People are traveling far and wide this time of year with trips ranging from supply runs to the market (more cranberry sauce!) to cross-country plane, train and/or automobile adventures. Like to bring your Furry Friend along? You can with just a little planning… and everyone will be better off for it! Continue reading
ABC Founder and CEO Steve Appelbaum helps get your Furry Friend safely and comfortably through the holiday season!
Holidays bring special meals, unusual ingredients and guests that might not know the “house rules” about what can be fed to your pets. A little advance eduction can go a long way for everyone involved. Continue reading
Your ABC certification is a gateway to opportunities as wide-ranging as your imagination. But completion of your cert doesn’t mean your education has to stop. Our Continuing Education Programs (CEPs) keep you sharp and give you the tools to grow in ways you never imagined! Continue reading
Some holidays are just plain complicated for our Furry Friends and Halloween is one of them. We’ve got some tips that just might help. Continue reading
While taking a hike last weekend in a park that borders a major wilderness area just north of Los Angeles, we saw this sign on the right posted prominently on the main message board at the trailhead. It got us thinking about a few things. First, the local rangers were being incredibly thoughtful in assembling tips to help dogs and their masters in the area. Second, was anything missing from this list that mattered?
This sign is specific to the Southern California area. Do you have a tip, idea or piece of advice that would help hikers, campers and others who strike out for adventure with their Furry Friend at their side? We’ve listed some of our best tips and guides below. What would you add? And the more specific to your terrain the better — desert, plains, heat, snow, bugs, weird wildlife, consider all of it. All ideas are useful when it comes to keeping our pets safe, comfortable and happy!
- Work Out With Your Dog
- The Battle Against Fleas & Ticks
- Microchipping Your Furry Friend
- Camping With Your Dog
- Backyard Dangers
Finally, after you’ve read all our tips, come back and watch this dog navigate a big pile of leaves the **proper** way!
We all have a dominant and lesser-dominant hand. Science, in exploring brain activity, architecture and operation, is finding that this could be true for our pets as well. Continue reading