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.
Continue reading “Pet Bird Adoption Tips 🦜”
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.
Continue reading “Pets and Companion Animals: Safety and COVID-19 ⚠️”
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?
Continue reading “Pet Diseases: How You Can Keep You Pet Healthy 😷”
This week, Dr. Pet Mom wrote about pet disease prevention. She prefaced her blog by talking about people washing their hands to prevent spreading the flu.
I thought that I would blog about how one should properly wash their hands. Some of the information may surprise you.
Continue reading “Are You Washing Your Hands Properly? 🤔”
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?
Continue reading “Food Safety: Peanut Butter For Your Dog 🥜”
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.
Continue reading “February Pet Awareness Days 🗓️”
You’ve been blessed with a nice kitty, birdie or doggy as a pet. Below are some ideas on how to repay the love your pets give you, by helping the larger pet community…
If you find this information useful, please share on social media. Thanks! 😎
Continue reading “How Pet Parents Can Pay It Forward 😊”
Do you know what will happen to your pet if something happens to you? Do you ever wonder if your pet will outlive you? Do you have a pet trust? Do you have a will? If you’re like most pet parents, these questions are not on your radar. But they should be…
Why? Because over 500,000 pets are abandoned each year due to the death or disability of their human companions.
Continue reading “Estate Planning: Your Pet Legacy ⚖️”
As any cat parent knows, cats can be stubborn. Cats generally have five types of personalities.
Cats can be dominant and take over resources like toys or food. They can also be insecure, shy or skittish. Other cats are social butterflies and easy going. Some cats are spontaneous and respond differently in any situation. Finally, cats can be curious or nosy.
Whatever type of personality, your cat communicates in her own way. She sends a message when she leaves you a clue outside the litter box.
Continue reading “When Kitty Stops Using the Litter Box 🐱”
Welcome to 2020! January is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. It’s a month to walk your dog, change a pet’s life and rescue a bird.
All month long you can train your pet and celebrate a special anniversary for Seeing Eye Guide Dogs on January 29.
A list of January animal awareness days include:
Continue reading “January Pet Awareness Days 🗓️”