Itching, Scratching, and Licking! Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

Summer is here, and along with rising temperatures come blooming flowers, buzzing pests, and, for many pet owners, itching pets. Although warmer temperatures are often associated with allergies, many pets also suffer year-round allergy problems. Pet owners with allergy prone pets know the frustration of listening to their four-legged companion thumping their legs, and licking [...]

By |2021-07-16T15:13:44+00:00July 16th, 2021|General Health|0 Comments

Dealing With Fear, Anxiety, and Stress in Pets

Fear, anxiety, and stress are uncomfortable emotions that all pets experience to varying degrees at some point. Typically, these emotions are normal, temporary responses to a perceived threat or circumstance. However, when these responses persist or return, they can negatively impact day-to-day life, and intervention may be required for severely distressed pets. Read on for [...]

By |2021-03-12T03:44:10+00:00December 22nd, 2019|General Health|0 Comments

How to Be More Active With Your Pet

Who couldn’t benefit from a little more exercise? Many people repeatedly promise themselves to get in shape and make health a priority, but fail to follow through as life gets busy. Health coaches tout the benefits of an exercise partner who will keep you accountable—why not make your pet your partner? More than 50% of [...]

By |2021-03-12T03:44:10+00:00October 16th, 2019|General Health|0 Comments

Itchy Pet? Allergies May be to Blame

People aren’t the only unfortunate victims of allergies—our pets suffer, too. We might have itchy eyes and a drippy nose, but pets’ allergies manifest in different ways. An often difficult and frustrating condition to manage, your pet’s allergies evolve throughout her life, requiring changes in her treatment plan. But, with dedication and a detailed log [...]

By |2021-03-12T03:44:10+00:00August 20th, 2019|General Health|0 Comments

Puppy Socialization: Do It Early and Make It Fun

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) defines socialization as “the process of preparing a dog … to enjoy interactions and be comfortable with other animals, people, places and activities.” Establishing these social cues is best when your pup is young—up until about 3 months of age—so learning the skills that will help her become well-mannered [...]

By |2021-03-12T03:44:10+00:00June 11th, 2019|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments

Dental Tartar: The Tip of the Iceberg

Have you ever heard that the tip of an iceberg is only 10 percent of the larger problem hidden below the surface? Well, dental tartar is similar—although it may taint your pet’s smile, the real trouble lies beneath. A host of problems—both in the mouth and beyond—can be related to the layers of mineralized plaque [...]

By |2021-03-12T03:44:10+00:00February 11th, 2019|General Health, Pet Care|0 Comments
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