Recent Blog Posts

  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 15, 2019
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • How Often Should I Clean My Pet's Teeth?

    February 1, 2019
    Good dental care is essential to a pet's health, and cleaning their teeth at home is the first step to good oral hygiene for your dog or cat. But while you may brush your own teeth several times a day, how often should you be cleaning your pet's teeth?
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 15, 2018
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 15, 2018
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Dehydration in Animals?

    August 1, 2018
    Animals cannot tell their owners when they are thirsty, and recognizing the signs of dehydration in different animals is crucial for pet owners, farmers and livestock handlers to ensure the animals are properly hydrated to stay healthy, particularly during hot summer months.
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  • Is The Swimming Pool Safe For Your Pets?

    June 15, 2018
    The pool is a great place for your family and pets to spend their summers. It’s the perfect solution to cooling down, soaking up some sun, and having lots of fun. However, like with small children, your dog can potentially be at risk of getting hurt if not properly supervised.
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    May 1, 2018
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
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  • How to Introduce New Cats

    October 1, 2017
    Whether you have one, two or many, cats can be wonderful members of your family. Because cats can be territorial, however, it is necessary to be cautious when bringing home a new cat and introducing it to your other feline family members.
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  • Choosing the Right Crate for Your Pet

    April 1, 2017
    Crates are essential gear for any pet, not just for cats and dogs, but also for ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits and other small pets.
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  • Does Your Cat Need to Be Reminded to Eat

    March 1, 2017
    While many cats can be finicky eaters, most pets will come running at mealtime and some may even be insistent or aggressive at feeding time if their owners aren't dishing up fast enough.
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