Pet Emergencies Happen: Be Prepared

Pet Emergencies Happen: Be Prepared

EVERY HOME CONTAINS a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by pets. Pet emergencies happen but you can protect your pet’s health by becoming aware of the most common health hazards found in many pet-owning...
How to Show Your Pet Love – Without Treats

How to Show Your Pet Love – Without Treats

Pets, you gotta love ‘em, right? When you want to show them just how much you love them, there are so many ways you can do it.  The first thing that comes to mind might be to give your pet a handful of treats, but there are so many creative ways to show your...
Healthy Weight Control and Pets

Healthy Weight Control and Pets

REACHING AND MAINTAINING a healthy weight reduces your pet’s risk of disease and injury, and contributes to a better quality of life and a longer life expectancy for your pet. HOW DO I KNOW IF MY PET’S WEIGHT IS HEALTHY?  First and foremost, you need to have an honest...
Socialization of Dogs and Cats

Socialization of Dogs and Cats

What is socialization? Socialization is the process of preparing a dog or cat to enjoy interactions and be comfortable with other animals, people, places, and activities. Ideally, socialization should begin during the “sensitive period”, which is between 3...