April is National Autism Awareness Month. It’s also the month we celebrate National Pet Day, National Kids and Pets Day and National Library Week. Over the course of just one month, we shine a light on kids, pets, the challenges of autism, and reading. This gives me the happy opportunity to highlight several remarkable programs that all share a common denominator: the special relationship between kids and pets.
Thinking of adding a pet to your family? Be sure you and your family take the time to consider what it will mean for all of you to add another member to your household! And one with very particular needs at that. Here are some questions that will help you decide if you’re ready for a pet and, if so, which one is right for you.
When we waken to the stale aroma of last night’s dinner, or catch a whiff of the litter box, what do we do? Chances are, we grab a can of air freshener or light a scented candle. Problem solved! Or not. In fact, we may have created an even bigger problem.
Are our pets’ toys harmful? Even toxic? I'm afraid the answer is yes. At least some of them are, primarily because of the chemicals they contain. Here are 13 steps to choosing safe toys for your pet.
Every once in a while, we can all benefit from a bit of a refresher course in how to raise a healthy pet. Our A to Z Pet Care Primer is just that: quick reminders (and a few things you may not already know) with lots of helpful links to more information. It's time to go back to school!