Additional Resources

Pet Care Information

The following information is part of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Pets for Life program, designed to keep pets and their people together. For more information, visit

Dog Behavior

  • Aggression
  • Barking
  • Basic Training Techniques
  • Crate Training
  • Destructive Chewing
  • Digging
  • Dog Toys
  • Dominant Dogs
  • Eating Strange Objects
  • Escaping
  • Fear of Thunder & Other Noises
  • Fearful Dogs
  • Housetraining
  • Head Halters
  • Introducing a New Dog
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Puppy Behavior Basics
  • Puppy Chewing
  • Puppy Nipping and Rough Play
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Submissive and Excitement Urination
  • Urine-Marking Behavior

Cat Behavior

  • Aggression Between Family Cats
  • Aggression Towards People
  • Cat Toys
  • Destructive Scratching
  • Discouraging Free-Roaming Cats
  • Eating Strange Objects
  • Fearful Cats
  • Introducing Pets to a New Cat
  • Kitten Behavior Basics
  • Kitten’s Rough Play
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Preventing Litter Box Problems
  • Solving Litter Box Problems
  • Talkative Cats
  • Urine-Marking Behavior

Other Pet Issues

  • Caring for Pets When You’re Ill
  • Coping with Allergies
  • Pregnancy and Toxoplasmosis
  • Preparing Pets for a New Baby
  • Removing Pet Stains and Odors
  • Selecting the Right Pet

Planning for the Unexpected

Are you prepared for when disaster strikes? The Humane Society of the United States has provided plans to follow in case of a disaster or emergency.