Cold Weather Pet Protection

Cold weather pet protection becomes more important this time of year. Here in North Texas we got just a sprinkling of snow so far but temps of 25 degrees (and less) with wind chill can make it uncomfortable for our … Continue reading

PET POISON! 7 Top Toxins & Pet 1st Aid to Keep Cats & Dogs Safe

SCARY UPDATE! Last night, Bravo-Dawg gave me a scare when I thought he’d become a victim of pet poison. Like many folks, I take a variety of vitamins to improve and maintain my health. I keep them organized in a … 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

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

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