Having a Dog in the City

City living with a dog comes with a number of challenges that may differ from those a dog owner in a more rural area. For the well-being of others, your dog, and yourself, here are some tips for urban canine owning: 1. Find the right dog for your living situation. If you live in an […] Read more »

Best Dogs for Apartments

People sometimes have the misconception that the smaller the dog the more appropriate it is for an apartment. That is not necessarily true. While your house or apartment is technically a large cage for your pet, some do better in smaller spaces than others just based on their energy level. Daily walks are still necessary […] Read more »

Our dogs have taken over our brains

There’s some surprising science behind why you feel so attached to your dog. Researchers at Azabu University in Japan discovered that the hormone oxytocin is produced in both dogs and people when a dog and its owner look each other in the eye. Oxytocin, known as the love hormone, strengthens maternal bonding and emotional connection. […] Read more »

Anesthesia and your Pet

If your pet is going under anesthesia for a veterinary procedure, you might be concerned and wondering how to prepare. Pre-procedure, a thorough physical examination and medical history will be conducted. This could help detect any abnormalities in the heart and lungs which would change how anesthesia affects your pet. In general, older animals have […] Read more »