Heartworm Awareness Month

In April, pet organizations nationwide work to bring attention to the prevention of Heartworm Disease during National Heartworm Awareness Month. What is Heartworm Disease? Heartworm disease is a potentially fatal disease that affects dogs and cats, as well as other mammals, and it is spread by mosquitoes. When a mosquito bites an infected animal, it … Continue reading Heartworm Awareness Month

Spring is Just Around the Corner – Are You and Your Pet Ready?

While some areas of the country are still experiencing Nor’easters, others parts are already welcoming crocus and daffodils as the first signs of spring. We have “sprung ahead” into daylight savings time in most areas and are looking forward to longer, warmer days spent outdoors. This is also the time of year that many people … Continue reading Spring is Just Around the Corner – Are You and Your Pet Ready?

National Poison Prevention Week

March 18-24, 2018 is National Poison Prevention Week Remember your furry friends this week and always. There are a lot of different things (plants, medicines, people food, household products, etc) that can make your animals sick or even kill them. TIPS TO PREVENT POISONINGS Be prepared for an emergency. Keep the ASPCA Animal Poison Control … Continue reading National Poison Prevention Week

Lucky Animals Get Adopted

March is traditionally a month when people think about being “lucky”. We thought it would be a perfect time to reflect on the thousands of “lucky” pets who are adopted into loving homes every day around the country. And especially we wanted to emphasize the benefits of adopting over buying. According to the ASPCA website … Continue reading Lucky Animals Get Adopted

World Spay Day

Spread the message that spaying and neutering saves lives! World Spay Day is an international day of action to promote the sterilization of pets, community cats and street dogs as a way to save animals’ lives. It takes place each year on the last Tuesday of February. Created as Spay Day USA by the Doris … Continue reading World Spay Day

Winter Pet Safety: Top 7 Tips

1. Get an energy efficient Hale Pet Door When it’s cold and snowy outside, you may be tempted to leave your dog indoors where you know he’ll be safe from the tempestuous winter weather when you’re away from home. But it’s important that your dog has access to the outdoors to answer nature’s call when … Continue reading Winter Pet Safety: Top 7 Tips