Author Archives: Dr. Jack Stephens

6 Heart Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

February 28, 2017

If you love dogs and cats, being around them probably puts you in a better mood. But did you know, interacting with dogs and cats has actual measurable benefits your heart health? According to the…


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Pros & Cons of Positive Reinforcement Pet Training

February 10, 2017

Within days of adopting Kona from the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas, CA I enrolled us in dog obedience class that employs positive reinforcement training methods. This terrier mix had spent her first 18 months…


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Should You Pay for Dog Training or Go DIY?

February 9, 2017

Mikkel Becker has trained hundreds of dogs. This certified professional dog trainer is a best-selling pet author and is an in-demand speaker on dog behavior at pet conferences. Yet, when the opportunity arises, Becker doesn’t…


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How to Recognize Dental Disease in Your Pet

February 8, 2017

  By veterinarian Dr. Fiona, for Pets Best pet health insurance for dogs and cats. Hi. I’m Doctor Fiona Caldwell and today I’ll show you how to recognize dental disease in your dog or cat.…


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‘Love Your Pet Day’ – 15 Home Tips to Show Pets You Love Them

February 3, 2017

By Becky Harris, Houzz. It’s almost Love Your Pet Day, everyone! February 20 is one special day we cannot blame the greeting card industry for, as (most) pets don’t know how to open the mail. Here…


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8 Types of Pet Doors, How to Choose the Best One for Your Home

January 17, 2017

By Julie Sheer, Houzz. There’s nothing quite as safe and comforting for household pets as our cozy homes. When nature calls, however, dogs rely on us to get outside. And even the laziest couch potato…


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