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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.


New Procedure Put in Place for People Arrested Whose Pets Were Left Behind

New Procedure Put in Place for People Arrested Whose Pets Were Left Behind

When people are arrested and taken to jail their first phone call is often to an attorney -- not a pet sitter. It could be days before pets are cared for. One NYS sheriff’s department felt it was time to address the needs of pets that may have been left behind. Lisa Chelenza reports. 10/18/2014 05:00 AM

Organizations Find Homes for Puppy Mill Victims

Organizations Find Homes for Puppy Mill Victims

Puppy mills are a rising problems in the United States. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza shares about one group drawing attention to the issue. Updated 10/01/2014 05:00 AM

Why Do Dogs Sniff Each Other?

Why Do Dogs Sniff Each Other?

Sometimes dogs do very strange things, like sniffing each other’s backsides. Lisa Chelenza explains why in this edition of Pet Pointers. 09/27/2014 05:00 AM

Different Types of Labrador Retrievers

Different Types of Labrador Retrievers

There can be a lot of variation among certain breeds of dog including some of the most common. Lisa Chelenza has more about Labrador Retrievers and why they can be so different in this edition of pet pointers. 09/24/2014 05:00 AM

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

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