When Nighttime Becomes Playtime for Your Cats

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Nocturnal Mischief Makers What to do when your cats turn into hyperactive night owls. It’s 3.00 am. All is quiet in my neighborhood except for the hooting of an owl in nearby bush, which, believe me, is much better than having a bullfrog croaking in the creek. (That sounds like mechanical machinery gone awry.) Suddenly it sounds as though there is a herd of elephants … [Read more...]

Help Your Local Shelter

Shelter Dogs Awaiting Their Forever Home

Rescue, Adopt and Support There are myriad ways to help the homeless dogs and cats in your community. By Audrey Pavia   If you are a pet lover, your heart aches for homeless dogs and cats. You wish you could take them all in and give them the love they deserve. While it’s impossible to save them all personally, you can do a lot to help dogs- and cats-in-need find … [Read more...]

What to Do When Your Cat Won’t Use the Litterbox

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Dealing with Cat Litterbox Issues There are several solutions to a seemingly insurmountable problem. One of the beauties of cat ownership is that nobody has to be housetrained or walked. From day one, cats instinctively seek out sandy areas to eliminate in, which you can easily provide in the form of litterboxes full of quality litter. No whining at the door to go out, … [Read more...]

Simple Steps to Training Your Dog to Walk on a Leash

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Walk This Way How to train your dog to behave properly when on a leash. One of the most important skills you can teach a dog is training her to walk on a leash. Proper leash etiquette helps ensure that should anything happen to you; your pet will more easily be adopted and treated well in a new home. Beyond that “worst case” scenario, it’s important for your own sanity … [Read more...]

Great Stuff for Dogs and Cats

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New Fun & Functional Dog & Cat Products   Dogs Love Kale dog treats are made from all-natural ingredients, such as whole oats, flaxseed, rice flour, pumpkins, peanut butter and apples.  Available in three flavors, Peanutty, Punkin and Apple Crisp, the dog treats are 100 percent sourced and certified made in the USA in a facility that does not make any other … [Read more...]