Posts Categorized: Dog Behavior

Am I Saving an Animal if I Buy From a Pet Store?

We’ve all heard the saying, “adopt don’t shop” but what does it really mean? For some of us, we understand that rescuing a pet from a shelter is a definite way to save a life. However, some argue that by buying a companion animal from a crowded and cramped cell of a pet store is…

June Pet of the Month: Dozer!!

Herrow! The name is Dozer; aka “Dozer Dog”, “Bull Dozer”, and “Shhh” (we’ll get to my nicknames later). I was told that I am CCLA’s official Pet of the Month so I am quite pleased with myself right now. I’ve always wanted my very own blog and now I can finally tell the world all…

April Pet Of the Month: RICA!!

Hola amigos! My name is Rica and I am a fun loving, happy girl, born on the streets of Puerto Rico! My mama told me that I am CCLA’s newest “Pet of the Month”, so I have to admit, I cannot contain my excitement right now! Hold on, let me just get my zoomies out…

Ah Choo! The Truth Behind Hypoallergenic Pets

So, you’re allergic to dogs and cats but dream of the day you get to burry your face in their fluff and receive those wet kisses that everyone keeps telling you about! You want one of your own, despite your allergies, and decide to Google lists of different breeds that are hypoallergenic. You trust Google…

Tips on Toxins: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Pets Safe

As March rolls in, “Pet Poison Prevention and Awareness Month” is upon us. As our pets usually spend the majority of their time inside the house and surrounding areas, it’s important to get familiar with your common household belongings, such as food, cleaning supplies, and medications, that can cause serious harm to your kiddos. Below,…

The Social Butterfly: Why it’s Important to Socialize your Pet

It’s always hard to see your cute and, once-innocent, fur ball turn into a growly, hissy monster in front of strangers and their pets. We want our pets to bring their best paw forward. However, without proper socialization skills, our sweethearts may not remain so sweet once out in unfamiliar territory. Below, we discuss the…

4 Tips for Separation Anxiety

Does your pooch bark or howl every time you’re out of the house? Does he get into trouble by destroying furniture, walls, shoes, etc? Does he try to escape his crate, or try to flee the house when you’re gone? Does he pace in a steady pattern? These could all be symptoms that signify your…