Tag: pets

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: 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: 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: 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...

Rabid fox captured in Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com A fox that was exhibiting unusual behavior was confirmed rabid on Friday, according to the Alexandria Health Department. The fox was...

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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