January 30, 2020
You probably realize that your dog, just like us, needs regular exercise to be healthy. Getting some physical activity in each day is good for your canine’s cardiovascular health, keeping their bones and muscles strong, joints supple and very importantly, their weight under control. This is essential since gaining excessive amounts of weight can cause your pet to experience significant health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis and diabetes. However, exercise isn’t only necessary for your pet’s physical health. It also has a significant impact on your pet’s day to day behavior too. This is because canines, and specifically young dogs, have a great deal of energy that they need to expel. If they don’t, it can lead to them developing destructive and undesirable behaviors such as chewing things that they shouldn’t, scratching and shredding furniture and making excessive noise.
Planning a trip can be stressful enough, without throwing traveling with a pet into the mix. If you need to take your adored animal with you, you will need to make certain preparations and considerations to ensure their safety and comfort every step of the way. To help you get started, here’s our ultimate guide to traveling with your pet.
November 26, 2019
When you are forced to be temporarily separated from your pet, you want to be reassured that they are in the safest of hands and will be cared for properly in your absence. This means that there is a lot of pressure to choose the right caregiver for your animal.
October 28, 2019
Halloween is just around the corner and for many of us, it’s a great opportunity to go wild with costume ideas, consume plenty of candy and other treats, and generally have a horrifically good time. Unfortunately for many animals, Halloween is anything but fun. In fact, it can be downright deadly.
September 30, 2019
As any pet owner can tell you, deciding on the type of food that your animal will eat is certainly a big decision. After all, you want to set your pet up with a healthy meal plan, but you’ll quickly realize there are many options to choose from! To help you narrow down the search, you should consider the following steps
August 30, 2019
Spaying/neutering are names given to the process of removing the reproductive capabilities of animals so that they can no longer bear young. These fairly straightforward procedures should be a top priority for pet owners shortly after they bring their new furbaby home for the first time.
July 27, 2019
Losing a pet is traumatic for any responsible owner and their family. In the past, we have always relied on collars and tags to attach our personal information to our pets so that we can be contacted if they are found. While this method is still useful, especially if your pet is recovered locally, there is another option – pet microchipping.
June 21, 2019
Not all people like or can cope well with hot weather, and the same can be said for our pets. Summer is here, bringing with it rising temperatures that sometimes become too much to handle. Since your pet has limited ability to manage her body temperature, it is down to you, as her owner, to implement strategies to keep her cool and safe this summer.
May 29, 2019
If your pet is experiencing certain painful health issues, there is a promising veterinary trend that is becoming more readily available for pet parents. This new technology is called laser therapy, and it’s helping to support all kinds of procedures from ear infections to surgery. But what are pet laser treatments and how do they help your pet? Let’s take a closer look.
April 30, 2019
A shocking number of animals are lost each year. Microchipped pets are up to 50% more likely to be returned to their owners than those without a microchip.