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Winter Tips for Pets

Winter is here, even if the calendar says it’s a few more days! Here are some tips to keep your pets comfortable during the cold weather. Make sure you have plenty of food and meds for your pets if the weather looks dicey. You don’t want to get caught low on munchies if you get […]

Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween

Halloween can be lots of fun for families, with costumes, parties, trick-or-treat, and lots of sweets. But the same things that make Halloween so fun for humans can be scary or downright dangerous for pets. The most important thing you can do for your furry friends is to keep them inside both on and near […]

Puppy Shots

Puppies are little bundles of joy and it’s important to get them started off right! Most vets recommend a series of basic shots for young pups, starting at about six to seven weeks and then again around 12 and 16 weeks. Which shots your puppy will need and exactly when will depend partly on where […]

Tips for Summer Car Travel With Pets

Summer is the time when many of us hit the road for adventure, often with our best furry friends. Here are a few tips to keep everyone safe, comfortable, and happy on your journeys. 1. Plan a vet visit before you go, especially if you are going on a long trip or over state lines. […]

Hot Dogs, Hot Cars

Summer is almost here, and with it, lots of adventures with our canine friends. Often those trips involve some driving in the car, so it never hurts to remind people of the dangers of leaving their pets in a locked car, even if it’s just for a short time. Here in the Northwest, it’s especially […]

Holiday Safety Tips

Pet Safety Safety is important year round but the holidays seem to give us a real opportunity to make a list and check it twice. Because of the changes in schedules, in diet, in where the furniture is placed and/or how many people are going in and out of your home, here is a list […]

All About Fleas

God in his wisdom made the fly and then forgot to tell us why.” Ogden Could this go for fleas as well? I am sure that flys and fleas have a place in this world but just not in my home or on my pet! A few facts to consider… One adult flea found on […]

Kidney Issues

Common Kidney Issues Deterioration of kidneys is a common problem of old age for both dogs and cats. It is the second leading cause of death in cats (after feline leukemia and not counting accidents). Anything in the food or in the environment which is not usable by the body must be eliminated. This is […]