Pet Tips

White greyhound resting on person's lap
If you face the possibility of having to give up your pet due to economic hardship, please check out these pet assistance resources:...Read More
Parrot behavior and training with Templeton and Melissa
There’s a lot of misinformation about animal behavior and training in general, but even more so for parrots specifically....Read More
Overweight cat. Obesity in pets is a health concern.
Obesity in pets is an increasing health risk to our companion animals, specifically for our dogs and cats, and one that is rarely recognized by their people as a real probl...Read More
Spaniel-type dog with his rear paw up to scrach
Do you have a dog who’s constantly scratching? The itchy dog is one of the most difficult problems to assess in veterinary medicine....Read More
Older brown tabby cat's face
If you have a cat who has been diagnosed as being hyperthyroid, you might be wondering what hyperthyroidism is exactly and what it means for your cat’s health....Read More
Person teaching a heeler dog to trade with a bone and some treats
At one time or another, many of us have been involved in an inadvertent game of “keep away” — when our dog snatches something and then refuses to give it up....Read More
Grooming is important in caring for potbellied pigs. This pig is being brushed.
Potbellied pigs aren’t difficult to care for or look after, but they do need regular grooming, occasional ear and eye cleaning, dental care, tusk and hoof care, and socializ...Read More
Brown dog outside in the grass smiling
Is your dog bored? Looking for ways to entertain your dog during quarantine – or anytime?...Read More
Someone working on a horse's hoof and horseshoe
If you want to start a heated discussion among horse people, one surefire way is to bring up the topic of hoof care. Should horses be barefoot or shod? How about boots?...Read More
Feeding a morsel to Maxine the parrot
Contrary to popular belief, parrots should not be fed seed. Their diet should consist of a combination of pellets and whole, fresh foods....Read More