If you have ever owned a cat, then you know that declawing is often a part of the domesticating process, at least in the United States, even though it is not medically imperative. It is common to assume that declawing your cat means a natural, non-harmful choice. However, research suggests that your cat could suffer
Grooming is an important responsibility for a dog owner. Anyone who owns an animal knows that at one time or another, they are going to get into something that requires immediate cleaning. There are hidden hazards hiding in the grass and all along outdoors areas for animals. From thorns and stickers to fleas and ticks,
Socializing your dog is a time of great expansion and growth for you as a pet owner and for your animal companion. This is a very important step in the relationship you create with your dog and can be the difference between a happy, well mannered, content dog and a timid, frightened and uncontrollable dog.
Normal Sleep Habits While we, the average human, need about 8 hours of sleep a day to function properly, our dogs will sleep between 12-14 hours in a day. Usually this time will be split up so that they are sleeping roughly 8 hours a night (when we do) and the other 4-6 hours will
The holiday season is a wonderful time to travel and celebrate with family and friends, but for pet owners, it can often be clouded with worry about the safety and health of their beloved pet. An emergency trip to the vet, especially one in an unfamiliar location, is definitely no fun for either you or