What’s All This Talk About “Senior” Pets?

Can you guess what the oldest cat on history is?  The oldest cat lived to be 34 years of age, and that is human years, not cat years!  As for Dogs, the oldest recorded dog on history lived to be 29 years of age! Wow! Growing up, we were lucky if our pets made it […]

Caring for Pets with Food Allergies: What to Consider

Have you been thinking that recently when it comes to your pet, you find that you are so frustrated? You have discovered the annoyance of the licking or itching and scratching that seems to never end lately with your pet. Or maybe, your pet has been licking themselves and itching so bad that they now […]

How To: Making Kong Treat Stuffers for Your Dogs

If you have dogs that get bored easily or just love treats, Kong toys are the way to go! Kong toys serve many purposes; they can be a durable chew toy, a fetch toy, and even an interactive toy to stuff food and treats in the center.  My pups are crate trained, and a great […]

Are Succulents Toxic to Pets?

Succulents are becoming popular with home decorations and landscaping due to their beauty and relatively low maintenance. Furthermore, gardening experts say they are relatively easy to grow and are good plants for beginners. Depending on where you live, you can even plant them outside. As beautiful and fun as these plants are, what about those […]

8 Items to Discuss When Taking Your Cat to the Vet

0SHARES August 22nd is National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day. That sounds fun, right? Not!  Most cat owners would rather go to the dentist to get a root canal than to take their cat to the vet. Whether it is the crying and yowling or even getting kitty back home and being ignored […]

Pregnant Moms and Feline Toxoplasmosis- What’s the Big Scare?

0SHARES Are you pregnant, or know someone that is? Congratulations!  It seems that when someone is pregnant, they and their significant other are all the sudden so much more aware of their body and making sure they are in optimum health. After all, there is a baby growing in there now! A common behavior nowadays with […]

You Want to Get a Persian Cat? But I Wanted a French Bulldog!

0SHARES You want to get a…. what?  All About the Brachycephalic Breeds of Dogs and Cats What do French Bulldogs, Boxers, and Persian Cats all have in common besides being incredibly adorable? They are all considered Brachycephalic breeds!  When describing a brachycephalic breed, you often hear the impression “so ugly they’re cute” or “so adorable!” […]

Giving your Cat Vaccines: Is it Worth the Stress?

0SHARES Aside from dogs, cats are the most popular pet in the United States. They are social, friendly (most of the time), hilarious, and even sometimes help us out with pest control, such as hunting for mice and other pests around the house and farm. Another reason that cats are popular is they usually do […]

Is Giving Your Dog “Shots” Really Worth it?

0SHARES There is a lot of discussions nowadays about the controversy of vaccinations (aka “shots”) for pets.  At my dog’s most recent wellness exam, I asked my veterinarian what their thoughts were on the topic of shots for pets and whether they are “safe”. My veterinarian was very informative regarding the subject and frankly stated […]