How to Hike Safely with Senior Dogs

Written on October 12th 2018.
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Fall is right around the corner, and for many of us, it’s a favorite time of year to get outside. In South Carolina, fall is arguably the best time of year to go on hikes, as you can enjoy warm, clear days without the misery of summer’s humidity. Your dogs are likely also excited about fall hikes, w… read more

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Dog and Snake Safety

Written on August 15th 2018.

If you’ve spent any time outdoors in South Carolina, odds are you’ve come across a snake or two. And while snakes cause many of us to freak out, in reality, most snakes are harmless and will do their best to stay away from your dogs and out of your way. That said, it’s important for dog owners to kn… read more

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Keep Dogs Safe this July 4th

Written on July 2nd 2018.

Your dog hates America. Well OK, maybe that’s taking it a little too far. But odds are, your dog hates celebrating America – that is, most dogs really don’t like July 4th celebrations. The loud firecrackers and crowded outdoor celebrations cause many dogs to run for shelter – and this leads to an in… read more

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Prevent Dogs from Overheating this Summer

Written on June 19th 2018.

Spartanburg has four beautiful seasons, and most of us love enjoying the best of each one. In summer, our many hiking trails and extra vacation time call us outdoors, but it’s important to keep everyone safe from one of the downsides of summer: the heat and humidity. As good pet parents, you need to… read more

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Should I Have My Cat Declawed?

Written on March 26th 2018.

We know it’s a difficult discussion. Whether you’re a new parent to an adorable kitten or a seasoned cat owner with three older felines, you’ve probably been in heated talks about declawing cats. And you may have strong feelings about it. We’re going to put those strong feelings aside for a moment a… read more

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