Michele C. Hollow

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Quiz: 10 Common Pet Care Myths

As a pet parent, do you fall for any of these?

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Signs of Animal Abuse: Would You be Able to Spot Them?

Plus, how to report cruelty to animals.

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Is a High-Protein Diet Bad for Your Dog?

Think twice before you overload your mutt with meat.

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Want Healthy Pets? Spay or Neuter Your Cat or Dog

It's not just good for the planet.


What Pooch Owners Need to Know about Foxtails and Dogs

If these weeds get into your dog's body, the result can be devastating.

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Quiz: What Lies Beneath? Hidden Dangers in the Ocean

Test your knowledge on how to keep safe in the deep blue sea.

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How to Get Rid of Raccoons

Tips for luring these masked invaders out of your house, and what you can do to keep them away.

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Is Your Dog Overweight?

Here’s how to help Fido lose fat and get fit.

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Is Your Cat Overweight?

How to make your favorite furball less round

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What to Do If There’s a Bat in Your House (and How to Keep Bats Out)

After a bat in my home tested positive for rabies, my entire family had to get rabies shots.

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What to Do if You Encounter a Snake

Plus, how to tell if a snake is venomous and what to do if you get bitten.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Sharks?

Hungry for facts about sharks? Sink your teeth into this test.


Getting Rid of Skunks — and Skunk Smell

What to do if you or your pet gets sprayed (forget tomato juice), and how to keep skunks out of your yard.