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Recent Blog Posts

  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    October 15, 2018
    I once had a dog named Lightning that was so afraid of thunder he would dart behind our couch for cover. Ironic, I know. Dogs are often afraid of the booming noise and will sometimes be so nervous that they shake.
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  • Should My Caged Bird Have a Bath?

    October 1, 2018
    A bird bath is a popular outdoor fixture that wild birds enjoy, but what about your pet cage bird? Should there be a bath available for your bird, or should you take the time to bathe your feathered friend?
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  • Selecting The Right Pet Bird For Kids

    September 15, 2018
    Are you thinking about getting a pet bird for the kids? Birds are fascinating creatures and serve as great pets. In general, there are a handful of breeds that are perfect for children due to their intelligence, sweet personalities, and general temperament.
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  • Why Should I Take My Dog To A Training Class?

    September 1, 2018
    As a member of our family, we expect our dogs to be playful at times and docile at times, but always on their best behavior for guests. It is important to give your furry friend the chance to establish those behavior skills that will be a benefit for a lifetime. Why Training Classes?
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  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Dehydration in Animals?

    August 15, 2018
    Animals cannot tell their owners when they are thirsty, and recognizing the signs of dehydration in different animals is crucial for pet owners, farmers and livestock handlers to ensure the animals are properly hydrated to stay healthy, particularly during hot summer months.
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  • Cool Pet Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

    August 1, 2018
    Summer is a great time to enjoy all sorts of outdoor fun, but when temperatures rise too high, conditions can become uncomfortable and even dangerous for pets. Conscientious pet owners, however, can take easy steps to keep their pets cool and safe even on the hottest days.
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  • Pet Safety at the Beach

    July 15, 2018
    A day at the beach can be fun for you and your pet, but is it safe? There can be more threats and hazards on the beach than many pet owners realize, but there are easy ways to keep your pet safe as you both enjoy the outing.
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  • Outdoor Activities to Enjoy With Your Pet

    July 1, 2018
    Regular exercise is one of the main pre-requisites for health, longevity, and happiness for humans and house pets alike. There are boundless opportunities to enjoy quality time with your furry friend in the great outdoors while maximizing the accompanied health benefits.
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    June 15, 2018
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    June 1, 2018
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Cat Leash Training

    May 15, 2018
    It might seem unusual to see a cat walking peacefully at the end of a leash, but with patience and perseverance, it is possible to leash train a cat. But why should cat owners bother? Why Try Leash Training? Walking on a leash can be a great experience for a cat.
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    May 1, 2018
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
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  • How To: Help Protect Your Dog Against Fleas and Ticks

    April 15, 2018
    As temperatures begin to rise and you and your family begin to enjoy the warmer weather, it's important to get a jump start on protecting your dog from fleas and ticks.
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  • Essentials for Backyard Birding

    April 1, 2018
    Getting started as a backyard birder is easy, inexpensive and enjoyable. Birders need to meet birds' needs in their backyard as well as their own birding needs to enjoy every feathered friend that flits through their yard.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    March 15, 2018
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Should You Be Changing Your Pet’s Food Regularly?

    March 1, 2018
    Once your pet becomes all grown up and it starts to enjoy the same kind of good quality food, there’s nothing else that needs to be done, right? Depending on the weight and type of pet you have, you should consider altering your pet’s diet periodically.
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  • The Importance of a Healthy Diet for Your Bird

    February 15, 2018
    Your bird's diet is more than just food – it is the entire basis for your bird's good health, lifespan, appearance, energy and even good behavior. But what is a healthy diet and how can you be sure you are feeding your bird appropriately?
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  • Four Items For Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth

    February 1, 2018
    Just like humans, dogs also need their teeth cleaned in one way or another. If not, the bacteria from their teeth can be ingested and damage their organs over time.
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  • Ice Melt vs Your Pets Paws

    January 1, 2018
    Winter walkways can be dangerous, but slips, falls and slides are not the only concerns pet owners should have about icy paths. Different ice melt chemicals may seem to create a safe walking surface, but those chemicals can be even more dangerous to pets than any ice.
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  • Nut Dangers to Dogs

    January 1, 2018
    Nuts are always popular treats, not just as an easy snack, but also in all sorts of baked goodies and other recipes. It is important that dog owners not share many of those snacks and treats with their pets, however, because of the different nut dangers to dogs.
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  • Pet Dangers During the Holiday Season

    December 1, 2017
    The holiday season is a stressful, hectic time, but it can also be a downright dangerous season for pets.
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  • Holiday Gift Guide for Pets

    December 1, 2017
    Our pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?
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  • Training Your Dog From the Pad to the Yard

    November 1, 2017
    Using pee pads can be great for an indoor potty area for your dog, especially if you live in an apartment, need to leave your dog home during long work days or can't manage to let your dog outdoors as often as it may need.
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  • I Adopted a Pet, Now What?

    November 1, 2017
    Adopting a pet is a wonderful experience and there's nothing quite like bringing your new pet home, knowing you are making a happy difference in an animal's life. But after the adoption papers are signed and you walk away with your new pet, what's next?
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  • How to Get an Older Dog to Learn a New Name

    October 1, 2017
    Adopting an older dog can be the ideal addition to your family. Not only are you giving the dog a new and loving home, but it will give you love, companionship and so much more in return.
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