May
5
2016

The final day: Make it special

Maureen Blaney Flietner
Death is inevitable. Sometimes, having time to prepare for our pet’s final day really does make that time special. We get a chance to plan what would be most meaningful for our pet and ourselves. ...more
May
3
2016
Camping season is upon us, and June is National Camping Month. To make sure you and your dog have as much fun as you possibly can, it’s important to follow the Scout Motto: “Be prepared.” ...more
Apr
19
2016
The decision to adopt a paraplegic pet—or any animal with special needs—is a highly personal choice, but one that is growing in popularity with pet owners. ...more
Apr
12
2016
When you move to a new home, you are diligent about changing your address with the post office. But, are you also diligent about updating your pet’s microchip registration with your new address? ...more
Mar
17
2016
I can always find my beloved pets in my heart, but having their cremains on a shelf in the living room makes me feel like they are still here with me....more
Mar
8
2016
One of the most surprising things about working from home has been the number of dogs who drop by—without their owners. What makes dogs roam, and is there anything owners can do to prevent it? ...more
Feb
11
2016
Fearing for the safety of their pets—who are often one of the few sources of comfort and emotional support victims have left—but with nowhere to take them, many battered partners and children end up staying in abusive situations. Fortunately, help can be found through several groups and online directories. ...more
Feb
2
2016
In the summer of 2014, Hannah Burke found herself in a situation no pet owner ever wants to face. Her dog, Sadie, a 1-year-old cocker spaniel/golden retriever mix, needed surgery on her tail after a bite wound had become badly infected. But a death in the family had left the Burkes struggling financially. It was a horrible time to learn Sadie needed a life-saving surgery they couldn’t afford. ...more

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