Is Your Puppy Chewing? Here’s How To Stop Dog Chewing

I last wrote about canine chewing when Bravo came to live with us as a new pup. As of February 1st, he’ll be two years old and now weighs 120 pounds. He no longer chews everything within reach (Oh, my … Continue reading

New Year Pet Goals–with Commentary from Amy Shojai for 2020

Each year, rather than making New Year’s 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. To that end, the past … 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.

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How To Give Pets As Gifts

Giving pets as gifts prompts discussions every time the subject comes up. Since this is the giving season, it seemed timely to repost this annual topic. Learn how to gift pets–and please share your experiences in the comments! The professionals … Continue reading