LIFESAVING AKC PET DISASTER RELIEF TRAILERS DEPLOYED TO 50 LOCATIONS TO HELP DISPLACED PETS

From The Dog Lady’s mailbag: AKC Reunite, the largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service provider in the United States, is pleased to announce the 50th deployment of its AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers. These life-saving trailers donated to local … Continue reading

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Congressional Subcommittee Launches Probe into Pet Collars Reportedly Responsible for Killing Thousands of Pets and Harming Humans

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, sent letters to Elanco Animal Health Inc. and Bayer U.S. LLC seeking documents and information regarding the Seresto flea and tick collars, following reports that the collars … Continue reading

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Should we dress up our pets for Halloween?

Should we dress up our pets for Halloween? Dressing up on Halloween can be great fun for children and adults alike, but what about our furry friends? Just like people, dogs and cats are individuals, and no two animals are … Continue reading

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Successfully Transitioning Pets from One Food to Another Food

You have probably heard this before. Regarding your pet, when transitioning from one formula to another, do so slowly, over a few weeks, by gradually replacing some of your pet’s old food with its new food to the point where … Continue reading

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How to Safely Celebrate a Pet’s Birthday

How to Safely Celebrate a Pet’s Birthday Happy birthday to you! We all love a celebration, and a pet’s birthday (or adoption day) is a great excuse to spoil them rotten – as if we don’t do that every day! … Continue reading

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Achieving Your Pet’s Summer Body Goals

A number of my clients have seen their dog’s bodies change as a result of COVID lockdowns. Some have had extra time to walk their dogs and their dogs have trimmed up– great! But for many, there has been extra … Continue reading

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Fostering: Great for Pets, Great for Kids

In our age of digital everything, parents are often desperate for ideas for activities that will tear their kids’ attention away from their electronics. One great option may be as close as the… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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What Do Vegans Feed Their Pets?

Embracing a plant-based lifestyle may start with what’s on your plate, but whether you’re vegan for health, humane, or environmental reasons, for lots of people it’s not just a diet, but a way of life. Being vegan can affect nearly … Continue reading

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Halo® Donation to Help Shelter Pets is Best Loved Item in Hollywood Gift Bag

From left to right: Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer, Daniel Day-Lewis This year’s actor nominees like Allison Janney, Denzel Washington, Margot Robbie, Timothée Chalamet and Octavia Spencer will have an opportunity to make a big difference by redeeming Halo pet food donations … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Protect Your Pets in an Emergency

Here’s some good advice from some animal-loving friends Down Under, about managing risks to our pets during emergencies. With all the weather-related emergencies around the United States, and beyond, I found good information in this article in “The Conversation,” about … Continue reading

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