June 11, 2018
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8 Tips for Gardening with Your Dog

8 Tips for Gardening with Your Dog Spending time outside in the garden is wonderful for your health. It is good exercise and therapeutic, too. Gardening is a great way to enjoy the summer sun without exerting yourself in the heat. It is also a fun […]
May 26, 2018
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Your Pet’s Allergies

Your Pet’s Allergies If you have been sneezing and blowing your nose this spring, you know what it’s like to deal with seasonal allergies. But what about your pet? When we think of pets and allergies, we often think of our reaction to them. Pet dander, […]
May 26, 2018
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Keeping an Eye on Your Dog’s Vision

Keeping an Eye on Your Dog’s Vision When it comes to your dog’s health, you need to keep a good eye out so you can notice any changes that develop over time to make sure your dog’s eyes are in good shape. Eye conditions can develop […]
May 25, 2018
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7 Ways to Show Kindness to Animals

7 Ways to Show Kindness to Animals It is always a good time to show kindness to animals, and the month of May is a good reminder to find ways to offer a little extra love to the furry (and feathery and scaly) ones around us. […]
May 21, 2018
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A Simple Guide to Your New Dog Walking Routine

A Simple Guide to Your New Dog Walking Routine Now that the warm weather is settling in, it is time to think about that one thing you know you should be doing with your dog—taking walks. Regularly. It might have been a New Year’s resolution way […]
April 21, 2018
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Know Which Plants are Dangerous for your Pets

Know Which Plants are Dangerous for your Pets The gardener in you has been waiting for this for a long time. Spring time is planting time, and those April showers will bring along…poison for your pets? Hopefully not, of course, but before you start planting your […]
April 14, 2018
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What You Need to Know about Heartworm

What You Need to Know about Heartworm As a pet owner, you have probably heard of heartworm. Yet while the term is familiar, the specifics might not be. It is important for all pet owners, especially dog owners, to learn more about heartworm, its effects, how […]
March 26, 2018
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Pet Poison Prevention Tips

Pet Poison Prevention Tips Keeping your pet safe is priority one for pet owners. We take time to remember some important tips during March, which is Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month. It can be hard to keep track of what is dangerous for pets. Here are […]
March 26, 2018
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Tips for Your New Puppy

 Tips for Your New Puppy Spring is a great time to welcome new life, and what’s more fun than a new puppy! The energy and cuteness of your new family member will add excitement to your home. She will also add a few complications along the […]
March 13, 2018
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Five Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Your Pet

Five Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Your Pet St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to let loose. If you have Irish heritage, you can recognize your roots while having some fun. Even if you aren’t Irish, the day is still a wonderful […]
February 24, 2018
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Things to Consider when Getting an Exotic Pet

Things to Consider when Getting an Exotic Pet When talking about pets, we often tend to focus on dogs and cats. These is a good reason for this, since they are the most common types of pets and so many people have them. But if you […]
February 22, 2018
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How to Protect Your Pet’s Teeth

How to Protect Your Pet’s Teeth February is dental health month for pets. Assuming your pet did not just get a bunch of chocolate for Valentine’s Day, why then should you focus on your pet’s teeth? Well, there are a lot of reasons. First and foremost, […]
February 9, 2018
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How to Show Your Pet Love

How to Show Your Pet Love Karen had a lot to do. After a full day of work, she had to clean up her house and prepare for guests. Rushing from one room to another, she picked up books, clothes, and the occasional dish. She then […]
January 29, 2018
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Keep Your Pets Healthy and Safe this Winter

Keep Your Pets Healthy and Safe this Winter Winter has come. While this can be the most difficult time of year to get outside with your pet, we still encourage dog owners to get their pets out for some much-needed activity. We can make the most […]
January 22, 2018
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Canine Influenza

Canine Influenza Causative agent Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is a highly contagious viral infection affecting dogs and also cats. Influenza viruses belong to the family Orthomyxoviridae. Canine Influenza is a Type A influenza virus and is further identified based on the composition of two […]
January 22, 2018
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Tips for Fun Winter Activities with Your Dog

Tips for Fun Winter Activities with Your Dog This may have happened to you. It is late on a dark winter evening. You sit down to relax after a busy day. There is just one thing keeping you from sinking into the couch and focusing on […]
January 13, 2018
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Tips for Caring for Your Pet Bird

Tips for Caring for Your Pet Bird A friend of ours rescued a finch that had fallen out of its nest. With no other birds in sight and plenty of cats in the neighborhood, they took the little one in. They read up on the right […]
December 27, 2017
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New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Pet It’s that time of year again. As we enter a New Year, we get to set goals for ourselves. It’s a great opportunity to learn new things and try to improve ourselves and our lives. It is also […]
December 16, 2017
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Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season

Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season When decorating for the Holidays and getting ready to spread seasonal cheer, the last you want to hear about is how dangerous those ornaments can be. We don’t mean to stifle your spirit, but keeping these simple tips in […]
December 9, 2017
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Give Your Pet These Gifts this Holiday Season

Give Your Pet These Gifts this Holiday Season The Holiday Season brings with it many opportunities as well as its own set of challenges. We all feel the stress of finding the right gift for that special someone, not to mention finding the money with which […]
November 18, 2017
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Ten Reasons to be Thankful for Our Pets

