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If You Must Choose, Choose Wisely

  Pets can fill many needs in your life.  They can be friends, com­pan­ions, and mem­bers of your fam­ily.  They can help reduce stress and alle­vi­ate depres­sion.  How­ever, the wrong pet can be an annoy­ance, a stres­sor, even an enemy. Pick­ing the right pet can be the dif­fer­ence between con­tent­ment and full-blown war.  So, to paraphrase […]

 

Questions and Tips for Adopting a Pet

  The deci­sion to adopt a pet is one that can have a sig­nif­i­cant impact, not only on your life, but also the lives of your fam­ily and your pet.  There­fore, it’s not a deci­sion that should be made on a whim.  Con­sid­er­a­tion for both your pet and your­self (and your fam­ily) must be given […]

 

Bob Barker was Right…

I remem­ber watch­ing The Price is Right back when I was a child.  At the end of each episode, the show’s host, Bob Barker would remind his view­ing audi­ence to help com­bat pet over-population by hav­ing their pets spayed or neutered.  When you con­sider that some­where around 70,000 pup­pies and kit­tens are born every­day in […]

 

Disease and Popular Dog Breeds

One respon­si­bil­ity that comes along with pet own­er­ship is know­ing what poten­tial health threats your pup may be fac­ing.  This knowl­edge will help inform other choices you make for your canine com­pan­ion, like choos­ing a vet and the food and care you give your dog. Many dogs suf­fer from mal­adies that afflict spe­cific breeds.  Know­ing what […]

 

Becoming Your Dog’s Yoda

              No mat­ter how smart, obe­di­ent, or well-behaved your dog is, he will need to be trained to some extent.  Train­ing a dog can be an extremely reward­ing or ter­ri­bly frus­trat­ing process depend­ing on how you do it.  You can either form a deep, trust­ing bond with Fido, or […]

 

Paws N Claws - Conner

Meet Con­ner! Click below to watch his video: PnC — Con­ner Piper & KBEAR 101 have teamed up with the non-profit orga­ni­za­tion HART, Help­ing Ani­mals Res­cue Team, to find for­ever homes for aban­doned, stray and sur­ren­dered ani­mals. Tune into the Rock Show Wednes­day morn­ings at 8:10 to meet the star of “KBEAR Paws n Claws!“ Con­ner is a […]

 

Working Up a Sweat with Your Pup

Stud­ies indi­cate that peo­ple who work out with their canine com­pan­ion are more likely to stick with an exer­cise reg­i­men.  Work­ing out with your dog not only helps keep you moti­vated, but it ben­e­fits your pooch immensely.  All dogs need to get exer­cise every­day to keep them mobile, healthy, and ener­getic.   Before you head […]

 

Paws N Claws - Luke - ADOPTED!

Meet Luu­u­uuke (he wants you to be his father) Piper & KBEAR 101 have teamed up with the non-profit orga­ni­za­tion HART, Help­ing Ani­mals Res­cue Team, to find for­ever homes for aban­doned, stray and sur­ren­dered ani­mals. Tune into the Rock Show Wednes­day morn­ings at 8:10 to meet the star of “KBEAR Paws n Claws!“ Luke is a small, […]