Dog Training 101

Our canine friends are natural people pleasers and eager to learn a new behavior or skill. In fact, every interaction is an opportunity for your dog to learn a skill and improve their manners, which will help them thrive in every aspect of life. Dogs use body language to communicate with each other and their [...]

By |2021-01-07T03:27:24+00:00January 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Survey Results: The Best, Safest, and Most Fun Holiday Pet Gifts

In this season of giving, are you still wondering what would be the best gift for your pet? Read on for special gift-giving memories from the most loving pet owners we know. Our survey asked, “What was your pet’s favorite gift from you?”and their answers may give you good ideas, good feelings, and good laughs. [...]

By |2020-12-12T18:49:49+00:00December 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Avoid Pet Holiday Hazards

At this time of year—especially this year when you cannot gather with many of your loved ones—you’re likely frazzled and overwhelmed trying to plan the perfect holiday celebrations for your family. Although the holidays will look a bit different this year thanks to COVID, hazards for your pet remain the same. And, as you’re distracted [...]

By |2020-12-06T18:13:59+00:00December 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dos and Don’ts for Ensuring Your Pet Has a Safe, Happy Halloween

#1: Do avoid trick-or-treater trouble by giving your pet a safe space in your home While Halloween visitors can be great fun for children and adults, they are often extra stressful for pets. Many dogs and cats are already coping with changes from the pandemic, ranging from people with face masks to family members being [...]

By |2020-10-21T16:57:37+00:00October 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Somewhere Out There: The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

On your daily walks with your beloved furry companion, chances are you’ve come across a sign that you hope you’ll never see with your pet’s photo. “Lost Dog” and “Lost Cat” signs posted by grief-stricken families are heartbreaking to see, and all too common. The American Humane Association estimates that approximately one out of three [...]

By |2020-10-27T20:12:15+00:00August 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heartworm Disease: What You Need to Know About This Pesky Parasite

Normally an active dog, Max has been slowing down. Instead of chasing the frisbee with abandon, he retrieves it half-heartedly. And, his appetite hasn’t been great recently. Concerned, Max’s family takes him to their veterinarian, and a quick test confirms he has heartworm disease. While the disease is treatable, treatment is difficult and time-consuming, and [...]

By |2020-10-14T19:55:13+00:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jog with Your Dog or Hit the Mat With Your Cat: Staying Active with Your Pet

COVID-19 may have made trips to the gym or workout classes more challenging, but the good news is that you have a four-legged fitness buddy waiting at home. Physical activity is a great way for people and pets to reduce stress, build endurance or muscle, and improve overall well-being. Whether you and your pet are [...]

By |2020-09-30T16:44:37+00:00April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a COHAT, and How Can It Help My Pet?

We may have recently recommended a comprehensive oral examination and treatment (COHAT) for your pet, but you don’t really understand what that entails. Meanwhile, your friend is raving about the anesthetic-free dental cleaning another veterinary clinic performed on her pet. You are trying to decide what is best for your beloved companion. Since 80% of [...]

By |2020-09-17T01:21:42+00:00February 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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