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November is National Pet Diabetes Month

If you didn’t know your dog or cat could develop diabetes, you’re not alone. Many owners don’t realize diabetes can affect pets too, so learning that your dog or cat has the condition can leave you with many questions. While … Continue reading

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Scariest Halloween Hazards

It’s almost the spookiest night of the year! During the week of Halloween, call volumes at Pet Poison Helpline increase significantly, making it consistently one of their busiest weeks of the year. While most of the calls involve dogs of … Continue reading

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September 28th is World Rabies Day. Here’s Some Rabies Prevention Tips for Pet Owners.

Rabies is a serious and fatal virus that is usually transmitted by bite wounds, often from infected wildlife. This virus infects cells of the nervous system, can cause unusual behavior, and can even lead to aggression. Luckily all of our … Continue reading

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Pet Fire Safety Tips

According to the United States Fire Administration, an estimated half million pets are affected annually by fires. With July 15th recognized as National Pet Fire Safety Day,  The Red Cross has identified several ways to help you and your pet … Continue reading

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Noise Phobia and Your Pets

Did you know that at least one in three dogs suffer from noise aversion? Noise aversion is a fearful reaction to noise. It is stressful for your dog — and is likely also stressful for you. According to the American … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Safety Tips for Pets

For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward them with scraps from the … Continue reading

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As we start to venture back out…

… keep your pet’s safety in mind as well. Be sure your pets are still on their monthly flea and heartworm prevention. Off-leash dog parks are an excellent way to socialize your dogs. But there is a considerable risk of … Continue reading

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Keep Cats Indoors

Cats don’t have nine lives—just the one. Here are nine reasons they’re healthier in your home. 1. Not everyone likes cats We know you love your special kitty, but not everyone likes cats. Irritated neighbors or community interlopers could pose … Continue reading

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Which cats need heartworm prevention? All of them

The heartworm disease landscape isn’t what it used to be, which is why it’s so important for the veterinary field to get on the same updated page and prioritize prevention for cats. By Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD DVM360 MAGAZINE … Continue reading

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Celebrating Earth Day With Your Pet

In the spirit of Earth Day, we wanted to share 6 tips with you to keep your pet “earth-friendly” on Earth Day. 1. Use Biodegradable Dog Waste Bags Plastic grocery bags are a terrible bag to use, as they are … Continue reading

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