The following are helpful links for pet owners. It is important to always consult a veterinarian when you have concerns about your pet. There may be a medical or other issue to be considered.
What dog breed is right for you? Thinking about getting a dog? Wondering what breed might be right for you? This questionnaire can help you to determine the right breed. Keep in mind, while there are breed tendencies, each dog is it's own individual and there can be variation within breeds. Second article with multiple factors to consider.
What cat breed is right for you? Thinking about getting a purebred cat? Take a look at this site to help you figure out which is right for you. The same is true of cats. They are not all the same! While breeds do tend to have traits, there is always that individual that brakes the mold!
Crate training the crate is not always a bad thing. It can be a great place for your dog to call his/her own. My dog loves his crate! It's like his 'bedroom' where he goes for his own quiet time.
USDA regulations on pet travel For information on what is needed to travel to another country for the USA or from another country into the USA.
Pet Loss and Grief If you have known the love of an animal, then you can understand the loss of a beloved pet can be overwhelming for some. This link has a lot of information on how to cope for adults and children, books, websites, hotlines and councilors.
Evaluating a breeder/rescue/shelter Interested in adding to your family with a pet? How do you know if this is a good breeder or rescue? This website can help you to determine where is the better place to get you r next pet.