How to Treat Your Yard for Fleas

If you are a pet owner, you will need to take steps to protect your pet against fleas. Before you learn how to treat your yard for fleas, you should know what they are and what attracts them to your yard in the first place. Fleas are small insects that feed on humans,...

How to Train an Older Dog

You have undoubtedly heard the phrase, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. Fortunately, this is not the case. Professional dog trainers will agree that this is a myth and that with patience, a senior dog can be trained. Keep in mind that the older the dog, the...

How to Find a Lost Pet

How to Find a Lost Pet For a pet owner, there’s often no scarier feeling than the one felt when a beloved pet suddenly goes missing. If you’re facing a situation like this for the first time, you may not know how to find a lost pet or even where to begin searching....

Dog Agility Resources

Today, dogs are most often kept as companion pets, but these pets can also learn to participate in sports with their owners. Dog agility is a dog sport that involves the dog and the owner, or handler. The handler helps train the dog and gives hand signals or commands...

Therapy Dogs

Therapy animals are an excellent way to bring comfort to people who are confined in nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, and hospices. These animals are usually dogs, but can also be cats, horses, rabbits, guinea pigs, or any other well-trained,...

Coping with Pet Loss

Animals play an important role in the lives of many people. An animal can be a companion, a best friend, or even a type of surrogate child. While the types of pets that most often come to mind are dogs and cats, everything from bunnies, turtles, goldfish, and even...