Grieving cats need support, understanding

Grieving cats need support, understanding

Cats are solitary creatures by nature. But that doesn’t mean they do not love and bond with their human, feline, and canine companions. Whether it’s sadness over the loss of a feline or human friend (or a former home), cats can and do grieve. Here’s how to help a...
Keep pets safe this summer

Keep pets safe this summer

Today, my column is devoted to the very important topic of weather temperatures. As we enter the summer months, we must be ever mindful of our pets’ safety and comfort. I recently read about a dog that perished from heat stroke, and locally, another dog was left in a...
Training Swayze

Training Swayze

Every dog owner should commit to teaching their pooch proper manners. It is work, and not always easy. Sometimes, it is a struggle. But the results are priceless. The AKC Good Citizen Test is constructed to testify that your dog is under control and is a good citizen....
What to do when a pet dies

What to do when a pet dies

Sometimes, there is a topic that is unpleasant to talk about or even think about. But realistically, it is something that we all must face – what to do with the body of our beloved pet when it passes away. Obviously, over the years, I have had many pets. And years...