Hugging an unwilling dog puts them under stress — which means they may bite next.
4 Tips on Preparing Your Dog for Back-to-School Season
Summertime will soon give way to fall, and your dog may need some help adjusting to the new schedule.
How Kids Can Help Animals in Shelters: An Expert Guide
Teach them the value of social responsibility by allowing them to volunteer — or help shelters in a variety of ways. Here’s where to start.
How Cats Have Helped My Son With Autism
They are not formal “therapy animals,” but these 2 wonderful cats have helped my son with autism — and have even inspired him.
7 Things to Consider When Your Kid Asks for a Pet
Animals need love, attention and consistent care. Is your child ready?
Roundworms and Kids: Why Hand-Washing Is a Must
For children who live with pets, roundworms and their eggs are an unseen risk and potential hazard.
How to Convince Your Parents to Get You a Puppy or Kitten
Begging may work on some moms or dads, but the real trick is to show them that you will be a responsible pet caregiver. Find out how in this article.
Kids Love These 4 Pet Rodents — Which One Is Right for You?
From mice to rats, hamsters to gerbils, when your child asks for one of these furry pets, which one of them is right for your home?
Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby
Whether your dog is a relaxed senior or a high-energy working breed, here’s some expert advice for easing your pet into your new family routine.
Teach Your Kids How to Greet a Strange Dog
Avoid a slew of problems and take a few minutes to instruct your children on the finer points of greeting new dogs.