Pet Care Tips

Tips to help care for your pet

Dogs love to play. They ESPECIALLY love to play with YOU! Unlike humans, who may see exercise as a routine or a dreaded necessity, animals absolutely adore it. The more variety added into the experience, the better. Dogs enjoy activities that involve mental as well as physical stimulation. Oftentimes, they […]

Dog Exercise – for Fun and Health

Does your pooch have a pouch? Excessive weight gain can be a serious detriment to your dog’s overall health, quality of life and physical well-being. For this reason, a program for weight management should be incorporated to bring your dog back within the limits of reason. Here is a list […]

4 Steps to Reduce Your Dog’s Weight

We all love our dogs and often indulge them in extra treats, snacks and even food from the dinner table. Unfortunately, as with people, we have to be careful what we give our pups and make sure they maintain a healthy lifestyle and weight. An overweight dog can suffer from […]

Battling Obesity: Help Your Overweight Dog

Cindy Aldridge Approximately 44 percent of households in the United States are dog owners, and nearly all of them (95 percent to be exact) consider their pets to be members of their families. If you’re part of this crowd and you’re on the hunt for a new home, you’re […]

Features Dog Owners Should Look For When House Hunting

Pet Insurance: Is it worth it? This is a question many pet owners face, unfortunately it’s often not a topic of consideration until it would have helped in a health crisis. I can say that looking back over 20 years of 4 legged pets, it is a resounding yes, it […]

Pet Insurance: Is it Worth It?

As the east coast (and the rest of the country) heat up, keep your dogs cool. We know you’ve been told to never ever leave a dog in a hot car, but we don’t always think it’s as hot as it really is. And we also don’t think we’ll take […]

Dogs in Summer

Whether you’re traveling for the holidays, summer, or even just a weekend getaway, millions of dog owners face the question of what to do when they go away. Although most vacations begin after a ride to the boarding kennel, with some proper planning and training, your dog can also enjoy […]

Dog Travel Safety Tips

You know the obvious (which we’ll include in the list shortly) but there are some everyday items that you may not realize can be toxic to your pet. Please check this site regularly for updates. RAISINS & GRAPES Although it is not known what component of the grapes or raisins […]

Can My Dog Eat This?

It’s always better to be prepared for emergencies! Syrup of Ipecac (to induce vomiting) 3 % Hydrogen Peroxide (to induce vomiting, clean wounds) Vaseline or KY Jelly Baking soda (bee stings, acid neutralizer) Milk of Magnesia (acid neutralizer) Activated charcoal tablets (poison absorption) Vinegar (to neutralize alkaline burns) Antibacterial ointment […]

What to Have in a Canine First Aid Kit

You never know when an accident will happen. Make sure you’re ready in an emergency. Download the Dog CPR document to learn CPR and the Heimlich for Dogs — You never know when you’ll need to save a life!