Teach Your Cat to Leash Walk

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Training

Teach Your Cat to Leash Walk

1 Comment 24 January 2012

Like most learning, teaching your cat to walk on a leash is easiest if taught early in life so the cat grows up comfortable with a leash and harness. The training technique is the same for young or old, it is just slower in a cat over six months old. Keep in mind that not […]

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Get Healthy with Fido!

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Training

Get Healthy with Fido!

1 Comment 18 January 2012

Well it’s that time of year when New Year’s Resolutions start to get a little fuzzy. If one of your goals this year is to get healthy, then read on! Have you considered bring your dog with you on your journey to better health? Many dogs in this country suffer from obesity, caused by lack […]

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Aggression Between Dogs

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News, Pet Training

Aggression Between Dogs

No Comments 07 November 2011

Aggression between dogs can result in injury to dogs and/or to the people trying to separate them. The behavior can consist of growling, snarling, barking, lunging, snapping and biting. Aggression between unfamiliar dogs can be due to dominance, fear, or protective behavior over territory or owner. There are several reasons why dogs show aggression: Dominance […]

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Cat Destructive Clawing

Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News, Pet Training

Cat Destructive Clawing

No Comments 01 November 2011

Introduction One purpose of feline clawing is to sharpen claws. This is where the cat actually removes old claw fragments because of new claw growth. It is more like the shedding of a snake’s skin than the sharpening of a kitchen knife. Feline clawing is an olfactory mark of territory because of scent producing glands […]

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Pet Training

Household Manners for Dogs

No Comments 23 September 2011

The best time to begin teaching house rules is the day you bring a new puppy or dog home. Before bringing a new dog home, it is helpful to think about what rules you want for the adult dog long-term. If you want a well-mannered dog, then you must establish, teach and reinforce a clear […]

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