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Caskets, Markers, Urns, and Keepsakes

The sad days after the loss of the family pet is difficult enough without the challenge of deciding how best to care for the deceased; it’s easy to become daunted by all the choices and decisions to make. This article will try to sift through the myriad of options with information on available alternatives. By […]

Pet Estate Planning: How to Provide for Your Pet in the Event of Your Death

Most pet owners consider their pet’s part of the family, but the laws in most jurisdictions consider pets as property and therefore, they have few legal rights. What can a pet owner who wants to provide for their pet do to make sure their beloved dog, cat, horse, llama or iguana is well taken care […]

Bird Grooming 101

Because they are small and relatively easy to care for, birds have become a popular pet choice. While birds don’t require a lot of grooming, there are a few basic grooming requirements associated with owning a bird. This article will cover the basic aspects of bird grooming. Bathing your Bird Any bird owner will tell […]

What Small Animal is Right for You?

For some people who would like to have a pet, a dog or cat is not a good option. Maybe they live in a small space, they have allergies, they want a pet that doesn’t require quite as much care, or they want something a little different. Following are some suggestions for small pets to […]

Safe Travel: Keep your Intrepid Explorer Safe when Traveling

Anyone who has traveled down an American highway has certainly seen the wagging, slobbery tongue and flapping ears of a large dog as it rides in the back of a truck. Not everyone knows that this can be dangerous for the dog. This article will outline a number of the most important things you can […]

Tips for Traveling with Dogs

On the Road with Your Family Pet

As the weather warms and summer nears, many families are thinking about their family vacation. Families with pets, especially dogs, often choose to travel by car or recreational vehicle so the entire family can enjoy the experience together. In this article, we’ll look at some of the ways you can maximize the fun and minimize […]

Perils of Flying with a Pet

Since the tragic events of 9/11, flying has becoming increasingly complicated with changing regulations and other new challenges. These complications multiply when trying to fly with pets. The Humane Society of the United States recommends against flying with pets unless necessary. Since the tragic events of 9/11, flying has becoming increasingly complicated with changing regulations and other […]

No “Dog’s Life” for a Service Dog

Every disabled service dog, the things they do and the life they live is as unique as the disabled person they serve. Because they are working dogs, dedicated to remaining with the disabled person most if not all of the time, they tend to live as their disabled handlers live. Every disabled service dog, the […]

Service Dog Etiquette

Since passage of the American’s with Disabilities Act (or, ADA in the 1990s, the US has witnessed an explosion of the number of disabled persons active in American society. Because of certain provisions in the Act and subsequent revisions, people with many different types of disabilities are now using “service” or, assistance dogs to help […]

Please Don’t Pet Me, I’m Working

When most of us think of a service dog, the first thing that comes to mind is a guide dog for a blind person. This article will show there are a variety of service dogs that fulfill a large number of jobs on a daily basis. According to the ADA, “Service animals are animals that […]