Fireworks and Your Dog – How to Manage the Fear

Fireworks – and other loud noises – and your Dog

Separation anxiety, fears and phobias abound whenever loud noises, including exploding fireworks, are on the menu.  Holidays like the Fourth of July, while delightful for us humans, are generally a …

What is your cat telling you?

Some basic facts:

  • Once cats are no longer kittens, they stop meowing to communicate with other cats.
  • Adult cats meow to communicate with humans.
  • Each cat develops her own ‘meow’ for her own human, based, in part on how her

How to Memorialize Your Departed Pets

For pet parents, the most painful aspect of being a pet parent is almost always the fact that we tend to outlive our fur babies.  This is, of course, also a good thing because even thought our fur babies do …

Why do dogs pant?

It’s HOT in here!

The short answer to why dogs pant is: To circulate sufficient air through the body to cool off.  Humans have sweat glands (small, tubular structures located just under the entire surface of our skin with the …

Do Cats Love their humans?

Those of us with feline babies know the answer to the question is “YES!”  However, we also know that the way our cats express their affection for us varies wildly among different cats and can even vary wildly from one …

Holistic Treatments for Dog Ear Infections

Dogs who have long ears or who swim a lot may suffer from recurring ear infections. But ear infections can also occur in older dogs, those with a lot of ear wax and puppies who have been recently vaccinated. Dogs …