Ten Reasons to be Thankful for Our Pets Each Thanksgiving, we take time to reflect on the people and the good things in our lives. This Thanksgiving, we share a few reminders of the many reasons we are thankful for our wonderful pets. Pets love us […]
November 16, 2017
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Fall Pet Grooming Tips

Fall Pet Grooming Tips Each season brings a new set of challenges and opportunities for you and your pet. After helping your pet cope with the summer heat, fall is the time to get your pet ready for the cold to come. Here are a few […]
November 1, 2017
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Eight Fun Fall Activities for You and Your Pet

Eight Fun Fall Activities for You and Your Pet We all know that summer is a great time to get out and enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures. We tend to look forward to spring and summer so much that we engage in a lot of […]
October 24, 2017
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Tips for Your Pet’s Halloween Costume

Tips for Your Pet’s Halloween Costume Halloween is a fun time for everyone, even the family pet. Just keep a few things in mind. Holidays can be stressful and downright dangerous for pets. But with these simple safety tips, you can make sure your pet enjoys […]
October 16, 2017
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Black Dogs and Cats Aren’t Just for October

  Black Dogs and Cats Aren’t Just for October With the Halloween season upon us, we see a lot of black cats along with scary witches and goblins. It seems like black cats are everywhere. Part of the reason for the black cat’s honored place in […]
September 30, 2017
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Get Your Pets Ready for Fall

Get Your Pets Ready for Fall Fall is here. We love the turning of the leaves, the harvesting of vegetables, the crisp air, and the holidays. We also love spending this special time of year with our pets. To make the most of the fall, we […]
September 19, 2017
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What Pets Can Do for Seniors

What Pets Can Do for Seniors We have talked about joy that a person can bring by volunteering with their pet in a senior care facility. Studies show that having animals present in an assisted living setting increases the quality of life for those living there. […]
September 14, 2017
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Five Ways to Volunteer with Your Pet

Five Ways to Volunteer with Your Pet September is National Service Dog Month. This is a great time to show our appreciation of the wonderful things that service animals and their trainers do for people in need. We can also take time to serve others with […]
August 16, 2017
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Water Fun and Safety for Pets

Water Fun and Safety for Pets Summer is winding down, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy fun in the sun. Water play is popular for many of us as well as our pets. But first things first. We need to make sure our […]
August 2, 2017
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Pets and Kids: When Two (Cute) Worlds Collide

Pets and Kids: When Two (Cute) Worlds Collide Nothing says cuteness quite like an adorable young child or a new pet. When they get together, though, we need to do our homework to make sure everyone gets along alright. Generally speaking, kids love pets and want […]
July 21, 2017
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Your Pet’s Summer Home Away from Home

Your Pet’s Summer Home Away from Home Summer is travel time for many of us. We pile up in the car and head off to the woods, the beach, Grandma’s house, or somewhere in between. If you decide to bring your pet along for the ride, […]
July 17, 2017
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Keep Your Pets Safe this Summer

Keep Your Pets Safe this Summer There are so many fun things to do during the summer. There are also so many dangers out there. We always encourage a nice balance of fun and safety. It’s like wearing a life jacket. Taking a few safety precautions […]
July 12, 2017
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Make Every Summer Day a Dog Day

Make Every Summer Day a Dog Day There are so many fun ways to fill our summer, but if we don’t plan things and get started, the warmth and sunshine can slip by before we know it. To help you and your dog make the most […]
July 3, 2017
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How Your Pets Can Have a Happy Fourth

How Your Pets Can Have a Happy Fourth If you have celebrated Independence Day every single July 4th of your life, the things we do that day seem perfectly normal. After all, it’s one of America’s favorite holidays—and it’s a lot of fun. If you look […]
June 30, 2017
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Camping with Your Pet: A Survival Guide

Camping with Your Pet: A Survival Guide Time to unplug and head for the woods. Camping is a great way to reset your mind, get away from it all and enjoy everything that nature has to offer. It’s a chance to get back in touch with […]
June 10, 2017
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Groom Your Dog for Summer

Groom Your Dog for Summer You finally took that first hike in the foothills with your dog. After being cooped up inside or enduring cold, wet weather, the warm sun felt amazing to both you and your pup. You got to stretch your legs and explore […]
June 8, 2017
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Make Picnicking with Your Dog a Walk in the Park

Make Picnicking with Your Dog a Walk in the Park A picnic is a great way to enjoy some time outdoors with the ones we love. That can, of course, include your dog. And just like your picnic shopping list, here is a checklist of things to […]
June 2, 2017
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Seven Magnificent Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy this Spring

Seven Magnificent Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy this Spring You have fantasized about running through sunny meadows for months, and now the time is finally here! Get out and enjoy the warm weather, and bring your pet along for the fun. As you grab the sunscreen and […]
April 19, 2017
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Pet Nature

Born to be Wild Nature is starting to bloom all around us, and to celebrate all things natural, let’s take a look at your pet’s nature. The sweet little dog, cat, hamster or bird you have at home is wild at heart. Humans have domesticated many […]
April 19, 2017
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Park It!

Park It! Well folks, the sun is finally here. Now that we can officially embrace the idea of spring, let’s get out and go to the park. Your pet will love the extra time outside. Before you go, keep a few things in mind. Scout it […]
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