Learn To Rehab Texas Wildlife

Learn To Rehab Texas Wildlife

If you’ve always wanted to work with wildlife, now is your chance. (Photo: Houston PetTalk Cover, May 2008, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., a master falconer, with Hawk from Houston SPCA) Friends of Texas Wildlife will hold a 2-hour introductory class on February 19th from 10am until noon at the Lone Star College/Tomball Community Library at 30555 […]

Adoptathon At Camp Bow Wow

Adoptathon At Camp Bow Wow

Camp Bow Wow in Kemah is hosting their 3rd Annual Cupids and Canines Adopt-A-Thon so be sure to find just the right new family member to fall In LOVE with!  At this year’s event, Camp Bow Wow invites your organization to participate in a Virtual Showcase of Adoptable Dogs and Cupids and Canines Table Decorating Contest […]

Tips for Being a Defensive Dog Walker

Tips for Being a Defensive Dog Walker

by Nicole Bruder, owner of  Lucy Goo Pet Sitting Get the “Big Picture” while you walk. Always be aware of your surroundings, and constantly scan the ground for trash, chicken bones, and glass. If you see a questionable dog or person in your path, calmly go in another direction. Keep your guard up and trust […]

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Contest: 5 DVD Combo Packs To Give Away!

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 Contest: 5 DVD Combo Packs To Give Away!

Your favorite Chihuahua movie is back…Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 will be released February 1 and you can be the winner of a DVD Combo Pack (Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital Copy) right now! For the next five days, beginning Tuesday Jan. 25, we will ask a few trivia questions from Beverly Hills Chihuahua 1. To enter: You […]

Hotel Derek Hosts “PUPPY LOVE” Yappy Hour For CAP

Hotel Derek Hosts “PUPPY LOVE” Yappy Hour For CAP

Grab your four-legged LOVE and head to Hotel  Derek February 9 for Yappy Hour benefiting Citizens For Animal Protection. There will be kisses in the air, delicious bites your tummy will LOVE and cocktails to grab your affections. In addition to LOVING the chance to get out and about with your pooch pal, you can help not […]

Houston Humane Society: 500 Free Male Cat Neuters Feb. 16

Houston Humane Society: 500 Free Male Cat Neuters Feb. 16

The Houston Humane Society (HHS) announces 500 male cat neuters will be performed for the general public for free at their location, 14700 Almeda Road, Wednesday, February 16th. Fix Felix for Free is an annual event HHS holds each year, and you must have an appointment. Houstonians can make an appointment for up to 5 […]

Want A Killer Photo Of Your Pet For $50?

Want A Killer Photo Of Your Pet For $50?

Now is your chance to have custom portraits created by Houston animal rescuer & pet photographer Robyn Arouty. Houston Pettalk’s November cover & fashion spread photographer has created POCKETSHOTS to benefit local animal welfare organizations. A one-of-a-kind opportunity!

Veterinary Visits: Go To The Vet Or Treat At Home?

Veterinary Visits: Go To The Vet Or Treat At Home?

Emergencies for your dog can happen at any time. Some are minor, while others can be life threatening. In the November/December 2010 issue of American Kennel Club’s AKC Family Dog contributor and veterinarian Jeff Grognet, DVM offers advice on what you can treat at home and when you should bring your dog to the veterinarian. Among them:

A Ban On PitBulls? A PetTalk Reader Informs You

A Ban On PitBulls? A PetTalk Reader Informs You

Photo By Robyn Arouty, www.robynarouty.com

A proposed ban on PitBulls angers a PetTalk reader and he wants you to take a stand agains the legislation. Here is John J.’s (email: johnny10196@yahoo.com) letter to our readers:

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: 6 Secrets To Training Your Dog

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: 6 Secrets To Training Your Dog

When you have a dog that is well mannered and obeys your commands, life is much easier and happier for everyone. You don’t worry about him jumping on friends and visitors. Your dog understand what the expectations are and HOW to meet them, he views you as his leader and you in turn have a […]