Feline Friday: Poop-alicious Remedies

When you have pets, shitake happens. (Hey, I figured the word “crappiocca” might have been over-used lately, so…) One of the most common cat behavior complaints I get has to do with hit-or-miss litter box behavior. And it’s one of … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Big Hairy Deal & Stop Litter Box Snacking

On Monday Mentions you saw my Hairball Celebrity Creature, and a number of folks had terrific guesses. Today you can find out just WHO that was supposed to be–featured on PeoplePets.com, a gallery of 9 of the hairy hopefuls are … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: How To Talk To Dogs

Once you understand the language of dogs and what your puppy “says” with his barks, wagging tail talk and other body language, you’ll know how to talk to a dog with effective puppy communication. Remember that your puppy is not … Continue reading

Ask Amy-Why Is My Dog A Licking Maniac?

Dogs lick for all kinds of reasons. We like to think of those slurpy tongue-swipes as canine kisses, and certainly they can be a way for your pet to show affection. In puppies, licking can be a way to show … Continue reading

Feline Friday: Ask Amy-Why Cats Hate Cars

Kitty crate training goes a long way toward helping cats feel more comfortable about the car ride. But to date, I’ve found a number of things help keep my cat calm for the ride. I sit in the back seat … Continue reading