Pet Connection

Pet Connection by Dr. Marty Becker, Kim Campbell Thornton and Mikkel Becker

August 18, 2014

Dog Days of Summer

DO YOU KNOW THE STORY BEHIND THIS INTERESTING EXPRESSION? HERE'S HOW IT CAME INTO BEING By Audrey Pavia The dog days of summer. We've all heard this expression used to describe the hottest time of the year. But what most people don't know when they use this term to complain about... continue

August 11, 2014

Adoption Action

CHOOSING A PET AT THE SHELTER DOESN'T HAVE TO BE OVERWHELMING. HERE ARE 8 TIPS TO HELP YOU MAKE THE DECISION We are big fans of adopting from animal shelters. We each currently have two dogs acquired from shelters or rescue groups. They are all the absolute best -- not that we're biased or... continue

August 04, 2014

Cut Bait

A COMMON TYPE OF RAT POISON DOESN'T HAVE AN ANTIDOTE, SO BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU BUY It's never good when a pet downs mouse or rat poison, but rodenticides containing anticoagulants are treatable with blood transfusions and vitamin K if the poisoning is caught in time. However, the... continue

July 28, 2014

Reptile Madness

LIZARDS, TURTLES AND SNAKES CAN BE GREAT COMPANIONS -- IF YOU'RE PREPARED TO GIVE THEM APPROPRIATE CARE By Kim Campbell Thornton They aren't at the level of cats and dogs yet, but reptiles are scaling upward in popularity. More than 5.6 million homes in the United States keep at least... continue

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