When we come across a situation our dog doesn’t like, whether that be seeing something (e.g. a black wire-haired small dog, a person with a beard, a child, etc.), hearing something or any other experience, there is a huge temptation to encourage interaction with that thing.
It’s not uncommon for us to start the New Year by making resolutions, but let’s face it, how many of us stick to them for more than a few weeks?! However, the New Year is a great opportunity to re-evaluate our old habits and create some new ones.
Although, in veterinary medicine, there is no official definition of ‘geriatric’ and individual cats may show a great deal of variation in the ageing process, most cats are considered geriatric when they have reached 15 years of age.
When Hurricane Isaac hit, Jill was knocked out of her nest. Luckily for the young squirrel, she was rescued by a nice family, and though she’d only meant to stay until she was a little older and stronger, she ended up staying for life. Jill realized that life with her new family was pretty sweet. ...