While pets are fun and so are holidays, the two can clash without proper planning. What can you do to ensure that the family gathering is problem free while ensuring that your pet can be part of the party too?
It's early in the New Year, and no doubt many have vowed to exercise and get into shape. But do you look at your dog and feel guilty that you're working out instead of playing with him? How about incorporating your dog into a cardio, calorie-burning workout?
Have you ever known a dog who is great with people most of the time but who sometimes backs off and growls when strangers rush up to him on walks? Once you see it from the dog's perspective, it all makes sense.
Every year, when badly behaved dogs become the object of media focus someone asks me, " Do you think pitbulls should be banned as pets?" To which I usually answer, "No, but some owners should be banned from owning pitbulls...