Category: Articles

  • Top Reasons Why Dogs Chase Cars

    Black and white Siberian husky puppy

    The moment a car passes by a dog, there remains no doubt, the dog darts off and starts chasing the moving vehicle. This is a very common sight in our neighborhood. And if you have a dog, you must have experienced this innumerable times.

  • Ragdoll Cat History is Stranger Than Fiction

    The origins of Ragdoll cats are full of myth and controversy. This cat’s history is often contradictory and confusing; some of the Ragdoll story is just not possible. Other parts we know to be factual.

  • Dogs Are People Too… Almost!

    You know them. They’re the family with fifteen dogs that all the neighbors hate. Their dogs run all over the neighborhood and are largely responsible for the local canine population explosion.

  • The Pros and Cons of Vaccinating Your Dog

    To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? That’s become the burning question of many dog owners in this day and age. I’m not a veterinarian, just a regular pet owner like yourself, but would like to impart the information I’ve found regarding regular vaccinations for animals.

  • You Can Have Your Cats and Your Furniture Too

    No one wants to invest hundreds or even thousands of dollars in furnishings only to see them ripped to shreds by an overzealous pet, however beloved. To many people the obvious answer is to have their cats declawed, but it this really a reasonable alternative?

  • Another Kind of Horse Brand

    It’s winter time, the horse breed inspection season has come and gone in North America, and along with it branding season.

  • Frequently Asked Dog Behavior Questions

    One reason dogs eat their poop is because it just plain tastes good. Another reason is it could be a vitamin deficiency. One other reason for the poop eating is that it is an instinctual behavior in the wild to eat the poop to keep other predators from tracking their movements.

  • Dog Training: The Surprising Way To Train Your Dog Not To Fear Loud Noises

    Loud noises, such as fireworks, thunder and traffic, are one of the most frequently cited fears given by dog owners. It is natural for some dogs to be fearful of loud noises, but some dogs are so traumatized by thunder, fireworks and other loud noises that they are completely unable to function.

  • Would You Know What To Do If Your Puppy or Dog Fell Ill?

    A pet relies on its owner to look after it. Sometimes a veterinarian is too far away when your puppy needs immediate attention. Would you be able to administer basic first aid if you needed to?

  • Sugar Gliders: Tiny Acrobats

    In the last decade or so, the popularity of sugar gliders as pets has grown considerably. The small size of these furry acrobats, their personalities, their plush fur, their large eyes, their agility and their ability to bond closely with humans have attracted legions of new sugar glider devotees.