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  • How to Greet a Dog
    March 2, 2020

    How to Greet a Dog

    Dogs are friendly, social animals, and a proper greeting is essential to establish and maintain the correct, safe human-dog relationship in a pack hierarchy. Whether you are greeting your own pet, a friend’s familiar dog, a working animal, or any...

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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets
    February 1, 2020

    Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form. You’re probably thinking: Great,...

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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants
    November 1, 2019

    Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations. While many of these decorations are considered benign to the health and safety of you and your family, you may want to consider how they...

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  • Why Your Dog Digs and How to Stop It
    October 1, 2019

    Why Your Dog Digs and How to Stop It

    When a dog is digging up your backyard, you're going to wonder about two things. First, why in the world are they digging? Second, what can you do to stop them? We're going to take a look at some of...

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  • Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed
    September 1, 2019

    Tips for Keeping Your Cat Relaxed

    If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment.  First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed.  A cat will...

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  • How to Prevent Your Pet from Getting Heartworms
    August 13, 2019

    How to Prevent Your Pet from Getting Heartworms

    Your pets are susceptible to diseases that humans either rarely or never contract. That's why you have to look out for things like heartworms, which is a serious disease. Heartworms are the result of a parasitic worm known as Dirofilaria immitis....

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  • Don't Let Them Bite: Preventing Fleas & Ticks
    June 4, 2019

    Don't Let Them Bite: Preventing Fleas & Ticks

    Keep Your Pet Safe From Ticks Spring is finally upon us, which means the days are getting longer, the grass is getting greener, and bugs are going to start making a comeback. Fleas and ticks are parasitic pests that can...

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  • Does Your Dog Have Any Separation Anxiety?
    May 1, 2019

    Does Your Dog Have Any Separation Anxiety?

    Many dogs suffer from separation anxiety, and it can be heartbreaking to see your dog go through that as an owner. While it's impractical to stay home with your dog 24/7/365 when you have to go to work or tend...

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  • Dogs and Cats and Fleas: Oh My!
    April 2, 2019

    Dogs and Cats and Fleas: Oh My!

    Fleas are little brown insects which thrive in particular temperature and humidity levels. Which means most pet owners will deal with them at some time or another. For many, it's not just a summer problem. Dogs and cats may get...

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