Decades ago, dog birthday parties were not the norm. Today’s pet parents celebrate with gusto. In fact, party supplies are just one contributor to the total amount spent on dogs, cats and other companion animals in the U.S. each year, which the American Pet Products Association estimates at $55.5 billion for 2013. If you have […]
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Did you know that a dog’s breath is 102 degrees with 100 percent humidity? They cool themselves by panting. But during the summer, it can be harder for them to get cool without some help from their owners. Keeping your dog in the heat, even in a dog house or shady area, can lead to […]
The Snail That Got Away – my 1st Entrepreneurial Venture Not many people know this, but my first entrepreneurial business when I was 28 years old was as a snail farmer! I was so excited! I joined the Snail Farmers Association of America. My company was called Texcargo (a play on the word Texas and […]
You’ve likely heard stories about animals warning people about pending natural disasters like tsunamis, avalanches and earthquakes. They seem to have an ability to anticipate disasters and catastrophic events, an ability many animal communicators have known about for years. During the 2004 Thailand tsunami, Bang Keoy villagers admit to seeing a herd of buffalo along […]
One day your cat can no longer jump on top of things they once used as their perch, such as the refrigerator or bookshelf. You may also notice your cat’s appetite or weight begins to wane, their sleeping time increases and even their playtime habits change as they slow down. Even though cats tend to […]
Helping Pets with Depression and Anxiety Any responsible pet owner will know that their pet can experience as wide a range of emotions as humans. Love, joy, stress and depression are all mental states that can be found in cats, dogs, horses and even fish and mice. Unfortunately, this is still met with skepticism by […]