Pet Care Recommendations

Heat Alert: Keep Dogs Safe!

Posted by on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Heat Alert: Keep Dogs Safe!  Source: Photobucket   As you know, this time of year gets hot!  We all need to be aware that dogs (and cats) don’t tolerate the heat as well as people and it can even be life threatening. Please use good judgement when walking or handling your dogs. Here are some […]

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Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners: study

Posted by on Friday, June 12th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners: study http://news.yahoo.com/dogs-snub-people-mean-owners-study-053213855.html

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Spaying and Neutering Reduces Companion Pet Overpopulation

Posted by on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Spaying and Neutering Reduces Companion Pet Overpopulation   Spaying is a general term used to describe the ovariohysterectomy of a female animal. Neutering is a general term used to describe the castration of a male animal. However, neutering is often used in reference to both genders. The surgical procedure, performed by a veterinarian, renders the animal incapable of […]

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Ohio woman goes blind after cat licks her

Posted by on Monday, June 1st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Ohio woman goes blind after cat licks her BY Jason Silverstein NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Saturday, May 30, 2015, 3:59 AM Updated: Saturday, May 30, 2015, 1:36 PM One of Janese Walters’ cats. She says she went blind in one eye after a cat licked her.   Here’s a very different kind of cataract. […]

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Interactive Toy Magic

Posted by on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Interactive Toy Magic May 5, 2015 By Doug Hamm What is an Interactive Toy? A toy that encourages your pet to play with it based on a perceived reward. Even a squeaky toy can be considered an “Interactive Toy”. Your pet enjoys that it can make the toy respond (make a noise) by squeezing on […]

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Dog Infects Humans With Plague for First Time in US

Posted by on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Dog Infects Humans With Plague for First Time in US Apr 30, 2015, 6:34 PM ET By GILLIAN MOHNEY Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, is seen in this undated stock image. A plague-infected dog spread the dangerous disease to four Colorado residents, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease […]

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Update: Canine Flu Outbreak in Midwest

Posted by on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Update: Canine Flu Outbreak in Midwest MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A canine flu outbreak has sickened many dogs in the Midwest, and veterinarians are cautioning pet owners to keep their dogs from going nose-to-nose with other four-legged friends. The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine says the virus has sickened at least 1,000 dogs […]

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Dog Flu Strain Found; Cats May Be In Danger Too

Posted by on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Dog Flu Strain Found; Cats May Be In Danger Too April 13, 2015 5:20 PM (CBS) — The canine influenza outbreak afflicting more than 1,000 dogs in Chicago and other parts of the Midwest is caused by a different strain of the virus than was earlier assumed, according to laboratory scientists at Cornell University and […]

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