healthy paws

Your dog spends a great deal of time on his paws. Just like our feet, they take a lot of abuse, only they don't...

Having pets means also having to be alert, informed, and vigilant with regards to keeping pets safe at home.  There are many household items...
Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pets

It's that time of year again when we spend time with long lost family and friends and feast on some of the best food...

While it is true that dogs enjoy playing with other dogs, the one relationship that is absolutely critical is the one they have with...

Dogs and cats are nice, but sometimes they just don’t do it for you.  Maybe you’d like to go a little farther afield and...
keep outside dogs warm

Contrary to what the calendar says, winter is upon us in many parts of the country. With temperatures below the normal average for this...

Just as hand washing is a good preventative against catching human to human illnesses; it is good for preventing pet to human transmission as...
Safe on Evening Walks with your Dog

Nighttime walks with your pet are fun, relaxing and necessary for many this time of year. As winter looks in the not-so-distant future, daylight...

As the days get shorter, the nights colder, and our wardrobe undergoes a seasonal change with the reappearance of boots, scarves and sweaters, we...
sugar glider

What, you might ask, is a sugar glider?  A sugar glider is a small marsupial native to Australia and Indonesia.  Adults grow to be...
Pet Toxins

With autumn in full swing and winter not far behind, a whole host of potential dangers pose a threat to your pet. From holiday...
Train Your Guinea Pig

Guinea pigs make great pets.  They are small, cuddly, and gentle.  They love to spend time with you and to be held.  They are...
Pet Diabetes Month

While we often think of diabetes as a human ailment, the truth is, it's also a common health issue in our pets. In fact,...
feral cats

A feral cat is one that has never been socialized.  They can be descendants of a once domesticated cat that wound up as a...

Many of us, and our pets, live sedentary lifestyles.  We get up, go to work, come home, eat, and flop in front of the...
Fall Canine Allergies

Canine allergies can be caused by a bevy of different sources, but atopy, or seasonal allergies, are specific and happen at specific times of...

Pet parents are not really that different from people parents.  We worry about our pet’s health, and who better to ask for advice than...
Pet Cancer

If you've every had a pet with cancer, you know how important it is that more research is done to fight this devastating disease....

Today's Pet Wellness Tip

Having pets means also having to be alert, informed, and vigilant with regards to keeping pets safe at home.  There are many household items...