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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...
Does My Dog Need a Sweater?

Does My Dog Need a Sweater?

Winter’s chill is back! It’s easy to know when our human children need a jacket, but what about our pets? Is dressing the dog in a sweater a fashion statement or a necessity? After all, they are born wearing fur coats! Even in warm climates, some dogs will...
Our Dog’s Most Embarrassing Behavior: Mounting

Our Dog’s Most Embarrassing Behavior: Mounting

Let’s be clear; mounting is a common behavior for dogs. It is also a behavior that dog owners find very embarrassing. Most people think “humpie” is a sexual behavior, and it can be. However, since neutered male dogs, females, and even puppies engage...
End of Life Care for Our Pets

End of Life Care for Our Pets

Dealing with the approaching loss of a beloved pet is one of the most challenging things pet parents go through. Our dogs and cats rely on us for their happiness and health and the very best gift you can give your buddy is to ensure their last days are peaceful,...