July 10 Update: Dr. Pet Mom’s New Book! πŸ“š

Summer is here and July feels like a time for new beginnings. And speaking of beginnings, this week’s book update is a short one.

I recently invited a gifted animal photographer and animal lover, to contribute to my book, Dr. Pet Mom’s Pet Parenting Guide: How to Enjoy the Love and Friendship of Senior and Special Needs Pets. And I’m happy to announce that Lori F. graciously agreed to write the foreword for my book!

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June Update: Dr. Pet Mom’s New Book! πŸ“š

Summer officially starts this weekend! As the new season begins, it’s time for a project update. I’m excited to announce that my latest book, Dr. Pet Mom’s Pet Parenting Guide: How to Enjoy the Love and Friendship of Senior and Special Needs Pets, is well underway.

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Pet Parent Warning: Pet Suffocation From Snack Bags ⚠️

Living indoors with our furry family members has its many rewards. Noggin pets, play time and naps can happen any time. But pet parents need a warning about a hidden danger in our homes: Pet suffocation from snack bags, pet food bags, cereal bags, garbage bags, and resealable bags.

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Silly, Catnaps and Wonder: What We Learn From Our Pets πŸƒ

Pet parents and animal lovers already know how much pets help our well being. As we continue to spend time indoors with our furry friends, we are reminded of other ways that our pets make us better people.

We could all use more help from our furry friends!

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April Pet Awareness Days πŸ—“οΈ

Many things are on our minds these days including family, surviving and thriving. Pets are important family members. And this month, we celebrate pet first aid and therapy animals.

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Pet Bird Adoption Tips 🦜

Nature is amazing and always in control. In the midst of today’s global life change around the Coronavirus outbreak, I remember that there is truly much beauty in the world.

Some of nature’s most beautiful animals are birds. It may not feel like spring time right now. But birds can bring beauty, color and song into your life.

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Pets and Companion Animals: Safety and COVID-19 ⚠️

Spring is here and all around the planet, we are living through troubling times. Each day, we learn more and more about COVID-19. This virus has turned the world upside down.

Sadly, the impact on pets is very distressing: People are abandoning their pets. People are fearful and confused by stories that claim COVID-19 is transmitted from our pets.

PLEASE DON’T BELIEVE THE MYTH THAT PETS ARE CONTAGIONS OF THIS VIRUS! Pets are not the problem. COVID-19 is spread only through human-to-human contact.

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Pet Diseases: How You Can Keep You Pet Healthy 😷

We’re in the middle of the winter and the flu season. Flu is preventable if we avoid contact with sick people, avoid touching our mouth, nose and eyes, and wash our hands with soap and water.

As a pet parent, you can also prevent disease in your family pet. Pet diabetes, dental disease, and obesity are preventable. How can you keep your pet healthy all year?

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Food Safety: Peanut Butter For Your Dog πŸ₯œ

Dogs love treats of all kinds. Peanut butter is one of the most popular dog treats. It’s a great treat for hiding pills or an occasional special treat.

How much do you really know about peanut butter for your dog? Do you know the difference between good and bad nuts? Do you know which nut butters are safe for your dog?

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February Pet Awareness Days πŸ—“οΈ

February is a month right in the heart of winter. This month we’re celebrating how to train your dog, dental health for pets, and responsible pet ownership.

The biggest highlight of the month is the Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The shows runs from February 10 and 11.

Another cool thing about the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is that each breed has an associated rescue group. Be there in person if you can, but the event will also be televised.

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