Dear Bruno…I Wish You Would Not Bark at the Deer
“BARK! BARK! BARK! BARK! BARK!” echoed throughout the house, rattling the windows and our nerves as our dream of relaxing on the porch with our new dog melted away, like November frost on a sunny morning.
When Services Refuse Access to Assistance Dog Teams
Pet Professional Guild Member Let Down by Services That Promise Otherwise
Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
The question will continue on at parties or during individual conversations and in articles...People will have opinions on which species makes a better companion.
Let’s Talk About Our Dogs’ Feelings
You may have noticed recently that there has been a lot more talk about the welfare and “the feelings” of our dogs. (Thank goodness!)
Pets & Us – Seeing the Positive in Challenging Situations
Arm yourself with knowledge. We are so lucky to be able to have instant access to a wealth of information nowadays, so use it to your advantage to find out as much as you can about your pet’s condition and treatment options, or join support groups...
Slithery Snakes and Other Scary Things!
It's that time of year when we see many snakes and lizards warming themselves along our running pathways.
Let Pets Decide Whenever They Can
Sometimes we feel like we have to micromanage every aspect of a dog's life. Let your dog process and decide what feels most comfortable for them.
Dogs Who Growl with Teeth, Oh My!
My dog growled at me today and that made me happy! Why, you ask? It is very simple actually...
Loving Partners: The Bonds We Share with Assistance Animals
Both guardians and their assistance animals must have a deep connection and bond in order to understand one another's communications and respond to body language-based signals.
Meet the People Behind the Fundraiser for Ukrainian Animal Shelters
Marina Bayeva, MD, PhD was born and raised in Dnipro, Ukraine and is a Fellow in Hospital-Based Psychotherapy at The Austen Riggs Center in Massachusetts. Dr. Bayeva's parents still live in Dnipro, where her aid efforts to local shelters and rescue organizations have been focused.