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Petropolitan · 2d ago

Do You Have What It Takes to Work at the Vet’s Office?

The Rewarding Career of a Vet Assistant Pets are becoming more popular than ever. Across the U.S., pet ownership jumped from 56% to 65% between 2012 and 2015. The rising popularity of family...
Petropolitan · 1W ago

Animal Training Turns Your Passion Into a Career

Why You Should Become an Animal Trainer “Follow your passion.” That bit of life and career advice gets passed around quite a bit. Unfortunately, not every hobby or interest lends itself to b...
Petropolitan · 2W ago

What Do Pet Groomers Do?

Grooming Does More Than Keep Pets Looking Cute When watching a dog show on TV, you might see the way the dogs’ coats shimmer and shine in the overhead light, not a single hair out of place, ...
Petropolitan · 3W ago

Great Dogs for Small Spaces

Here are 10 of the best breeds for apartment dwellers. Just because you don’t have a house and a yard doesn’t mean you can’t have a dog. Plenty of breeds make good apartment dogs. And size i...
Petropolitan · 3W ago

Bug Off!

The reasons to keep your pet free of fleas and ticks go beyond the nuisance factor. No one wants to sit down to cuddle with the family cat or dog, only to have a flea crawl across their hand...
Petropolitan · 3W ago

More than Puppy–or Kitty–Love

Including your pets in a wedding is relatively easy. It’s becoming increasingly popular to include pets in a wedding retinue. And, while doing so might have its challenges, at least your pet...
Petropolitan · 3W ago

Buyers Guide: Hiking Gear for Dogs

There are myriad products you can use to make your hike with your dog safer and more enjoyable for both of you. The weather is warming up and while those of us in the Southwest tend to dread...
Petropolitan · 1M ago

Calming Shy or Scared Dogs

There are several things you can do to help alleviate canine stress and fear. If you have a shy or naturally fearful dog, I have some good news: the condition is now easier to manage. Just l...
Petropolitan · 1M ago

Going Up

Why cats climb and how you can help satisfy their need to do so. Cats are famous for their love of climbing. Outdoor cats are known for their penchant of climbing trees, while indoor cats en...
Petropolitan · 1M ago

Cool New Dog Toys

A few of the latest playthings for your favorite canines. Dog toys are designed for fun, but the best ones should also engage certain innate dog traits, such as hunting, exercising and inter...