Dog Allergies & Soothing Itchy Dogs

Spring is the SNEEZE season for humans, complete with runny eyes and sinus issues.(Learn about dealing with pet allergies here).  For dog allergies, itchy skin is the more common sign of discomfort. And it can hit in the fall, too. … Continue reading

Easter Candy Caution for Pets

Easter candy fills the aisles at grocery stores these days. There are plenty of toys, too, including stuffed bunnies–a far better gift than real live rabbits that need special care. Here’s my yearly caution about Easter candy and other goodies … Continue reading

Pet Poison Alert! 199 Poison Pet Plants & What to Do

Here in Texas, many folks spend this time of year preparing for spring gardens. The past few weeks, we’ve dug out old roses (many infected with rose rosetta disease, arg!), and planted new ones, along with other perennials. My tulips, … 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? We’ve already had this issue with our new pup, Shadow, and had to deal with it. Of course, … 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