7 Signs That Your Dog Has Heartworms

Dogs are natural hosts for heartworms, a parasite that can cause extensive health issues and even death in dogs. With that said, most dog owners are aware that their pet should be on heartworm prevention medication. In the case that your dog is infected with heartworm disease, early treatment is important and drastically raises your […]

What You May Not Know About Catnip

If you are the pet parent of cats, then you will undoubtedly have heard of catnip. Officially known as Nepeta Cataria, this perennial herb is actually a member of the mint family, and can be grown with relative ease. Catnip is known for its ability to make even the most laid-back of felines act loopy, […]

How to Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs

Dogs are often affected by tick bites and tickborne diseases. Unfortunately, there aren’t vaccines for all diseases transmitted by ticks, and there is no way of keeping dogs from carrying ticks into your house. Therefore, the best way to prevent diseases transmitted by ticks is by using a tick preventative. Lyme disease is one of […]

What Causes Bad Breath in Pets

There’s nothing quite like snuggling up with your pet at the end of a long day. Spending time in close proximity to your animal can lower your stress levels, helping both your mind and body to relax. However, if your pet is one of the many that suffer from persistently bad breath, then close-range bonding […]

How Should I Prepare my Pet for Emergencies?

Emergencies often arise when we least expect them. Remaining calm and knowing what to do when disaster strikes can make all the difference in keeping yourself, your family, and your pets safe from harm. An increasing number of communities now understand the importance of disaster-preparedness and are taking steps to ensure that plans and protocols […]

Common Household Poisons and Toxins

Our homes contain dozens of foods and other substances that, while safe for human use and consumption, are extremely irritating or even deadly if our pets are exposed. While many of these dangers are avoidable and obvious, there are some things we may not consider a danger, that is, until our furry family member is […]

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