Cameron from Modesto, Calif., has Alice, a 2-year-old cat, sharing her apartment. It seems that Alice has begun a strange behavior recently. She spends a significant amount of time rolling around on the carpet and vocalizing quite loudly.
Jim Power, a licensed trainer of guide dogs for the blind from San Rafael, Calif., was visiting a crowded Southern California theme park a week ago when he spied "a 20-something lady ... with a Chihuahua on a leash." The small pooch wore a vest identifying it as a service dog.
Most of us pack on a few pounds during the long, cold winter, and our dogs are no exception. However, even just a little extra weight on your dog can really affect his health. Exercise is important not only for your dog's physical wellbeing, but for his mental health too. With spring on its way, the American Kennel Club (AKCï¿½) offers dog owners tips on how to drop winter weight with their four-legged friend.
This week we are going to discuss a problem concerning Petunia, the 12-year-old companion of Mark from Modesto, Calif. Petunia has lived with Mark since she was a little baby and has been in good health for her entire life.
There are many different choices of food at the pet store, and short of sampling them yourself, you're going to have to rely on your pet's feedback to learn whether or not the food is appealing. But because pets can't fill out a review, we grilled veterinarians to learn what you should be looking at when shopping for cat and dog food to make the best decision.
Best known as the "Dog Whisperer," Cesar Millan is a world-renowned dog trainer who came to the United States from Mexico as an illegal immigrant and became a celebrity training dogs for the rich and famous. He is the author of several best-selling books, including "Cesar's Way," "Be the Pack Leader" and "How to Raise the Perfect Dog." He also founded the Dog Psychology Center in California. The Millan Foundation rescues and supports abused and abandoned dogs.
It's in a cat's nature to seek out high vantage points like kitchen countertops.
So many things go into hosting a party at your home, but one important thing not to forget about is your dog! From a constantly opening door to guests dropping food on the floor, there are a variety of hazards for your pup. To help make your next big bash a success for you and safe for your four-legged friend, the American Kennel Club (AKCï¿½) offers the following tips for puppy-proofing your party.
The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting “Shame on you!” because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn’t know what your rant is about.