Dog Behavior: My Dog Pulls On The Leash

Dog Behavior: My Dog Pulls On The Leash

Behavior & Training

Regularly walking a dog is one of the joys of dog ownership. You and your dog get outside, chat with neighbors, and get a bit of exercise. When your dog pulls on the leash, that enjoyment rapidly disappears. Why Do Dogs Pull On The Leash? Dogs pull on the leash because we’re slower than they […]

Why Does Your Dog Howl?

Why Does Your Dog Howl?

Behavior & Training

A howl is a normal part of the canine communication repertoire, but some dog breeds howl more than others. The Northern types such as Alaskan Malamutes even use a typical “woo-woo” happy howl in conversation between each other and human family members.

Advanced Cat Grooming: Taming The Longhair’s Locks

Advanced Cat Grooming: Taming The Longhair’s Locks

Grooming

Experts agree: When it comes to grooming longhaired kitties, starting young is the key to acceptance. A kitten who learns early to love and accept being groomed won’t have the fear that develops when grooming is rough or painful. The first thing to know about grooming longhaired cats is that not all their coats are […]

How To Trim Puppy Nails Without a Fuss

How To Trim Puppy Nails Without a Fuss

Grooming

Puppy nails are sharp. Because puppies have yet to learn that jumping on people is unwanted, those sharp nails can do some damage to your skin. It’s important then to introduce your puppy to nail trimming as soon as you bring him home. When his nails are trimmed early and often, it becomes a normal […]

4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

Grooming

By now you’ve probably heard that dogs and cats should have their teeth brushed regularly, preferably every day. Good dental care is vital not just to the health of your pet’s mouth, but also his entire body. Dogs and cats who aren’t used to having their teeth brushed may be uncomfortable with the procedure. After […]

Boxes: Your Kitten’s Safe Spaces

Boxes: Your Kitten’s Safe Spaces

Kittens & Puppies

If you spend any time online, you’ve seen photos of cats and kittens in cardboard boxes. Little kittens in big boxes, large cats squished into tiny boxes, and multiple cats all in the same box. People are fascinated by the feline species’ love of boxes. More Than A Cardboard Box For cats it’s more about […]