Frig Fails & Dryer Danger! How to Keep Pets Safe From Appliances

Are your pets safe from appliances? Stoves and ovens, dishwashers, clothes dryers, garbage disposals and other appliances are convenient for us but can prove deadly to cats and dogs. While the photos in today’s blog make us smile, the “what … Continue reading

Puppy Diarrhea, Home Remedies & When to Call The Vet

Sweet puppy breath, Frito-smelling toes, lap snuggles and then–OH NO, puppy diarrhea! What’s a pet parent to do about dog loose motion? Of course, adult dogs also suffer from the occasional loose stool as well. At any age, dog diarrhea … Continue reading

Valentines Pet Dangers: TOP 5 Pet Safety Tips for Valentines Day

I’m often interviewed by media about various cat behavior and dog training issues, and of course Valentines pet dangers top the list this week. Pet hazards are common when our normal routine goes out the window, so pet parents are … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Seren! Happy Gotcha Day Karma!

A pet adoption day is a special event. Six years ago yesterday, Karma-Kat arrived, the day before Seren-Kitty’s birthday. Seren would have been 23 years old today! And today it’s also BRAVO-DAWG’s birthday! He’s two years young. So I’m re-running … Continue reading

Can My Pet Make Me Sick? Common Diseases You Can Catch From Cats, Dogs, & Critters

Modern headlines scream warnings about the latest animal-to-people diseases including SARS, bird flu, and most recently, a coronavirus outbreak suspected to jump species from snakes, originating in China. Technically termed zoonosis, such diseases not only make animals sick but are … Continue reading