They may not be related to us by flesh and blood, but we cherish our pets like they’re our tiny, fluffy children all the same. Pet care presents a unique set of challenges, but with the right strategies, you can have the happiest pet on the block. If you’re looking …keep reading
Despite the benefit of a fur coat, your dog or cat still feels the colder temperatures. “Like humans, they’re not meant to withstand extremely cold conditions,” says Inga Fricke, director of sheltering initiatives and outreach for the Humane Society of the United States. “Our rule of thumb is if it’s …keep reading
Rex and Scruffy face some of the same hazards that toddlers do. If there’s a thumbtack under the rug or an errant cheese puff behind the couch, they’ll find it—and put it in their mouths. So, as with childproofing a home, keeping your space safe for your pet is also …keep reading
It’s a classic scene: A car cruises down the highway as a dog runs side to side in the back seat, poking his head out the windows, tongue flapping in the breeze.
Here’s the problem: Not only is the dog at risk of injury, but the pooch’s owner …keep reading