Cold Weather Pet Protection

Cold weather pet protection becomes more important this time of year. Here in North Texas we don’t have snow–yet–but just that wind chill can make it uncomfortable for our dogs and cats. It can also be downright dangerous, especially for … Continue reading

How To Give Pets As Gifts

The professionals used to say that the holidays were a TERRIBLE time to get a new pet–that impulse adoptions could leave the cat or dog without a home after the cute-holiday-thrills wore off. More recently, though, the ASPCA conducted some … Continue reading

Why Tabby Wears An M–A Christmas #Cats Story

It’s become a tradition on the blog (and in my PETiQuette newspaper column) to share my favorite Christmas cat story this time of the year. This touching legend, included in Complete Kitten Care book, tells the story of a simple Tabby cat, … Continue reading

What Is Holistic Pet Care?

WHY HOLISTIC PET CARE? Is natural veterinary medicine that different than a conventional approach? Many pet products companies have joined the “natural” revolution but is this because they truly feel that’s better for our cats and dogs–or is it simply a … Continue reading

How To Pet Proof Your Holidays with 11 Life-Saving Tips

Do you pet proof for the holidays? Thanksgiving weekend seems to be a popular time to break out the holiday trimmings, not just in terms of munchies, but decorations, too. There ARE safe foods for cats and dogs, but dangers abound … Continue reading