Tag: pets

EMPTY SHELTER PROJECT: Meet Gracie, gorgeous, gray-haired Cat

EMPTY SHELTER PROJECT: Meet Gracie, gorgeous, gray-haired Cat

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Pet Patrol

This is Gracie! Gracie is gray and white short-haired kitty, who is between two and three-years-olds.

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Va. Delegate Proposes Bill to Allow Adjacent Burials of Pets, Owners

Va. Delegate Proposes Bill to Allow Adjacent Burials of Pets, Owners

Virginia codes currently prohibit animals and humans from being buried together in the same cemetery, but one delegate hopes to change that with House Bill 588.

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PET FRIENDLY: Facts and Myths About Keeping Pet Birds in Your Home

PET FRIENDLY: Facts and Myths About Keeping Pet Birds in Your Home

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

For this edition of Pet Friendly I’ll open a new chapter and talk about some of the realities of keeping birds as house pets.

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PET FRIENDLY: Dog’s New Year’s Resolution, Keeping Your Dog Active in Winter

PET FRIENDLY: Dog’s New Year’s Resolution, Keeping Your Dog Active in Winter

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

This week I’d like to concentrate on highlighting creative ways to boost your dog’s quality of life by increasing its mental and physical activity levels this winter.

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EMPTY SHELTER PROJECT: Meet Cookie, Pit Mix

EMPTY SHELTER PROJECT: Meet Cookie, Pit Mix

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments | Pet Patrol

Meet Cookie! She’s a 1-2 year old energetic Pit mix looking for a home to snuggle up in and a human to play with.

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PET FRIENDLY: Keeping Your Pet Healthy in Cold Weather

PET FRIENDLY: Keeping Your Pet Healthy in Cold Weather

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

This week’s “mixed precipitation event” and subsequent snowstorm helped me realize it’s a good time to prepare pets for the colder days and months ahead so they can enjoy the winter season without risking injury or their general health.

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PET FRIENDLY: How to Manage Pet Shedding

PET FRIENDLY: How to Manage Pet Shedding

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

If you’re preparing your home to receive visitors this holiday season, here are some different approaches to controlling your pet’s shedding.

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PET FRIENDLY: Keeping Your Pets Healthy and Happy During the Holidays

PET FRIENDLY: Keeping Your Pets Healthy and Happy During the Holidays

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

As we approach “the most wonderful time of the year”–the holidays–it’s important to consider how we can best meet the needs of our companion pets along with those of other family members.

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PET FRIENDLY: Pumpkin Proves Beneficial to Pets

PET FRIENDLY: Pumpkin Proves Beneficial to Pets

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

Small amounts of pumpkin, in pureed form, can provide an exceptional, natural digestive supplement for your dog or cat year-round.

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PET FRIENDLY: Why Cats Purr?

PET FRIENDLY: Why Cats Purr?

| October 16, 2013 | 0 Comments | Pet Friendly

A significant portion of my business involves caring for the needs of cats, who are generally more challenging to “read” than my canine clients. Perhaps because of this reality, I have written more in this Pet Friendly column about dog behaviors and care than about those of cats.

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