Should You Muzzle Your Dog for Your Cat’s Safety?

I got this email from a listener: “I need a muzzle for my pitbull.  She is great with me, but I don’t trust her with cats in the house, so when she is in the house she is crated.  I … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About the Recent Pet Food Recalls

If you watch the news, you are likely concerned by the recent reports regarding the withdrawal of certain pet food products from store shelves because of food safety concerns. First, please be aware that no Halo products are involved in … Continue reading

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What Should a Dog Eat?

What should a dog eat and how do you know if you’re giving your pet the best diet possible? There are so many different types of diets available for dogs today – dry food, canned food, raw meats, cooked meats, … Continue reading

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Should You Let Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed?

My two dogs sleep in my bedroom- Wanda likes her soft-sided “hut” and Maisie stretches out on the chaise longue which is designed as “hers,” but neither of them sleeps on my bed (partly because, as a widow of two … Continue reading

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Great article! Everyone should read it. I am proud…

Great article! Everyone should read it. I am proud to call Farah a friend and my family is proud to call a Vafa dog a member of our pack. I pray that Trump's executive order is found unconstitutional by the … Continue reading

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An ER Euthanizes a Beloved Pet. This is What You Should Know:

There are certain calls to news editors that prove irresistible. I imagine in this day and age of ratings and clicks mattering more than actual investigative reporting, nothing makes editors salivate more than the tale of a devastated family and the greedy, … Continue reading

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How Many Treats Should You Give Your Dog?

Whether you use them for training purposes, to calm your dog during a stressful time, or just to reward your dogs for being your buddy, treating your dog can strengthen the bond between you and your… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Should I Give My Dog Bottled Water?

There are many sources of water safe for a dog to drink from and bottled water is just one of them. However, the only time I give my dog bottled water is if we go hiking for more than 15 … Continue reading

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“No Obamacare for dogs”: 5 things you should know about the vet ER

Another week, another veterinary ER under fire. This time, it’s the Southwest Michigan Animal Emergency Hospital, now receiving angry calls and even death threats after declining to perform emergency exploratory surgery on a young German Shepherd who developed complications after … Continue reading

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Secrets of sled dogs and why human athletes should be jealous

One of the more ignorant assertions by the animal rights morons people is that Iditarod dogs are beaten, starved and forced to run hundreds of miles. The fact is that every racing sled dog consumes around 12,000 calories daily, food … Continue reading

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