August is Senior Pets Month!

August is Senior Pets Month!

It is inevitable that most of us will at some point have a senior dog.  Even my puppy who is almost 2 will at some point (hopefully) be a senior pet.  So it is best to start off right with some good health habits that can lead into the senior years being better and better. […]

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Back to school: part two

So what can you do to transition your pet back to a more normal routine where they are not getting the constant attention: Leave the TV on so when you are gone, they don’t feel they are so alone. Try interactive toys when you are gone.  There are puzzle treat boxes that pets have to […]

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What does back to school mean for your pets?

August 1st is a signal that many schools are starting back into session right now or in just a few short weeks or days.  Whether it is college age students or elementary and high school, it is a change in routine from summertime for you and your pets! Don’t be surprised if your pet is […]

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It’s cold out there!

This weekend has turned chilly for the first time this summer!  Make sure your pets are taken care of with this cold snap! Don’t be surprised if they don’t want to be outside long or not at all to use the bathroom. The forecast is for cooler temperatures all week.

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Work like a dog day!

Did you know today is national work like a dog day? So what does that mean? To me that means we should be working and playing.  Dogs have a wonderful ability to not separate work from play!  We can take lessons from them to enjoy our work.  How many times have you said:  if I […]

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Happy Assistance Dog Day

  Look at all the joy dog’s bring to our lives!  My border collie is on sentry duty to keep the raccoons and deer out of the sweet corn.

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Help, my cat was in a fight!

Many of our pet owners have cats that they classify as indoor and outdoor.  Because kitties like to adventure outside, dangers can be more numerous. The most common problem this time of year we deal with is a cat bite wound.  Cats are predators and very territorial.  Since it is still breeding time for cats, […]

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Cool Off with Doggie Popsicles

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“cat proofing” needed!

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Dangers in your home for your feline

Having an indoor cat can mean “cat proofing” your home just like you might with a new baby!  If you are getting a cat, take a tour of your home from your cat’s profile.  Here are a few dangers or “fun things” your cat will tear up in your home. Curtains:  Cats see these as […]

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