Archive | October, 2014

Spoil Your Kitten a Little Extra This Week!

This Wednesday, October 29th, is National Cat Day in the United States, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than spoiling your beloved fur baby to pieces.  Here are some ideas for giving your kitty just a touch more love than he or she is used to: Swing by the store and […]

Tips for Preparing for the Sudden Injury or Illness of a Pet

It’s not something that any of us like to think about, but just as it happens with people, unexpected illnesses or injuries are common among pets.  In fact, veterinary practices see thousands of emergent cases every year.  According to Petplace.com, roughly 92% of all pets will experience some type of emergency situation over the course […]

Online Resources for Busy Pet Owners

As busy working people, many of us struggle with balancing the demands of everyday life.    Throw a pet into the mix, and you’re sure to feel overwhelmed from time to time.  We all want to provide the best possible quality of life for our pets, but sometimes that can become challenging. Fortunately, thanks to the […]

Online Resources for Busy Pet Owners

As busy working people, many of us struggle with balancing the demands of everyday life.    Throw a pet into the mix, and you’re sure to feel overwhelmed from time to time.  We all want to provide the best possible quality of life for our pets, but sometimes that can become challenging. Fortunately, thanks to the […]

Service Dogs for Emotional & Psychiatric Support

Each year, millions of Americans are forced to live with some form of mental illness.  Although the recent tragic loss of Robin Williams brought a great deal of publicity to the problem, it still does not receive the recognition that it deserves. In 1990, the U.S. Congress established Mental Illness Awareness Week, which occurs every […]

The Not-So-Pint-Sized Truth About Owning a Mini-Pig

They’re adorable, aren’t they?   Unfortunately, the irresistible cuteness of the mini-pig has gotten them into a bit of a pickle.  When they grow to be larger than promised, mini-pigs are often euthanized or end up in shelters that are not properly equipped to handle their size. To learn more, check out this great article, […]

The Importance of Regular Veterinary Care for Your Pets

The infographic below provides a breakdown of the basic care you should provide for you pet.  It’s extremely useful for new pet owners and also serves as a great “refresher” for seasoned pet parents.  If you have questions about specific local restrictions in your area, ask your veterinarian!  He or she is your most helpful resource […]