Month: June 2018

The LaPerm breed originated in Oregon. By: jetling 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 5–8 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years or more As the name suggests, this breed looks like a kitty with a perm — remember those? LaPerm cats are medium-sized, muscular cats known for their curly hair. The hair can be short, medium or long; the condition
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Dog anxiety can manifest in many forms, like lowered head and even aggression. By: Engin_Akyurt Does your dog’s behavior sometimes make life difficult? Whether it’s anxiety, barking or chewing, certain dog behaviors can make life tricky at times. If your dog has a habit you’d rather they didn’t, here’s a brief first aid guide to
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Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. This means Petful may receive a small commission, at no additional cost to you, if you click a link and purchase something. This helps us fulfill our mission to help as many animals as possible. Here’s Banjo and the Ruffwear Roamer Leash on a beautiful fall day. Photos by: Allison Gray Loker/Petful
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An unforgettable RSPCA rescue from last April became public knowledge after recently appearing on the British TV program The Dog Rescuers on Channel 5. The rescue mission didn’t involve just one needy dog, but 82. According to the RSPCA, the animal welfare organization sent out inspector Herchy Boal after receiving several concerning calls from the
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In the summer heat or after exercise, dogs need to pant to cool themselves down. By: Pixabay “He’s been panting a lot, Doc. Is that normal?” Oh boy, that’s never an easy question to answer. After asking the client lots of questions, observing the dog and doing a thorough physical exam, we might be on
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Copper, the registered service and emotional support dog, gives 10-year-old Connor support, companionship and security. Now Connor is working to save his canine’s life. According to WROC-TV, Connor has been diagnosed with PTSD, anxiety, ADHD, chronic headache disorder, and he also suffers from nocturnal seizures. It is this last health issue for which Copper was especially
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Cats can thrive when given mental and physical stimulation — a perfect reason to create an indoor cat area. By: tookapic Years ago, my late husband built an enclosure for our cats out of scrap wood and chicken wire. They loved hanging out in there, playing tiger; 2 of them, Zorro and Woody, actually caught
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I used “B” and “3” cookie cutters to make these forms for Banjo’s 3rd birthday. Photos by: Allison Gray/Petful Banjo turned 3 recently, and I’m a pet mom who likes to indulge in a little pet-friendly celebration. So I started off with a new dog biscuit recipe. This one has some of Banjo’s favorites —
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These agile and fluffy dogs are actually great for apartment dwellers. By: Vojtěch Ohera 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 16–20 inches Weight: 30–50 pounds Life Expectancy: 12–15 years Polish Lowland Sheepdogs are also called PONs (Polski Owczarek Nizinny). These medium-sized, muscular working dogs have high-set ears and  eyes that come in colors of hazel,
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