Research has determined that a dog’s tail wags primarily to the right when the dog is happy and alternately, to the left when the dog feels threatened.
It’s better to prevent fleas safely first than to have to stop an infestation later.
According to the Animal Poison Control Center of the ASPCA, the effects of xylitol ingestion in dogs are quick and the window of opportunity to aid is small.
Be compassionate and responsible this holiday and steer clear of giving live animals such as rabbits, bunnies or chicks as gifts.
We all love our dogs. They adapt easily into the family and share our lives. So, it’s easy to forget, at times, that they need to be dogs.
Training your dog should never be a tedious activity. Rather, turn it into a fun and exciting venture.
Canine megaesophagus is a medical condition in which the muscles of the esophagus are unable to propel food into the stomach.
Hemangiosarcoma is an unusual and rare type of cancer, primarily in larger breed dogs, horses, sheep and even cats – but not humans.
Like humans, all dogs and cats will have two sets of teeth in their lifetimes.
Greyhounds are special dogs with special needs.
If you’re adopting a puppy, here are a few helpful facts to know.
Morris Animal Refuge is the nation’s first animal shelter, established in 1874. Don’t miss your chance to keep it going – and providing care for animals in need.
What ‘tripawds’ or three-legged dogs need most, like all dogs, physically challenged or not, is love, gentle guidance and leadership.
Prevent frostbite and hypothermia in your pets by keeping all your animals warm this winter.
Both dogs and cats are susceptible to frostbite which can range from minor to severe, potentially causing the loss of limbs.
Body language is an instinctive and extremely important source of communication for all animals – but sometimes it can be a source of miscommunication as well.
Research has confirmed what dog lovers have known for quite some time now…our best friends are extremely intelligent!
There are a few things to be aware of as you decorate for the holidays in order to keep your companion animals safe this season.
In animal behavior, neophobia refers to the tendency of an animal to be frightened by anything new.
Training your dog is truly worth the time spent.
By Nan Talleno PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Cats are, by nature, primarily nocturnal, meaning being active at night. But they have also adapted extremely well at becoming diurnal, which is being active by day. Many cats […]
Here’s something you may not know: your dog can get a case of the hiccups just like we do with similar sounds as well.
As a canine behaviorist, I’ve been asked many times ‘Why does my dog kick up so much dirt especially, after soiling?’
If your cat has spent a lot of time outdoors, is it possible to transition him/her to an indoor life?
It seems that every dog consumes a bit of grass now and then without posing an issue but when it becomes excessive, it’s time to take notice.
When a mass of fur has increased in your cat to where it creates a partial or complete obstruction, problems can occur.
By Nan Talleno PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Housebreaking should never become a stressful situation. Your dog just needs the correct path to learn. Remember, your energy is reflected to your dog so you need to stay […]
This Saturday, join me at Sister Cities Park for Fall Family Fun Days – and bring your furry friend.
Fleas not only flourish in spring and summer but, depending upon where you live, flea season can even extend until late fall.
If you want to modify or recondition a dog’s behavior, you need to consider the behavior from the dog’s perspective.