The Alexandria Times’ monthly pet column, looking at issues facing local pet owners.

Pets: Grieving the loss of a pet

By Kim Gilliam Many of us have experienced the loss of a pet at some point in our lives, and know how difficult it can...

Grooming your pet the right way

By Kim Gilliam Grooming is not just about keeping your dog clean and looking good. It’s also about maintaining their physical health and appearance. All...

Planning for the worst is what’s best for your pet

By Kim Gilliam Responsible owners focus on the day-to-day needs of their pets: ensuring they are happy and healthy with the right food, exercise, medical care,...

Help ‘clear the shelters’ this month

By Kim Gilliam If you are looking to add a four-legged family member, this is a great time to do so – August is “Clear...

Summer hazards for your dog

By Kim Gilliam Summer offers many ways to spend quality time outdoors with your dog, exercising, exploring new places and participating in fun summer events. With...

Help prevent pup’s winter blues

By Kim Gilliam This week’s snowfall reminds us that winter is officially here. While some of us really enjoy this time of year and others...
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