With children the most frequent victims of dog bites and dog bites accounting for 5 percent of emergency room victims, a national veterinary organization is offering tips for protecting yourself and your family.More >>
We'll start with the basics: food and water, shelter, exercise, training, and veterinary care. And then we'll cover the other necessities.More >>
Why Should You Train Your Dog?
A) So he'll listen when you tell him to do something B) So you can take him wherever you go C) So you can show off all kinds of neat tricks to your friends D) So you can enter fun competitions and maybe even win E) ALL OF THE ABOVE
Training is essential to having a good relationship with your dog. It's not just about tricks and showing off: it's about communicating with your pet so both of you are happier.
Sadly, many pets are relinquished every year for behavior problems. These problems can usually be fixed if people would take some time to train their dog. Remember, dogs don't know how you want them to act, you have to teach them!
Monday, April 7 2014 7:53 AM EDT2014-04-07 11:53:00 GMT
Help prevent disease in your pets and your backyard birds. Scrub out your bird feeders every couple weeks with non-toxic soap and water, and allow them to dry well. Mold can grow in the bottom of theMore >>
Animal expert Dr. Steven Metz is here to talk about how to correctly clean out your bird feeders.More >>
Monday, March 24 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-03-24 12:55:37 GMT
In a few months, the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will hold its 7th Annual Animal Eye Exam event. Participating ophthalmologists will provide free eye exams for pets. However,More >>
In a few months, the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) will hold its 7th Annual Animal Eye Exam event.More >>
Monday, March 17 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-03-17 14:05:08 GMT
White Nose Syndrome has caused the Vermont bat population to shrink. Now the Fish and Wildlife Department is racing to save the winged creatures. Biologists say some bats may have a resistance to theMore >>
White Nose Syndrome has caused the Vermont bat population to shrink. Now the department of Fish and Wildlife is racing to save the winged creatures.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-03-10 16:56:54 GMT
The spring issue of "4 Legs & a Tail" has hit news stands. Stories include getting your pet adjusted to a new baby, advice on keeping pets safe during golf season and Vermont's first Dog and Pony Show.More >>
The spring issue of "4 Legs & a Tail" has hit news stands. Editor Tim Hoehn visited the Morning Show to share a few of the cover stories that might interest pet lovers.More >>
Monday, February 24 2014 10:16 AM EST2014-02-24 15:16:10 GMT
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Dr. Karen Bradley of Onion River Animal Hospital shared some important practices for making sure dogs and cats have well-maintained teeth and gums. Pet dentalMore >>
February is Pet Dental Health Month. Dr. Karen Bradley of Onion River Animal Hospital shared some important practices for making sure dogs and cats have well-maintained teeth and gums.More >>