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Protecting Pets From Poisons – And How We Are Exposed To More Toxins Than You Humans

HACK!HACK!HACK!HACK! Ahem. Excuse me. I’ve just come back from a howl-iffic visit with my pal, and his human was cleaning the house. We were running around, playing with his doggie kong, when all of a sudden I felt like I couldn’t breathe – tears were burning in my eyes, and my skin was all hot […]

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The Herby Pet – Aromatherapy For Animals!

I’ve yapped about this before, but my Dog my human is a Mistress Manipulator of my moods! When I’m wound up, she calms me down, when I’m lazy she knows how to energize me. Notonly that, she knows how to keep me flea and tick-free. What’s her secret? Something called aromatherapy! See, just like our […]

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Wheat Gluten – Not Part Of Pet’s Natural Diet!

My human Sage wrote recently about man’s search for immortality. I myself wouldn’t mind living like a cat with nine lives! If I were a wild dog, chances are I would live to approximately 40 – but domesticated like, my life span has dwindled to 12 or 13, like my pal on the left. Why? […]

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Conjuctivitis – Not Just Rosy Colored Glasses!

I’m one happy go-lucky doggy. I look at the world through rosy-colored glasses, and hot dawg is this a great place to be! But this morning I couldn’t see a thing – my eyes were ruffing sealed shut with shtuff! When I finally managed to wrench my gooky orbs open, a hazy peek in the […]

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A Tooth For A Tooth – Proper Pet Dental Care

Chomping and chewing. Those are two of my favorite things to do! But I couldn’t do them if I didn’t have such amazingly strong fangs, thanks to my human’s diligent care. I’ve heard it said that doggies mouths are cleaner than a humans – you’ve praw–bably heard that too, right? Uh-uh. Think of all those […]

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Get Your Pet To The Vet – Pet Wellness Exams, When And Why

Most of us pets give our humans the paw as soon as vet time comes around. My pussy pal Sarah the Siamese gnaws the edge of a PJ drawer, while once upawn a time I used to take refuge deep, deep into my human Sage’s bed (it was stuffy but what the heck did I […]

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Walk The Dog (And Cat, And Rabbit, And Ferret)

Walk, walk, walk, lucky dog, lucky dog, I’m a lucky dog, straight into traffic ACK! Walk, walk, walk, luckylucky, let’s smell that flower ACK! Walk, walk, walk, there’sasquirrelrunforit ACK! That was my typical daily monologue in my early years, when my human Sage first started to train me. We would walk together every day, me […]

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Don’t Feed The Animals – Foods To Avoid

There is a reason why humans teach us not to beg for food. Besides the fact that it is really, really annoying to them (and my friends, we are choosers and not beggars), people food is just not pet food. Yes, we pets would do very well indeed on a diet of fresh vegetables, oils, […]

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Keeping your Cat Free of Fleas

Photo by vincent.chen Dealing with fleas can be a highly frustrating and time consuming activity. While most cat owners will agree that flea season can drive you crazy, there are several natural, preventative measures that you can take to keep your cat free of fleas. For cats, the main symptoms associated with fleas are often […]

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