why you should keep your pet updated on immunizations

The Importance of Immunizations

Both cats and dogs are at risk of contracting diseases that affect their quality of life and can be deadly if they are not vaccinated. All these diseases can be transmitted by the mother or other infected animals. Cats are susceptible to diseases like FIV if they get bitten by an infected cat or through

keeping your pet safe during hot weather

Hot Weather Pet Safety 

Our furry friends are not always fans of hot weather. Their fur coats and limited abilities to eliminate heat from their bodies, make it difficult for them to stay cool. As a pet owner, you are responsible for limiting their exposure to hot weather conditions, keeping them hydrated, and providing as much cool comfort as

Disaster Preparedness For Your Pet

Disaster Preparedness For Pet Owners

Pets are important members of your family, so they should be included in your family’s emergency disaster plan. Preparing for the unexpected is not easy, but the below tips will help you get started. Prepare Early & Communicate If you live in an area prone to certain natural disasters, such as tornadoes, earthquakes,

what to do if your pet gets lost

What To Do If Your Pet Gets Lost

Losing your animal is one of the scariest experiences you can have as a pet parent. According to the ASPCA, about 15 percent of pet parents had lost a dog or cat in the previous five years. While we recognize July as National Pet Prevention Month, let’s think about how we can prevent the nerve-wracking

Safety tips for your pet this July 4th

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Although it is fun celebrating the 4th of July, it is important to keep in mind that a celebration for family and friends may not always be fun for pets. To make sure our furry ones stay “feline” okay and don’t get “ruffed” up, please check out these helpful tips and precautions for this upcoming

seasonal tips for pets

Warm Weather Tips for Pets

Seasonal Weather Changes Spring is here and the warmer weather is starting! This means more time outside with our family and friends and especially our furry ones. To make sure we keep the fun going and everyone safe, here are a few tips to keep in mind during the warmer months:

flea and tick prevention for dogs and cats

Flea & Tick Prevention

Saving Your Pet from Fleas & Ticks Every pet parent knows how much of a nuisance fleas and ticks can be. At best your pets become itchy and skittish, at worst they become miserable and lethargic. Ticks and parasites survive by feeding on the blood of host animals. And just like ticks, fleas can