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Dogs Can Be Trained To Overcome Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is one of the most common of canine behavioral problems. Usually, it can be fixed without professional help.

09/02/2014

Unwelcomed Gifts From The Cat

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?

08/28/2014

Treating Your Dog’s Cracked Paw Pads

Cracked paw pads can be a relatively common problem for dogs but it’s not one that should be ignored.

08/26/2014

Trimming Dogs’ Claws

Most dogs don’t like having their claws trimmed. The best time to start is when your dog is a puppy.

08/21/2014

Traveling By Car With Your Dog

Here are a few tips when traveling by car with your dog.

08/19/2014

Prepare In Advance For A New Pet

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.

08/14/2014

Dog Training Sets Boundaries

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.

08/12/2014

‘High Rise Syndrome’ May Prove Fatal For Cats

Unscreened windows pose a life threatening danger to cats. Veterinarians have dubbed it ‘high rise syndrome’ and it can be fatal.

08/07/2014

When Pets Fear Storms

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.

07/24/2014

Bite Inhibition Serves Dogs – And Their Playmates

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.

07/22/2014

Don’t Expose Your Dog To Fireworks

Unfortunately, the sights and sounds of fireworks that fascinate and entertain us each year can truly frighten and unnerve most dogs and cats.

07/03/2014

Free Pet Adoption At Burlington County Animal Shelter

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.

07/01/2014

Break Dog Of Hoarding

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.

06/26/2014

Stop Dog From Pulling On Leash

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.

06/24/2014

Coprophagia Not Uncommon For Dogs

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.

06/19/2014

Massage Therapy Benefits Animals

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.

06/17/2014

Leash Biting Not All Fun And Games

While leash biting may seem playful, It’s extremely important to know that your dog’s behavior stems primarily from fear, overexcitement or anxiety.

06/12/2014

Sick Pet May Engage In Head Pressing

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.

06/10/2014

Growling Is A Warning

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.

05/29/2014

Just The Touch For ‘Handy Shy’ Dogs

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.

05/27/2014

When To Take Your Dog To The Dog Park

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.

05/22/2014

Dogs Commonly Suffer From Hotspots At This Time Of Year

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.

05/20/2014

Many Dogs Serve As Service Dogs

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.

05/15/2014

Dogs Are Not Human

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.

05/13/2014

Dogs Need To Walk

No matter what the breed or age, all dogs need a certain amount of exercise on a daily basis.

05/01/2014

Toy Breeds Needs Are Much The Same As Larger Breeds

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,

04/29/2014

Raining Cats And Dogs Pet Fest

Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter presents the Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest this Saturday, April 26 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter

04/24/2014

Dogs Have Emotions

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.

04/22/2014

Dog And Cat Allergies

Springtime can mean allergy season for many pets. They can be allergic to anything from food, pollen, dust, mold, exposure to chemicals or fleas.

04/03/2014

Don’t Feed The Begging Dog

Feeding your dog at the table, even on occasion, is positively rewarding negative behavior. Don’t do it.

04/01/2014

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