National Dog Bite Prevention Week

In recognition of National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 17-23, 2009), The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) reiterates our belief in training dogs using positive and humane methods. Recent research has shown that the use of aversive training methods can increase aggressive behavior from dogs. The APDT urges dog owners to work with professional […]

Houston Pet Event: Yappy Hour at Gone To The Dogs… And The Cat Too

If you are looking for a fun event to enjoy with your pet this weekend, be sure to stop by Gone To The Dogs… And The Cat Too at 2421 San Felipe  for drinks, nibbles and fun. Bring the dog (and the cat too) on Saturday, May 23 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Peruse this […]

Noah’s Ark PAC endorses Ed Gonzalez to tackle the “Corridor of Cruelty”

Noah’s Ark PAC, a group that promotes the accountability of elected officials on animal welfare issues, has endorsed Ed Gonzalez for the special election to fill the District H City Council Seat vacated by Adrian Garcia.  District H is of particular concern for animal welfare advocates because it, along with District B, makes up the […]

Question for Cesar Millan? Houston PetTalk To Interview The Dog Whisperer

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Hope For Spinal Cord Injuries In Dogs

As an animal chiropractor, I am faced with many challenges. Challenges where clients reach to you with heavy hearts and tough questions: “You are our last hope!” “Will our dog ever walk again?”, “If only our dog could have a better quality of life”, or “I was told what I see is what I’ve got!”
Cowboy was suffering from degenerative disk disease. He had surgery for three blown disks in his mid-back and his veterinarian thought he would never be able to compete in agility again.

Animal chiropractic is often the pet’s last health resort. The same is true for the human counterpart.

Join Houston Humane Society for Yappy Hour

Join Houston Humane Society for Yappy Hour on Wednesday, May 13th at Open City Bar & Bistro! From 5:30 – 7:30pm, enjoy drinks and a spectacular downtown view from Open City’s covered, open air rooftop bar!

Help the Homeless Pet Placement League

Help the Homeless Pet Placement League raise funds for their
four-legged ones by bidding on a Yao Ming Signed & Framed Jersey!

AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program

The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step […]

Fun Interactive Toys

Interactive toy ideas to keep your pup busy! By Trainer, Stephanie Bennett

Grooming Terms – What You Need To Know

What goes into a good dog grooming? Have you ever wondered about some of the terms used at dog shows or on TV series like Animal Planet’s A Groomer Has It? There’s a lot more to a good grooming job than one would think! Know your terms, so you’ll know what you’re getting or at least you’ll know what the heck they’re talking about on these reality shows!
Photo: “Keno Felbaum”, groomed at A Dog’s Life Pet Salon