Recent Blog Posts

  • Could Bones Really Be Bad For Your Dog?

    October 1, 2015
    A dog and his bone: an image that we've all come to accept as a perfectly safe and normal pastime for our canine friends. The conventional wisdom has always been that all bones, with the exception of those from chicken and other types of poultry, are safe for dogs to enjoy.
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  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Dehydration in Animals?

    September 15, 2015
    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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  • How to Prep Your Show Animals

    September 1, 2015
    No matter what types of animals you want to show – cattle, horses, sheep, chickens, pigeons, dogs, cats – they need to be at their best to make a favorable impression, and there are certain steps every animal owner can take to impress the judges.
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  • Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

    August 15, 2015
    Most times your dog jumping on you is because they are excited to see you. However, a dog jumping on you or people who come to your house can quickly become a nuisance and maybe get someone hurt.
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  • Dry Vs. Canned Food

    August 1, 2015
    Many people will argue that canned food is better for your pet than dry food. The bottom line is that your pet’s nutrition is a priority for you.
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  • Preparing and Dealing With Pet Surgeries

    July 15, 2015
    The prospect of surgery can be traumatic for owners and pets alike, whether it is a simple procedure such as spaying or neutering, or a more complex procedure with an uncertain outcome.
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  • Tips for Washing Your Pet

    July 1, 2015
    No matter what type of pets you have – cats, dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, turtles, etc. – regular baths can be a healthy part of their care, but baths should be given gently to be sure they aren't hurting pets more than helping them.
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  • How to Get Your Puppy to Stop Biting Everything

    June 15, 2015
    It is normal for puppies to mouth, chew, gnaw and bite everything they come across – a dog's mouth is sensitive and young puppies are simply investigating their world.
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  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    June 1, 2015
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Dog's Paws

    May 1, 2015
    It's no surprise that your dog's paws take a beating every day – not only are they subject to different types of turf when the dog walks, runs or plays, but a dog also uses its paws for digging and itching.
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