Do you get nervous going to the doctor? Do you ever get nauseous riding in the car? Just like us, our furry friends can experience the same emotions! If your pet becomes a nervous wreck when they go to the veterinary hospital, they’re not alone—pet owners commonly avoid seeking regular wellness care because of their… Continue reading They’re Not Like This at Home! 5 Reasons Why Your Pet is Scared at the Vet
On the surface, your pet’s needs seem relatively simple—reliable food, water, shelter, veterinary care, and the occasional pat on the head are enough to sustain them and earn an approving tail wag. But, as a devoted pet owner, you want more for your beloved companion than the bare minimum. You want your pet to thrive… Continue reading Paws and Consider—What Your Pet Really Wants From You
National Hug Day was first celebrated in 1986, and was created to encourage family and friends to hug often. And while it’s not an official holiday in terms of getting the day off from school or work, it is widely recognized throughout the US and even internationally. Hugs are celebrated because they’re known to elevate… Continue reading January 21 is National Hug Day
It’s the start of a new year—a chance to reflect on all that’s happened in the last 12 months, and visualize what you want 2020 to look like. For many people, that involves a new year’s resolution. If an active lifestyle is one of your goals, your pet may be able to join you. After… Continue reading 7 Ways to Stay Active with Your Pet
Vomiting and Diarrhea: Can It Wait Until Morning? No pet parents want to face this situation… You get home from work, ready to have dinner and then relax. But, as soon as you open the door to your home, you notice there’s a funny smell. Upon a little searching, you realize your furry best friend… Continue reading Vomiting and Diarrhea: Can It Wait Until Morning?
How to Make Important Decisions about Quality of Life and Euthanasia It’s hard to watch our furry friends get old or suffer from diseases. And making the decision to euthanize a pet can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, nowadays, there are a lot of options available to pet parents. This means treatments and procedures to slow down… Continue reading End of Life Care for Your Dog or Cat
The holiday season should be a time full of joy, friends and family, beautiful decorations, and amazing food. But to curious dogs and cats, it may also mean tempting table scraps and upset stomachs, and dangerous décor items. Plus, noises from gatherings and fireworks can be scary to pets. With a little planning, you can… Continue reading 10 Holiday Hazards to Avoid if You Have Pets