Pet Safety Travel Tips

When traveling by car, cats and dogs should go in carriers that are secured to a seat. On long trips, make sure to stop frequently for pets to relieve themselves and stretch. Never travel with a pet in a truck bed. A sudden change of motion or impact could be fatal....

Senior Pet Wellness

Senior pets are at risk of cancer, diabetes and joint problems, as well as heart, kidney and liver diseases. They also require different veterinary care than younger pets. Talk to your vet about caring for your senior pet. There are special diets and nutrition needs...

Why Spay and Neuter?

There are plenty of advantages to having you pet spayed or neutered, including decreasing the chances of breast tumors later in life, decreasing the chance of cystic ovaries and uterine infections later in life, decreasing the desire to roam the neighborhood,...

Prevent Worms and Parasites

Dogs and cats are susceptible to a variety of different parasites including heartworm, hookworm, fleas, ticks and many more. All these parasites feed off your pet’s body and cause major health problems if untreated. Fleas and other parasites can actually transmit...

Dental Care For Your Pet

Dental Care Helps your Pet Live Longer! Dental disease is the #1 illness affecting pets and can affect your pet’s heart, kidney and lung function. 59% of pet owners surveyed did not know that proper oral care can prevent dental disease. By age four (4), 70% of cats...

Pet Exercise

Exercise Keeps Pets Healthy! Benefits of Strong Joints, Bones and Muscles Durbs Destructive Behavior Reduces Risk of Disease Prevents Obesity Improves Mood, Reduces Stress Increases Lifespans

Fire Pet Safety

 Never leave pets alone around an open flame. If your pet is rowdy, it’s best to avoid candles. Pet-proof your house. Keep hazards out of paw’s reach, like flammables or electrical wires. Have an emergency plan with a safe location to take your pet after a house fire....

Pet First Aid Tips

As a pet owner, it’s important to know some basic first aid in case your loved one is ever in need of aid. Wound Care • Place pressure with gauze or a clean cloth to stop bleeding. • If there is debris, flush the wound with saline or clean water. • For deep wounds, or...

Adopt A Shelter Pet

There are millions of homeless pets out there that will never know the love and compassion of an owner. Adopt a shelter pet! Adopting shelter pets saves the lives of millions of pets needlessly euthanized due to overpopulation caused by breeders and puppy mills....

Common Pet Emergencies

Being able to recognize and respond to emergency situations can be the difference when your pet finds themselves in a potentially life threatening situation. You should always seek veterinary help if you suspect a pet emergency. Make sure you have your veterinarian...