Spirit of giving

Making an impact on pets’ lives, this season and beyond

Dear Paws: As the holiday season swings into full gear, many people may be looking to do something more enriching than just shopping for gifts and getting things we don’t really need. Please encourage your readers to consider donating to their local shelter or offering some of their time as volunteers to help pets during the holidays and year-round.

Costuming your pet for Halloween: basic guidelines

Dear Paws: I want to dress my little dog up for Halloween. Do you have any costuming ideas? — Cheryl in Ormond Beach, Fla.

Dear Cheryl: Personally, I’m not a big fan of dressing pets up for anything. Not that they don’t look cute; it’s just that most pets don’t seem too happy in tiny collegiate sweaters or with big floppy antlers strapped to their heads. However … Read More