pets

Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat September 1, 2012

Pets in a Disaster

State Library and Archives of Florida

Your pet has a better chance of surviving a disaster and remaining with you if you make plans ahead of time.  Waiting until a disaster strikes to decide what to do puts you and your best friend at risk.


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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat August 25, 2012

2012 Hero Dog Awards, Part 4

Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards give all of us an opportunity to appreciate the special talents our canine companions have for making our lives better.


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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat August 18, 2012

2012 Hero Dog Awards, Part 3

Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

Hero dogs come in all sizes and shapes.  The American Humane Association wants your help to select which one of eight finalists should win the 2012 Hero Dog Award.


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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat August 11, 2012

Hero Dog Awards, Part 2

Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

The Hero Dog Awards recognize some of our four-legged friends who represent the best of the best when it comes to our canine companions.

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat August 4, 2012

2012 Hero Dog Awards, Part 1

2012 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards
American Humane Association

The American Humane Association has opened voting for the 2012 finalists for the Hero Dog Award.  With eight great dogs to choose from, it's difficult to decide which one should win!

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat July 28, 2012

Pets Can Make Babies Healthier

You may think that newborn babies need a clean and sterile environment to be healthy, but newly published studies indicate a house pet can help your infant be healthier.

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Arts & Life
7:45 am
Sat July 21, 2012

Mayor Stubbs

Wikipedia

The mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, is celebrating fifteen years on the job, which is pretty much his whole life. 

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat July 14, 2012

Unchain Your Dog

farm4.static flickr

Keeping your dog on a chain might seem like the responsible thing to do, but it may be kinder and safer to find another way to restrain your best friend.

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Arts & Life
8:45 am
Sat July 7, 2012

Ticks

image courtesy of animalclipart.net

Ticks are more than just a nuisance; they can be a threat to the health and well-being of both animals and humans. 

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Arts & Life
8:55 am
Sat June 30, 2012

Hot Weather and Your Pet

clumpysclipart.com

As the mercury rises to unseasonably high temperatures, the heat can cause problems for our pets!

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Pet Training
8:00 am
Sat June 23, 2012

Cat Training

Training a cat?  Okay, maybe your cat won't do parlor tricks but it is possible to teach your cat some basic good behavior.

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Pets
9:44 am
Fri June 15, 2012

The Making of a Great Pet

June 9, 2012

In order to have a great pet, you have to invest in it, but you are almost guaranteed to get a great return! 

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Pets
4:00 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

The Making of a Great Pet

In order to have a great pet, you have to invest in it, but you are almost guaranteed to get a great return!

Are you a dog person or a cat person?

I like both, although right now I happen to have cats. It started with one cat that showed up at our house, then another - well, you know how it goes.

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Pets
3:42 pm
Sat June 2, 2012

Lessons From Cats

You may think of your cat as your pet, or your friend, but teacher? Turns out you can learn a lot about life by watching your cat (so pay attention)!

The month of June is one a lot of folks really look forward to. For some it means the start of summer vacation. Churches are booked every weekend for June weddings.

But for animal shelters, it means more cats will be surrendered this month than during any other time of the year.

That's why June is designated as Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month.

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Pets
11:06 am
Sat May 26, 2012

Memorial Day Pets

There are lots of great things for pet owners to do this weekend, including the Dog Bowl in Frankenmuth, Michigan, but even in the midst of all the fun and games remember to keep your animal's safety in mind.

On Memorial Day weekend, dog lovers are flocking to the little town of Frankenmuth, Michigan, for the annual Dog Bowl.

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