With its sparkling lights, dangling ornaments and climbable branches, a Christmas tree is irresistible to most cats, but be aware that your festive tree poses many dangers for a curious feline. Luckily there are simple steps you can take to help ensure that your cat stays safe this holiday season. The most foolproof way to protect your cat and your Christmas tree is to place the tree in a room […]
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For well over 100 years, dogs have been trained and used by law enforcement agencies to aid in police work. Today, K-9 units are vital members of the police force. These four-legged officers, such as the dogs of the Pasco Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, work hard every day to keep our neighborhoods and families safe and secure. Intelligence, aggression, strength, and an acute sense of smell are just a few […]
People who have never owned or been around cats sometimes imagine that it takes a lot of time and effort to train a cat to use a litter box. We proud cat parents might like to attribute our cat’s use of a litter box to hours of dedicated training, or to our cat’s superior intelligence. However, the truth is that it is relatively simple to teach a cat or kitten […]
Most people enjoy giving their beloved pooch a special treat, and there are some nice benefits to treating your pet. For example, treats can reinforce and nurture the bond between you and your pet, and they’re a great training aid to reward desired behavior. But while treats can be an enjoyable and yummy addition to your dog’s diet, too many treats can be unhealthy. The basics about treating your dog: […]
We all want to feed our pets healthy, wholesome food. While keeping dry pet food fresh is mostly a matter of storing it properly in an appropriate sealed container, there are different considerations when it comes to canned pet food. Unopened, canned pet food is good to use until the “use by” or “best by” date marked on the can. However, once the can of dog or cat food has been opened, […]