Latest Pet Care Articles
How to Break Up Dog Fights
by The Pet Professional Guild From time to time, one may have to act quickly to prevent injury to either dogs or humans when one or more dogs get into a bad scuffle or an all-out fight. Unlike a training scenario in which we would reject the use of aversive methods, this is considered an ...
The Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Grain-Free Pet Food Debacle
Don Hanson discusses the FDA’s announcement on December 23, 2022, that it found no evidence to suggest that grain-free pet food contributes to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). He reviews the chronology of the investigation, including the criticism of the FDA and the veterinarians behind the investigation. The article includes links to the references cited.
Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Winter Outdoor Safety Tips for Pets
Just like people, dogs vary in how well they tolerate cold weather. In addition to significant physical injuries like frostbite and hypothermia, exposure to cold weather conditions can cause dogs (and cats) undue stress and suffering. Here are some tips from the Pet Professional Guild for ...
One for the Birds
Aviaries not only provide mental stimulation but are an ideal opportunity to train birds while surrounded by distractions.
Chat & Chuckle with Sandra Grossmann of The Feline Consultant
Join PPG Feline Division Chair Laura Cassiday and Joanna Wachowiak-Finlaison, also with the PPG Feline Division, as they chat and chuckle with Sandra Grossmann of The Feline Consultant about feline nutrition and feeding cats. Listen to the Podcast here on a choice of platforms. Or simply click ...
Chat & Chuckle with Laura Cassiday of Pawsitive Vibes Cat Behavior and Training
Join Niki Tudge and PPG Feline Division Chair Laura Cassiday of Pawsitive Vibes Cat Behavior and Training as they chat about cat declawing, current legislation banning the procedure and ways to advocate for cats to keep their claws. Apologies in advance for some audio issues in this ...
Cat Sitter or Cattery?
Andrea Carne highlights ways feline behavior professionals can help cat owners decide on the best pet care option when they’re away from home