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BEWARE: High Rise Syndrome

Category: Cat Care, Pet Health, Pet Tips, Pets | Tags:

Date: June 23rd, 2016

When summer comes around, many pet parents eagerly open windows to enjoy the weather. Unfortunately, they are also unknowingly putting their pets at risk. Unscreened or unsecured windows pose a real danger to cats (and some dogs too!), which fall out of them so often that the veterinary profession has a name for the complaint: […]

Spring Tips for Your Pup!

Category: Dog Care, Dog Walking, Pet Health, Pet Tips, Pets | Tags:

Date: April 14th, 2016

Spring is in the air!  Just some quick reminders because we know you love your dog, and we do too! (1) Sticks are a NO-NO!  Have your dog play with a frisbee or tennis ball instead.  Sticks can splinter, and can cause choking and severe injuries to your pup! (2) Before getting new spring plants, check […]

Why Is It Dangerous To Leave Your Dog’s Collar On While In The Crate

Category: All About Puppies, Dog Care, Dog Training, Pet Health, Pet Tips, Puppy Care | Tags: Tags: , , , ,

Date: March 15th, 2016

Your dog’s crate should be his or her’s safe haven- a place to relax, a place to sleep, a place of comfort and safety.  Unfortunately, there have been stories about dogs accidentally strangling themselves in their crates while their owners are not home.  It is such a tragedy, and one that can be avoided, so […]

Getting a Kitten? Read these Nutrition Tips!

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Date: February 16th, 2016

Kitten’s nutritional needs differ greatly from an adult cat’s requirements.  After all, that little ball of fluff may double her weight during the first few weeks in her new home.  And your new little kitten, will need extra energy for playtime!!  Also, don’t forget to get your new kitten to the vet as soon as […]

Does Your Puppy Mouth??

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Date: February 9th, 2016

Mouthing is very common in puppies, especially at 4 months, teething, and 7 months, when molars come in.  It’s normal canine play behavior and how they explore their worlds.  And some breeds are simply very oral.  In adolescent dogs, however, mouthing can become attention-seeking behavior, especially once the dog learns it works!  Mouthing is not biting […]