Monthly Archives: December 2017

Holiday Gifts: Pets

Many children and adults think Christmas is a great time to give a pet as a gift.  It can be a wonderful gift, if your household is truly ready to take on a puppy or kitten during this time of year.  A few tips to keep in mind before you decide: A puppy may not […]

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Happy Saturday! Play with your cats

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Today is Cat Herder Day

What a strange day to celebrate!  This is an impossible task if you have ever even thought of it!  So, let’s celebrate on those impossible tasks that someone said couldn’t be done. On Facebook, you see these cats acting like dogs, and I can’t help but think, how in the world?  My cats don’t listen […]

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Great gifts for your cat for Christmas

Since we covered gifts for your dog yesterday, today we will talk about gifts for kitty! Those include: laser pointer mice catnip toys bowls scratching posts interactive toys new bed I keep seeing on Facebook a catnip blanket that can be washed even.  If you have tried it, let us know what you think of […]

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Great gifts for your dog for Christmas

Because your pet likes new things too, here a list of some wonderful and safe gifts for your pet. A new pet bed Blanket collars leashes food bowls toys of course! gourmet cookies As always, we want to also caution when giving gifts to your pet!  The last thing you want is to a trip […]

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Poinsettia Day

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Pet Anxiety at the holidays

Your pet may get nervous and anxious at the holidays.  Their whole environment can be turned upside down with new people coming and going, holiday parties where they are being fed foods out of the normal, and travel and kenneling. try to keep the routine as stable as possible.  If you are going to be […]

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Dogs

You may think your older dog has become suddenly philosophical, contemplating the meaning of life and such as it stares blankly at the wall or just into space. But this may be a sign of cognitive dysfunction, similar to dementia in people. There are many interventions today that can get him out of his (empty) […]

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Hazards: Your Christmas Decorations

Your Christmas tree is filled with wonderful looking treats (or that’s what your dog or cat thinks!) Your feline can try to climb the tree or chew through the lights and knock off ornaments. Your k9 will enjoy many of the same as your feline, but can end up knocking your entire tree down! Candles, […]

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Tips to keep your pet happy and healthy at home!

Some of us prefer to use a groomer and others prefer to groom at home.  Either way there are things you still need to do at home even if you use a professional groomer to keep problems from occurring. Your pets coat should be shiny and smooth, not dull and patchy.  There should be no […]

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