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Playing with Your Newly Adopted Cat
Cats need mental stimulation and exercise just like people. Regularly playing with your newly adopted cat is not only fun, but it provides valuable exercise for cats of all ages. Just as important, it strengthens the feline-human bond, which is...
Say Cheese! Pro Tips on Taking Great Photographs of Your Pet
If you are a doting pet owner, it’s your prerogative to have meaningful images to share online, to have framed images within your home or at your workplace, and to even feature your furry friend on the annual holiday card....
Tips for creating a safe and happy bond between your newly adopted dog and children
Supervision is essential when your new dog meets family members for the first time. Careful handling of introductions will set the scene for future interactions and help your dog settle into family life. By taking the right steps in the...
Tips for creating a safe and happy bond between your newly adopted cat and your children
Children are naturally drawn to cats, but it’s important to lay some ground rules for the safety of all concerned. An overzealous toddler could severely hurt a kitten. On the flip side, cat scratches and bites can pose serious health...
Complete Your Fur Family: Tips on Introducing Dogs and Cats
Whether you already have a dog and are considering adopting a cat, or vice versa, it is very important to think about their first introduction. By letting a loose cat and an off-leash dog meet each other in an open...
Cats and scratching | Behavior guides
Scratching is usually a normal behavior for cats, they simply need to be provided with appropriate ways to express this.
Social Networking 101: Dog Park Etiquette
A day at the dog park is wonderfully beneficial in terms of physical and mental benefits for your pet. They get the chance to get off-leash and run around and play with other dogs. It keeps their weight down and...
Dog Training Myth: Dog misbehavior is the owner's fault
Dog misbehavior can be normal body language for a dog - some breeds have more energy than others. Mikkel Becker, certified dog trainer, explains the best way to get better behavior from your dog by reinforcing good behavior and redirecting...
Dog Training 101
  A Well-behaved dog is a pleasure to be around. But what many new dog owners don’t realize is that training their dog can take time, consistency, and most importantly, lots of patience. “ Even the simplest of manners—not barking,...