Pet Education

Learn More About Your Pets

These are some of our favorite links geared towards helping you understand more about your pets. This includes advice on how to prepare for a new animal, behavioral tips, and training your pet.

There is also lots of info here for those who would never dream of giving up their pet, but just need some advice on basic pet problems. If the problems cannot be resolved, there is information to help you find a good home for your pet. But, please try to resolve the problems first, it might cost your pet his or her life otherwise.

Denver Dumb Friends League Helpful Tips & Information

  • Selecting the Right Pet
  • Preparing Your Pet for Baby’s Arrival
  • Moving with Your Pet
  • Successful Cleaning to Remove Pet Odors and Stains
  • Re-Housetraining Your Adult Dog
  • The Barking Dog
  • Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Dogs
  • The Canine Escape Artist
  • Destructive Scratching in Cats
  • Cats: Indoor vs. Outdoor
  • Solving Litter Box Problems
  • and much more!

Great Pets
Great web site maintained by pet behaviorists Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson. Covers a wide range of solutions to behavior problems in cats and dogs, such as: digging – licking – door dashing – trash tipping – jumping – housebreaking – litter box issues – aggression – fearfulness – etc. Featuring:

  • Message Boards
  • Ask the Expert
  • Pet Stories
  • and much more!

How to Love Your Dog
A great web site dedicated to kids that is well worth reading for everybody. Featuring:

  • Planning for your new dog
  • Are you ready for a dog?
  • Tricks, Tricks, Tricks
  • Keeping safe
  • What dogs need
  • I’ll love you forever!
  • and much more

Pet Proofing Your Home

Can We Help You Keep Your Pet?
Often people feel they must give up their pets for various reasons. On these pages, you’ll hopefully find some alternatives and be able to keep your animal.


Find many resources throughout San Diego to help with Financial assistance

Affordable Vet Care in North County

Low Cost Spay and Neuter

Low Cost Spay and Neuter- Escondido


Have your pet certified as an Emotional Support Animal

Helpful tips to renting with pets

Find pet-friendly rentals



Find out why your kitty isn’t using the litter box and what to do

Tips to keep your kitty using its litter box

Does your cat keep scratching your furniture?

Would you like a behavior consultant to come to your home to help with your feline frustrations?


Understanding and dealing with aggression

Is your dog marking all over?

Looking into Pet Insurance?

There’s a lot of competing programs out there and with this site you can find the  right coverage for you..and your pet.