Recent Blog Posts

  • Easing your Pet Into the Transition of a New Home

    September 1, 2013
    Easing yourself into a new home is a large feat, both physically and emotionally. The stresses of packing up, moving, and finally accepting your new living space as your home can take many months if not longer.
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  • How To: Help Protect Your Dog Against Fleas and Ticks

    August 1, 2013
    As temperatures begin to rise and you and your family begin to enjoy the warmer weather, it's important to get a jump start on protecting your dog from fleas and ticks.
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  • How To Tell When Your Dog Is Dehydrated

    August 1, 2013
    There are several different reasons dogs lose water from their body. A few ways this can happen is through panting, urinating, and evaporation through the feet and other body surfaces. Obviously, dogs replenish their fluids by drinking water or other liquids, and also by eating moist foods.
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  • Introducing Your Puppy to Your Dogs

    July 1, 2013
    If you’ve ever ventured to the doggy park, you’ve seen how antsy dogs can get when encountering one another for the first time. This is entirely understandable and normal for random encounters, but what about introducing a new puppy to the dogs you already have?
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  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    June 1, 2013
    Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it.
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  • Why To Consider Adopting An Older Dog

    June 1, 2013
    While there is definitely a draw to getting a cute little puppy, there are also many benefits of adopting an older dog from a shelter.
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  • What to Expect When Your Dog is Expecting

    May 1, 2013
    It can be very exciting when your dog is expecting a litter of puppies. You might be inclined to pamper your dog or change her routine when you know she is pregnant, but it is important to remember that dogs have been having puppies for a lot longer than humans have been intervening.
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  • How to Stop Your Dog from Kicking Up Dirt

    May 1, 2013
    After doing their "business", many dogs like to kick up dirt. Why is this? Dogs that kick up dirt are simply trying to spread their scent as far as they can.
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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    April 1, 2013
    When you’re feeding your pet rabbit you may be inclined just to use pellets. A diet high in pellets can lead to health problems so you will need to substitute other things in as well. Here are some other foods that should be included according to Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    April 1, 2013
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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