Those lazy, hazy and hot days of summer aren’t the best for many pets. Learn what you can do to keep your pet cool in this article I wrote for the American Animal Hospital Association’s PetsMatter.
Pet parents all have to face that day when their companion can no longer carry on. Whether it is debilitating old age, terrible accident, or life-sapping disease, the end comes. Then you have to think about what to do with their remains. Cremation may be an option you want to consider. Read more about it in my article for PetsMatter.
Did Santa bring you some delightful animal books? And now you want to read more? You can find some wonderful suggestions for animal books selected by librarians from across the country in this article I wrote for the PetsMatter blog of the American Animal Hospital Association. Enjoy!
If you are a pet owner, you’ve probably experienced the heartbreak of having to humanely euthanize a pet that is suffering or no longer able to enjoy any quality of life. But if you work on a veterinary team, you have to handle the stress and grief of euthanasia on a regular basis. Learn some healthy coping strategies in an article I wrote for Impro-med’s e-magazine.
By threatening the family pet, an abusive partner terrorizes his or her victims. Fearing for the safety of their pets but with nowhere to take them, many battered partners and children end up staying in abusive situations.
Fortunately, communities have begun creating safe havens so pets don’t have to be left behind. Read more about this topic in an article I wrote for the PetsMatter blog of the American Animal Hospital Association.