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Exercise Your Cat And Feed Her At The Same Time

Up to 69 percent of the feline pet population now live indoors only, and because of this, being run over by a car or run down by...

Beyond Catnip: Can Scent Enrich Your Cat’s World?

Enriching the environment means providing suitable outlets to meet the needs of a species. One example: Cats have a hard-wired need to hunt and pounce. It’s great...

Helping Pets, Helping People

The holiday season reminds us that home is where the pet is. Just ask the homeless huddled in highway underpasses in Los Angeles, women fleeing domestic violence...

Why Do Some Dogs Watch TV?

When a doorbell rings on a television show or commercial in my sister Karen’s house, her three dogs unleash a chorus of barks and dash to the...

Tracking: Searching For Fun With Your Dog

Does your dog like to sniff? And does she like playing games with you and learning new things? Then tracking is a sport for you! The simplest description...

Make Your Garden Friendly for Senior Pets

No matter the size of your garden, it’s an area for the whole family to enjoy, and that includes the family dog. By adding a few dog-friendly...

Enrich Your Cat’s Life! The Art Of Connecting With Your Cat

If you are anything like me, you know that social contact can be positive or negative. Your cat feels the same way. One of the best ways...

Taking the Spooky Out of Halloween Costumes

For many pets, there is no escaping Halloween. Each year, people dole out more than $370 million in pet costumes so that their four-leggers can join them...

Cat Costume Conundrum

You're at the pet store and it's October. There's an aisle of pet costumes, some of them cat size, and you pause. Your tuxedo kitty would make...

5 Puzzles And Games To Keep Dogs Mentally And Physically Challenged

Pet behaviorists say that 10 minutes of mental stimulation is the equivalent of 45 minutes of active play. Fortunately, there are a slew of new puzzles and...

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