Hi! I’m Leslie.  Pet parents or future pet parents I’m here for you.  As a pet nurse, my goal is to give you helpful, professional insight, to elevate your pet parenting experience. Lets keep your four-legged family members happy and healthy.  To me, pets are family and the human animal bond is key to the health and wellbeing of both pet and pet parent.

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Alternative to declawing

Top 3 (+ 1 Genius) Alternatives to Declawing

Declawing cats has its supporters and opponents. In 2017 the Association of Feline Practioners (AAFP) published their position statement on feline onychectomy or declaw.  They strongly oppose the elective procedure.  Some veterinarians and veterinary hospitals are no longer performing this procedure.  There are alternatives to declaws. The position statement by AAFP has brought out arguments […]

Pets in the Classroom

Pets in the classroom can add value to the educational environment.  They stimulate learning, teach responsibility, encourage nurturing, build self-esteem, develop compassion, and promote the human animal bond. All are valuable assets for children long after they graduate. Positive Outcomes Animals can broaden children’s views because they learn about different animals eat, where they come […]