Animal welfare means how an animal is coping with the conditions in which it lives. Ensuring animal welfare is a human responsibility that includes consideration for all aspects of animal well-being, including proper housing, management, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, responsible care, humane handling, and, when necessary, humane euthanasia.
If your dog shows signs of food aggression, punishment or grabbing the food bowl away aren’t the answer. If anything, those actions may escalate your dog’s anxiety, fear and aggression. The dog may respond by guarding other items in an effort to maintain control. At the same time, retreating when your dog shows aggression may […]
Yes, pets can sunburn! Pets with the risk factors of white fur, poor pigmentation, sunbathing and hairless areas need to avoid the sun during the hottest part of the day, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If it is not possible to keep them indoors, simply providing shade is not enough! Pets must be forced […]