With the hustle and bustle that comes with holidays, it’s easy to forget that all of the excitement can be stressful for our pets.
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Ken Ramirez has been traveling in Russia for the past few weeks, offering seminars to zoos and aquariums in that country. As a teaser for his November Letter where he will describe his trip in more detail, Ken shares here some of the predictable, and not so predictable, questions he has been asked during his trip.
Halloween is lots of fun for kids, but many dogs do not enjoy the holiday.
The loss of a pet can be the most difficult experiences that pet owners face.
KPA faculty member Carolyn Clark shared this poem with us in 2008, and in celebration of National Adopt-a-Dog Month we think it deserves to be shared again. At the time that the poem was first published the author, Janine Allen, worked for Rescue Me Dog, an organization committed to promoting shelter adoption and providing education and training resources to adoptive pet owners. The poem shows that adopting a pet enriches two lives: the life of your new pet and your own!
Last week, Karen Pryor had to say goodbye to her dog, Misha. Misha, a German Harlequin poodle, had been Karen’s companion for close to 15 years.