Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month.

Lyme Disease can be a painful, tiring, chronic illness that if not treated with caution can shorten the lifespan of your pooch. Luckily it is not only manageable but you can take action to actually prevent the disease. Here are a few tips on how to prevent contraction or deal…

May 3: National Specially Abled Pets Day

  Many pets, just like people, live with disabilities everyday. If you decide to adopt a pet that has low vision, is hard of hearing, or requires a wheelchair be sure you are able to care for them and their needs. This way you will have a pet that is…

May 1 is National Purebred Dog Day

What are the most popular purebred breeds in the U.S.? Labrador Retrievers These sweet pups are loyal and endlessly loving. They need plenty of exercise but are always happy playing a game of fetch or just relaxing on the couch. If you decide to adopt one, be sure to keep…

Dogs that love being in water

Not every dog is a water-loving dog. Those with shorter statures or thicker coats may not be huge fans of the water or wonderful swimmers. If you enjoy the great outdoors and love to swim, fish, and hike you may want a pooch that will be happy to jump right…

Monday April 25, 2015 is World Veterinary Day

It is a day many pups dread but World Veterinary Day is an important day for you and your pooch. It reminds you of the importance of your dog’s health and can help you become a better caregiver for your pet. Here are a few things you can do on…

National Pet ID Week

Pets Can Get Lost Many pets, indoor and outdoor, can get lost and find themselves far away from their families. Very few of them will ever find their way home and it is more likely that they will find themselves in the shelter system. While the shelter system is much…

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month (Part 2)

We wanted to continue our post about first aid kits for your pets. Here are a few more ideas you may find useful! Hand sanitizer You may not have time to wash your hands before you begin bandaging up your pet. Make sure you have a bottle of hand sanitizer…

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month (Part One)

Creating a first aid kit for your furry friend can help relieve stress and anxiety if/when your pooch or kitten gets hurt and needs some help. While you should always call your veterinarian if your pet is hurt you can help them by applying basic first aid. While a bandage…

Personality Profile: French Bulldogs

High Society French bulldogs were bred to be companions of the upper class in England and were often seen visiting France with their lace maker owners which is how they became French Bulldogs or Frenchies. Because of the company they kept, their small stature and rarity Frenchies were known for…

Creek stomping with your dog

Hiking can be the best exercise for you and your pup now that spring is right around the corner. It is a great excuse to get outside, invest in a field guide (and fancy water bottle), and enjoy some quality time with your pooch. Outdoorsy Type Not every dog is…

Basset Hounds: Gotta Love Them Ears

Basset hounds have been a popular dog throughout the world for families and individuals. They are sweet, loving, and incredibly intelligent. Originally trained to hunt small game, these lovable pooches are now found on farms helping around the barn or in suburban homes keeping the kids company. If you’re considering…

March 23 is National Puppy Day

You know what that means? March 23 is the best day to run around with your pup (young or old) and enjoy everything that your best friend loves. Even if you do not have a pooch you can celebrate the day as well. Here are a few ideas for dog…