Old Golden Retriever

Pet Pain Relief

The availability of pain medicines for humans in our society has stimulated more awareness of pain management options for our animal companions, especially after surgical procedures or an injury. How does a human know that an animal is experiencing pain? Dogs and …
Oliver

Becoming Whole

In the 1940’s a little boy had a dog—a large Chow named Lucky. The boy and dog went everywhere together. Lucky was protector and friend. At ten years of age, Lucky ran across the front yard to greet the little boy’s father …
Dog Being Toweled Off

Grooming for Better Health

  Whether your companion animal is a dog, cat, rabbit or horse, they all need to be provided with good grooming to remain healthy. Like cats, guinea pigs are fastidious cleaners, but even they need your help with daily or weekly grooming. …
Bella

The Life Saving Power of Networking

I follow a lot of animal rescue organizations on social media. As someone who volunteers for a local rescue and makes a living as a cat writer, it’s important for me to keep up with what’s happening in the rescue world, beyond …
Sad Dog

Antifreeze and Your Pet

With spring here and summer soon approaching, it may seem odd to bring up the subject of antifreeze. But antifreeze is a necessity for your automobile’s cooling system as well as its heating system. The term ‘antifreeze’ is really a misnomer. It …
SecondDebutReviewRiot

Animals and the Afterlife

Animals and the Afterlife by Kim Sheridan—not your usual dog or cat book. Do animals have a soul? Do animals love? Do animals think? Are animals here to teach us to love or be patient? Can animals communicate with us? Do animals reincarnate? …