Tag: pets

It’s hip to snip!

By Erin Shackelford For many creatures, spring signals breeding season. While this is certainly true for wildlife, it can also be true for unsterilized dogs...

Your dog ate something toxic: What’s next?

By Kim Jones Gilliam With all the candy sitting around after Halloween, you may wonder what would happen if your dog found your secret stash...

Paws in the Park held

Paws in the Park took place Sunday at Oronoco Bay Park, according to a press release from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. AWLA...

Happy, healthy pet checklist: Follow these steps to ensure the best...

By Erin Shackelford  Pets bring us so much joy, companionship, and unconditional love. According to Forbes, over the past 35 years, the percentage of pet owners...

Pets: Dog walking dangers: Avoid injuries and accidents by following these...

By Kim Gilliam  Dogs need to be walked. For mental stimulation, to expend some of their boundless energy and to avail themselves of the “potty.”...

Pets: Seven lessons in teaching

By Kim Gilliam Our dogs bring us joy, but a disobedient dog or one with behavioral issues can also be a constant source of stress...

Starting off fresh

By Gina Hardter On Jan. 1, people around the world resolve to make changes to improve their lives, but what about improving the lives of...

All your dog wants for Christmas is…a video game?

By Kim Gilliam Can you imagine a day where you have to limit your dog’s screen time, telling them ‘Alright, that’s enough gaming Fido’? That...

Caring for furry friends

By Gina Hardter  As the year draws to a close and the days get shorter and colder, many of us are starting to plan for...

Autumnal adventures

By Gina Hardter This fall, we’re all looking for fun activities to do — and why not consider something that’s equally fun for your canine...