Monthly Archives: October 2014


Which Pet is Best For You?

Christina Carter talks With Roxy Brown from the Roanoke Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection about adopting pets. They cover tips on how to prepare, what to know and how to prepare to make a good home for a pet or pets. They also talk about the rewards of volunteering and fostering pets and […]


How Companion Animals Affect Our Health and Fitness

  Dana Casciotti PhD, wrote an excellent article for The National Center for Health Research about The Impact of Companion Animals on Health and Fitness. We humans are social by nature. Like any animal with specific drives, our social drives must be satisfied in order to realize our full potential health and well being. Satisfying our […]


Rats Smell Better Than We Think They Do

Rats are awesome creatures whose noses work much better than ours. Their success rate of sniffing out Tuberculosis is much higher than the modern testing equipment we use. Should we go to the rats?   Click Here for the Article


Tips on Caring For a Guinea Pig

Abby talks about the basics of caring for a Guinea Pig. (Also known as a “Cavey”) Abby, Reagan and Grammy cared for “Scootles” the pre-school Guinea Pig over the summer.  


Bathing A Large Dog: Jasper the Newfoundland

Jasper, an 11 month old Newfoundland is the star of this video, but it covers all dog types, some of the products tools and techniques, as well as tips on how to coach dogs on cooperating and even learning to like the experience.  


Prepare For Launch…

The Social Pet “dot” Net is preparing for launch November 15th 2014! but for those who read this, here’s a sneak peek at one of the premier videos.