Christmas Traditions

When my dog, Moses, was alive we had an annual ‘Christmas Drive’ tradition. It’s something I tried to do every year with him and found it to be a lot of fun.

Essentially, I would put Moses in the SUV… Continue reading

Missing Your Pet

I hope all of you will enjoy a safe and relaxing Christmas this year. I know for some of you it will be your first Christmas without a very special animal friend, which will make that a bit more difficult.… Continue reading

Christmas Tree Safety

For most of us, the most important decoration at the holidays is the Christmas tree. With this being a time when many of us will start putting up our trees, here’s a few tips for keeping things safe for our… Continue reading

Help Pets this Holiday

During the holidays, many people generously open their hearts to those less fortunate than themselves. This year, how about saying “Happy Holidays” with treats, toys, or by giving your time to an animal in need? Here are a few suggestions… Continue reading

Holidays with Pets

Holidays with PetsAs the holidays grow near, we all tend to become a little stressed, including our pets. With all the activities and people visiting, not to mention holiday decorations, our pets can become a little frightened at all the unfamiliar goings… Continue reading

Thanksgiving and Pet Safety

tgWith Thanksgiving less than a week away, it’s probably a good idea to mention a few food safety tips for our pets. Because while pet parents often think they are giving their four-legged friend a special treat by feeding them… Continue reading

Pet Stains and Odors

Whether it’s a puppy, kitten, aged or sick pet, when your pet urinates inside your home, it can be tough to get the odors out. When urine odor persists, it encourages your pet to continue using the same inappropriate areas… Continue reading

Children and Pets

Children and PetsThere has always been a special bond between children and animals. Most of us had some type of pet when we were children and enjoy seeing other children enjoying our pets today.

Socializing dogs to children is best done when… Continue reading

Halloween Pet Safety

halloweenOnce again, it’s time for a few words about safe and happy Halloween festivities and your pets. Each Halloween, veterinarians will treat pet injuries that could have been avoided. Here are some ways you can help protect your pet this… Continue reading

Pet Gift Baskets

basketGift baskets. We’ve all seen them, and some of us have experience at making them. Birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers and holidays are often occasions for giving a gift basket. But did you know that this idea also works well for… Continue reading