Introducing a New Cat

Adding a new cat to the family can be tricky business. Here are some tips!

Talking Birds

Talking Birds

by William Dougherty, Advertures In Birds If a talking pet appeals to you, an Amazon or African Grey might be what you’re looking for. They are some of the best talkers. They can be boisterous, clever, and very entertaining. They are very smart and will test their owners. It’s best to consider talking a bonus […]

Kids & Pets

Education is a key element in making the human-animal bond a mutually satisfying experience. Parents of children have an important

Adopt A Pet – ReCycle!

My personal commitment to shelter adoption began with Tiny, a six-year-old poodle, sitting quietly in the midst of a bustle of energetic

Who’s Watching Your Baby?

by Michelle Mantor One of the biggest concerns for pet owners is what to do with their “baby” if they need to travel without their pet or if they are gone from the house for long periods due to work. It’s really no fun to go on vacation and worry if your dog is going […]

Introducing A New Cat

Unfortunately, most cat owners who decide to add another cat to their home do not stop to consider the gravity of their ambitions.  They assume that all they have to do is call a meeting, take the new cat out of its carrier, present it to the old cat and say, “Tom, this is Jerry.  […]

ESTATE PLANNING OPTIONS: Remembering Your Best Friend

Have you ever thought about what would happen to your pet if you died first?  Who would be there to provide food, shelter, comfort and love?  How would a prospective caregiver know about your pet’s needs, such as medication or a special diet?  What are some of the options available to plan for your pet’s […]

A Ray of Hope

Miracles happen when fate intervenes, and luck plays its part. Left lying beside a rural Texas road with multiple hip fractures, severe head trauma and deep lacerations, Sunshine’s “ray of hope” was wavering until she felt the kind of touch and gentle lifting hands of her guardian angel. A cry for help went out on […]

Deborah Duncan Is Great With Animals Too!

It’s true…Deborah Duncan is just as big-hearted as her smile is charming and her wit is quick! The new host of Great Day Houston is dazzling her audience every day but what some may not know is that she also gives her time and talent to animal charities in Houston. Deborah Duncan needs no introduction […]

As Temperatures Soar

As temperatures soar to record highs in August, many pet owners are left asking what exactly they should be doing to shield their dogs or cats from the heat wave’s unforgiving side effects. Heat waves leave more humans dead than any other natural disaster and it isn’t much different for animals either. offers a […]