Product Review: Vita Gravy
Pet Products Review – Vita-Gravy 12oz Meatloaf with gravy, turkey with gravy, mashed Potatoes with gravy…dog food with gravy? And gravy with vitamins? OK now let’s get serious, Vita-Gravy, it’s a vitamin supplement for either cats or dogs. You add a little bit to your pet’s food and enhanced is the taste and nutritional value […]
Why is devocalization of dogs and cats legal?
Barking dogs can alert us to danger. It’s there way of talking. Yes, listening to dogs barking on and on is troubling. The problem isn’t with the dog, it’s with the owner. A well-trained dog doesn’t bark incessantly. And cat lovers know there isn’t a sound more soothing than that of a purring kitty. So, […]
Pet Insurance Monthly Payments: Worth It?
I got a quote for my pet and it would cost me $30 per month for pet insurance. Would I be better off saving $30 per month instead of buying pet health insurance for my pet?
Coalition for the Adoption of Shelter Animals
Every day, CASA members are working together to increase adoptions of homeless dogs and cats across the country. Together, we’re breaking down barriers in the online adoption process and maximizing the exposure for animals in need. What does CASA do? We make it easy for people to find their next pet. And we encourage cause-minded […]
Do pets feel grief over the loss of a loved one?
This article courtesy of petinsurance-101.com. It’s a documented fact that pets experience grief when they lose a loved one. Many pet owners will corroborate this. Regardless of whether it is a cat losing a kitten or missing a deceased pet friend; the distress signs are there for all to see. Pets have a deep significance […]
Top 10 most popular pet names of 2011
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Perhaps Shakespeare was on to something when he wrote those words for Juliet, but does that wisdom apply to our pet’s name too? Food for thought: Upon meeting your neighbor’s Great Dane for the first time, would […]
I Have Five Pets — How Can I Afford Insurance?
I have five pets, three dogs and two cats. How can I afford insurance for all five pets?
Pet Insurance For Indoor Cats?
It is a decision you should make based on your risk tolerance, your finances and whether the peace-of-mind knowing you can receive an 80% reimbursement is worth the monthly premium for your kitty.
Pet Insurance And What To Avoid
After talking to my vet and looking at several pet insurance company web sites I am confused! What should I definitely avoid in picking a plan for my pet?
Are two exams per year necessary?
Question: My veterinarian requested that I bring my dog in twice a year for an exam. Is that necessary? Answer: How often your pet is examined is subject to many variables that only your veterinarian would be qualified to answer, since they know your pet’s health, any diseases endemic to your area and any special […]
Pet shipping safety?
Question: I am moving my pet by air, and my biggest concern is his safety. How do I keep him safe throughout his journey? Answer: Many of the fears surrounding pet transportation stem from owners putting pets on planes without knowing the correct ways to prepare their animals, or the correct aircraft to use for […]
Clumping cat litter
The pros and cons of clumping cat litter
Howard Stern blasts owners who dump dogs and cats
I’m becoming something of a single-issue celebrity fan, and it’s messing with my identity. When Jay Leno questioned the cruelty of Michael Vick‘s actions, it was easy enough to wash my hands of him. I’d never liked Leno, and his utter lack of compassion aligned well with my vision of him as plastic and soulless. […]
Pet names and nicknames: what do they say about us?
This editorial courtesy of Dr. Patty Khuly, PetMD.com. Pet names — as in the nicknames we give to our pets — say lots about who we are and what our pets mean to us. It’s a truism that’s especially evident in the examination room, whether people coo sweet nothings to their beloveds … or chat […]
Amid earthquake devastation, dogs in Japan are epitome of loyalty
Spoiler alert: Both dogs have been rescued by Kenn Sakurai and his team, and are in the care of professionals. There’s nothing dramatic, in the conventional sense, about this clip. You simply witness compassion in its purest and most honest form, a subtly moving tribute of one dog’s loyalty to his injured companion. Many […]
Help animals displaced by Japan’s earthquake and tsunami
Sherri, a friend of a friend of mine, lives in Japan and has volunteered for four years with ARK (Animal Refuge Kansai). Sherri reports that while her community has largely been spared fatalities due to the earthquake and tsunami, she’s only about a six hour drive from major devastation. Rescuers are attempting to gain access […]
Pet Insurance And Reimubursement
I have pet health insurance. When I filed a claim it took nearly two months for the company to reimburse me.
Pets vs. children: George Clooney’s girlfriend weighs in
This article courtesy of Patty Khuly, VMD, MBA, PetMD.com. George Clooney’s got a new-ish girlfriend. This one’s name is Elisabetta Canalis. She made waves recently after she spoke frankly about not wanting to have children. Her dogs are enough, she explained (which seemed like a good policy to me, given her choice of partners). But […]
Egypt’s animals need our help
Along with the rest of the world, I’ve been watching with fascination the uprising in Egypt. As brave humans rally against an autocratic regime, some giving their lives to bring freedom for all, animals are caught in the crossfire. One organization is taking notice: ESMA (Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals), was born out of […]
Top male and female cat names for 2010
This article courtesy of Pet Insurance 101. 2010 has gone but has left behind memories and instructions for all of us. A lot of pet parents got their pets insured and there’s an important learning for new pet owners. If you want to save your dear pet from unwanted, avoidable distress, and lower pet care […]
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