What Are Zoonotic Parasites?

What Are Zoonotic Parasites?

You and your pet could be sharing more than good times when you're snuggling or playing with your furry friend. Zoonotic parasites can be transmitted from pets to humans, and these types of pests can pose more than a nuisance.  Some pets are born with intestinal worms...

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Could Your Cat’s Hairballs Indicate a Serious Issue?

Could Your Cat’s Hairballs Indicate a Serious Issue?

While hairballs are just a part of a cat's life, your feline friend shouldn't be hacking them up several times per week. What could your cat's extra hairballs mean? Read on to learn more. Small piles of vomit mixed with fur are often mistaken for hairballs, so owners...

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COVID-19: 3 Things We Want Pet Owners to Know

COVID-19: 3 Things We Want Pet Owners to Know

As we continue to navigate through the COVID-19 crisis, we want to assure you that we remain open and committed to caring for your pets. Here are three helpful things we want pet owners to know. #1: Rely on reputable sources for current COVID-19 information While you...

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Why It’s Important to Socialize Your New Puppy

Why It’s Important to Socialize Your New Puppy

Despite what their cuteness seems to tell us, puppies need much more than just cuddles from us. It's important to socialize your little four-legged friend. Proper socialization will benefit him for life. Without positively exposing your puppy to new sights, sounds,...

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Keeping Parasites Off Your Pet This Spring

Keeping Parasites Off Your Pet This Spring

Thinking of spring, flowers, butterflies, and sunny skies likely come to mind. What we need to be aware of with the season, though, are the parasites that will make their surge: fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes. Protect your pet from these pests with our tips. Keep your...

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What is Your Cat Communicating?

What is Your Cat Communicating?

Cats may seem mysterious, but with a little observation, you can figure out what they're trying to tell you. Watch for these physical signs to see if your cat is afraid, anxious, or happy. Signs of an afraid cat Cats who are afraid can become aggressive, at which...

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What Cats Need in Their Diet

What Cats Need in Their Diet

Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning they must eat meat to survive. In other words, meat products must make up the majority of their diet, whether dry kibble, canned food, or a combination. Here are three reasons why. #1: Cats cannot be vegetarians With only foods...

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3 Tips for Positive Reinforcement

3 Tips for Positive Reinforcement

Positive reinforcement is known to be an effective way of training pets. For National Train Your Dog Month, here are our top tips to get you started. Stay consistent to avoid confusing your pet Pets thrive on consistency and can struggle to learn expectations if...

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