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PET POINTERS

Lisa Chelenza knows that not everyone in your family walks on two legs. For helpful tips on taking care of your animal friends, and advice from local veterinary experts, watch Pet Pointers Wednesday and Saturday on TWC News. If you have ideas for Pet Pointers segments, email Lisa at lisa.chelenza@twcnews.com.


Keeping Pets Safe in an Emergency

Keeping Pets Safe in an Emergency

September is “National Emergency Preparedness Month” and no matter what the emergency it’s crucial that you include your pets in your plans. Lisa Chelenza has some tips to help you and your pets stay safe in an emergency in this edition of Pet Pointers. 09/20/2014 05:00 AM

Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Some people think you can’t teach an old dog new tricks but that old saying just isn’t true. Lisa Chelenza has some easy tips to help an old dog learn new tricks in this edition of Pet Pointers. Updated 09/17/2014 05:00 AM

Introducing a Cat to New Dog

Introducing a Cat to New Dog

If a family has adopted a new dog, there are steps to take to introduce the new pet to the family cat. Lisa Chelenza has this edition of Pet Pointers. 09/13/2014 05:00 AM

Legless Lizards Are Not Snakes

Legless Lizards Are Not Snakes

It looks like a snake and moves like a snake but it’s not a snake. We’ll learn more about the legless lizard in this edition of Pet Pointers. Updated 09/10/2014 05:00 AM

Caring for Pets Left Behind

Caring for Pets Left Behind

So your teenager has left for college and left you with their childhood pet and you have no idea what to do with them. A few basics on caring for some of the most commonly left behind critters in this edition of Pet Pointers. Updated 09/06/2014 05:00 AM

Is Your Dog Depressed?

Is Your Dog Depressed?

While there are plenty of studies supporting people with depression, your furry friend might be going through some of the same mental disorders. Pet Expert Lisa Chelenza has more. Updated 09/03/2014 10:39 AM

Senior Pets Looking for Loving Homes

Senior Pets Looking for Loving Homes

Someone thinking of adding a pet to the family should consider adopting a senior pet. Lisa Chelenza has this edition of Pet Pointers. 08/30/2014 05:00 AM

Standard Poodles

Standard Poodles

While they are thought of as the peacock of dogs by many people, the Standard Poodle is more athlete than accessory. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza has more about these dogs. Updated 08/27/2014 05:00 AM

Cat Scratch Fever is a Common Disease

Cat Scratch Fever is a Common Disease

You have probably heard of cat scratch fever and thought it was a clever song or an old wive’s tale, but it is a real disease. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza has more about the symptoms of and treatment for this fairly common disease. Updated 08/23/2014 05:00 AM

Some Human Traits Not Suitable for Pets

Some Human Traits Not Suitable for Pets

Pet owners who believe pets love them unconditionally should think again. Humans do lots of things that annoy pets. Lisa Chelenza has more on you can be less annoying to your pets in this edition of Pet Pointers. 08/20/2014 05:00 AM

Growing Number of People Adding Goats as a Pet

Growing Number of People Adding Goats as a Pet

Most of the animals kept as pets in the U.S. are dogs, cats, birds, fish or reptiles. But a growing number of people are adding goats to their families. Today we’ll learn more about goats and how to care for them in this edition of Pet Pointers. Updated 08/16/2014 05:00 AM

Magnets Can Be Harmful to Pets if Swallowed

Magnets Can Be Harmful to Pets if Swallowed

Pets swallow all kinds of strange things, but what happens if they swallow a magnet? Find out in this edition of Pet Pointers with Lisa Chelenza. Updated 07/30/2014 07:25 AM

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