The holidays can be a lonely time for residents in rehab therapy or long-time care facilities so let me encourage you to make a trip to these places so that you can bring joy to someone you love. I will also give you some tips for success. Pet parents, if you are reading this too, understand that these…
No Pets Allowed in Shelters? I am not referring to animal shelters here. Rather, I am referring to women’s shelters.
It looks like my pet parent is checking out the Canine Life and Social Skills Program to promote training using positive reinforcement. It has been been developed by the Association of Pet Dog Trainers to strengthen relationships between us dogs and our pet parents. I am all for that. Strong relationships are what keep us in our homes in spite of what we do…
According to the Healthy Pet report, dental disease affects 85% of dogs and cats over the age of 2. Even though there are many pet products out there like toothpaste, oral gels and rinses, pet parents today resist putting a toothbrush or finger brush inside our mouths.
Has your pet parent ever hired a pet sitter? Was the pet sitter a family member or a professional pet sitter? If they were a family member, then they either love you to pieces or your pet parent exchanges pet sitting duties when your “family” pet sitter needs some time spent with their pets. Sometimes these arrangements work, sometimes they don’t…depends on how even the requests are for time with you or the pets in your family circle.
Take your pet parent to The Fine Art Sale in New York City just before the Westminster Dog Show. Yes, that’s right…you can go to the festivities with them. You may want to help them select a dog painting for your room. You can join the AKC and AKC Humane Fund for the Barkfest at Bonhams’ Charity Brunch.
The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) wants your pet parent to have a dog that they can be proud of so it has designated January as National Train Your Dog Month.
The LeashLocket is a revolutionary retractable belted leash in that it actually attaches to a magnet that is on an elastic strap that snaps around my collar.
Our pet parents are grateful when they see the best in us. We wag our tails as we listen to them tell the other pet parents on our walks just how smart, cute, agile and comforting we are. Sometimes though, they laugh when they talk about the worst of our behavior rather than the best that they see in us pets.
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