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Let Me Entertain You! Successful Holiday Parties for Pet Owners

Pets and parties?

I love the movie A Christmas Story. My favorite characters are, of course, the Bumpus Hounds.

Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season with Your Pets

 

Animal lovers find great joy including their animals in as many holiday celebrations as possible.

Lovin’ an Elevator: Helping an Old Dog Become More Comfortable

About a year ago Zam, my 14.5-year-old Labrador, began to balk at the stairs.

How to Put an End to Counter-Surfing

Many dog owners complain that their dogs steal food from kitchen counters or even the dinner table. A new term was even coined to describe this behavior: counter-surfing. If you're tired of losing your dinner to a sneaky pooch every time you turn your back, here's what you can do about it.

Adopting a Shelter or Rescue Dog: How to Find the Right Match

Originally published 10/01/2010.

Adding to the family

October is the American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Dog Month. Adding a dog to your household can bring great joy, but adopting a pet is a bit like looking for a roommate or significant other—the more you know beforehand, the greater the odds of a successful relationship. If you already have other pets, it can be even harder to find the right match. To ensure a successful adoption, think carefully about what it is you're looking for before you go to select a pet.

Help, We’re Being Invaded! How to Train Polite Greetings

Holiday fun?

The last quarter of the year is a rough one for dogs.