For us on the east coast, another blizzard is upon us. From Maryland to Massachusetts, Winter Storm Stella has wreaked havoc with high winds and up to 3 feet of snow. Some enjoy playing in the snow. For others, the struggle is real…not just for humans, but our furry friends as well. Imagine that in… Continue reading …And The Small Dog Sinks
Care.com recently released the results of an investigation they conducted on which states have the healthiest pets. The results are based on access to veterinary care, prevalence of disease, their environment, and how much money is spent on non-vet expenses. The data was collected in a variety of sources. According to these parameters, Montana is… Continue reading Your Pet May Be Suffering Without You Knowing.
If you’re the owner of cat, you’ll likely being finding plenty of shed fur throughout the house. However, on occasion, you may find something a little more unsettling… I’ve owned cats all my life, but only in recent years have I discovered these “claws” around the house. I’ve checked my cats paws to make… Continue reading Help! My Cat Is Losing Their Claws!
If you’ve been to a news outlet this week, there was one story that likely stood out between the crime and politics: April the Giraffe. April is a 15-year-old Giraffe at the Animal Adventure Park in Hapursville, New York. Days ago, the park put up a live stream of April so viewers can see the birth… Continue reading Why The April The Giraffe’s Video Is Actually Important
Officials in Arlington, Virginia are deciding whether they will amend a policy to prohibit some exotic animals such as large snakes from being in community homes. Those owning chimps, snakes, alligators, etc. already will be allowed to stay, but no new exotic pets will be welcome. There aren’t many places that allow exotic pets. Many… Continue reading Chimps in the Capital
Earlier this month, the Pet and Women’s Safety Act (PAWS) was reintroduced to Congress. This important act, if passed, would protect not only a female domestic violence victim, but their pets as well. You see, typically, domestic violence shelters do not allow survivors to bring their pet, though 34% of victims report delaying leaving their abuser… Continue reading PAWS Saves Lives
Through my early years, I always saw dogs with a collar being walked. It wasn’t until recently that dog harness were brought into the spotlight. So, other than placement, is one really better than the other? Most people would automatically say, yes. If not applied properly, collars can choke a dog. Harness give more support and… Continue reading Are you hurting them?