We've been talking about moving in together and eventually getting married, but there's one problem: I have four cats, and my boyfriend says he can't see himself living with cats. What can I do?
Shopping small is not always easy, but when it comes to buying for pets, options abound. Almost every town has its own independently-owned pet boutique, sometimes just around the corner from their big-box counterparts.
Whether you're expecting a single elderly relative or a herd of exuberant kids, your pets are going to notice and react. If your reaction isn't appropriate, your pet's won't be either.
Shame on ABC for trying to generate this controversy and incite pet owners to be distrustful of their veterinarian.
Animal control was called to the scene of a recently vacated apartment building in Arlington, Texas. Her owners had moved and decided not to take Sw...
I learned that when your dog does something completely outrageous, you may not be able to keep completely calm, but you have a lot of control over how you react. One thing I learned is to 'find the funny,' rather than get angry or frustrated.
The close relationship between humans and dogs is something of an evolutionary mystery. Is the dog a slave, or a parasite? Have we adapted them to our purposes, or have they exploited us for free food and shelter? Either way, we are so close it can hurt.
I always knew -- or thought I knew -- that when Homer died, his page would die with him. It was inexpressibly painful to think about losing both Homer and my community at the same time.
Do your kids spend more time Photoshopping your pet than actually petting it? Do you have to remind them to maintain eye contact when visiting grandparents? Are they lost in their phones as we "speak"?
While my feelings about dogs are lukewarm, my feelings about making some extra money to pay my bills are red hot. And that's how I ended up dog-sitting for a German Shepherd mix. Here's how it went.
Those daily walks and snuggle sessions have resulted in real health benefits: my mother has lost weight, her blood pressure is down and she's fully engaged in life again. It all really begs the question, "Who rescued who?"
A best practice is to have a contract with those employees wanting to bring animals to work. This isn't exactly 'fun,' spontaneous and informal, but that way an employee can determine whether it is appropriate to bring their beloved pet into the office.
Sure, we all have snapshots we've taken of our dogs over the years. But wouldn't you love to have beautiful, lasting mementos?
I can't be present for every decision she'll make, now or later, to offer advice for her to follow or ignore; she needs to develop her ability take stock of whatever situation and moment she's in and then make good choices.
Whether for their military service, their charity work, or simply their unflagging loyalty, nearly every sort of creature great and small has at one time been preserved and displayed, managing to stay regal, years after their death.
There are dozens, even hundreds of species that are being crushed under the heel of the illegal wildlife trade.