Your Dog’s Feelings

May 23, 2017

Are you unintentionally hurting your dog’s feelings?!

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This month is Pet Cancer Awareness Month!

May 22, 2017

This month is Pet Cancer Awareness Month! 1 in 4 dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer accounts for 50% of all disease related pet deaths each year.  Through promoting early detection, supporting research and care, we can make a difference.  Do you know the symptoms of potential cancer in your pet?

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Ticks Are Out!

May 5, 2017

Ticks are out and in full force!  Did you know that two of the largest risk factors for contracting Lyme disease are 1) exposure to infected ticks, and 2) vaccination status.  You probably use tick preventatives, but is your dog up to date on its Lyme vaccination?

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Dogs and Grain Allergies!

May 4, 2017

Food and grain allergies are a HOT topic.  However, may people do not actually understand food definitions and food allergies.  This is a great read for ALL pet owners about grains and your pet!

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Today is National Specially-abled Pets Day!

May 2, 2017

Today is National Specially-abled Pets Day! And you guessed it, today we are celebrating and honoring those dogs that have a disability or face certain physical challenges. These dogs who brave life with paralysis, missing limbs, blindness, and deafness. Whether due to disease, birth flaws or injuries, these dogs’ disabilities do not make them any less capable of showing love and living a fulfilling life.  So consider adopting one of these pets the next time you consider adopting a pet.  Just like Peggy (our technician Sarah’s dog), these pets are great companions!

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National Purebred Dog Day

May 1, 2017

Throughout history, purebred dogs have been depicted in paintings, sculptures, books, and many other media, demonstrating the unique bond between humans and dogs, and the essential role that purpose-bred dogs have played in our lives for thousands of years.  Purebred dogs are a part of our heritage, and a window into the culture that created them.  The AKC is proud to celebrate National Purebred Dog Day today! 

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April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month!

April 28, 2017

April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month. Take a minute to review first aid tips so you can care for your pet should an emergency occur.

 

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Training Tip of the Day!

April 27, 2017

Training tip of the day!  Did you know that aggressive dogs are generally not dominant.  Most aggressive dogs are afraid.  Socialization of your pet is important. Here are a few socialization tips for your pet!

 

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Feline Carrier Tips

April 25, 2017

Veterinary care is equally important for cats and dogs.  To make your trip to the veterinarian with your cat easier, make its carrier a safe and happy place by following these great tips!

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Essential Oils and Pets

April 24, 2017

All animals, and people, can benefit from the power of essential oils.  But here are a few basics to know before you get started!

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