Animals & Pets

  • While You’re Away…Puppy Can Have a Luxurious Stay

    While You’re Away…Puppy Can Have a Luxurious Stay

    June 1, 2017 No Comment

    Since Steve and Jennifer Milan opened the first location on their property in Clarks Summit in April 2007, Puppy Paradise has become a popular boarding and daycare facility in the ...

  • Nay Aug Zoo Finds New Life Helping Homeless Animals

    Nay Aug Zoo Finds New Life Helping Homeless Animals

    June 1, 2017 No Comment

    Joanne Davis started collecting money in a canister to raise money for helpless animals, but saw a greater need. So, she founded Eastern PA Animal Alliance (EPAA) and to date ...

  • Meet George the Cat

    Meet George the Cat

    June 1, 2017 No Comment

    From Stray to Superstar Kaitlin Zezeski adopted 1-year-old George from Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in August 2015. As a stray kitten, another animal, possibly a raccoon, attacked him. A couple ...

  • Desperately Seeking Stimulus

    Desperately Seeking Stimulus

    June 1, 2017 No Comment

    We continue our experiment with Jack, the adopted Beagle/Lab mix, whose owner hopes to eliminate some problematic behaviors that interfere with fully enjoying his companionship. To gain insight on Jack’s ...

  • Tracey’s Hope Hospice and Animal Rescue

    Tracey’s Hope Hospice and Animal Rescue

    May 31, 2017 No Comment

    Providing Light in the Darkest Hour     Tracey’s Hope Hospice is a non-profit organization that specializes in the care of elder, sick, disabled and terminally ill pets. Operated by ...

  • Adoption Means Adaption

    Adoption Means Adaption

    May 3, 2017 No Comment

    Living & Learning About Your New Pet Over the next few months, we’ll follow the journey of Jack–a much-loved adoptee, a 2-year-old Beagle/Lab mix who was transported to PA from ...

  • Can Reality Match Your Great Expectations?

    Can Reality Match Your Great Expectations?

    April 1, 2017 No Comment

    Mindful interactions with your dog forge trust and respect, encouraging your dog to watch you for cues and approval before she acts. We love our dogs, but if we’re not ...

  • Focus on the Moment

    Focus on the Moment

    March 3, 2017 No Comment

    Building Blocks to Dog Training Utilizing mindfulness in dog training, as introduced in last month’s column, resists concrete description as applied to specific training goals. A methodology that works miraculously ...

  • Successful Dog Training is All in Your Head

    Successful Dog Training is All in Your Head

    January 31, 2017 No Comment

    Mindfulness, a state of being centered, aware, receptive in the present moment, is a term heard everywhere these days.  Once associated mainly with yoga or meditation, it’s now co-opted into ...

  • Seize the Pup-Ortunity for Socialization!

    Seize the Pup-Ortunity for Socialization!

    January 6, 2017 No Comment

    Anyone who has or is thinking of acquiring a puppy should be aware of the necessity of socialization. Older dogs may benefit to some extent, but evolution prepped them for ...