Category Archives: Pet Care and Training

Cold Weather Clothing for Your Pets

By Toni Gibson-Mark, KPA-CTP There sure is truth to the lyric “The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful!”  In the winter time, it is so tempting to stay indoors with our pets because it can be … Continue reading

Leave Comment

Get Fit With Your Pets

By Jim Tedford, Director of Animal Welfare Initiatives and Alliances   By this point in time you are probably fed up with hearing about New Year’s resolutions.  Me too! I decided not to resolve to do anything in 2014!  Once you … Continue reading

1 Comment

Frequently Asked Questions about Declawing Cats

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Have you declawed your feline companion? Do you believe that declawing is a humane procedure? Are you thinking about declawing your cat or kitten? Although you might be worried that declawing your cat is the … Continue reading

Leave Comment

Make the Holidays Rewarding

By Michelle Mullins, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP Once again the time has flown by and the holiday season is upon us. I always look forward to spending time with special friends and family, including my wonderful pets. I’ve written many holiday blogs … Continue reading


Holiday Pet Adoptions: Are You Prepared?

By Sarah Folmar, Brand Communications Specialist The holiday season makes us all feel warm and fuzzy, and looking at an adorable puppy or kitten up for adoption can take this to a whole new level. What would your wife say … Continue reading

Leave Comment

Pet Training Tips for the Holiday Hustle and Bustle!

By Toni Gibson-Mark, KPA-CTP It’s that time of year again!  The leaves are falling, the Christmas music has begun and the holidays are coming!  As we scurry to get our homes prepared for the holiday gatherings, it’s important to consider … Continue reading

Leave Comment

Holiday Survival Guide: Pet Proofing to the Rescue!

By Sarah Folmar, Brand Communications Specialist I remember getting magazines in college and reading about surviving the holidays. We all have strange families, but how were these people not enjoying their time off? They had children. That’s how. Now don’t … Continue reading

Leave Comment

Top 10 Pet Healthcare Topics Your Vet Wishes You Knew More About

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD  Having been in clinical practice since 1999, I’ve observed trends of both illness and wellness in my canine and feline patients. I’ve survived the intensity of an internship, experienced the variety of presenting illnesses in … Continue reading

1 Comment

Fright Night for Fido

By Michelle Mullins, CPDT-KA  Like about 70% of Americans, my family will celebrate Halloween this year. We love the treats, the decorations and the costumes! We dress up and hand out candy to all the trick-or-treaters and there is usually … Continue reading

Leave Comment

Babies and Puppies and Barks! Oh My!

By Sarah Folmar, Brand Communications Specialist Sheeba, my Shiba Inu, is a dominant force in our household. We decided to get her the summer we got married so that she could grow with our little family. Our family has now … Continue reading

1 Comment