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Helping Your Senior Dog Age Gracefully

Helping Your Senior Dog Age Gracefully

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Dogs are classified as “senior” when they reach 75% of their projected life span. With this in mind, a larger breed such as a Great Dane typically becomes a senior at age 8, while a toy breed such as a toy poodle isn’t senior until around age 12.  For a senior dog, mobility begins to […]

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  March 13, 2018   No comments
Pet Travel Safety: Make Sure Your Pet Buckles Up

Pet Travel Safety: Make Sure Your Pet Buckles Up

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This post contains affiliate links Recently, I was talking to my brother about pet travel with his dog. He said the dog (a Pomeranian) sits on his lap while he drives. Upon hearing this, I cautioned him about the dangers of not having the dog restrained while driving. The caution about wearing seat belts while […]

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  June 19, 2017   No comments
Help Your Pet Sitter Help You

Help Your Pet Sitter Help You

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Do you plan to hire a pet sitter to care for your pets when you go on vacation?  If this will be the first time hiring a pet sitter, keep the following tips in mind to ensure they can provide optimal care for your pet. Tips To Help Your Pet Sitter Provide Best Care Possible […]

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  March 6, 2017   No comments
World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay

World Spay Day: It’s The Day To Talk Spay

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Today is World Spay Day. Here are some facts on the benefits of spay/neuter and what happens when pets are not spayed or neutered. Why Spay and Neuter Is Important A dog or cat as young as 4 months of age can get pregnant. Litter mates can produce a litter! Cats typically enter their first […]

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  February 28, 2017   No comments
5 Ways To Healthy Skin And Coat For Your Dog

5 Ways To Healthy Skin And Coat For Your Dog

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Having healthy skin and coat makes your dog look and feel better.  If you notice your dog scratching often he may have an allergy, adrenal problems or a parasite of some kind. Dry skin problems may be easy to correct, or might involve a visit to the vet to determine the underlying cause and set […]

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  February 11, 2017   No comments
5 Steps to Keeping Your Dog’s Crate Clean

5 Steps to Keeping Your Dog’s Crate Clean

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Our dogs often think of the crate as a safe haven, but he/she won’t enjoy crate time if the inside isn’t clean. Here are some recommendations for keeping dog crates clean: Launder Bedding Regularly When shopping for crate mats, look for ones that can be thrown in the washer or have a removable washable cover. Be […]

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  February 6, 2017   No comments