National Heartworm Awareness Month!

April 3, 2018

This month is National Heartworm Awareness Month.  Heartworms kill a great number of dogs. In fact, the American Heartworm Society reports that more than one million dogs currently have heartworm disease. They also report that heartworm is a serious canine and feline health concern that threatens animals in all 48 contiguous states and Hawaii, as well as throughout the temperate regions of the world. Is your dog on monthly heartworm prevention?!

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Poison Prevention Week!

March 19, 2018

This week is Poison Prevention Week.  With the Easter holiday around the corner we want to let your family know about the dangers to your pet lurking around this holiday.

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Today is K-9 Veterans Day!

March 13, 2018

Today is K-9 Veterans Day! This day is a day to honor and commemorate the service and sacrifices of American military and working dogs throughout history. According to American Humane, it was 75 years ago today that the U.S. Army first established the War Dog Program, or “K9 Corps,” to train man’s best friend to become the military’s best canine asset. The dogs of war who have served alongside soldiers throughout history aren’t just good dogs — they’re greatdogs.
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Canine Leptospirosis

March 12, 2018

Leptospirosis can infect you and your pet.  Is your dog vaccinated against this deadly disease? 

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Arthritis, Obesity and Chronic Pain

March 2, 2018

A pernicious triad: Arthritis, obesity and chronic pain.  Is your pet a senior, overweight and/or painful? Has his or her mobility slowed down?  Learn how all of these factors lead to one unhappy cycle in your pet. 

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National Walking the Dog Day!

February 22, 2018

Today is Walk the Dog Day! If you walk your dog just 30 minutes a day, you (and your dog) will meet national recommendations for heart health. In celebration of National Walking the Dog Day, we’re giving you 5 reasons why you should walk your pup EVERY day!

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It’s Love Your Pet Day!

February 20, 2018

It’s Love Your Pet Day! Today is the official day for pampering your pet with a little extra love and affection to show them just how much you care.

Did you know that most households in the United States have at least one pet? Approximately 39% of US households own at least one dog, and 33% own at least one cat. Pets provide wonderful companionship and can actually help decrease your blood pressure and stress.

So whether you have a cat, dog, hamster, rabbit, bird, reptile, or goldfish, shower them with love and affection today! Happy Love Your Pet Day!

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February is National Cat Health Month! 

February 12, 2018

February is National Cat Health Month!   It’s time to celebrate the love you have for your cat and make sure he or she is healthy, happy and safe. Let February be a reminder to you to make that vet appointment and have your pet checked out.  And since February is also National Pet Dental Health Month, have the vet check out your pet’s teeth too.

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month! 

February 5, 2018

February is National Pet Dental Health Month!  Dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health, and dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year by your veterinarian to check for early signs of a problem and to keep your pet’s mouth healthy.  Do you know the scary truth about your pet’s bad breath?!

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Essential Oils and Cats

February 1, 2018

We have had a lot of questions lately about essential oils and cats.  This is a good report on the dangers of essential oils and pets.

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