t shed quite as often—but don’t lose the lint roller quite yet.
No dog is ugly, just special in his or her own way. These so-ugly-they're-cute dog breeds are celebrated for what makes them different, and we’re here for it.
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Though many pet parents think their nubby noses are cute, brachycephalic dog breeds can suffer from a myriad of health problems. Here's what to keep in mind to keep your pup safer.
Lounging the day away can’t solve all of life’s problems, but it sure makes it easier having a lazy lap dog or cuddly couch potato snuggled up nearby. 
One of these cool dogs might make the perfect addition if you're looking to expand your pack.
Allergen-friendly doodles are gaining popularity as prided pets. From the good-natured goldendoodle to the mini maltipoo, there are oodles and oodles of these dashing doodles to add to your family.
Maybe cats have something in common with us mere mortal humans after all—not that they’ll ever admit it.
Sweat is a hot topic this time of year, and the answer might surprise you.
Which breeds are most highly coveted by cat owners? Furry felines—and even a bald breed—from across the world top this distinguished list.
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With blue-black tongues, adorable wrinkles, and lion-like locks, is there any wonder why Chinese dog breeds have been loved as pets since, well, fur-ever?
Handling a tick on your cat may make your skin crawl, but these pesky parasites are preventable and manageable when handled with care.
Many factors can explain why dogs shake, shiver, or tremble. Learn what causes a dog to shake—including the phenomenon behind shaking in small dogs—and when to seek veterinary treatment.