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Adopting a Dog – Tips for Women Over 60

A reader is hesitant to adopt a dog because she’s over 60. Will her dog outlive her? These tips for women over 60 will help you decide if adopting a dog is right for you. You can never learn too much about dogs! In The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs Patricia B. McConnell […]

How to Exercise Your Dog in Hot Weather

These 10 tips on how to exercise your dog in hot weather will help you find the balance between keeping your dog active and avoiding heat stroke. Pictured is a GoPet TreadWheel For Small Dogs – it looks like a hamster wheel, but it’s actually a type of dog treadmill. At first glance, this seems like a silly idea for exercising your […]

How to Treat a Dog’s Scratched Eye

Here’s how my veterinarian treated my dog’s scratched eye, plus tips for dealing with eye scratches in dogs. Georgie has been to the vet twice for eye-related problems: once for a scratched eye, and once for an eye infection. I researched how to treat dog eye injuries and symptoms of cornea or retina problems in dogs – but there is […]

12 Gifts for People Who Love Animals

These gift ideas for animal lovers range from beautiful hummingbird pendants to a hands-on day at a horse therapy ranch. I’ve also included animal print duvet covers, Grumpy Cat gift ideas, and other gifts for animal lovers that will help you choose something perfect and meaningful. A Sterling Silver Multicolored Dragonfly Pendant Necklace with Swarovski Elements is a beautiful gift for an animal […]

How to Plan the Perfect Party for Your Dog

They don’t call dogs “fur babies” for no reason! These tips for planning your dog’s party (birthday or not) will help you celebrate with waggy tails and happy howls. Life’s too short to be serious about parties. These doggy party tips will help you cover all the bases! If your dog is turning a year old, read How to Plan the […]

How to Keep Your Dog Safe on Halloween

This is our first Halloween with our dog; when I received these tips from the SPCA on how to keep pets safe on Halloween, I knew right away that I had to share them! “Loud noises can cause animals to panic putting both pets and children in danger,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of Community Relations for the BC SPCA in […]