Heartworm in Pets

What is Heartworm Disease? Heartworm is caused by a type of roundworm that lives inside the heart and blood vessels of the lungs. Heartworm disease is transferred by mosquitoes. It is a serious disease that primarily affects the heart and lungs but can also affect...

Frustrated by your dog’s barking?

Frustrated by your dog’s barking? Here are some simple tricks to head off the behavior or taking the time to train the dog out of the behavior. Try these tips: Offer distractions. Bored dogs will be less prone to bark if they are given toys to play with. If your dog...

Fleas Are More Then A Pain

Fleas are more than an irritation; they can cause a range of illnesses in dogs. The problem is that, unless they are allergic to flea saliva, dogs don’t always scratch when they have fleas. To complicate matters more, fleas are sly and great at hiding. So how...

Tips for Your Pet to Live Longer

Everyone who has ever had a pet wishes just one thing — that they have a healthy and long life. Here are some tips that can help your pet do just that. FEED A HIGH QUALITY DIET Pets fed a high quality diet have a shiny hair coat, healthy skin, and bright eyes. A good...

Chlorine in Pools, Is it Safe for Pets

As temperatures rise and a hairy creature’s thoughts turn to summer swimming, owners across the country are asking themselves: is it ok for my pet to take a dip in the family pool? People start to wonder if chlorine poisoning is possible in pets. Here’s what you need...

Keep Dogs Safe and Cool at the Beach

Dogs love going to the beach, running in the sand, playing in the waves, and of course, chasing after a ball, and even the occasional kite. While it is fun for them and entertaining for us to watch, there are certain safety issues you need to know and ways to keep...