Consider the Pet Sitter

Consider the Pet Sitter

CONSIDER THE PET SITTER by Nomi Berger   Are you hesitant about planning a vacation because of your dog? Are you stopped by images of your cherished family companion in a boarding kennel run by well-meaning strangers? Consider another possibility: your dog, safe and...
WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG?

WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG?

WHY SPAY AND NEUTER YOUR DOG? – by Nomi Berger The problem of dog overpopulation is a global one and requires a solution on a global scale. But like every journey that begins with a single step, this particular journey must begin with every dog owner in every...
THE MOST DANGEROUS PET CHEW EVER: RAWHIDE!

THE MOST DANGEROUS PET CHEW EVER: RAWHIDE!

How can one of the most popular chew sticks on the planet be so dangerous for your pets, you ask? I mean, most dogs chew on rawhide for hours on end, and not only does it keep them busy, but they seem to last forever. Well if you understood what it took to make this...
Make Moving Easier for You and Your Dog

Make Moving Easier for You and Your Dog

MAKE MOVING EASIER FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG – By Nomi Berger Dogs, like humans, are creatures of habit. Once comfortable in their surroundings, they are unnerved by change. And trading a familiar home for an unfamiliar one can cause fearfulness and stress. Unless...
Introducing Your New Dog to Other Pets

Introducing Your New Dog to Other Pets

INTRODUCING YOUR NEW DOG TO YOUR OTHER PETS – by Nomi Berger Imagine handing out treats and name tags at the front door of your home for your new dog and your resident pets. Imagine happy munches and friendly woofs (and/or meows) as they blend and bond instantly...
When Choosing a Dog…

When Choosing a Dog…

WHEN CHOOSING A DOG, CHOOSE WISELY! – by Nomi Berger Truer words were never spoken, because being an informed owner truly means being that dog’s true, best friend. An alarming number of dogs are abandoned, surrendered, and euthanized each year in this country....
The Many Whys of Rescue!

The Many Whys of Rescue!

THE MANY WHYS OF RESCUE – By Nomi Berger Why adopt a rescue pup or dog? Why not buy one from an ad on the Internet or from a pet store? Why not buy one from a breeder? There are many reasons — all of them humane. The growth of the Internet has spurred the...
Puppy Proofing is Not Just for Puppies!

Puppy Proofing is Not Just for Puppies!

PUPPY PROOFING IS NOT JUST FOR PUPPIES by Nomi Berger   A puppy-proofed home is a pet-safe home whatever the age of your new dog. Before that first front paw crosses your threshold for the first time, your home must be a health zone, not a hazard zone. Be especially...
Forever Home: Now What?

Forever Home: Now What?

Forever Home: Now What? by Nomi Berger   Be an informed adopter and make your new dog’s entry into your world as pleasurable as possible. If this is your first dog, establish yourself with a vet or register your new dog with your established vet. Then apply for the...