Back To School With Pets

Back To School With Pets

The transition back to school can be as tough on pets as it is for families! “Dogs might get less exercise or attention because the kids aren’t around to play with them or take them for an extra walk,” said Victoria Wells, an animal behaviorist for the

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Microchipping 101

Microchipping 101

Microchipping is a routine, non-invasive procedure where a veterinarian inserts a microchip that contains a unique identification number under a dog or cat’s skin using a hypodermic needle. This procedure is becoming increasingly widespread across the world, and is even required for cats and dogs in some counties.

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How To Give Your Dog A Bath

How To Give Your Dog A Bath

The most important thing to remember when bathing your dog is to remind them that it is fun! Rewarding your dog with treats throughout the bath is an easy way to teach your dog to enjoy having a bath. Follow these steps for an enjoyable bath time

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Home Remedies for Fleas

One of the worst parts about the summer is your pet’s inevitable flea and tick problem. With many pet owners expressing concern over chemical treatments, there are luckily many natural home remedies to try.   Citrus Juice Fleas are known to be repelled by citrus. The juice

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Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

If your pet seems to be itching more than usual, your first thought may be fleas. But if it’s not that, it may be allergies. Yes, dogs and cats can get allergies just like people. They can have environmental allergies, food allergies, allergic contact allergies, or flea

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Summer Dog Grooming

Summer Dog Grooming

Summers are hot not just for humans, but for dogs as well. Keep your furry friend happy with these summer grooming tips. A regular brushing will strip out loose hair so air can circulate against his skin. Regular and thorough brushing also prevents mats, which are not

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Summer Dangers for Dogs

During your summer fun these next few months, don’t forget about the dog! It’s so fun to take your dog swimming and hiking and playing all summer long, but it’s also important to keep them safe! Summer dangers include: Heat stroke Heat stroke occurs when your dog’s

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

Just like humans, dogs are prone to buildup in their ears. Unlike humans, they can’t grab a Q-tip to clean them out – they need your help! Keeping pets’ ears clean contribute to their health and wellness by preventing irritation and infection that can be painful and

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How To Clean Your Dog’s Teeth

A recent American Animal Hospital Association study found that two-thirds of dog and cat owners do not take care of their animals’ teeth. Lack of treatment of your pet’s teeth can result in tartar build up and eventual tooth decay. Tartar build-up causes gum inflammation (gingivitis), which

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Pet Adoption

No matter where you go, you may find puppy mills. These are places that charge you money for dogs that they breed on purpose. Puppy mills can be found anywhere, including shopping malls. However, you can find a puppy available for adoption,that without you, would face possible

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