• To prevent undesirable behavior, the first step is to establish a daily routine that answers all your puppy's needs such as walks and exercise, social bonding, play and training, feeding, and sleeping. The rule of thumb for dog training is set the dog up for success.

  • Cats are very attached to their home territory, and most of our pet cats live a very sheltered life with a very predictable routine that does not involve travelling away from home. For most cats, a visit to the veterinarian is an overwhelming experience.

  • The canines involved in search and rescue missions are heroic dogs that optimize their natural abilities to help distressed people.

  • Pet owners everywhere wonder if they should sleep with their dog. Some people say, “Yes”. Some say, “No”. The real answer is: It depends.

  • Stress is a commonly used word that describes feelings of strain or pressure. Our furry friends can become stressed, too. The signs of canine anxiety are often subtle, so how can we tell they are stressed?

  • Socialization is the process during which the kitten develops relationships with other living beings in its environment.

  • Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy nature and the warm sunshine, especially with your pet. Pets are inquisitive creatures and love to investigate their surroundings. Unfortunately, this trait can lead pets down the path of injury and illness. The following information will help you to avoid many summer dangers that can affect your pet.

  • Some folks argue that no cat can be taught or trained to do anything she doesn’t want to do! On the contrary: Cats are so smart it’s almost scary.

  • In order to ensure that there are no injuries and that all introductions are positive, a desensitization and counterconditioning program is the best way to ease or re-introduce a cat into a household.

  • Punishment is the application of a stimulus that decreases the chance that a behavior will be repeated. It must coincide with the undesirable behavior, and must be unpleasant enough to deter the cat from repeating that behavior.