If you have a dog, and have lived in Florida for any length of time, you’ve heard about the “Bufo Toad,” Bufo marinus, Linnaeus
Preparing for hurricane season must include making preparations for your pets. Having a pet evacuation kit is an essential part of being prepared since hurricane season has arrived again.
This month, I’d like to share some cat “tales.”
Is it best to travel without your pooch, meaning a pet sitter, family member, or willing neighbor steps in, or are you going to jump through hoops to keep him with you at all times?
I recently returned from a long-planned, once-in-a-life time trip to Cuba, and the subject for the March “Dog Walkin’ Wellington” column was chosen weeks before departing the USA - “The Havanese, National Dog of Cuba.”
A few days ago, I realized that when dog owners get together, we share and laugh at the idiosyncrasies and comical antics of our canine companions, but we also often discuss some less appealing pet habits that are puzzling, bothersome, or just plain nasty.
I have some new neighbors up the street, and as I drive to town, I often see a family member exercising two handsome, fawn-coated Boxers.
My English friend, Jo, says that this month’s title is a popular annual British campaign, to discourage giving animals as holiday presents.
Well, there’s been a whole bunch of publicity about the journey of candidate Mitt Romney’s dog Seamus, who accompanied the family on a 12-hour ride to a vacation destination.
Taking your dog to an off-leash dog park, where he can roam free and socialize with other dogs, would seem to be very beneficial for both you and your pet – you satisfy your desire for your pet to exercise, and he develops socialization skills.