Dog Sports

It is amazing how many different sports there are out there for dogs. And how popular they’ve become with people and their dogs. Dog sports range from being entertaining to fiercely competitive. And they vary from requiring a handler with the dog to dog only events. If this sounds like something fun that you would … Continue reading Dog Sports

Be Prepared to Care for Your Pets in a Disaster – National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day is May 12

Prior to 2005, not much official consideration had been given to the needs of pets in a disaster situation. But when more than 150,000 pets perished in Hurricane Katrina, largely as a result of there being no provisions for the rescue of animals, this critical concern was brought to national awareness. In addition to legal … Continue reading Be Prepared to Care for Your Pets in a Disaster – National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day is May 12

Responsible Animal Guardian Month

With Responsible Animal Guardian Month, Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and Chip Your Pet Month, the month of May is here to remind you to be more aware of your pet’s health, surroundings and happiness. And it is also to help people understand that we are not just “owners” of our pets but rather “guardians” of … Continue reading Responsible Animal Guardian Month

National Kids & Pets Day

It’s National Kids and Pets Day! Send us a picture and/or short story of your kids and their pets. What’s not to love about kids and their pets? The bond between a child and their pet is almost magical, bringing love, laughter and happiness to all who are around them. But having a pet(s) brings … Continue reading National Kids & Pets Day

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