Monday, March 6, 2017

Do You Have a Dominant or Submissive Dog?

Like people, dogs have a variety of personality traits. You can easily tell if your dog is outgoing and playful or quiet and reserved. Whether your dog is a dominant or submissive animal, however, can be harder to ascertain if you don't know what specific behaviors mean.
By observing the interactions that occur between groups of dogs, you will get a better sense of where your pet falls in the pack hierarchy. This knowledge doesn't just serve as an interesting conversation piece between dog lovers. It can also help guide you on the best ways to train and interact with your companion at home.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Keeping Your Cat Safe During Winter Weather

Winter conditions in Springfield can get quite severe. Not only can this create dangerous situations for people of all ages, but it can also put animals at risk. If you want to ensure that your pet cat or any cats who come around your home are safe through the rest of the season, be sure to keep the following tips in mind:

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Caring for Your Cat's Paws

The condition of a cat’s paws definitely impacts its overall health and well-being. As a pet owner, you want to be able to provide your cat with the best quality of life. Just as providing quality cat food can help with this goal, knowing what you need to do for your cat’s paws can have the same kind of positive impact.