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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What are your favorite charities?

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Bathtub party day

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A good reminder of foods off limits to your dogs!

With Thanksgiving just finished and holiday parties and Christmas gatherings all this month and next, it is a good reminder of foods that your pets should not be consuming!

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December is here!

Now is a good time to have a  basket by the door with towels, wet wipes, coats, sweaters and booties for your pets.

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Goodbye November!

Now that November is coming to a close, Christmas will be coming quickly as well as colder weather.   Look for holiday closing dates as well as tips for winter weather for you and your pets.   We will also include information on preparing your pets for new visitors, holiday travel and so much more. […]

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Peanut butter and dogs

Many of us use peanut butter as a treat for our pets.   Here are some quick facts about feeding peanut butter to your pets! Check your peanut butter label to make sure there are NO sugar free ingredients!  Xylitol is toxic to your pet.   Even a small amount can cause damage that will […]

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