Summer Heat

Summer’s not over and those lingering hot days can really sneak up on you and your pet. Every year over 5,000 pets die from exposure to the excessive heat inside cars. When taking those last minute road-trips and traveling with you cat or dog make sure you remember that your pets can overheat much faster […]

Christmas Safety Tips for Your Dog

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  With Christmas right around the corner, I thought it might be helpful to give a few tips on how to keep our pets happy and healthy throughout the holiday season. Several of the plants commonly purchased for decorations during the Christmas season are poisonous to pets and children, such as poinsettia and mistletoe. Choose […]

Anesthesia Risks for Dogs

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  Whether or not to use anesthesia is perhaps one of the most sensitive topics in pet care. Many pet owners have suffered the tragic loss of a pet. Often, these pet owners suspect that the death came about due to negligence while their pet was under anesthesia. Sometimes their suspicions are true, sometimes they’re not. The […]

Dog Beds – All Natural and Dog Approved

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I admit it: my dogs are spoiled. I go out of my way to make sure they are comfortable, but my home  has laminate flooring. Laminate flooring is durable, easy to keep clean and nice to look at, but it’s cold and hard as cement. I think there’s a doggie hell where it’s the only […]

Periodontal Disease in Dogs & Cats

Could my Dog or Cat have Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease in cats and dogs is a series of changes that is associated with the inflammation and loss of the deep supporting structures of teeth. Dogs and cats from six months on may be affected and by the time most animals reach the age of four […]

Summer Travel With Your Pet

It’s the end of summer and many people are making last minute travel plans.  If you want to take your pet with you there are a few things you should consider in your plans to help ensure everything goes well for you and your pet. If you are not going very far with your pet […]