Recent Blog Posts

  • Separation Anxiety in Dogs

    May 1, 2019
    Every dog owner is familiar with their pet's emotions and moods from begging eagerly for a treat to excited to go for a walk to dramatic and fearful about a bath. There is one mood, however, that is often overlooked, simply because the owner is not around to see it – separation anxiety.
    read more
  • Tips for Training Your Dog to Come to You

    April 1, 2019
    When you get a new dog, one of the first things you may want to teach him is to come back to you. Hollering "sit! " as he runs in the other direction won’t do much good. Trying to chase him might be great for exercise, but not for your nerves.
    read more
  • Choosing an Exotic Pet

    April 1, 2019
    Choosing a normal pet like a cat or dog normally does not require a lot of thought or consideration because more often than not, you have seen or played with one. However, when choosing an exotic pet, there are several more things you should consider.
    read more
  • Understanding Bedding Types and Their Benefits

    April 1, 2019
    Bedding is more than just a floor covering for your livestock. It provides cushioning and comfort for good rest, helps insulate against cold and drafts and absorbs moisture to keep your animals dry. But how do bedding types differ and which is best for your animals?
    read more
  • Choosing The Right Dog Food

    March 1, 2019
    Whether you've acquired a new dog or whether you've decided you want to change your current dog’s food, you should do some research. Different dog foods have different ingredients that are essential for the health of different aged and sized dogs.
    read more
  • Keep Ticks and Fleas Away from Your Pet

    March 1, 2019
    I love summertime, but the worst part is by far the bugs. Bugs like fleas and ticks are most prominent during the warmer seasons and can wreak havoc on your pet if not handled properly. Fleas for example can swarm in masses and quickly infest your pets and home.
    read more
  • Signs to Never Ignore in Pets

    December 1, 2018
    Every pet owner tries to give their pet the best possible life by providing nutritious food, a safe environment, and proper veterinary care. Pets can’t tell us when they aren’t feeling well, don’t like something, or are scared, stressed, or in danger, however.
    read more
  • Holiday Food Dangers for Dogs and Cats

    December 1, 2018
    We look forward to the deliciousness of the holiday season for many reasons – special meals and drinks, seasonal treats, feasts with friends and family, and goodies galore all make the holidays a tasty time of year.
    read more
  • Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

    October 1, 2018
    Dogs enjoys putting their mouths on just about everything. They will eat a shoe, lick the carpet, and in some cases even eat grass. It’s always a weird thing to watch as they try to wrap their mouths around individual blades, but it happens and it’s not necessarily a terrible thing.
    read more
  • What to Do If Your Pet has an Ingrown Nail

    October 1, 2018
    An ingrown nail can be painful for your pet, and if left untreated, could lead to sores, infections or in severe cases, even lameness or more severe complications. Fortunately, it is easy to deal with ingrown nails and keep your pets on sure footing.
    read more
  • Heartworm Prevention in Pets

    October 1, 2018
    Heartworm is a very serious and potentially deadly disease that can affect all breeds of dogs at any age. This parasite has also been reported more rarely in cats and ferrets, and it is wise for any pet owner to take precautions to protect their pet.
    read more
  • Nut Dangers to Dogs

    August 1, 2018
    Nuts are always popular treats, not just as an easy snack, but also in all sorts of baked goodies and other recipes. It is important that dog owners not share many of those snacks and treats with their pets, however, because of the different nut dangers to dogs.
    read more
  • How to Stop Your Dog From Bullying Other Dogs

    July 1, 2017
    Dogs are social animals that are most comfortable with companionship, but that doesn't mean that all dogs naturally get along. It can be embarrassing and even dangerous when a dog becomes a bully, but fortunately there are ways a responsible pet owner can correct their dog's bullying behavior.
    read more
  • Crate Training your Dog

    February 1, 2017
    Training your dog to go into his crate can be effective for confining him when he can’t be supervised, as well as a place for him to call his own.
    read more
  • Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

    October 1, 2016
    With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods?
    read more
  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    September 1, 2016
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
    read more
  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2016
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
    read more
  • Flea & Tick Prevention For Pets

    August 1, 2016
    Is your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.
    read more
  • All About Pet Vaccinations

    July 1, 2016
    Vaccinations are essential to protect your pet, but it can be confusing, even overwhelming, to decide which vaccinations are best for your pet and when they should be administered.
    read more
  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
    read more
  • Lyme Disease Information

    June 1, 2016
    Lyme disease – also called Lyme borreliosis – can be frightening, but when you learn the facts about this condition, you can better avoid any contagion and react appropriately if you do get infected.
    read more
  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 1, 2016
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
    read more
  • Pet Care on a Budget

    January 1, 2016
    Pets can be expensive, with thousands of dollars in vet care, supplies, food and more. But savvy pet owners can take very easy steps to lessen the cost of pet care without giving up their furred, feathered or scaled companions.
    read more
  • Indoor Activities to Keep Your Pet Busy in Winter

    December 1, 2015
    While the coming of winter does mean cozy nights by the fire and hot cocoa, there is no doubt that the switch to life indoors can, at times, be a bit stifling. If you are feeling bouts of excess energy during these months, odds are, so are your pets!
    read more
  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    November 1, 2015
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
    read more