5 Safe Holiday Gifts for Your Pets

gifts for your petsIt’s not just the humans in your life who look forward to presents under the tree or in their stocking. Your family pet could use something new keep him busy – and away from the ornaments, dangerous holiday plants, and tempting dinner foods. Here are five gifts for your pets that are worth considering this holiday season. They will make your pet happier and enrich your life too. Read more

‘Tis the Season for Pet Dental Care

pet dental careDo you always pick up a special treat for your pet at holiday time? A new toy or bit of catnip will undoubtedly be joyfully received, but one of the best gifts you can give your pet this time of year is a thorough pet teeth cleaning. Read more

20 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Pet

thankful-for-petIt’s unlikely that you need to be reminded of why your pet is such an amazing addition to your life. Whether you’re a dog lover, cat lover, pig lover, or reserve your affection for small rodents or birds, when you invite a pet into your home, you will be rewarded tenfold with affection, devotion, and the privilege of being responsible for another living being. Read more

5 Ways Your Dog Can Help You Get Healthy

Your dog can help you get healthyAny pet owner can tell you that your pet is good for your health. Pet care, simply enough, is also self-care. But you may not be aware of just how big an impact your favorite non-human has on your well-being. There are plenty of ways your dog can help you get healthy, and you don’t always have to be moving to reap the biggest rewards. Read more

Holiday Pet Care: Dos and Don’ts of Pet Halloween Costumes

Pet Halloween costumePerhaps you are a pet owner who loves to dress their pet up year-round. Or maybe you think animal clothes are silliness. Whichever camp you fit into, come Halloween time you may almost feel obligated to get a little silly with the pet that has stolen your heart. But there are precautions that every pet owner should take before outfitting your pet with a Halloween costume. Read more

What to Expect at a Pet Teeth Cleaning

Pet teeth cleaningYour pet’s teeth are not self-cleaning, and they certainly aren’t able to brush themselves. Making an annual appointment to have your pet’s teeth cleaned professionally by your veterinarian is an essential piece of your dog’s or cat’s overall health and well-being. Here’s what you can expect at a pet teeth cleaning. Read more

6 Pet Care Tips When Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

pet care tips dog home alonePeople welcome a dog into their home for companionship and love. Dogs look forward to the same benefits. But if you’re an employed adult with obligations and responsibilities, then you will regularly leave your pet alone – and that’s OK, if you prepare yourself and your dog properly with the best possible pet care. Read more

5 Signs That Your Cat’s Oral Health Is in Jeopardy

cat-oral-healthIt’s probably safe to say that your pet’s oral health is not at the top of your list of worries. Unfortunately, close to 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by the time they’ve reached the age of 3, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society. Making pet dental care a priority for your cat means it is possible for your pet to avoid being included in that large statistic. Read more

Will Spaying Your Cat Make It Healthier?

Spaying your catCats are early bloomers. Your kitten can go into heat as young as 4 months old. It is recommended that kittens undergo spaying by the time they are 6 months old. Not only does this help prevent your cat from going into heat but it offers enormous health benefits to your beloved feline.  Read more

6 Benefits of Neutering Your Puppy

neutering your puppyYou have a new puppy! Congratulations! But with pet ownership comes great responsibility, and that includes making the important decision about whether or not to have your male puppy neutered. The benefits of neutering are immense, providing perks for your dog’s behavior and overall health and longevity.  Read more