Senior Pets

Cats and small dogs are generally considered “senior” at seven years old, but we all know they’ve got plenty of life left in them at that age. Larger breed dogs tend to have shorter life spans compared to smaller breeds and are often considered...

Tips For Getting Your Dog Ready For The Holidays

Exhaust your dog before guests arrive. A tired dog is usually a well-behaved one. Take your pooch out for a good run before all the company comes over, just be sure to gradually wind down the activity level. Make sure ID tags are up to date. This should be the case...

Things to Make Halloween Safer for Your Pet

Don’t feed your pets Halloween candy, especially if it contains chocolate. Make sure your pet is appropriately identified (microchip, collar and ID tag) in case they go through the open door while you’re with trick-or-treaters Keep lit candles and...

Keeping Your Pet Healthy This Fall

When it comes to keeping your pet healthy and helping him enjoy fall to the fullest, there are some things to keep in mind. Watch out for ticks Many species of ticks are active even into the winter and can survive the first frost. Don’t let ticks cozy up. Remove their...

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...