Responsible Pet Ownership

Am I Ready to Adopt A Pet: Part IX - Where to Look for a Pet

Am I Ready to Adopt A Pet: Part IX - Where to Look for a Pet

However companion animals came into this world, all deserve loving and forever homes.

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part VIII: Handling the (Un)Expected

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part VIII: Handling the (Un)Expected

One of the biggest “tests” of love is how steadfastly we forge ahead in the face of conflict, challenge and disappointment.

Am I Ready Part VII - Deciding The Pet’s Place in the Family

Am I Ready Part VII - Deciding The Pet’s Place in the Family

Stark differences in perception can have long-range implications on the pet’s welfare.

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part V (a)

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part V (a)

A chronically-ill person is not necessarily disqualified as a pet parent.

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part IV

Am I Ready to Adopt a Pet - Part IV

Whether we live in a tent or the Taj Mahal, a carefully-maintained environment contributes to a pet's health and happiness.

Dad was a Responsible Pet Parent Before it Was Fashionable

Dad was a Responsible Pet Parent Before it Was Fashionable

Dad favored the carrot over the rod in his approach to building bonds with his furry family members - and it showed.

Pets and People Endure Changing “Seasons”

Pets and People Endure Changing “Seasons”

Adopted animals can have their “seasons” as well, though the vast majority of them have lived in prolonged darkness.

Cat Lovers and Conservationists Clash in Hawaii

Cat Lovers and Conservationists Clash in Hawaii

Among monk seals, spinner dolphins, native birds and feral cats, there are no winners on the islands of Hawaii.