Tag: dogs

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: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...

Your dog is trying to tell you something

By Kim Gilliam As any pet owner knows, though pets can’t actually talk to us, they are pretty good at getting us to do their...

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: 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...

Updated Map: St. Patrick’s Day Parade rescheduled to March 18

Following its cancellation due to windy weather earlier in the month, the St. Patrick's Day Parade has been rescheduled to Sunday, the Ballyshaners announced...

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...
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