Getting rid of your man's "I'm not a cat person" mentality may take many Garfield reruns!
Jackson Galaxy is a cat behaviorist who stars on Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell," and has often been called the Cat Whisperer. One of the problems he most frequently encounters on his show, which documents his adventures counseling owners of misbehaving cats, are cats who seem to hate one half of a couple.
The 'Shameless' actress on how her pets enhance newlywed life with her hubby, Carter Oosterhouse.
You could say actress Amy Smart is 'Shameless' about her love for pets. As a long supporter of Best Friends Animal Society and various other pet adoption initiatives in Los Angeles, the 36-year-old knows that owning a dog, cat or other animal can be the key to a happy life... and marriage.
You can learn a lot about a man by the way he treats animals and waitstaff.
I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way they treat animals and restaurant servers. Even if you aren’t an animal person, and honestly, I don’t think I am, there’s still a way to create creatures with respect and kindness. My husband and I had many early dinner dates, and I was always impressed with how he treated wait-staff. He was polite but not flirty with the pretty ones, and he always tipped well but not gratuitously. And he had a rescued greyhound that he took amazing care of, so I knew that he was a decent human being.
But there was one event that happened early in our relationship that really helped me see the kind of man he was.
Happy National Puppy Day! You and that boyfriend of yours should think about getting a puppy or two.
Adopting a puppy together could do wonders for your relationship. Why? Let's put aside the fact that puppies are adorable, because that's a given. There are more great reasons to get a puppy with your partner:
Sometimes you have to choose between your partner and your pooch.
This week on the Ask YourTango forum, katgut writes, "My boyfriend HATES [my] little [terrier]. He gets upset because I refuse to leave the dog at home on the weekends when we go out during the day. It seems unfair to [me] because I work on weekdays and my dog is at home by himself, so I want to spend time with him on the weekends. Why can't my boyfriend understand this[?] He's not a dog hater, but he just won't accept that my dog is part of the family. Is this a sign of future problems?
The royal couple was spotted taking a stroll with a possible new addition to their family!
We've already played a guessing game about what Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton should name their future baby, and now it seems it's time to speculate about what the royal couple might call their new dog!