Health

Learn about non-surgical, healthcare options for pets- from spaying/neutering to corneal ulcers and pet behavior issues, there are holistic solutions.

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets: Part III

In Part I and Part II of this series, we discuss various health issues which can adversely affect your pet’s mobility, suggest therapy and exercise options and review tools and equipment you may want to consider to help with specific …

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets Part II

Caring for disabled pets Part II: Equipment roundup

In Part I of our roundup of advice and resources for pet parents of fur babies with physical health issues, we looked at the types of health issues that might arise, therapy …

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets Part I

Sometimes our fur babies need a bit of extra care from us if they suffer from a congenital or hereditary disability or limitation or acquire one due to illness or advancing age.  Cats and dogs (and most other animals) can …

Dog Fighting: Facts about this Cruel Blood Sport

As you may well imagine, this is a very difficult topic to discuss.  However, the more we collectively understand about an issue, the more likely it is we will be able to effectuate positive change.  So, here goes!

History

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Why do dogs bark?

The answer to the question, “Why do dogs bark?” may seem obvious: To communicate, of course!  However, there are lots of things your pup may be trying to communicate by barking and the trick is to try to understand what …

Top ten dangerous common household items for cats

Because our feline babies can sometimes be more difficult to monitor than our canine and human children, it is particularly important to make sure you survey your home and yard to get rid of potentially dangerous items for your cats.  …

Top ten dangerous common household items for dogs

Just as you must be vigilant about dangers lurking in common household items for your two-legged toddlers, so too must you watch out for dangers to your fur babies.  We all know how curious puppies generally are and many adult …