Whenever I hear of a cat or dog travelling long distances to get home, it is heartwarming. This behavior is called either homing instinct or Psi Trailing and it happens more often than we think.
Orphaned squirrels are very common in the spring and fall. Learn how to identify them and help them survive. Includes videos, images, and important resources.
A comparison between head halters and no-pull harnesses for dogs.
My Miniature Schnauzer, Baby, was terrified of thunderstorms and fireworks. After putting on the Thundershirt, she is calm and unafraid. It is a miracle!
The catch-all phrase is thunder phobia and it refers to the fear some dogs have of loud noises such as thunder, sirens, car horns, fireworks, etc. Some dogs recoil in fear, others lash out ferociously, but all need attention that doesn't reinforce that behavior. Here's a look at the problem.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention consider the dog bite problem to be of epidemic proportions. Here's the painful truth about the economics, statistics and scope of the dog bite epidemic.
Pets "speak" with their eyes, ears, tails, mouths and even their whole body. Here you can learn to interpret visual clues to your pet's frame of mind and intentions.
Researchers aren't unanimous on whether or not dogs or other animals perceive music the way humans do. A thought-provoking look at the debate.
Most folks aren't aware of the extent of the dog bite problem in the US, but medical practitioners and insurance companies sure are. Pre-teens are the most vulnerable, the elderly are second. Some facts, and some tips on how to avoid being bitten.
Some food for thought about philosophies and practices regarding pet care. Can you say, "The more things change, the more they stay the same."