Celebrity Veterinarian Visiting Houston on Book Tour

Celebrity Veterinarian Visiting Houston on Book Tour

Dr. Marty Becker, the veterinarian who appears as a regular guest on the Dr. Oz Show and Good Morning America, is coming to the Houston area for a fan event from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Monday, April 25 at PETCO, 19507 1-45 North in Spring and Houston PetTalk will be there! Dr. Becker will be […]

Local Trainer Becomes Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Local Trainer Becomes Certified Professional Dog Trainer

Meadowlake Pet Resort’s dog trainer, Tori Hankey, CPDT-KA of Houston, TX has earned certification through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers® (CCPDT®).  Tori joins nearly 2000 certificate holders worldwide. Until the creation of the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers in 2001, there was no true certification process for canine professionals.  Many schools teach […]

Do You Bark Like A Dog At Your Barking Dog?

Do You Bark Like A Dog At Your Barking Dog?

It’s true. I admit it. In the past, I would often times catch myself barking (hollering) like a dog at my dogs when I heard them barking. But hey, most folks are just as guilty as me for joining in on the barking dog action. The difference is I should know better, and I do. […]

Luke’s Locker Dog Gone 5-K

Luke’s Locker Dog Gone 5-K

Walk, run, jog and socialize with your dog!  Build up to competing in a 5-K together! Meet at Luke’s Locker each Tuesday morning and together as a group we will go to the Waterway.  Treats and water will be available each week for humans and dogs.  The delicious free dog treats after each meeting are […]

Boost Your Pet’s health with this Single Simple Solution

Boost Your Pet’s health with this Single Simple Solution

  All pets and their owners can benefit from this one product – Willard Water! No, it is not something from Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, although it has had many reported positive effects like the mystical fountain of youth. I call Willard Water the fountain of health. It works, but no one knows exactly how. What is Willard Water? It is a […]

Dog Behavior Problems? It Could Be Boredom

Dog Behavior Problems? It Could Be Boredom

On one side of town a dog owner complained that their dog shredded the arm of their favorite lounge chair. On the opposite side of town another dog owner complained that their dog is extremely needy and in fact has become an incessant licker. The owner can’t get a moment’s rest without the dog constantly […]

How Seasons Affect Your Pet’s Health

How Seasons Affect Your Pet’s Health

Each season is connected to and resonates with an element of the earth known as the Five Elements. We know that everything in the universe is connected through energy, so it makes sense that during a given season a certain emotion, organ, physical body part and even color are connected to each element. Recognizing these attributes and the time of year they […]

Does your Dog have the Winter Blues?

Does your Dog have the Winter Blues?

Is it too cold and rainy these days to get outside and play with Rover? There are many things you can do indoors to stimulate and exercise your pooch all the while staying warm and dry!  You don’t have to get the heart rate up to call it “execrise” – instead work your dog’s brain. A brain is a terrible […]

Your Dog Training Questions: My Dog Growls At Me

Your Dog Training Questions: My Dog Growls At Me

Today, I’m answering a short, sweet question sent to me on Twitter, you can find me here: @PetiquetteDog. Your Question: Jim, my dog growls at me sometimes… why? It’s annoying and scary. – @okokgoodok My Answer: When a dog growls, he might be telling you “This is my space, back off!” There are other, non-threatening reasons […]

AKC SURVEY FINDS DOGS WHO CHEW UP HOUSEHOLD ITEMS MOST LIKELY TO END UP ON SANTA’S NAUGHTY LIST

Results from a recent American Kennel Club® (AKC®) holiday survey reveal that one of the most popular reasons (15%) that Fido is most likely to end up on Santa’s naughty list is for chewing up anything and everything. One person admitted that the family dog had chewed up “six cell phones, one camera, about 15 remote controls, and five pairs of sunglasses.”

Interestingly enough, though, the family dog was the least likely to get coal in his stocking (6%). Respondents stated that the most likely would be themselves (46%), followed by their spouse (31%), then their kids (16%).