September 2012

By Andrew J. Fox, DVM on September 14th, 2012

Animal doc AJ Fox gives tips on caring for your brand new puppy.

Changing seasons mark a great time to give a little extra attention to your dog's skin and coat. Pet Wellness and Lifestyle expert Jenn Fadal gives the scoop on DIY grooming, diet, and supplements that will have your pup ready for fall.

Pet parents wish they could be with their fur-kids 24/7, but sometimes life gets in the way. Pet Travel and Wellness expert Kelly Merritt helps navigate the ins and outs of day care and boarding facilities.

By Lauren McGregor Downs on September 10th, 2012

The Byram Animal Rescue Kindness Squad--or BARKS, for short--helped Tigger the Pit Bull find a forever home after being left tied to a fire hydrant.

By Amy Robinson, Certified Dog Trainer on September 10th, 2012

Raising two pups at once can mean double the trouble, but it also means twice as many face licks and an extra wagging tail. Certified dog trainer Amy Robinson offers advice for those cleaning up twice the mess, and enjoying twice the love.

By Andrew J. Fox, DVM on September 9th, 2012

Animal doc AJ Fox answers a question about flea and tick medications.

Think of separation anxiety as a kind of grief behavior. After all, when you walk out the door, your cat has no way of knowing how soon you'll return.

How to recognize danger signs/behaviors that point to heatstroke, behaviors that keep cats cool, first aid tips, and prevention tips for hot weather safety.

By Amy Robinson, Certified Dog Trainer on September 5th, 2012

Most dogs will perform commands like rock stars at home, but once out in the big world, all is forgotten. In the face of distractions, though, the "come" command is a powerful tool to turn the dog’s focus away from temptation and back to the owner.

Certified dog trainer Amy Robinson explains a nearly irresistible method for helping your pal tune in to you in environments filled with distractions.

Cats? They can be a little weird. But few things are stranger than their insistence on following us into the bathroom and getting a little too personal. Animal behavior specialist Amy Shojai explains your cat's obsession with interrupting your time on the throne.