Thoughty Thursday: Health Benefits of Cats & Dogs

But did you know that the stress relief works both ways? Yep, petting your puppy or kitty not only reduces your stress, it makes the pet healthier, too. You don’t even have to touch them for this pet effect to … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Ask Amy, Puppy Baths & Skunk-icity

Magic loves water–for play! Bathes are a different story. Last week during a ramble through the 13 acres of our Rosemont homestead, Magical-Dawg emerged from the treeline and scared my husband half to death. He threw himself on the ground … Continue reading

Thoughty Thursday: Fences & Good Neighbors

Meanwhile, the new puppies.About.com site gives me my daily SQUEEEEE! where I just wrote about easy tips about doggy fence options. Do you have a safe fenced space for your dog–or your cat? How does your pet handle strangers? Magical-Dawg decided early … Continue reading

Feline Friday: Ask Amy, Kitty Yowls & Litter-ary Woes

Of course, the Romeo cats take the opportunity to baptize everything in sight to announce their macho status to the banshee-esque girls. Even if your fur-kids have had their gonads snipped, the love-in-the-air can prompt some serious litter-ary action. “Going” outside … Continue reading

Furry Friday: PUPPIES GUIDE!

I’m so excited to announce my news–I’m the new Puppies Guide for puppies.About.com!  Yee-haw! Most of y’all know that for the past year I’ve been the behavior contributor over at cats.About.com working with the outstanding Franny Syufy and am delighted to … Continue reading