Separation anxiety is one of the most common of canine behavioral problems. Usually, it can be fixed without professional help.
If you live with a cat who is, at times, out of doors, you may have experienced your feline friend bringing home a dead mouse, bird, or some other ‘gift’. Now what?
Cracked paw pads can be a relatively common problem for dogs but it’s not one that should be ignored.
Most dogs don’t like having their claws trimmed. The best time to start is when your dog is a puppy.
Here are a few tips when traveling by car with your dog.
Even before bringing your new pet home, make sure that you’ve taken care of all the necessities to make sure he or she will be safe and secure.
Dogs look to us to learn everyday. They are one species that inherently looks to the human for guidance and direction. If you own a dog, set boundaries.
Unscreened windows pose a life threatening danger to cats. Veterinarians have dubbed it ‘high rise syndrome’ and it can be fatal.
During and after a traumatic storm, it is extremely important to remember that your pets can experience extreme stress and anxiety due to the weather.
Bite inhibition is defined as a learned and conditioned response in which a dog consciously inhibits and controls the full force of his/her biting ability.
Unfortunately, the sights and sounds of fireworks that fascinate and entertain us each year can truly frighten and unnerve most dogs and cats.
So many shelters are getting filled. Burlington County would like to help you find your best friend this summer in the best way possible – at no cost to you.
Many of our best friends love to collect or hoard as many toys, bones, treats and morsels of food as they can. It’s because they’re instinctively nervous.
Pulling on the leash can be a problem for many people as they take their dogs out for a walk. It’s also a problem for the dog which must be corrected.
Although the very notion may seem repulsive, Coprophagia or stool eating can be somewhat common in canines, especially puppies – but it may be a sign of something more serious.
A soothing and relaxing massage is not just for people. It has been used as a method to achieve successful rehabilitation in many animals including dogs, cats and horses.
While leash biting may seem playful, It’s extremely important to know that your dog’s behavior stems primarily from fear, overexcitement or anxiety.
If you’ve ever witnessed your dog or cat exhibiting a very odd and unusual posture such as staring off or appearing stuck in a corner while pressing the head up against a wall or door. It’s called Head Pressing.
Growling is a way for the dog to communicate any number of things including fear, anxiety, insecurity or stress. Respond accordingly and eliminate the cause.
It’s so sad to witness a dog who is considered to be “hand shy” or fearful of the human touch. Fortunately, this is not an irreparable situation.
Dog parks can provide a fun way for dogs to exercise, socialize and play with other dogs but, before venturing out, there are several very important factors to keep in mind.
Hot spots are localized bacterial infections of the skin that cause tremendous irritation, excessive itching and chewing of the localized area. They can be extremely painful.
There are many breeds of dogs that adapt well as assistance and service dogs; dogs who assist people with disabilities to live more independent and fuller lives.
Expecting our dogs to act as humans, is fairly widespread among pet owners and it is truly unfair for our dogs. It’s called Anthropomorphism.
No matter what the breed or age, all dogs need a certain amount of exercise on a daily basis.
Don’t let their size fool you, toy breeds need training just like any other breeds, as well as physical exercise, psychological challenges and boundaries to keep them safe,
Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter presents the Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest this Saturday, April 26 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter
Dogs certainly do have plenty of personality and, like humans, they experience a great deal of emotions like love, grief, fear, sadness, loneliness, pain, excitement, and joy.
Springtime can mean allergy season for many pets. They can be allergic to anything from food, pollen, dust, mold, exposure to chemicals or fleas.
Feeding your dog at the table, even on occasion, is positively rewarding negative behavior. Don’t do it.