Potty training your dog can be easy or difficult…the difference is in how much time and dedication you are willing to put into training. Follow these simple tips to get your puppy on the right path to accident-free living. Set a schedule: Decide on a schedule and stick to it. In a family situation where … Read moreThree Keys to Successful Potty Training for Your Dog
Everyone loves the amazing stories of dogs and cats who travel long distances to find their way back home or even locate their owners in a new city. Unfortunately, these happy tales are the rare exception to the rule. For every pet that makes it back after leaving, there are tens of thousands who never … Read moreInternet Reunites Lost Pets and Owners
Pets aren’t the only ones who need a little (or a lot) of help adjusting to life with a newborn. No matter how much you plan ahead, the addition of a new family member may be difficult for your pet. Remember, your dog or cat was your first “baby” and is used to being the … Read moreIntroducing Your First
Many of the same health problems that affect us, including hearing loss, also affect our pets. Fortunately, most pets adapt very well to the disability with a little help from their owners. What Causes Hearing Loss in Pets? Some pets are born deaf or hard of hearing, while others develop hearing loss at some point … Read morePet Hearing Loss
Can you imagine a life without pets? Our pets bring us so much joy and enrichment. Life wouldn’t be quite the same without them. Although pets quickly become cherished members of the family, they aren’t people and don’t always behave or the react the same way your human family members do. Examining these common pet … Read more5 Common Myths About Pets
Your furry friend’s wrinkles give him or her a very distinctive appearance, but the very characteristic that helps define his or her breed can also cause skin irritation and infections. In many cases, preventing problems is a simple as cleaning skin folds every day. What Causes Skin Problems? The folds and wrinkles in your dog’s … Read moreCaring for Dogs with Wrinkles
Does your pet leave piles of hair behind everywhere he or she goes? Although all dogs and cats shed, excessive shedding may be a sign of a health problem or a grooming issue. Fortunately, shedding can be reduced in many cases with medical treatment or a change to your pet’s grooming routine. Why Do Pets … Read moreAll About Shedding: Is My Pet Shedding Too Much?
Can I Catch an Illness from My Pet? Rabies isn’t the only disease transmitted from animals to humans. In fact, you and your pet may share more diseases than you may realize. Fortunately, it’s easy to avoid these diseases or conditions by taking a few precautions. Ringworm Ringworm isn’t actually caused by worms but gets … Read moreCan My Pet Get Me Sick?
From Dalmations to Siberian Huskies: How the Big (and Little) Screen Influences Pet Fads Pottery Barn experienced a run on apothecary tables after “Friends’” character Rachel Green bought one for her apartment in a popular episode of the TV series. Viewers decided that if the table looked good in Rachel’s spacious New York apartment, it … Read moreFrom Dalmations to Siberian Huskies: How the Big (and Little) Screen Influences Pet Fads
Try These Tricks the Next Time You Have to Give Your Pet Medication Have you noticed that your pet seems to develop jaws of steel when it’s time for a dose of medicine? As you struggle to pry apart your furry friend’s teeth, you know you only have one chance to drop the pill in … Read moreTry These Tricks the Next Time You Have to Give Your Pet Medication