Dog aggression is a terrible thing. It’s difficult to know what the real issues are and where they are coming from when a dog behaves aggressively, and trying to control them so they don’t hurt anyone – including you – is dangerous, too. I once worked with a fellow dog lover, trainer, and performer, Kim, […]
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This article was previously published March 21, 2014, and was updated on June 23, 2022. Pet party perfection – the Do’s and Don’ts! 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 […]
Have you noticed that your dog has a mind of their own? Or thought “I need to give my dog this pill, it’s for his own good, why won’t he just take it?” Your next thought might be “But I’m not sure how to give a dog a pill!” Then even when you decide on […]
Stay safe, be cool As it’s getting to be summertime, you’re going to need tips on how to keep your dog cool to keep them safe. 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 […]
How Animal Communication Helped Dr. Joey and His Companions Heal Has the death of one of your animal companions ever lead to the rest of your pets behaving badly, falling into depression, or your losing control? Well, you’re not alone. A lot of people feel this way. Here is one of their stories about how […]
Just like humans, animal emotions can be both negative and positive. Animals, just like humans, not only feel physical and emotional pain but can also feel and remember pain caused by traumatic events that have happened to them in their past. The problems many pet owners face is not only recognizing these emotional wounds exist, […]