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Purr-fect Pet Sitters

When you’re away from home, a professionally-trained pet sitter that knows your pet’s breed and habits may be an all-around happier choice of care.

Walking The Cat

Given a gentle introduction, a cat can learn to love a leash and relish daily walks around the neighborhood.

Pet Vaccine Alternatives

Judicious and timely use of vaccines using holistic principles can protect a pet from disease without harming its natural immune system.

Dogs with Library Cards

By reading out loud to dogs and cats, even hard-to-reach children rapidly gain reading skills.

Lifesaving Acts

Practical approaches can help out injured and neglected animals in our community and save overhunted and endangered animals around the world.

When Your Pet Passes

Pets give us unstinting love, but their short life spans means they usually die ahead of us -- and then the grieving can be as deep as with a human.

Pet Anesthesia

By understanding how anesthesia techniques have advanced, we can ask better questions of vets and make better choices for our pets.

Pet Bed-Buddies

Having Fido or Kitty in our bed comforts many of us, but can sometimes cost a good night’s rest.

Playful Pet Gifts

Simple, inexpensive holiday gifts can easily delight a pet—especially if they mean spending more time with us.

New Cancer Test for Dogs

A simple new blood test allows cancer to be detected four to six months before a dog develops outward symptoms.