Adding a new pet to your family 

It’s time. You have a great job, a pet-friendly housing situation, and you’re tired of coming home to an empty house. Or perhaps your current pet seems lonely, bored and might like More »

Follow New Leash on Life Dogs

New Leash on Life Dogs

One month ago, in May 2017, two very lucky dogs started the New Leash on Life (NLOL) program near Asheville, NC.  The pups have been in training for exactly one month and More »

Following proper dog park etiquette make trips to the dog park much more pleasant.

Dog Park Etiquette – Part II 

Ever wonder if there’s dog park etiquette? There is. Ryan Jo Summers shares about it in Dog Park Etiquette – Part II. More »

Snakebites in pets should be treated seriously.

Snakebites in pets – how to handle them

Reported snakebites in pets  were up dramatically in Carolina – April 2017 versus April 2016, 71 to 19, according to a Fox News report. In Western North Carolina, the copperhead and timber More »

FUR cats treated to story time

Although cats seem to be able to entertain themselves easily, they also need fun time that includes interaction with people. Megan Hauser, long-time volunteer for Feline Urgent Rescue of WNC, (FUR) has found More »

Book Review – A Dog’s Way Home by W. Bruce Cameron

A Dog’s Way Home is the story of the lengths to which a dog will go to be reunited with its companion, and also a revelation of the pit bull laws on the books in Denver, Colorado.  It’s a moving combination.