Monday, October 14, 2019
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Finding time to train our dogs is often a challenge. But did you know that a “training session” can take place on the couch, even while you are watching TV, or as you move from one room to the next? What better place than the comfort of your own home? Achieve simple training goals by using what you have—the living...
My favorite thing to do during the summer is eat. I also like naps, and eating is a great pre-nap activity. If you love to feast on treats, try a few of my favorite recipes to keep you cool, hydrated and satisfied during the summer swelter. Chef’s note: Since I’m a dog, I don’t do measurements, so that’s up to...
We all struggle with the daily prioritizing of our own needs. Your pet’s needs shouldn’t fall to the bottom of the laundry basket with the unmatched socks, just because you’re busy. Very often, adhering to the stringency of a set grooming appointment seems too much for our ever-changing schedules, and we end up delaying, rescheduling, or even dropping Fluffy...
Why do you take your beloved furry friends to the local vet hospital for a wellness exam once or twice a year? Is it because they’re due for their shots? Did you get a reminder card in the mail? Did you ever think that there might be more to these annual visits that your veterinarian should be addressing? It’s always...
Ever wonder if there’s any truth to all those old sayings you’ve heard for years about assessing the health of your pet? We’ve all heard them— maybe even repeated them—and many people base their first-line pet care on these old adages. But are they really true? Veterinarians have heard them all, and here we put to rest just a...
WORLD’S LARGEST ONE-DAY PHOTO SHOOT OF SHELTER PETS TAKES PLACE IN LOS ANGELES, CA ON SATURDAY, JULY 13 200 Photographers Will Take Pictures and Create Profiles of More Than 1,200 Pets at the LA County Shelters for the First “Seen = Saved” Adoption Event LOS ANGELES – More than 1,200 shelter pets at the seven LA County Animal Care Centers will be ready for...
We desert dwellers are experts on hot summers, and whether you’re a full-time resident or a brave weekend visitor, a summer safety plan for your pet is a must. One thing that summer in the Coachella Valley demands is switching up your schedule to enjoy the cooler parts of the day: early mornings and evenings. It can be a...
Moving is a stressful time for people, and it’s a stressful time for pets as well. In fact, in the overall scheme of life’s stressors, it is right up at the top of the list. You’re trying to move your whole life to another home and, at the same time, you’re almost certainly continuing to balance both your work...
The Seniors Offering Shelter (SOS) program enlists the help of seniors who, when they open their homes to shelter pets, get to experience the transformation of a homeless animal into a happy and healthy pet. And throughout that journey, senior fosters enjoy the companionship of a loving pet without the long-term responsibility of pet ownership. Regular interaction with pets has been proven...
Celebrating the birthday of our great nation on July 4th is one of the highlights of summer. Festivities often include gatherings with family and friends, barbecues, and parades. At the end of the fun-filled day, fireworks light up the night sky while spectators “ooh” and “aah” over brilliant bursts of light. But along with the magic comes a high price...