Pets

Are you ready for a family pet? Do you have a dog that needs training? Find out what pet is best for your family.

How To Setup A Freshwater Tropical Fish Tank

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mike Brickner

by Mike Brickner Fish are great pets and can provide hours of viewing entertainment. Fish, like any other pet, do carry a responsibility and depend on you for their care. […]

Visiting Children and Your Dog

February 12th, 2013 posted by Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC

by Colleen Pelar, CPDT, CDBC Kevin came over to play today. For the past two hours, he and my 6-year-old son Brandon have been running through the house playing hide […]

A Dog’s Diary (humor)

February 12th, 2013 posted by W. Bruce Cameron

8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter What if your dog were a better writer than W. Bruce? Not too hard to imagine, is it? Maybe while you’re out […]

Litter, Bedding and Nesting Material for Your Small Pet

February 12th, 2013 posted by PETsMART.com

Litter is the material that is used on the floor of a cage to absorb and collect waste. Some manufacturers refer to this as “bedding.” Some material that is used […]

Volunteer! Lend a Hand for Animals

February 12th, 2013 posted by Humane Society of the United States

Volunteering your time is one of the best ways to help animals. Whether you walk dogs at your shelter, stuff envelopes for an educational mailing, or assist with a fund-raising […]

A Goldfish for Your Child

February 12th, 2013 posted by Stephanie Olsen

by Stephanie Olsen Goldfish are popular starter pets for children and a good parental choice when it comes to budget and time considerations, although you should take note that goldfish […]

Pampering Your Older Dog

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jane Warren

As my dogs get older, I notice that they are less and less energetic. They don’t have that spring in their step any longer and it is harder for them […]

What type of pet should we get for our kids?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

Q: “We have three children, ages 8, 5 and 3. We would like to get a pet but am not sure if we should get a cat or a dog. […]

No more messy pet food dishes!

April 15th, 2011 posted by Family Corner Staff

I have several pets, 2 dogs and 4 cats in fact. Every day I have to go into the area where the animals eat and sweep up all the little […]

Preventing Dog Bites

March 23rd, 2010 posted by Family Corner Staff

While it’s certainly not summer yet, warm weather is upon us and that means more outside time for your kids. Summer is the time when most dog bites occur, and […]

First Aid for Cat & Dog Injuries

June 12th, 2009 posted by Family Corner Staff

As we ease into the warmer months, even our backyards can be a hazard to our dear animal friends. Whenever a cat or dog is injured it should be taken […]

Cats: Scratching Furniture

May 7th, 2009 posted by VirtualVet.com

Your cat needs to scratch and climb. Scratching conditions your cat’s claws by removing the old layers of the nails. Scratching and climbing are highly enjoyable feline activities and are […]

Pet Adoption Guidelines: Choosing a Pet

April 29th, 2009 posted by Family Corner Staff

The decision has been made to adopt a pet for you and your family. Before heading to the shelter, be sure to consider the following guidelines for choosing your new […]

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