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

Pets: Easy and natural solutions for canine stress

Dogs are such wonderful creatures. They are companions, protectors and members of the family. No wonder we feel an extraordinary bond with them. They are experts...

Pets: Winter weather tips for your pup

By Kim Gilliam The arrival of winter raises a wide variety of concerns for dog owners. Cold, wet weather requires you to pay special attention to your...

Pets: Be sure to avoid these holiday pet hazards

By Kim Gilliam The winter holidays are a time to enjoy seeing family and friends, but don’t get so wrapped up in the excitement of...

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,...
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