Here are eight new books perfect for animal lovers this holiday season. 1. "Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom," by Jennifer S. Holland.
These reader questions were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Melissa Bain, Associate Professor of Clinical Animal Behavior at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Q: Karma, our 12-year-old cat, picks on our two 15-month-old Labrador mixes. A: I'd be terrorized, too! Darlene Arden, a certified cat behavior consultant in Framingham, MA, advises you to temporarily separate your dogs from Karma.
The Thanksgiving Day "National Dog Show Presented by Purina" has been a hit with TV viewers since the first contestant walked into the ring in Philadelphia in 2002. "That's something impressive," says O'Hurley.
Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says, "That's about the age this urge to chase kicks.
When families take a vacation, increasingly, it's the entire family enjoying the get-away. Additionally, six percent of cat owners tote their kitties on vacation.