- The ABCs Of Lost Pets
Getting the word out as quickly as possible is critical to getting your
dog or cat back safely. Don't wait to see if your dog or cat returns
on its own, and ALWAYS make sure your dogs and cats are wearing a collar
with identification tags.
- Pets Are At Serious Risk With
Pets can suffer from dehydration, heat stroke and sunburn
just like humans can if overexposed to the heat. Some breeds, like
Bulldogs, Pekingese, Shih Tzu's, Pugs and Boston Terriers, are even
more at risk than others.
- Canine Influenza (Dog Flu) FAQ
Mortality (death) rate in dogs that get the flu is 5 to 8 percent.
- Bed or Crate?
You are bringing home a dog soon, and this new family member will
need a place to sleep. Looking through the huge variety of beds and
crates available for dogs, how do you pick the best one?
- Adopting a Shelter
One way an individual can help reduce the number of dogs put to
sleep for lack of homes is to adopt from a shelter.
- Dog Parks
- Naming Your Dog Well
Does it make a difference what name you choose for your dog? Yes,
- Multiple Dogs: What is the
Right Number for You?
If having one canine family member is great, wouldn't two be better?
How about three when you now have two or four if you now have three?
- Adding a Second
Dog to Your Family
With one dog in the family, why not add another one? What are the
pros and cons? When is the right time? Will it change the things you
love about the dog you have now?
- Grieving the Loss of
Grief is like an illness or injury, with an acute stage that heals
but still leaves us forever changed.
Cats To Use The Litter Box
Despite the cat’s reputation for fastidious cleanliness, house soiling
is the number one behavior problem of our feline friends.
- Spoiled Dog
Impairing the disposition or character of by overindulgence or
- Picky Eaters
It’s essential to have the best feeding schedule and diet
- Abused Dog?
People commonly assume their new dogs who come with unknown histories
have been victims of abuse. Though a dog’s behavior may seem
to point to it, most of these dogs have not been abused.
Please! Basic Dog Training
Life is full of distractions, especially for a puppy or dog!
- Housetraining Pitfalls
The first complicated task most people teach their dogs, and many
dogs lose their homes over housetraining problems.
- Child Safety with Dogs
Everyone responsible for the care of a child or a dog needs to
know some safety rules.
- Cats, Carriers and Vets
Cats can be trained to be much more comfortable with their carriers,
cars, and the veterinary clinic. It takes a little preparation and
patience, but will greatly improve your cat’s comfort level and
your veterinarian’s ability to care for your pet.
- Declawing and Its
While it is normal for cats to scratch things (to mark territory
as well as to condition their claws) this behavior can destroy the
bond between an owner and pet cat.