Pet Care

Why Do Dogs Go Crazy (Zoomies) After A Bath?

Many dogs get what owners affectionately call “the zoomies” after a bath. Something about bath-time gets them riled up and they race around the yard or the house, often stopping to roll around on the grass or rub all over a bed, couch, blanket, etc. We’ve all seen it, but the question is, why? What [...]

By |2017-07-20T15:07:46+00:00July 20th, 2017|Pet Care|Comments Off on Why Do Dogs Go Crazy (Zoomies) After A Bath?

Your Pooch’s Spring Allergies – Itchy & Scratchy

Spring is upon us, and unfortunately so are seasonal allergies. Do dogs get seasonal allergies like humans? Yes, dog allergies are usually caused by the same triggers that occur in our allergies. According to a survey conducted by Novartis Animal Health, over half of pet owners aren’t aware their furry family members can also spend [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:07:28+00:00May 24th, 2016|Pet Care|Comments Off on Your Pooch’s Spring Allergies – Itchy & Scratchy

Antibiotics – Low Bulk Cleansing Diet For Dogs

Low Bulk Cleansing Diet Most pets experience some type of bacterial infection in their lives. Antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed medication for such issues, specifically oral antibiotics. Antibiotics take care of one part of the issue but there is more work to do once the medication has done its job. There are 5 classes [...]

By |2017-09-21T23:18:24+00:00April 19th, 2016|Pet Care|Comments Off on Antibiotics – Low Bulk Cleansing Diet For Dogs

Spring Allergies – Itchy & Scratchy

Spring is finally upon us, and unfortunately so are seasonal allergies. Do dogs get seasonal allergies like humans? Yes, dog allergies are usually caused by the same triggers that occur in our allergies. According to a survey conducted by Novartis Animal Health, over half of pet owners aren’t aware their furry family members can also [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:09:25+00:00April 19th, 2016|Pet Care|Comments Off on Spring Allergies – Itchy & Scratchy

National Love Your Pet Day is February 20th

February 20th, celebrates National Love Your Pet Day. Love your pet day is a chance to show your dog,  cat, tortoise, fish, hamster, or any pet, how you really feel. Did you know that most households in the United States have at least one pet? This “unofficial” National holiday is a great day to focus [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:10:01+00:00February 18th, 2016|Pet Care|Comments Off on National Love Your Pet Day is February 20th

Puppy Love

There is nothing better than coming home to a happy dog with a wagging tail at the end of a stressful day. The moment you open that door and you see that face, your troubled day starts melting away…what could be more therapeutic? Our dogs do more than just make us feel happy, they keep [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:10:41+00:00February 12th, 2016|Pet Care|Comments Off on Puppy Love

Winter Walks – Wipe Paws

It’s always fun to get out for a walk on a winters day and to have a play in the snow. But those little paws can get dry and cracked if you don’t take of them. One of the biggest threats to healthy paw pads during winter is the salt used to melt ice on [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:11:46+00:00January 19th, 2016|Pet Care|Comments Off on Winter Walks – Wipe Paws

The Importance of Brushing Your Dog

Dogs have a variety of hair types, but regardless of the length of your dogs coat, we should brush our dogs every couple of days. Regular brushing will ensure your dogs coat will be kept in top condition by removing the dead hair, distributing natural oils and will stimulate the surface of the skin. Brushing [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:12:43+00:00September 10th, 2015|Pet Care|Comments Off on The Importance of Brushing Your Dog

National Dog Day

National Dog Day is celebrated annually on August 26th and serves to help the public recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year. National Dog Day also acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort. Dogs put their lives on [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:13:14+00:00August 13th, 2015|Pet Care|Comments Off on National Dog Day

Hot Pavements Will Burn You Dog’s Feet

Our dogs still want their daily walk, even during the very hot summer months, but we must consider the temperature of the ground. Although it may not feel too hot for a walk, always take into consideration the temperature of the surface your dog will walk on. Asphalt temperature and the outdoor temperature are two [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:13:52+00:00July 16th, 2015|Pet Care|Comments Off on Hot Pavements Will Burn You Dog’s Feet