New situations can make any cat go ballistic. A new pet in the house, especially a
cat, new furniture, a new routine may unsettle a cat, who generally likes things 'the way they
were.' One of the therapies recommended by some veterinarians for anxiety that arises in cats and
dogs, is the introduction of pheromones.
It being Spring, I thought it would be a good time to bring up the topic of weeds that are poisonous to horses and some cattle, in the interest of getting the owners of grazers to remove these weeds from their hay fields.
Americans spent more money on their pets last year than ever before -
$50 million - and the largest growth areas were in pet care, according
to the American Pet Products Association survey.
If you love pets, would love a job working with them, and have an
entrepreneurial spirit, you might be curious about what is involved in
the business of pet sitting, and what it's possible to earn.
There has been a significant increase in pet custody cases in the first
decade or so of the century, and at least part of the reason, according
to a spokesperson from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, is
that there are more same-sex marriages, civil unions and domestic
partnerships. And don't forget, in many households, there are no kids;
the pets are the kids.
A few weeks ago, Dog TV began airing on cable channels in the San Diego
area. Soon, no doubt, it will be spreading to other areas of the
country and the world. But there's a new video out that's not just for
your dog, but the whole family to enjoy together.... although some of it
may seem weird to humans, as it's done with 'dog technology.'
Next week is Poison Prevention Week, and for the occasion,Embrace Pet Insurance
has gone into its claims data base to see what main culprits were
poisoning dogs and cats in 2011. You probably already know how
seriously ill pets can become from chocolate, but the other 19 of the
top 20 pet poisons may surprise you.