Be Prepared in an Emergency!
You never know when the next earthquake, flood, wildfire or natural disaster may strike. Events like these are traumatic for anyone, but they can also be traumatic for our pets. That's why it's important to make sure you and your family are ready for a disaster and have a disaster -preparedness kit ready to go that includes supplies for your furry family members. Here are some basic items to include. A 5-gallon binRead More →
Find The Perfect Pet for Seniors
Of course we're partial to dogs, but they aren't for every household. If you're considering adding a furry companion to your life, be sure you understand the individual needs of the animal. Active seniors may enjoy adding a dog to keep them active and engaged, but cats can be more suited for seniors who travel or need lower maintenance companionship. We're happy to discuss your needs with you before you decide tRead More →
Keep Your Dog Cool During Extreme Heat
We're in the midst of another brutal summer with temps well over 100 degrees. It's important that you find ways to keep your dog cool when excessive heat hits. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are very real threats for dogs. If you don't take the proper precautions, the summer heat could do actual damage or even kill your pet. Just think, would you like to be outside during the summer months for hours at a time witRead More →
Keeping Dogs Calm During 4th of July Fireworks
Dogs are often afraid of loud noises like thunder or fireworks. These sounds are often a source of great distress, fear and anxiety for our pets, and for a good reason. Turns out recent studies found that fear of noises in dogs maybe related to muscoloskeletal pain. While you can simply avoid fireworks in some cases, in other situations, like when the Fourth of July rolls around soon, it may be impossible to do it.Read More →