Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Party Ideas

    April 16, 2017
    Our pets often become beloved family members, and it is natural to want to include them in family-oriented celebrations and parties. Unfortunately, most parties – with loud music, special foods, numerous guests and energetic entertainment – are not pet-friendly.
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  • Is Your Dog Socializing Enough?

    March 16, 2017
    Socializing your dog is the process of exposure and habituation to the environment around it. Socialization is important because in addition to genetics, it is the most important factor in determining the temperament of your dog.
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  • How to Stop Your Cat's Hairballs and Vomiting Issues

    March 1, 2017
    Hairballs are an unpleasant fact of cat ownership, and while it is necessary for cats to expel hairballs, there are steps owners can take to minimize them without compromising their pet's health.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 16, 2017
    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.
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  • My Dog Has Worms – What Should I Do?

    January 1, 2017
    Worms are common parasites that infect dogs, causing everything from mild discomfort and illness to severe reactions and death. Quickly recognizing the signs of worms and taking appropriate treatment steps is essential to keep your dog in good health.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    December 16, 2016
    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.
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  • Helping Dogs Cope With Visitors to Your Home

    December 1, 2016
    Dogs can have many different reactions to visitors, from excited piddling and jumping to fearful growling and anxiety to barking and aggression.
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  • Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

    November 16, 2016
    Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs?
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  • Getting Rid of Pet Urine Smell – For Good!

    October 1, 2016
    Every pet owner has to deal with the occasional indoor "accident" whether it is before a young pet is properly housetrained, consequences of an illness, the aging of a pet or just an overly excited or stressed pet that may have less control.
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  • Home Safety Tips With Indoor Pets

    October 1, 2016
    Every pet owner wants to give their cats, dogs, birds, fish and other pets a safe, happy home, but our homes are filled with many more hazards than most pet owners realize. Fortunately, it is easy to take steps to minimize any risks and keep pets safe.
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