Early experiences with pets can instill a lifelong love of animals within a child. However, the same is true in reverse for bad experiences. Children don't intrinsically know appropriate ways to act around pets, and an accidental grab can lead to a scary reaction. Here are some ways to help your kids avoid or overcome a fear of pets...
"Stray" is an irrelevant term from an emotional perspective. If you love a dog, it doesn't matter if they're living indoors or roaming the local environment. But it's a different story in the eyes of the law, as evidenced by recent disputes within the Navajo Nation.
The residents of this region, a semi-autonomous territory crossin...Read More
There is a special coming on tv on Monday, February 21st - called "Dogs With Jobs." It is a featured special by National Geographic Wild and is a 3-hour event. Be sure to check it out and follow medical assistance dogs, border patrol dogs, NYC police puppies, and learn about their unique careers and the work it takes to become ...Read More
When a beloved household pet passes on, it is always a tragic experience for the owner that takes a long time to overcome. But the same is just as true for the owners' other pets. Animals grieve too, and the loss of a regular companion, even one with which they didn't always get along, can be heart-breaking for them. Here are some tips t...Read More
Sometimes real stories do have happy endings-- even for those who killed Harry Potter's parents.
The saga of Charlie (a.k.a Voldemog), a 14-year-old cat who lost his nose and ears to skin cancer, reached its conclusion yesterday. Living in a shelter in the West End of London, it was feared that the older, deformed feline would never find ...Read More
When you talk about giving your dog or cat table scraps do you really mean scraps or do you mean bits of the food you are eating, or "people food?" There is a difference, and a big one!
Table Scraps are just that - scraps. These are actually foods that you would not eat yourself. Table Scraps are things li...Read More
I know it's hard to leave your pet at home while you go off to work. I know you think about them during the day and wonder what they are up to, what they may be thinking or doing. Do you ever wish you could plan some entertainment during their long day waiting for you to return home?
Here are some ideas on how you might ...Read More
Losing a pet is always painful, and the mourning period is never short or easy. In order to cope, most people try to find ways to memorialize their departed friend, to remember the good times and share them with the world. And a website called Doggy Heaven is just one to offer all the tools needed for for a touching memorial.
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Valentine's Day is fast approaching and these pets want nothing more than to show us that they love and care for us. Check out these pictures of heartfelt pets - surrounded by love and a big red hearts!Read More
Junie's Mom, Heather, here. I thought I'd post a quick update as to why there have been no blog posts. Our apartment building was destroyed by fire. We weren't there when it happened, but Junie and the lovebirds were. My brother called and let us know that there was smoke rolling off of our building and we rus...Read More