1. Tips To Keep Your Pup Smiling

    Just like humans, dogs require a standard of care to ensure that they are in a state of optimal health throughout their life. We talked briefly about why routine checkups are important for your pet, however, there is much you can do at home to keep your pup both happy and healthy in between checkups. Failing to keep your dog’s health in check can lead to a host of problems that can cost you a gr…Read More

  2. Why Routine Pet Checkups Are Important

    While it may seem unreasonable to some to take their pet to a veterinary clinic for a routine checkup, the truth is that having your pet examined by a qualified veterinarian can do much to keep your pet in healthy spirits through preventative care. Not only is regular blood work necessary to monitor the health of your furry friend, a wellness check can alert pet owners and veterinarians of any red…Read More

  3. Choosing the Right Type of Food for Your Dog

    As a first-time dog owner, finding the right kind of food to support your dog’s diet can be difficult. With so many options to choose from, you may not know where to even begin. Contrary to what some may believe, not all types of dog food are the same. In fact, every type of dog food offers different nutritional elements that can be beneficial or detrimental for your dog. For this reason, it is …Read More

  4. 10 Signs You Should Take Your Dog to a Veterinarian

    As a dog owner, you’ve probably experienced a situation where your pet has sustained an injury whether from an accidental fall, or from over-excitement from playing too intensely. If you’ve noticed your pet hobbling about with a limp that doesn’t seem to heal on its own, there may be cause for concern. On the other hand, there have probably been times where your dog has healed on his or her …Read More

  5. Summer Pet Safety

    Long, relaxing days in the summer sun…they’re what so many of us long for all winter long. And while classic summertime activities might be just what the doctor ordered for you, the expert veterinarians at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) warn some summer favorites can spell danger for our furry friends. "Most people love to spend the warmer days enjoying t…Read More

  6. Celebrate Pet Safety this Memorial Day

    As the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day is a great excuse to get outdoors. But whether you’re partying, barbequing, or just soaking up some rays, it’s important to keep your pet’s safety in mind at all times. To prevent any Memorial Day mishaps, we’ve put together some tips to help protect animals during the “Dog Days” of the season. Party Smart Barbequing is one of the best pa…Read More

  7. Top 10 Cat Emergencies

    Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some injuries are obvious, such as a cat with an open wound, while others have more subtle signs that can be equally dangerous if left untreated. Knowing signs of ill…Read More

  8. Traveling by Car with Your Pet

    Traveling with a pet usually involves more than putting the animal in a car and driving off, especially if you will be driving long distances or be away for a long time. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) offers these tips to help you prepare for a car trip with your pet and make it go a little smoother. If your pet is not accustomed to the car, take it for a few short rides before th…Read More

  9. Pets as Holiday Presents

    Sometimes it may seem like a cute idea to give someone a pet as a Christmas present, but it’s important to give that some extra thought before you do it. Most pets that are given up lose their home because their owner loses interest in them or is unprepared for the responsibility of pet ownership. This is a huge problem seen among pet owners who receive their pets as “gifts.” Children especi…Read More