Perilous Pancreatitis in Pets

Resisting your pet’s begging eyes as you take your last bite of bacon, or when you happen to walk by their cookie jar, can be so difficult. Pet owners frequently show their furry pals love by giving them a tasty treat or sharing a meal. These treats are appreciated and loved by pets, as evidenced [...]

5 Reasons Why Staying Active with Your Pet is Important

The New Year is a perfect and popular time to set new goals and routines. Many people recommit to health and exercise routines because of their proven benefits to overall health and quality of life. In addition to committing to an active lifestyle yourself, you should include your pets in these goals, to ensure they [...]

The ABC’s of Pet First Aid

Our pets provide unconditional love and joy, and seeing them injured or sick is heartbreaking.  All pets are naturally curious, including those who are normally well-behaved. From invading leftover holiday candy to injured paws, accidents can happen at any time, and home first aid, while not a substitute for immediate veterinary care, can be life-saving. [...]

Holiday Safety 101: Pet Owners’ Edition

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But, wait! There arose such a clatter—not from the lawn, nor from the roof, but instead from the front room, there came a woof. You bolted out of bed to check on the noise, and discovered [...]

Top 4 Tips for a Safe Pets-giving

Holiday celebrations wouldn’t be complete without our furry family members. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and we want to keep pets safe during the biggest meal of the year. Kitchen nightmares and fire hazards are only some of the things that can turn a day from festive to frightening, leading to frantic calls to the ASPCA [...]

Why Pets Need Flea and Tick Prevention Year-Round

Pests are pests for pets not only in summer Once thought of as summertime pests only, we now know that fleas and ticks can survive throughout the year, especially during their immature stages when they are so small they are almost impossible to see. By finding protected areas in our homes such as crawl spaces, [...]

6 Tips for a Safe and Pet-Friendly Howl-O-Ween

Halloween can be unpredictable for our four-legged friends. What other day of the year includes crazy decorations, lots of candy, and children frequently ringing the doorbell demanding a treat? Your house may have been quieter than normal because of COVID-19, and sudden activity can be especially nervewracking for your pets. Here are six tips to [...]

Trust in Trupanion: The Benefits of Pet Health Insurance

If you are forced to decide whether to pay your mortgage or cover the cost of your pet’s cancer treatment, keeping your sanity—and your heart—intact is likely impossible. However, with the skyrocketing rise in pet health insurance popularity, a vast many options are available that can help you shoulder the financial burden of your best [...]

The Ins and Outs of Toxic Plants and Pets

Whether you are planning your outdoor landscaping, or looking to spruce up your abode, plants can offer a unique combination of beauty, tranquility, and health benefits. But, pet owners must beware of particular plant species, which can potentially threaten their furry family members. Keep in mind that curious kittens and playful puppies may find a [...]

Spring Safety For Pets

What does spring  safety for pets look like? Do you know what you need to do to make sure your pets are safe with rising temperatures? 1. First and foremost for spring safety in pets, make sure your pet is current on all vaccines, heart worm and flea and tick prevention. We are seeing more [...]

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