What Is Canine Fitness Month (aka Active Dog Month)?

As a dog owner, your job is to make sure your dog has a long, healthy, and happy life. Part of that is ensuring he gets enough exercise and play time, and that he follows the right diet. The month of April is Canine Fitness Month, or Active Dog Month. This holiday reminds us to […]

What You Need to Know About Canine Respiratory Illness

As a responsible dog owner, it’s important to be aware of the health challenges your furry friend might face, one of which is canine respiratory illness. This concern is growing, with cases now reported in 16 states across the US. Being informed about the symptoms, areas affected, and preventive measures is vital for keeping your […]

What Are the Signs of an Underactive Pet?

What Are the Signs of an Underactive Pet?Maintaining the right exercise balance for your pet is key to their wellbeing, but how can you be sure they’re getting enough? We aim to help your pet stay healthy and happy, and we’re here to help you plan a fitness routine that works for your pet. Let’s […]

Canine Respiratory Illness

Should you be concerned about respiratory illness in your dog? A mystery canine respiratory illness has been spreading across the nation with occurrences reported in Oregon, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, and portions of the Northeast. The symptoms mimic those of kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), as respiratory signs […]

Senior Pet Month: Let’s Talk Aging Pets

A long, fulfilling life with our beloved companion is all we can hope for as pet parents. Pets provide a lifetime of entertainment and unconditional love. However, things begin to change once your pet reaches their golden years. As November is Senior Pet Month, let’s take the opportunity to discuss what we can expect from […]

Common Misconceptions About Spaying and Neutering Pets

Spaying and neutering are common, important procedures universally recommended by veterinarians. However, some pet owners hesitate to get their pets spayed or neutered due to some common misconceptions about these procedures. Here’s a look at some of the most prevalent myths about spaying and neutering. Myth: Spaying and neutering involves unnecessary anesthesia. Spaying and neutering […]

Protect Your Dog: The Importance of Pet Immunizations

There’s a reason they say that dogs are man’s best friend. These furry companions provide us with endless love and wagging tails. Therefore, it’s only fair that as pet owners we return the favor of unconditional care by ensuring our dogs are protected with the recommended canine immunizations. August is National Pet Immunizations Awareness Month, […]

What Does Anxiety Look Like in Pets?

You may have a friend or loved one that suffers from anxiety. But did you know that pets can feel the same way, too? Cats and dogs can’t talk about their feelings like people do, which can make it harder for us to understand their distress. That’s why it’s essential to keep an eye out […]

4 Tips to Get Your Pet Ready for Summer

For most families, preparing for summer means finding childcare, getting the pool ready to use, scheduling summer barbecues, and planning vacations. As you make your plans, don’t forget to include your pets! Here are five tips to get your pets ready for summer. Stay on Top of Grooming Some pets get very uncomfortable in the […]

How is Heartworm Disease Treated?

Realizing that your dog has been infected with heartworm disease can be a scary experience. Although our main goal is prevention, once your dog has been infected, our biggest concern is acting as soon as possible to avoid complications and extensive damage to your pet’s health.  What Kind of Treatment Exists for Heartworm Disease in […]