Written by Michelle Kretzer
National Pet Month, the perfect occasion for animal guardians to give their
best friends some extra love and attention. Animals aren't tough to please—they appreciate even just a little quality time with
us. Our funny friend Fred
Willard and his canine buddy like
to spend time together practicing table etiquette and trading dog jokes:
ways to tell your loyal companion how much he or she means to you are extra-long
play sessions, a new toy, or homemade treats. Check out these doggone good tips from Ingrid E. Newkirk's
book Let's Have a Dog Party! and purrfect
pointers from 250 Things You Can Do to Make Your Cat Adore You for more fun ways to speak your animal companion's language.
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