caring for your pet in the fall

Pet Care in the Fall

Fall is just around the corner. The mornings will get chillier and the nights cooler making it the perfect time to get your pets out and about. While the fall is great time for your pet, there are still some precautions that you should take. Back to School You

why you should keep your pet updated on immunizations

The Importance of Immunizations

Both cats and dogs are at risk of contracting diseases that affect their quality of life and can be deadly if they are not vaccinated. All these diseases can be transmitted by the mother or other infected animals. Cats are susceptible to diseases like FIV if they get bitten by an infected cat or through

keeping your pet safe during hot weather

Hot Weather Pet Safety 

Our furry friends are not always fans of hot weather. Their fur coats and limited abilities to eliminate heat from their bodies, make it difficult for them to stay cool. As a pet owner, you are responsible for limiting their exposure to hot weather conditions, keeping them hydrated, and providing as much cool comfort as

Disaster Preparedness For Your Pet

Disaster Preparedness For Pet Owners

Pets are important members of your family, so they should be included in your family’s emergency disaster plan. Preparing for the unexpected is not easy, but the below tips will help you get started. Prepare Early & Communicate If you live in an area prone to certain natural disasters, such as tornadoes, earthquakes,

what to do if your pet gets lost

What To Do If Your Pet Gets Lost

Losing your animal is one of the scariest experiences you can have as a pet parent. According to the ASPCA, about 15 percent of pet parents had lost a dog or cat in the previous five years. While we recognize July as National Pet Prevention Month, let’s think about how we can prevent the nerve-wracking

how to find the best kennel or boarding facilities

What You Need to Know About Kenneling Your Pet

Unfortunately, pets can’t always come with you on vacation, and sometimes keeping them at home with a pet sitter isn’t an option. Your best bet is to take them to a kennel or boarding facility and minimize the worry that comes with leaving them behind. The benefit of kenneling your cat or dog is that

Safety tips for your pet this July 4th

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Although it is fun celebrating the 4th of July, it is important to keep in mind that a celebration for family and friends may not always be fun for pets. To make sure our furry ones stay “feline” okay and don’t get “ruffed” up, please check out these helpful tips and precautions for this upcoming

flea and tick prevention for dogs and cats

Flea & Tick Prevention

Saving Your Pet from Fleas & Ticks Every pet parent knows how much of a nuisance fleas and ticks can be. At best your pets become itchy and skittish, at worst they become miserable and lethargic. Ticks and parasites survive by feeding on the blood of host animals. And just like ticks, fleas can

The importance of heartworm prevention with your cat.

The Importance of Heartworm Prevention

What to know about heartworm disease. Heartworm disease is a serious disease that affects cats. It is caused by foot-long worms that settle into the heart, blood vessels, and lungs of an affected pet. These types of worms can cause heart failure and lung disease and can be potentially deadly if not caught in

The 6 Basics of Pet Grooming

From ears to eyes, here are the 6 basics you need to know about pet grooming. For many, the concept of grooming your pet conjures up notions of brushes and bows, but in reality, it is a vital element to their overall health and wellbeing. Regularly grooming your pet allows you to notice any out-of-the-ordinary