5 Tips for Low-Stress Veterinary Visits

By |2023-04-12T19:04:15+00:00April 12th, 2023|Cats, Dogs|

One of the most important things you can do for your pet’s quality of life and longevity is to ensure they receive routine veterinary examinations. However, many pets experience significant fear, anxiety, and stress when at the veterinary hospital. If you’ve ever considered putting off your pet’s preventive care when they seem healthy simply to [...]

5 Keys to Preventing Behavior Problems in Puppies

By |2022-04-24T03:03:37+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Dogs|

Raising a puppy can be similar to raising a velociraptor. They’re both full of energy and armed with sharp teeth, and convincing them to pay attention is not easy. But, as in the movie Jurassic World, raptors can be trained using positive reinforcement—and so can puppies. Although your furry pal may seem all teeth and [...]

10 Odd Dog Behaviors Explained

By |2021-06-16T18:48:55+00:00June 16th, 2021|Dogs|

As a dog owner, you’ve likely seen your pooch doing some weird stuff that you cannot explain. But, these odd behaviors may be totally normal for dogs and have a perfectly good reason. Here are 10 common strange, but normal, behaviors you may see in your dog.  #1: Your dog chases their tail Moderate tail [...]

Back to School: Canine Training Basics

By |2021-03-03T00:42:03+00:00September 25th, 2019|Dogs|

Housetraining and basic commands like “Sit,” “Stay,” and “Come” are essential skills for your dog’s safety and your sanity. If you find yourself constantly trying to correct your dog’s bad habits with no success, consider sending her “back to school.” Whether you choose to enroll your pup in an organized class or prefer to train [...]

Canine Influenza: Is Your Dog at Risk?

By |2021-03-03T00:42:03+00:00December 6th, 2018|Dogs|

What is canine influenza? Canine influenza, or the dog flu, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is caused by two known strains of an influenza virus. The first, H3N8, appeared in the U.S. in 2004. The H3N2 strain quickly spread from the Chicago outbreak in 2015, and thousands of dogs have tested positive for [...]

Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

By |2021-03-03T00:42:03+00:00June 7th, 2018|Cats, Dogs|

Itchy skin, watery eyes, excessive sneezing… No, we aren’t talking about your allergy symptoms. We’re talking about your pet’s allergy symptoms. Yes, our pets can suffer the unpleasant effects of allergies, just like we do. But, unfortunately, they can’t tell us when they’re having an allergic reaction. The key to keeping your pet comfortable is [...]

5 common health conditions in senior dogs

By |2021-03-03T00:42:04+00:00August 16th, 2016|Dogs, Senior Pets|

Dog ownership is a constant source of joy, fulfillment, and love. As your dog ages, care requirements change. And when your dog becomes a senior, they become more susceptible to certain health conditions that require your attention and action. Each health condition we talk about is treatable (especially at its onset), which is why we’re [...]

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