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Does my dog need a flu vaccine? 2021 edition.

Does my dog need a flu vaccine? 2021 edition.
December 1, 2021

“Dog flu” is the common name for canine influenza, a highly contagious and quite serious respiratory disease that can affect dogs and sometimes cats, but never humans (human strains of flu are a different virus).

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Hot Dogs & Summer Paws

Hot Dogs & Summer Paws
July 19, 2021

The summer heat can affect your pet in many ways, but one hidden danger can be extremely painful and often goes unnoticed. Read this blog to keep your pet healthy in summer.

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Heat Stroke: Knowing Your Dog’s Had Too Much

Heat Stroke: Knowing Your Dog’s Had Too Much
July 27, 2020

Playing outside with your dog is a summer tradition, but sometimes excessive fun in the hot summer sun can be too much for your pet. We’ll outline the prevention, symptoms, and initial treatment of heat stroke so that you and your dog can have a safe summer of fun together.

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Weight Matters More as Pets Age

Weight Matters More as Pets Age
January 28, 2020

Ah, January: the month when many people pledge to lose weight and exercise more. While this lifestyle change is often a good goal for humans,

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Can I share Thanksgiving food with my pets?

Can I share Thanksgiving food with my pets?
November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving is the holiday of great food and lots of it. As you’re cleaning up the dishes in a festive mood, it can be tempting to share the holiday bounty with your pets. But these rich foods are not healthy – and can even be very dangerous for pets.

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When pets get the sniffles: Understanding cold symptoms in dogs and cats

When pets get the sniffles: Understanding cold symptoms in dogs and cats
January 29, 2019

It’s that time of year again – colds, sniffles and even the flu start taking over schools and offices. It seems like almost everyone is carrying tissues and spending a few days in bed. With such a prevalence of colds in humans during winter, it’s easy to wonder if and how such viruses pass to our pets. Can dogs and cats catch a cold?

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How (and why) to get in shape with your dog this year.

How (and why) to get in shape with your dog this year.
January 9, 2019

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape? If so – and if you’ve got a dog at home – you’re in luck. Getting in shape along with your dog is not only a good idea for both of you, but it’s easier and more fun to do together.

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How to Care for Long Cat Hair

How to Care for Long Cat Hair
November 8, 2018

Long-haired cats are handsome, elegant, and wonderful to pet. For all the beauty that long, luxurious hair offers, it also requires upkeep and can lead to problems. Do you know how best to care for your long-haired cat?

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