Recent Blog Posts

  • Why Nutrition Is Important for Healthy Skin and Coat

    November 1, 2018
    Every pet owner understands the importance of a proper diet to provide their pet the best nutrition for strong bones and muscles, healthy joints, abundant energy, stable digestive health, and weight control.
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  • Is Your Puppy Ready for Adult Dog Food?

    November 1, 2018
    A puppy’s nutritional needs are different than those of adult dogs, but as your puppy grows, how will you know when it is time for adult dog food? The answer is more complicated than just your puppy’s age, but it is possible to make a safe and healthy choice for your growing friend.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 1, 2018
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Which is Better for Your Dog: Leash vs. Harness

    October 1, 2018
    I get asked all the time, which is better for dogs: using a leash or using a collar? The simple answer is neither, let your dog run wild and free! All jokes aside the truth is that the right answer is whatever best suits the needs of your pup.
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  • Heartworm Prevention in Pets

    September 1, 2018
    Heartworm is a very serious and potentially deadly disease that can affect all breeds of dogs at any age. This parasite has also been reported more rarely in cats and ferrets, and it is wise for any pet owner to take precautions to protect their pet.
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  • Are Pet-Accompanied Workouts the Next Fitness Craze?

    September 1, 2018
    The benefits of exercise are well-documented, and as we struggle to stay fit, fitness crazes come and go.
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  • Cool Pet Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

    August 1, 2018
    Summer is a great time to enjoy all sorts of outdoor fun, but when temperatures rise too high, conditions can become uncomfortable and even dangerous for pets. Conscientious pet owners, however, can take easy steps to keep their pets cool and safe even on the hottest days.
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  • Can You Recognize the Signs of Dehydration in Animals?

    August 1, 2018
    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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  • What to Do If Your Pet has an Ingrown Nail

    July 1, 2018
    An ingrown nail can be painful for your pet, and if left untreated, could lead to sores, infections or in severe cases, even lameness or more severe complications. Fortunately, it is easy to deal with ingrown nails and keep your pets on sure footing.
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  • Does Your Cat Have Ear Mites?

    July 1, 2018
    Ear mites can be uncomfortable, even painful, for your cat, and recognizing the signs of ear mites is essential so you can get your feline friend the proper treatment to eliminate these irritating parasites.
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