Not everyone knows how to approach an unfamiliar dog they want to meet. Children today are often taught to ask the question
May I Pet Your Dog?February 27, 2020
Feeding basicsMay 1, 2019
It’s important to pay attention to what your pet is eating, mainly because the commercial pet food industry is not well regulated. We’ve experienced a cultural shift in how we think of our pets, sharing our homes with them and claiming them as members of our families. Now the challenge is to bring our care of them up to a level that reflects that.
The Petsitter says keep your cats safeApril 10, 2019
I don't see as many cats outdoors these days, but there are still a few strays, cats"owned" by someone but spending lots of time outside, and cats from lovely homes but allowed out for hunting opportunities. Some very enlightened people allow their cats to go out, and I understand it. Cats are hunters, and actually are well suited to nothing else. Problems arise in part because we have created such an artificial world, one full of hazards for our...
Your Pet’s New HomeApril 3, 2019
keep your pet safe when moving to a new home, and make the transition as smooth as possible
PetSmart Grooming ScandalJanuary 6, 2019
an 6, 2019How about the PetSmart grooming scandal? Never heard of it? The story broke in September 2018, and many people are just not aware of it. NJ Advance Media conducted an investigation over 14 states beginning in 2008, and found that 32 deaths occurred at the hands of “groomers” at PetSmart. Most of those have occurred since 2015, the same year PetSmart was bought by a private equity firm. The number seems small but there’s no way to...