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Caring For An Older Dog? Tips For Pet Parents (EXPERT)

I’m thrilled to be guest posting on Judy Helm Wright’s blog!  Judy asked me to write about loving and caring for an older dog.  I am grateful to share my experiences with Judy’s audience. Kathleen Mueller, Guest Author Are you caring for an older dog?  Me too. I suppose my first thought is that theRead more …

Whose Sense of Smell is Better-Man or Dog?

Feb 26, 2016 | Posted by in animal bond, New Pets, Stories, Training Pets | 0

Why Do Dogs Have Such a Keen Sense of Smell? Many of us understand that our dogs process and view the world around them in a much different manner than we do, but we are often unaware of how big a difference this is. Just as our sense of sight helps us define our worldRead more …

Breaking The Power of Guilt-(Guest Expert)

Breaking the Power of Guilt by Moira Anderson Allen, M.Ed. If any emotion rules supreme when a pet dies, it is guilt. No matter what the circumstances of our loss, guilt is there, grabbing us by the throat. It haunts our days, ruins our sleep, and tarnishes our memories. Often, guilt goes beyond the lossRead more …

Man’s Best Friend Is A Dog – Bond Forged Over The Ages

Man’s Best Friend Is His Dog “If you can bond with an animal, you can understand how human beings work” Michele James   For thousands of years dogs have provided people with protection, companionship and support and today the dog has become part of the fabric of society and often a valued member of familiesRead more …

Hellos and Goodbyes to Beloved Family Pets (Expert)

All life is filled with Hellos and Goodbyes. The longer we live, the more we will suffer the loss of loved ones: people, beloved family pets, things, ideas, jobs, house, friendship, season and so on. As Pet Partners how do we say Goodbye to a beloved family pet?   I want to read you aRead more …

Who Sees Better – Cats or Dogs? (EXPERT)

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Have you ever seen your dog looking for his toy? How about the cat staring at you, like they can see in your soul? Then, you may have wondered which animal has the best eyesight. Well, I was curious too. Read on to see what I discovered about who sees better- cats or dogs. SuperpowerRead more …

Do Animals Have a Sixth Sense? (EXPERT)

What is a sixth sense and do animals have it? A sixth sense is a keen intuitive power. It is much like you knowing the phone is going to ring before it rings. Spooky? Or Special? From time to time, our pets behave in ways that seem downright spooky; they seem to see things thatRead more …

WHY ANIMALS DEVELOP BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH ISSUES (expert)

                                                                             1. NOT ENOUGH MENTAL STIMULATION Mental stimulation, which is often forgotten, is an essential thing for aRead more …

Are Dogs Better Than Cats? (Guest Blogger)

Greetings from our Animal/Human Connection and Judy Helm Wright, As a contributing writer of Quora, I recently submitted the question “Are dogs better than cats?”  The question received a number of replies but I liked this one from Christine Gilbert. What do you think?  Do you like cats more than dogs, or the other wayRead more …

3 Pots of Boiling Water & Life (EXPERT)

Sep 9, 2015 | Posted by in Pet Grief Coaching, Stories | 0

Once upon a time a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and that she didn’t know how she was going to make it. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time. It seemed just as one problem was solved, another one soon followed. Her father, a chef, took herRead more …