There are many great dogs and cats waiting for a home but being overlooked — just because they are older. Yet they may be the perfect companion you seek: used to living in a home, potty-trained, know basic commands, and beyond the frenzy of a youngster. Consider what you can offer a senior pet and what it can mean to you in this article I wrote for AAHA’s PetsMatter.
You had a wonderful relationship with that special pet. Now honor it by going beyond the photos or other reminders you keep. Help other pets get a chance to find their forever homes as loving companions. Read my tips in this article written for AAHA’s PetsMatter.
Thefts happen in barns, at horse shows, and from pastures. Fortunately, there are many ways to safeguard yourself, from high-tech gadgetry to watchful neighbors. But first you have to educate yourself and, most of all, don’t ever think it can’t happen to you, Here’s an article I wrote for The Horse that looks at how to keep your animals , possessions, and people safe.
You know your pet fears loud noises. Fireworks. A storm’s thunder or cracks of lightning. The gunshots of hunting season. You might think it will get over it, but it’s nothing to ignore. Noise phobia is a serious condition that may cause a pet to injure itself or damage property.
Read about noise phobia in pets in an article I wrote for AAHA’s PetsMatter.
A horse farm with green pastures and beautiful trees is a joy to look at or own. But are the trees you have a good match for your horses? Some trees are toxic. Learn more in this article I wrote for The Horse.