Ask the Animal Expert

Editor’s Note: This month’s Ask Annie is penned by Annie’s husband who writes as “Dogfather.” Dear Annie, My wife and I are starting a family and...

Dear Annie, My mother always used bleach to clean everything when I was a child. She swore that it was the only thing that really...

Dear Annie, Our daughter wants a pony for Christmas. I’ve said no way, but my husband seems to be leaning towards indulging her. What do...

Dear Annie, We recently added a dog to our family but she has a terrible habit of chewing on things. How do we get her...

Dear Annie, When does animal rescue become animal hoarding? Signed, Living on the Edge Dear Edge, Having been involved in animal rescue myself for almost four decades, I found...

Dear Annie, I want to adopt a dog from a shelter but my husband says all shelter animals are defective. Is that true? Signed, Those commercials make...

Dear Annie, I want to have my new kitten declawed but other people are telling me that I shouldn’t. Why won’t they just mind their...

Dear Annie, We have guests coming to our house on several occasions over the holidays. How can I get my dog to behave when we...

Dear Annie When I was out walking my dog the other day, a stranger reached out and tried to pet him. My dog thought he...

Dear Annie, How can I get my dog in show business? Signed, My dog is as good as Lassie! Dear Good as Lassie, The first thing to keep in...

Dear Annie, If a dog is scooting on his butt, does it mean that he has worms? Sincerely, Scooter’s mom Dear “Mom”, The most common cause of scooting is...