Titer Testing and Vaccination

Posted on Nov 28, 2016
Titer Testing and Vaccination

Similar to the controversy over human vaccinations, there is ongoing disagreement about vaccinations for our pets. Most agree that vaccinations have real benefits and have saved millions of pet lives, but many experts also believe pets are over vaccinated. Some vaccines may cause allergic reactions or side effects in healthy animals and those with a compromised immune […]

Hemp Seed Oil in Natural Pet Care

Posted on Nov 16, 2016
Hemp Seed Oil in Natural Pet Care

Medicinal marijuana is increasingly used to treat the symptoms of human maladies like cancer, seizures, joint pain, and anxiety. There has also been a boost in hemp seed oil use for treatment of a range of ailments in companion animals. In both cats and dogs, hemp seed oil has been used to treat seizure disorders, […]

Fleas: The Questions and Answers You Need to Know

Posted on Dec 17, 2014
Fleas: The Questions and Answers You Need to Know

Biting, itching, bothersome fleas are more than just a nuisance; they can wreak havoc in your home and be disastrous to your pets’ health. Getting rid of fleas isn’t easy, but flea prevention takes only a few seconds a month. Here’s what you need to know for a happy home and healthy pets. What are […]

Traveling with Your Dog

Posted on Dec 17, 2014
Traveling with Your Dog

From family vacations to family relocation’s, there are many times when leaving the dog at home just isn’t going to fly. If Fido is in good physical and mental health for travel, follow these tips for a hassle-free trip and a happy dog too. Getting ready Check your tags: Before leaving on a trip, be […]

Pet Colds: Symptoms and Treatments

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

Pet Colds: Symptoms and Treatments It’s that time of year again, it’s sniffling, sneezing, coughing and wheezing cold and flu season. You aren’t the only one who can catch a cold though; dogs and cats are also susceptible to this bug. In most cases, cats and dogs can’t catch a cold from you, but they […]

Winter Storm Watch: Pet Edition

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

Winter Storm Watch: Pet Edition Winter brings extreme temperatures that put our pets at risk for illness, injury and exposure to the elements. Keep your pets safe this winter with these helpful tips. Limit playtime Extended exposure to extreme temperatures, snow and ice can be dangerous for your dog or cat. Even if your dog […]

Feeding Fido well during the holidays: Food dangers for your dog

Posted on Dec 23, 2013

  Feeding Fido well during the holidays: Food dangers for your dog   With the temptation of holiday meals and treats, it’s easy to let healthy habits fall aside for a few days or weeks, but that doesn’t mean you can let the rules slide for your otherwise happy and healthy dogs too. Certain typical […]

Top 10 Gifts for your Dog This Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 16, 2013

Top 10 Gifts for Your Dog This Holiday Season 1. Tagg Tracker Keep your pooch safe and healthy with this GPS collar clip and charger station that tracks how much exercise your dog is getting each day and monitors his exact location. 2. Chuckit Launcher This ball and throwing wand is the classic toy for […]

Preparing for your pet sitter..

Posted on Dec 11, 2013

How to get ready for your pet sitter Hiring a pet sitter to take care of your pet while you’re away is a great way to make sure your furry friends are safe and secure during your absence. To help your pet sitter take these steps to get ready:   Prepare directions Leave detailed, preferably […]

How to choose the right pet sitter

Posted on Nov 30, 2013

How to choose the right pet sitter When you’re relaxing during vacation, away on business, or out of town for any other reason, the one thing you don’t want to worry about is whether your pet is being taken care of. Hiring a pet sitter gives you the peace of mind of knowing that your […]