Dog walking is a healthy, daily ritual with physical and mental benefits. However, what’s good for a full-grown German Shepherd isn’t necessarily ideal for a Pomeranian or a puppy. We spoke with American Kennel Club spokeswoman and pet advice columnist Lisa Peterson about dog- and puppy-walking in the city, at the beach and why age actually matters.
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The world’s largest consumer pet expo returns to Orange County on April 16-18! Grander than ever, the public event boasts family-friendly entertainment, educational demonstrations, pet shows, and the debut of its Equine Entertainment & Attractions. Gain some important insights into the companion pet industry as you meet and learn about all things pet from product manufacturers and retailers, veterinarians, groomers, and humane rescue organizations.
We’ve gone mad….with safety! Share your pet safety tips and/or favorite pet products for Petsguide’s March Contest. Up for grabs is your very own BatziBelt, the veterinarian-recommended seat belt for pets.
Think your furry baby is fit to be a pin-up dog? Send in your pet photos to enter in this month’s giveaway. The prize: a self-contained gallery of canine portraits, the 2010 Page-A-Day DOG Calendar.
In this episode of Petsguide, in this time of our country and economy, we thought it a good idea to get back to basics. How to wash a dog. How to brush their teeth. How to take care of this and that.
We kick off the New Year with a can-do attitude! The winter/spring issue is devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself pet care – just the thing for pet parents who’ve pondered letting the pros handle it or taking matters into their own capable hands. Writer Steve Lowery turns to the experts to learn how to properly implement tasks such as dog baths, maintaining your carpet and furniture upholstery after a pet “accident” and even how to concoct a delicious homemade treat – all without turning your home upside-down.
Before you and your family go on your merrymaking way, remember that yuletide celebrations bring with them potential hazards to your pet. Luckily, you won’t have to worry as long as you keep the following tips in mind.
‘Tis the season to give! We review some neat gifts for dogs and cats, from indestructible chew toys to eco-friendly napping mats. And before you purchase your next pet product – food, toys, and the like – know which to avoid with some help from two consumer protection organizations.
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