Things That Go BOOM! In the Summer

I originally wrote this post in May 2011: Do you find a summer thunderstorm a delight when snuggled safe in your home? How does your dog handle the light show and percussion? Does he stress out during thunderstorms and fireworks? It’s hard to see your dog suffer fear and anxiety during these events, but you…

Food for Thought: Alternative Pet Food Diets

I originally wrote this post in April 2011: After the tragic 2007 melamine contamination of pet food and the subsequent recall, alternative pet diets gained popularity. The convenience of commercial pet food was suddenly outweighed by a degree of mistrust. It wasn’t just the bargain brands of pet food that were affected—the recall included some…

Beating cabin fever with your pets

I originally wrote this post in January 2011: January in Geauga County: still a lot of winter to go.  Are you and your pets succumbing to Cabin Fever?  Winter doesn’t have to be a season of boredom and frustration.  You and your pets can actually enjoy this season of low temperatures and short days –…