|The Use Of Food In Training|
Many dogs are trained with the use of props. The oldest standby is food reward,
well promoted by the pet store conglomerates for obvious reasons. Many trainers
will tell you that the use of food will make you the most important person in
your dog's life. This type of conditioning . . . .
|Pet Food, The Lowdown On Labels|
Choosing a pet food from among the cans, bags, and boxes stacked on store shelves
can be a daunting experience. Which formulation of food is best? Is my dog old
enough for "adult formula"? Does my cat really need "premium"? Will Fido be healthier
on "natural" food and will . . . .
|I Want A Pet For My Child|
Having been a child myself and going through the begging for a pet, I can
honestly say the AVERAGE child is not responsible enough to be sole caretaker
of an animal. Yes, the child may care for it for a few weeks or even months,
but go to any shelter or rescue . . . .