Posts Categorized: Pet Tips

As Summer Storms Become More Fierce, How Can You Help Your Cat?

Posted by & filed under Bethany Meissner, Bloggers, Pet Tips.

You already know that climate change can affect your cat. You also know that summer storms can become more fierce as a result of changing weather patterns. Whether those storms are simply extra strong thunderstorms, or more dangerous tornadoes and hurricanes, it’s important to prepare to help your cat get through the rough weather as […]

How To Protect Paws on Icy Sidewalks

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Health, Pet Tips, Tracie Hotchner.

With an extended cold wave across the Northeast and other parts of the country, dogs have their own particular challenges when going outside. A recent New York Times article on the subject called “Don’t Make Me Go Out There” with some fun photos – described how city dogs have the added burden of dealing with […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Pets in an Emergency

Posted by & filed under Bloggers, Pet Tips, Pet Travel, Tracie Hotchner.

Here’s some good advice from some animal-loving friends Down Under, about managing risks to our pets during emergencies. With all the weather-related emergencies around the United States, and beyond, I found good information in this article in “The Conversation,” about ways to prepare for emergencies with our pets. While the details of Australian emergency situations […]

Interrupt “Bad” Behavior With A Reward!

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We have all heard about ways to stop your dog from doing something we don’t like by basically “snapping him out of it,” using various methods of distracting him from his shenanigans. There’s the squirt bottle that often comes up as a supposedly harmless intervention. Some trainers suggest that if you have a really stubborn […]