Your pet needs regular vet care and disease prevention to live a healthy life. Here are just a few of the threats to your dog or cat.
Vet Corner: Distemper
Cats are susceptible to a multitude of viral diseases, many of which are preventable with vaccinations.
Courteous Canine Training: The Fallout from Punishment
To use punishment effectively, the owner has to have not only a perfect understanding of dog behavior but impeccable timing, as well.
Courteous Canine Training: Dogs and Babies
If you plan to adopt a dog, make sure to find a dog that’s compatible with children. Don’t make the mistake of so many adopters—looking for a puppy to “grow up” with a child.
Vet Corner: Caring for Aging Dogs
As dogs age, they begin to wear out (they are no different from people). Since they cannot verbally express how they feel, it is up to us, their caretakers and friends, to try to identify their ailments and help them maintain a comfortable and happy life. . .
Courteous Canine Training: Barking–It’s What Dogs Do!
Dogs do bark. . . . and they shed and they chase things and they dig and any number of other doggie activities. To take any of these away from dogs is to take away their—well, their dogness.
Vet Corner: Bugs and Worms
You might think that vaccinations, dewormers, heartworm preventions, and flea/tick controls are an incredible expense. And you may think your vet is just making money off you.
Vet Corner: Itchy Pet
Do you have an itchy pet? Here are some of the first things to check. The first course of action is always to check for fleas.
Courteous Canine Training: The Meaning of NO!
To a dog, “No" means nothing! No matter how many times you say it or how loud, it just does not mean anything.
Courteous Canine Training: Preventing and Treating Separation Anxiety
My experience in 20 years of dog training has been that the "rescued" dogs are most prone to developing separation anxiety.