Your location: Home > Blog >

Blog

image

What Did He Eat? Signs Your Dog Has Food Poisoning

If you’ve ever had food poisoning, you know how miserable the condition can make you feel. But did you realize that dogs can get food poisoning, too? If your pup gets into food that’s going bad or that doesn’t play nice with its stomach, it might experience an unpleasant bout of sickness. Stomach illness can […]

Continue Reading

image

When Is It Appropriate to Crate Train a Cat?

When most pet parents think of crate training, they think of dogs. Cats tend to be more independent and typically don’t require crating for discipline, sleeping and other training activities. However, crate training may be appropriate for cats in certain situations. If your cat needs to use a carrier or crate, it’s important to get […]

Continue Reading

image

Identifying the Signs of a Skin Infection on Your Dog

Just like humans, dogs have thousands of microscopic bacteria and fungi living on their skin. These microorganisms are perfectly normal and are often necessary for optimal health. However, sometimes they can overgrow and cause problems like infections. Skin infections are not uncommon in dogs, especially if they have an underlying health issue that causes skin […]

Continue Reading

image

Understanding the Feline Allergy Testing Process

Allergies are a deceptively common ailment in household cats; it’s estimated that one in five cats have allergies. Cats can develop allergies to many different things over time. These may include outdoor allergens like mold or pollen, household substances like perfumes and cleaners and even foods like wheat or chicken. Unfortunately, since cats interact with […]

Continue Reading

image

Getting a New Puppy or Kitten? Make Sure to Have it Spayed or Neutered!

Getting a new puppy or kitten is an exciting thing. There is so much to do when you finally get to bring it home, from buying the essentials and toys to finding a new vet. One other thing you should make sure to do as soon as possible is have your new furry friend spayed […]

Continue Reading

image

Your Cat’s Balance Issue May Be Related to an Ear Infection

Cats are known to be graceful and coordinated. They leap on and off of surfaces with ease, tend to land on their feet and generally have great balance. That’s why, if you see your cat tottering on its feet or consistently missing its landings when it jumps off its cat tree, you know something is […]

Continue Reading

image

Learning About Your Dog’s Health From its Poop

Aside from the cuddles, playtime and trips to the dog park, one major component of dog ownership is something much less fun: picking up poop. Pet parents get all too familiar with their dog’s poop every day, whether it’s outside in the backyard or in the park during a walk. Although poop is gross, it […]

Continue Reading

image

Must-Have Pet Essentials for Travel

Going on a road trip with your pet can seem like a daunting experience. Most people assume that pets will immediately be stressed or hate travel, but many pets actually enjoy the ride, especially when their owners are calm and pack everything important. Regardless of whether your pet loves or hates traveling, it’s extremely important […]

Continue Reading

image

Springtime Blooms Might Make Your Dog’s Allergies Go Haywire

Now that spring is in full swing, plants are beginning to bloom, pets and their owners are spending more time outside…and your pet may be starting to go nuts because of allergies. Just like humans, dogs can experience seasonal allergies, and spring is one of the most irritating seasons of all. If you take your […]

Continue Reading

image

Feathers, Catnip and Strings, Oh My! Giving Your Cat Pet-Safe Toys

Cats love to play with toys of all kinds. But, much like a parent of a child needs to be careful about what toys are safe, so do pet parents when choosing playthings for their kittens and adult cats. There are a lot of cat toys available on the market, but not all of them […]

Continue Reading