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Social Distancing With Our Pets

During this Covid-19 pandemic, many of us are finding Social Distancing a challenge, but it would be twice as hard if we didn’t have our beloved pets with us. They help us to manage stress, make us laugh, get us moving, and are great listeners.  Let’s use...
Walking the Dog

Walking the Dog

We were delighted to be featured in a story called Walking the Dog in this month’s city of Takoma Park’s Newsletter.  It focused on professional dog walkers in the area.  This makes me grateful for being recognized in the city I live in and for all the...
Accepting Our Pets for Who They Are

Accepting Our Pets for Who They Are

Can We Accept Our Dogs For Who They Are? Last month we talked about how dogs and people often model their personalities after each other. Although that does happen, what if you get a pet that is entirely different from you? What if you’re outgoing and relaxed,...
Coronavirus and Your Pet

Coronavirus and Your Pet

We are being bombared by confusing, contradicting, and scary info on the Corona virus and animals.  The simple truth is there is still such much we really do not know about this novel virus, and the possibility of spillover to our pets, but current info suggests...
Does My Pet Have Arthritis?

Does My Pet Have Arthritis?

Arthritis is one of the most common ailments that our adult and senior pets face. It can be a source of chronic pain and can very negatively change their quality of life. We often overlook it because we naturally assume that our pets will slow down as they age. The...