Its summertime and the bugs are out in full force. Here's what you need to know about mosquitoes and West Nile Virus and your pets. Mosquito bites rarely Lead to cats and dogs becoming sick and or dying from West Nile Virus. (1) While they do not typically become ill, it
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4th of July Pet Safety Is Easy If You Think Ahead! The 4th of July is a ton of fun for us but is incredibly stressful for our pets. There are lots of people around, loud noises, tons of strange smells, and lots of drinking. This is a recipe for disaster when it comes
What's The Big Deal? The use of security cameras in homes where pet sitters are working has become a bit of a hot button issue within the professional community. Nanny cams became popular for exposing abuse within the childcare community a long time ago. The lower cost of technology and pets now being part of
Treat Recall Expanded We notified you last week about a recall concerning rawhide and treats from the United Pet Group. Just today the rawhide treat recall expanded to include treats from more of their brands. This expansion to the recall includes many brands we see regularly in clients' homes including Dently's. Essential Everyday brand sold
Recall Alert for Loving Pets Treats has been issued. Loving Pets treats, manufactured in the United States has issued a voluntary recall for potential salmonella contamination. As of yet, no illnesses or injuries have been reported. This appears to be the first recall alert for Loving Pets Treats in recent years. Please note, people
Rawhide Recall There has been a rawhide recall with several different brand names released today under the United Pet Group and Spectrum Brands. This recall also includes treat products containing rawhide. The cause is a chemical cleaning agent used on the hide that is causing gastrointestinal upset severe enough for veterinary treatment. Dangers of
This is our second post in our series about ditching the bowl focusing on ways to ditch the bowl. If you haven't read the first post about why you should ditch the bowl, Click Here Ways to Ditch the Bowl Take food out with you on walks This is by far the simplest
Don't know what Ditch the Bowl means? You're in the perfect place! If you are feeding your pups in a standard dog bowl, you're missing out! Ditch the Bowl! If you think I'm nuts, I get it. I was there once too. Now that I have seen the improvement in digestion, training and boredom behaviors,
In Home Care vs. Boarding When making the decision between in home care and boarding, boarding pets can be a great option for many dogs. They have someone with them almost all the time, there are plenty of other pets around to everyone entertained and it is relatively inexpensive. There are many benefits to keeping
Smushy-Nosed (brachycephalic) dogs Smushy-nosed? Brachycephalic? Ahh big words that I am not sure what they mean! What do they mean? Are you insulting my dog? Actually no…these are words used to describe a specific type of dog snout. Well, do I have a Smushy-Nose Dog: Each dog has a different snout and each snout can be