Is My Pet Fat?!

By August 3, 2020 0 Comments

Believe it or not, over 56% of dogs are classified as overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention’s (APOP) 2018 Pet Obesity Survey.  Unfortunately, many of those owners may not even realize it! A body condition score chart is on a scale of 1-5, or 1-9.  The number of 1 is considered…

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13 Tips to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Dog Park

By July 28, 2020 0 Comments

Dog parks can be a great way to burn off some energy and socialize with other dogs!  Check out these important tips to keep your pooch safe at the park! Visit the park by yourself first to observe the dogs and owners to decide if you are comfortable with the park. A park full of…

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What You Should Know About Bee and Wasp Stings to Your Dog or Cat

By July 2, 2020 0 Comments

The flowers are blooming, so that means we are sharing outdoor space with bees and wasps!  If your pet gets stung, it is common to experience some mild side effects.  Side effects may occur within minutes to hours after the sting. Some non life-threatening reactions include: Pain, swelling, redness, discomfort, and irritation at the sting…

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Tips to Get Your Cat in a Crate

By June 28, 2020 0 Comments

Research shows that many pet owners avoid taking their cat to the vet for routine care because of the struggle of getting the cat into the crate!  And in the case of an emergency, it would be a lot easier to evacuate with your kitty if you could get them into the carrier quickly, and…

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Keeping Dogs and Cats Safe from Wildlife

By June 23, 2020 0 Comments

Your pet can come in contact with wildlife no matter where you live.  Check out these tips on the most common wild animal interactions and how to keep your pet safe from wildlife and home, and out on walks! Coyotes – Coyotes are very territorial, and primarily attack cats and small dogs at dawn or…

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