New Cat: Things to Watch out for

If you have a newly adopted cat, many behaviors you might brush over could be a symptom of a medical issue. Here are a few things to monitor in your new feline friend: Activity Level: An older cat might not be interested in climbing or playing, but a kitten with a low activity level might be an alarm […] Read more »

Running with your Dog

Dogs can be great running partners, as they can keep us motivated, protected, and accompanied. However, it’s good to make sure your dog is up to the physical challenge of running with you. Here are some tips for keeping your dog safe before and during a run: Ask your vet. Just as you need medical […] Read more »

Considerations for Boarding your Pet

You might find yourself unable to bring your beloved pet with you on vacation this summer. So, you’ll want to find a boarding facility that fits your pet best. Here are some things to consider when looking at kennels or dog sitting services: Cleanliness – Cleanliness is a crucial characteristic when looking at kennels, as proper […] Read more »

Heartworm: Prevention is Key

Some dog owners wonder if they really need to continue to pay for preventative heartworm treatment. They may think that the cost outweighs the risk, especially because there is a heartworm treatment for adult dogs. However, consider this: heartworm is still a serious infection and adult heartworm is still fairly widespread. A heartworm infection for […] Read more »

Fourth of July Safety for Dogs

The fourth of July holiday is a fun one for many of us – with barbecues, picnics, parades, and fireworks. But, how do you keep your dog safe during a day filled with many hazards? Here are some tips: 1. Leave him at home. You don’t want to risk your dog getting hurt or panicked […] Read more »