Pet Emergency Preps: Get Ready!

Pet Emergency Preps: Get Ready!

Have Pets, Will Plan Emergency preps for your pet, how do you plan for that emergency situation when you share your life with pets? Whether you have one small pet or several, gathering your supplies last minute might prove difficult or impossible. Many people have a...
Aquarium Health Benefits Plus Easy Care Pets

Aquarium Health Benefits Plus Easy Care Pets

Aquariums, not just easy-to-care-for pets Aquarium health benefits might not be the first consideration when you decide to set up a new tank. We often consider setting up a tank to add beauty or character to a room. Restaurants, hotels, and other public areas utilize...
Cat Talk, Understanding Your Cat

Cat Talk, Understanding Your Cat

Cat Talk, Can you understand your furry feline? Cat talk. Yes, you’ve heard your cat talk. In fact, some cats talk very loudly when they want to make sure they are heard. However, do you know what his meows mean? And even more, do you understand his quiet...
The Lovable Lory, colorful and playful

The Lovable Lory, colorful and playful

The Lovable Lory Lory – Entertaining clowns of the bird world! The Lory is one of the lesser-known, but among the most beautiful of aviary and cage birds. Today’s choice of companion birds include many options beyond the wonderful budgies or parakeets and...
Travel with Dogs

Travel with Dogs

Travel with dogs, whether on vacation, moving to a new location, or just as a part of life, can be quite a challenge at times. Planning ahead can help make your journeys with your dog much easier on both of you. Vacationing in Florida with your dogs? Read about...
Reactive Reactions

Reactive Reactions

Reactive Reactions 10/20/2014 Help! My dog keeps biting at other dogs and even nips at me. He gets very mean when another dog barks at him. He seems fine, until the other dog barks or rushes at him, then he gets mad and attacks. I yell at him and pull him back,...
Rabbits are Fun Pets!

Rabbits are Fun Pets!

Rabbits are fun pets! 11/25/2014 Some consider rabbits to be a dull pet that just sits in a cage, waiting for his food to be delivered. However, reality offers a much different image. Although many a pet rabbit is mainly a cuddly companion, others enjoy plenty of...
Chosen by the fur or feather friend

Chosen by the fur or feather friend

Dogs, cats, rabbits, birds…all kinds of pets are incredibly intuitive. They have retained use of their natural instincts and use them to navigate through each day of their lives in a way leaves us human in awe. My fur crew know when I am heading outside for a...
Keep Your Pet Close

Keep Your Pet Close

I’m a practical person; I rarely go for the fad items. But when I have a problem to solve, I often look outside the box. In this case, I looked inside a box. We have a couple of older toy poodles who are mostly blind. With a busy household, they often felt...
Purpose of Pets

Purpose of Pets

Pets with purpose, just what is a pet with a purpose? Of course we know that service dogs such as guide dogs for the blind have a purpose, as do herding dogs and police dogs. Some dogs are trained to find bombs or drugs, others help prisoners learn skills that will...
Dog Massage: Creating Better Health and Happiness

Dog Massage: Creating Better Health and Happiness

Massage for your dog, the perfect way to relax both you and your pet! Dog massage: Have you ever thought about giving your dog a massage? Doggy massages are not that hard to do, and they can really benefit your pup. Here are some reasons to try doggy massage on your...
Your Ideal Veterinarian

Your Ideal Veterinarian

I have recently had to visit a new veterinarian for an emergency. Actually, it ended up being two occasions, different dogs, different emergencies. I’m pretty cautious with new vets. They need to earn my trust with my furkids. Growing up, our vets were also...
Kids and Pets

Kids and Pets

Did you grow up with a pet? Many of us have had pets all of our lives, dogs, cats, a rabbit, or maybe it was a fish or bird; our pets are a part of the family. But are pets good for kids? I cannot imagine living without a pet of some kind. Even in college, when...
Why Does Your Cat….

Why Does Your Cat….

Have you ever wondered why your cat does some of the things she does? Cat behavior is quite distinct from other companion animals and often pet owners are just completely perplexed by their felines. Most dogs exist for their people; they are pack animals that rely on...
Dog Ear Care

Dog Ear Care

Dog Ear Care is Essential All dog owners should understand how to keep their dog’s ears clean and free of infection. Some breeds, especially those with long dropped ears such as the Basset Hound, require more care than a dog with semi prick ears such as a...
Rabbit Hopping

Rabbit Hopping

Most Americans have heard of horse jumping and dog agility, both increasingly popular sports that we enjoy with our pets. Two similar activities that are new to the United States are rabbit hopping and rabbit agility, both fun ways for pet rabbits and their humans to...
The Barking Dog, Understanding and Training

The Barking Dog, Understanding and Training

The Barking Dog 12/26/2014 Understanding Why Your Dog Barks The barking dog: Understanding what your dog is saying Many years ago I had a large Borzoi dog who was very picky about his people friends. To be fair, he liked most people. He just didn’t trust a few. ...
Holiday Hazards for Pets

Holiday Hazards for Pets

Holiday Hazards for Pets 12/16/2014 Holiday Hazards for Pets Christmas time brings happy thoughts to most people, but it can bring about many hazards for pets. It also brings an added stress for you, as well as your pets. Many parts of our holiday decorations and...
Pet Adoption Solutions

Pet Adoption Solutions

We discussed pet adoption problems, now I’d like to address a few pet adoption solutions! For each problem there does exist a reasonable solution. Using the Top Ten Reasons Pets are sent to a shelter from the previous post, let’s address the solutions!...
Pet Adoption Problems

Pet Adoption Problems

What if all pets had homes? What if no pet adoption problems existed? I’ve worked with many sides of pet adoption: pets needing homes or they would end up at the shelter, shelter pets with no time remaining, and pets adopted that needed help adjusting....
Lovable Lories

Lovable Lories

The Lovable Lories Today’s choice of companion birds include many options beyond the wonderful budgies or parakeets and canaries that our grandparents kept in cages in their living rooms. The colorful macaws and conures are quite popular and can be found in many...

The Barking Dog

The Barking Dog 12/26/2014 Understanding Why Your Dog Barks Understanding what your dog is saying Many years ago I had a large Borzoi dog who was very picky about his people friends. To be fair, he liked most people. He just didn’t trust a few. And if he...
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