The Pet Health Care Gazette
on Thursday July 14th, 2011 at 06:34 AM
I was so excited this week to hear that Animal Cafes pet travel correspondent, Edie Jarolim, spent some time talking to FIDOFriendlys social media and PR director, Carol Bryant. FIDOFriendlys magazine is celebrating its 50th issue, a huge accomplishment. And Im happy to say that I have a feature in the magazine as well. So be sure to pick up a copy!
But enough about me. Please take a moment to read Edies thoughts about her visit with Carol and listen to the podcast. Youll discover what Carol...
on Wednesday July 13th, 2011 at 09:54 AM
Take a look at this very fascinating and fun infographic from Pet365.com. Youll find some interesting statistics related to dog training based on a survey.
For instance, did you know that most people think their own dog is better trained than their friends and neighbors think he is trained? Its true, at least according to these survey results.
And what about socializing puppies? Does it really work? Yes, it does. And amazingly, owners that have owned three or more dogs are much more likely to...
on Monday July 11th, 2011 at 11:05 AM
Today, we are offered a guest post on the importance of daily walks for your dog. Enjoy! (Consideration was provided for the editing, review, and publishing of this guest post.)The Importance of Daily Walks
Aside from having fur and four legs, dogs really arent too much different from humans. They have all the same needs as us; they need a healthy diet, plenty of exercise, plus a variety of socially and mentally stimulating activities to keep them interested and engaged. This is the beauty...
on Saturday July 9th, 2011 at 10:08 AM
Never leave your dog locked in your car unattended in warm temperatures.
Seriously, it really is as simple as that! So why do we keep hearing about these kinds of tragedies? One of the more recent close calls was featured on Two Little Cavaliers and told the story of a police officeyeah, you read that righta police officer who left his dog locked in his car claiming that the dog was specially trained to be left a hot car for 2 hours in the summer.
Honestly, no dog is specially trained to be...
on Thursday July 7th, 2011 at 07:59 AM
Behavioral problems are one of the most common reasons that dogs are surrendered to a pound or shelter and it really doesnt have to be that way with the right training and upbringing. Early socialization is one of the most important things you can do for your puppy to ensure that he grows up to be a confident, well-adjusted adult.What is the Proper Way to Socialize Your Puppy?
Puppies less than 3-4 months old are the ideal candidates for socialization. At this age, they are more curious and...
on Wednesday July 6th, 2011 at 01:29 AM
One of the joys of multiple pets - sharing my bed with five cats. So where exactly do you suppose I am supposed to sleep?
When I was approached by BlogPaws about participating in the Pets Add Life (PAL) campaign, a campaign that celebrates the joys of owning pets, it really was a no-brainer to participate. After all, I cant even imagine what my home would be like without having pets. It really wouldnt be much of a home at all without my cats.The Joys of Having Multiple Pets
Each of my cats...
on Monday July 4th, 2011 at 11:15 AM
There are numerous options available for relieving your dogs fear if he is anxious, nervous or fearful. Most of them are quiet effective though what works for one dog may not work as well for another and you may need to experiment to find out what works best for your dog.Using Drugs to Combat Fear
While natural remedies are popular and oftentimes effective, in some situations stronger solutions are needed and it is necessary to resort to medications such as diazepam (Valium) or alprazolam...
on Tuesday July 5th, 2011 at 12:43 AM
This is the letter (in the hand of Alexander Hamilton) that was sent from George Washington to General Howe regarding a small dog found on the battlefield. The letter is preserved in the Library of Congress.
Obviously, the Fourth of July is big day for those of us here in the United States as we celebrate our independence as a country. I sincerely hope all of you here in the United States are enjoying the July 4th holiday. Today, in honor of the holiday, Id like to share you with a story...
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