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What You Should Know About Your Cat’s Risk of Heatstroke

What You Should Know About Your Cat’s Risk of Heatstroke

So often we hear of the cautionary tales of leaving your dogs in cars and other areas where they can easily overheat. But are the risks for our cats just as great? While it is uncommon to take our cats for a jog in the park or a car ride to the store, our feline...
Fireworks Safety Tips for You and Your Pet

Fireworks Safety Tips for You and Your Pet

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and, while we hope you have a fun holiday, always remember to do so safely. As you celebrate independence with your pet, the following safety tips are crucial to a successful July 4th. Understand if Your Pet Doesn’t Like...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Bringing Your Dog to Work

The Do’s and Don’ts of Bringing Your Dog to Work

Whether it’s just for National Take Your Dog to Work Day or you’ve decided you can no longer be anywhere without your pet, more and more businesses are recognizing the benefits of having dogs in the office. First of all, they’re fun! And when you’ve got a deadline...
Pet Safety on Memorial Day

Pet Safety on Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend has come and barbeque planning is already underway. While you relax with your furry companion, make sure you keep these five safety concerns in mind so that you all have a relaxing, and safe Memorial Day. Keep Water on Hand at All Times It is so...
Selecting the Right Dog for Your Lifestyle

Selecting the Right Dog for Your Lifestyle

Getting a new dog is an emotionally complex decision. You want your new furry friend to have an easy time fitting into your life. Here are some practical things to consider when choosing a dog. Consider Where You Live For active dogs who love to run through wide open...
How to Know if Your Child Can Handle a Family Dog or Cat

How to Know if Your Child Can Handle a Family Dog or Cat

If you have children and are thinking it is finally time for a family pet, here are a few questions to ask to know if your family is ready: Does Your Child Have the Time? From soccer practice to band camp, parents love to keep kids busy, and for good reason. But if...
Are Microchips Necessary?

Are Microchips Necessary?

Losing your furry friend can be incredibly frightening or worse if there’s no way for him to be identified. There are quite a few ways to increase the chances of return, including collars and tags. However, pet microchipping has quickly become the preferred option. If...
Common Household Items Toxic to Pets

Common Household Items Toxic to Pets

Our pets sure love getting into things they shouldn’t. Sometimes pet owners aren’t even aware of just how many common items around the house are poisonous to their pets. Here are some items that your pet should steer clear from. Plants Certain types of plants are...
What to do if You Find an Injured Animal

What to do if You Find an Injured Animal

It can be a distressing experience finding a sick or injured animal in need of help. Here’s what you can do to make sure the little creature gets necessary aid. Helping Injured Dogs If you see an injured dog on the street, the first thing you should do is try and calm...
The 3 Steps to Flea Prevention You’ll Ever Need

The 3 Steps to Flea Prevention You’ll Ever Need

No feeling is worse than when you realize your dog or cat has fleas. No matter how clean your pet is, if the environment is right (which it normally is in warm, sunny Florida), there is a risk that fleas will want to settle down in your pet’s fur. Luckily, we’ve got a...