Tag: cats

Pets: Are dogs or cats smarter? Science has an answer

By Kim Gilliam Dog owners say their pets are smartest because they are loyal, joyful and trainable. Cat owners say their pets are smarter for...

Pets: Helping adopted pets transition to their new home

By Kim Gilliam June is a popular month for pet adoption. People looking for a new canine companion realize that this is a great time...

Pets: City council to recognize Alexandria’s love of pets

By Kim Gilliam As Mayor Allison Silberberg and city council prepare to proclaim April 29 the second annual Alexandria Love Your Pet Day, the organizers of...

Pets: Showing your pet love this Valentine’s Day season

By Kim Gilliam With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s no surprise many of us hold our pets nearest and dearest to our hearts....

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...

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...
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