Molly is a little bit of everything. She's got the black tongue and curled tail of a Chow, her head looks like a lab, she's got floppy long ears and weighs 35 lbs. She's just a little bit of this and a little bit of that.
I first met Molly while I was walking Hannah. She came running over and followed ...Read More
Goats make great pets and George was no exception. He was an imp of an old goat with arthritic legs that moved in every direction and he would push any one he could. He opened the stall doors and ate the hay though he had access to the hay stall. When the sun was out he would bask motionless for hours.
Rescued from a farm where he was m...Read More
There is just no getting around the fact that most of us must leave the comfort of our homes, along with our pets, to go to work everyday. This often causes separation anxiety, both for the pet owner and the pet. Do you sit at work all day wondering what your pet is up to? Do you worry that he/she is lonely, or getting into mischief, or even s...Read More
The term for "eating poop" is coprophagia. Coprophagia is the ingestion of poop that is neither accidental nor incidental. It is deliberate and habitual. This behavior of pets has confounded and grossed out pet owners for a very long time. There does not seem to be any effective way to stop a dog from eating their own or other pet...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.
Doggy Heaven&nbs...Read More
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
Valentine's Day is a wonderful day to let your pet know they are special, and an even better day to add a pet or two to your home! Following are a few extra cute pets out looking for some new mom's and dad's! Happy Valentines Day!
A Pet For A Valentine! Yes! Pets make the perfect valentine - they love you totally and completely for yourself and for who you really are inside. If you do not have a special human valentine, don't forget to check out your pet - they will make any day, and especially Valentine's Day extra special! If you do have ...Read More
Many people don’t realize that a mutt or a cross breeds may often be healthier than popular purebred dogs.
I saw my first Morkie the other day. A Morkie is a cross of a Yorkie and a Maltese. The resulting cross may look a bit li...Read More
It is that time of year once again. Yes, New Year is here. 2011 to be exact. And what do we do when New Year's rolls around? We make resolutions - some we keep, most we do not. Some we wish he had kept when the next New Year comes around. But what about your pets? They really do not understand the whole concept of...Read More
As Christmas is approaching, you are bound to get some cute holiday pictures of your pet. Why not do something with those pictures you are bound to accumulate? Here are a few cute ideas to use those pictures instead of just accumulating them on your computer.
Remember when prints and scrapbooks were all the rage? Bring the ...Read More
Since it is almost Christmas time, getting a dog for your kids may be a great present if you are prepared, know what to expect, and are ready for the responsibility it may entail. While it is a big responsibility to introduce a dog to your children, there are certain breeds that make life much easier- and much more enjoyable.
Here is ...Read More
Happy Thanksgiving, animal lovers! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I wanted to share a personal story as well as extend my gratitude to the man responsible for my earliest childhood experience with dogs.
He lived at the very bottom of my street. He was a quiet type, but also kind of reminded me of "the man in the b...Read More
Fall is well underway and it is time for the annual Daylight Saving's Time Event ~ FALL BACK 1-Hour on your clocks! Yes you get an extra hour of sleep, work, play, or whatever else you've been waiting to do this November!
What happens to our pets though during this time change period? Check out the pictures below to get an i...Read More
Exercise is good for you and your pet- especially when the weather gets cold outside and we tend to be less active. Exercise gives you energy, helps you feel better emotionally, gives your joints that additional flexibility it needs, keeps you healthier all around, and increases your lifespan.
These are all great reasons to get on an...Read More
We all think our pet is unique, each cat and dog has his own personality traits and quirks. But, some people have more unique pets than others! Today, it's time to run through a list of the ten weirdest pets.
1. Flying Squirrels. These two to four ounce animals will bond with their owners very well, assuming the owners are willing to...Read More
It's important to find a great way to teach your child responsibility, but the wrong pet at the wrong time can turn your child off to ever owning an animal. Before you and your little one rushes off to the pet store, keep the following considerations in mind.
If your child is younger than seven, he or she is less likely to fully appreciate o...Read More
A potentially helpful treatment may be on the horizon – stem cell therapy. A company focused on bringing regenerative medicine technology to veterinarians has developed a therapy to treat arthritis in dogs using the pet’s own fat tissue.
Fat-Derived Stem Cells
Stem cells are precursor cells that have the potential to develop in...Read More