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Senior Pets are the Best

Senior Pets are the Best

Senior Pets are the Best   We love all of our senior pets! With November being Adopt a Senior Pet Month, we wanted to advocate for these golden year pets. Thinking of adopting a new pet? Consider adopting a senior. Why? Here are five reasons:   They have...

Signs of Doggy Dementia

Signs of Doggy Dementia

Doggy Dementia: Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Pets As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many of the signs associated with cognitive dysfunction in pets are chalked up to old age. However,...

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Benefits of Microchipping Your Pet

Missing No More: How a Microchip Can Reunite You and Your Pet August 15 is Check the Chip Day for pets with microchips. Each year, we encourage pet owners to stop by so we can quickly scan their pet’s microchip to ensure it hasn’t migrated and is still working, and...

The Importance of Routine for Your Pet

The Importance of Routine for Your Pet

3 Reasons Why Your Young Pet Needs a Routine Like children, young pets thrive on stability, consistency, and a set routine. Knowing what to expect each day reduces a pet’s stress and anxiety, which are a common cause of behavioral issues. Our team at Rice Village...

3 Facts for Pet Owners About COVID-19

3 Facts for Pet Owners About COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked questions and concerns over what this means for pet care. Check out these three facts to help you and your pet stay safe and healthy during this time. #1: Rely on reputable sources for current COVID-19 information While you can turn...

Why Puppy Socialization is Vital

Why Puppy Socialization is Vital

New puppy? Congratulations on your new furry family member! One of the best ways you can love your little canine buddy is by socializing him.  Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds, people, pets, and places during the prime socialization window...