Canine Respiratory Illness

Should you be concerned about respiratory illness in your dog? A mystery canine respiratory illness has been spreading across the nation with occurrences reported in Oregon, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, and portions of the Northeast. The symptoms mimic those of kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), as respiratory signs […]

Happy Howlidays – Preparing Your Pet for Holiday Travel

Introduction: The holiday season is upon us, and for many, that means traveling to spend quality time with loved ones. As a pet owner, including your furry friend in the festivities, is a must. However, holiday travel with pets requires some careful planning to ensure a stress-free experience for both you and your four-legged companion. […]

Parasites and Prevention

As the weather begins to become nicer, it is a great opportunity to go out and enjoy the day with your pet. However, as the flowers bloom, pesky pests are also bound to emerge, and it is important to take your pet’s health into account when spending time outdoors. While fleas and ticks are the […]

10 Tips for Keeping Your Children Safe When You Have Pets

To experienced dog owners or parents, close interaction with children and pets may seem like no big deal – but if dogs decide to retaliate or play in a too aggressive way, they are all too often punished for something they didn’t know was wrong. In certain situations, these dogs are sent to animal shelters, […]

10 Tips for Keeping Your Children Safe When You Have Cats

Introduction Cats make wonderful companions, but when you have young children, ensuring their safety around your feline friends becomes a top priority. Cats are generally gentle creatures, but accidents can happen. To create a harmonious and secure environment for both your children and your cats, it’s essential to take certain precautions. In this blog post, […]

Grooming Your Dog

Grooming is an important aspect of being a dog parent. It doesn’t just make your dog look great but is also an important part of keeping your dog healthy. There are certain issues that can come with overgrown nails, impacted anal glands, bad teeth, and more issues that can cause pain and discomfort and lead […]

Beware of Blue-Green Algae: Keeping Your Pets Safe from Toxicity

Algae, a fairly common bacteria that thrives in stagnant water sources such as lakes, ponds, and oceans, can be a potential threat to your pets’ health. While most forms of algae are harmless, one particular type, known as blue-green algae, can be highly toxic, even in small amounts. In this blog post, we will explore […]

Fireworks and Your Pet: Prepping Your Pooch for Independence Day

Fireworks may be exciting and fun for you, but your furry friends will likely disagree. The big booms and crackling noises that accompany Fourth of July fireworks can be terrifying for your pet. In fact, they can be downright dangerous. Before you head out to this year’s festivities, take a minute to heed these pet […]

Spring Pet Care Safety

As the flowers bloom and the temperatures rise, spring is a time for new beginnings and renewal. It is also a time when pet owners must be aware of potential health hazards that can affect their furry companions. With proper care and attention, pet owners can ensure that their pets enjoy the season without putting […]

Keeping Your Pet Mentally and Physically Fit

As a pet owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure that your furry friend stays healthy and happy. While regular visits to the vet and a balanced diet are essential, it’s also important to keep your pet fit mentally and physically. Here are some tips to help you do just that. Exercise Just like humans, pets […]