Pet Connection

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

November 17, 2014

Cat Trick

Three useful behaviors to teach your cat We know what you're thinking: Cats can't learn tricks. Not so. Cats are highly intelligent and many of them are amenable to learning tricks -- or, as cats would put it, teaching you to give them treats. But why train a cat?... continue

November 10, 2014

Old Dogs Rule

EIGHT REASONS TO CONSIDER A SENIOR PET By Kim Campbell Thornton She flies down the hall to greet me, mouth open in a toothless grin. She chivvies our other dogs out of the way when treats are on offer, no matter that they are two and three times her size. She rocks nose-work class. If it... continue

November 03, 2014

Fit Fido

The fitness revolution has gone to the dogs as activity trackers monitor your dog's every step By Kim Campbell Thornton I've been wearing an activity tracker for the past six weeks, and it's a good incentive to get up and move a little more so I can make my goal of 10,000 steps per... continue

October 27, 2014

True or False?

How to find the facts when you encounter Internet rumors If you're online, you've seen them: the social media rumors, emails or blog posts claiming that particular products are hazardous to a pet's health. Whether we're talking foods, treats, cleaning products or pharmaceuticals, there are... continue

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