You’ve probably heard countless people preaching about the importance of spaying or neutering pets. (Spaying refers to female animals; neutering refers to male animals.) The truth is that the importance of spaying and neutering can’t be emphasized enough! Keep reading to learn the top three reasons to spay or neuter your pet today. Your pet…

If you’re already a proud dog parent but you’ve decided to add another dog to your family, congratulations! By nature, dogs are pack animals, so it’s usually good for dogs to have a friend. However, the transition can be rough for both dogs if it’s not handled properly. Keep reading to learn three steps for…

So you’ve decided that you want to get a pet. Congratulations! Studies show that pets can help lower blood pressure and reduce depression. But pets are also a lot of work and they should never be adopted on impulse. They’re a lifetime commitment! Before you take the plunge into pet parenthood, follow these three important…

One good scratching session can destroy an upholstered or leather piece of furniture; giving your cat better options could help protect your home and your sofa. If your furniture and home is suffering from your cat’s loving but destructive attentions, these tips can help. Give Better Options Your cat isn’t targeting your sofa because he…

The best way to avoid a dog fight is to prevent it entirely; understanding the signs of aggression in your own pet or in another dog can help you avoid fights. If your pet is an unneutered male, he may be more aggressive to other males; neutering can help reduce your risk. Leaving the park…

Whether you add a cute Santa suit for Christmas, dress your pet to keep him warm or just love the look of a dog or cat in clothes, learning more about wearables and safety helps ensure your pet loves his clothes as much as you do. Safely Dressing your Pet Don’t Force an Unwilling Pet…

Some emergencies are obvious – if your pet has been struck by a car or you find your dog happily lapping up a pile of anti-freeze, you know you need to call us right away. Other signs may be more subtle, but taking prompt action could save your pet’s life. Here’s what to watch for…

Whether it’s one bouncy little flea or dozens of them, a flea infestation can make your home uncomfortable and your pet miserable. A look at the flea, what it eats and how it lives can give you some insight into the problem and an understanding of which remedy or preventative will work best for your…

In recent years, microchipping pets — in order to increase the chance of finding them if they get lost — has become hugely popular. And for good reason! A recent study done at an animal shelter showed that dogs without microchips were returned to their owners only 21.9% of the time, but dogs who were…

Toys can keep your dog entertained for hours – but choosing the wrong type of toy or one that is poorly constructed could create an emergency situation. What makes a good dog toy – and what features should be avoided? Here’s what to consider when you shop for toys for your pup: Kids Toys are…

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