Recent Blog Posts

  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    July 1, 2016
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Training Your Dog Not to Jump Up

    June 15, 2016
    A dog jumping up may seem like an enthusiastic greeting and innocent excitement, but this poor behavior can lead to less discipline. With larger dogs, uncontrolled jumping can even frighten or injure the people who get jumped on.
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  • Lyme Disease Information

    June 1, 2016
    Lyme disease – also called Lyme borreliosis – can be frightening, but when you learn the facts about this condition, you can better avoid any contagion and react appropriately if you do get infected.
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  • Dog Begging Prevention Tips

    May 15, 2016
    Dogs can be cute, heart-breaking and irresistible when they whine, paw, bark or otherwise beg for a treat during dinnertime, but begging behavior isn't desirable. By understanding what begging is and isn't, dog owners don't need to feel bad about taking steps to stop their dog from begging.
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  • All About Pet Vaccinations

    May 1, 2016
    Vaccinations are essential to protect your pet, but it can be confusing, even overwhelming, to decide which vaccinations are best for your pet and when they should be administered.
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  • Crate Training your Dog

    April 15, 2016
    Training your dog to go into his crate can be effective for confining him when he can’t be supervised, as well as a place for him to call his own.
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  • Helping Dogs Cope With Visitors to Your Home

    April 1, 2016
    Dogs can have many different reactions to visitors, from excited piddling and jumping to fearful growling and anxiety to barking and aggression.
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  • Things to Consider Before Bringing Home a Second Puppy

    March 15, 2016
    One puppy can quickly become a treasured member of the family, so wouldn't two be twice as nice? Not necessarily! There are many things dog owners need to consider to be sure a new puppy can have a wonderful life in their home without taking away from their first dog. Why Do You Want a New Puppy?
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  • How to get my Dog to Use the Restroom In the Rain

    March 1, 2016
    Every pooch comes with its own bathroom habits. Some can only go when their owner is watching, while others can only go when they feel like no one is watching. One thing that troubles most dog owners is getting them to use the restroom while it’s raining.
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  • Why Your Dog Needs a Bed

    February 15, 2016
    A dog can be reasonably comfortable sleeping nearly anywhere – on the furniture, in a corner, sprawled on your lap, etc. – so why is a dog bed necessary? The right bed will serve several purposes both for the dog and the dog owner, and it is an important part of canine pet supplies.
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