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How To Choose The Perfect Shelter Dog

How To Choose The Perfect Shelter Dog It’s Adopt-A-Shelter Dog month and it’s the perfect time to bring a shelter dog home to join your family. If you’re thinking of adopting a new canine family member this month - or any month of the year - here are some tips to consider before choosing the…
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What World Rabies Day Means To Your Pet

When rabies pops in your head you are probably thinking of a ferocious dog foaming at the mouth. While the drool, the frothing mouth, and the angry disposition are an accurate representation of a typical case of rabies, there is more to rabies that you should definitely know. Rabies is something you DON’T want your…
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Do Dogs Dream?

There is no reason to believe that dogs do not dream, although it is not ascertained scientifically. There are certain behaviors associated with dogs when they are either asleep or fully awake. These include whining, tail wagging, leg paddling, and twitching noses. These activities definitely arouse curiosity about the idea of dogs’ dreams. Current information…
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10 Tips To Being A Responsible Pet Owner

What does it mean to be a responsible pet owner? I’m sure if you asked fifty people, you would get fifty different answers, but the overall outlook would be roughly the same. We want nothing but the best for our fur babies…even if that means restricting them from table scraps, limiting their toys, etc. Here…
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6 Tips For A Happy & Healthier Cat

It’s Happy Healthy cat Month and there are many things we as pet owners can do to assure our best friends are happy and healthy.  As a veterinarian, pet owners often ask us what they should be doing in order to help keep their pets healthy. To help others with similar concerns what follows are…
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5 Labor Day Tips for Pets

It’s not just humans who love the summer. Our pets love the summer just as much as we do. Our dogs love to bask in the sun as much as swimming, running or just enjoying a nap in the yard with the family. There are some tips to make sure your Memorial Day doesn’t get out…
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National Dog Day – Obedience 101

As pet owners, we’ve always celebrated our pet’s birthday. National Dog Day is no different. We go to the local pet store and pick up some toys and healthy treats and spend extra attention on them. After all, they deserve it! National Dog Day is a good day to dust off some old tricks that you and your canine…
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Honoring International Assistance Dog Day

A service or special assistance dog is specially trained to assist humans with disabilities. They are many of people’s eyes and ears, assisting with sight or hearing. But there is more to just sight and hearing.  Many service dogs help companions cope with various mental conditions like post-traumatic stress syndrome and autism. Service dogs might…
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International Cat Day – Learning About Your Cat

For International Cat Day we want to talk about learning about your cat. We all know that cats dance to the beat of their own drum. They are independent and don’t need human interaction with the exception of food and a 15 second head scratch. Anything more than 15 seconds and you’ll get bit! Kidding aside, we're going…
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Adopt a Mutt on Mutt’s Day!

Adopt a Mutt on Mutt’s Day! July 31st is Mutt’s Day, where we celebrate our adorable mixed breed buddies. Have you been thinking about getting another dog or adopting your first? Adopt a mutt - the best of all worlds! When its time to get a dog, every potential owner ask this question… “Should I…
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