Stages of Puppy Development: Birth to Two Years

Did you adopt a new baby dog over the holidays? Puppy development is fascinating, and one of the most popular dog topics. We got a new puppy last summer, and even now, I’m learning new things about new puppy development. … Continue reading

Fear of Fireworks & Thunder? How to Calm Pet Noise Fears

There are several ways to help reduce noise and fireworks fears in dogs and cats.

Behavior help with counter conditioning and desensitization
Happy smells with pheromone therapy
Comfort clothes that snuggle the pet
Muffle the noise
Training & brain games to distract
Antianxiety medications

Learn how you can sooth fireworks and thunder fears in your pets.

Continue reading

2021 New Year Goals–from the Pets

Each year, rather than making New Year resolutions, I plan for goals—and hope that the journey along the way proves equally rewarding. Rather than say, “lose weight” I instead want to strive for good health. All plans for 2020 sort … 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

Celebrating Old Dogs: What Is Old?

In the final days of November, it seems appropriate to celebrate one more time our old dogs during their “official” month. But when is your dog considered old? We love our senior citizen dogs for the special joy they bring … Continue reading