Pet Safety Hazards During Easter

Around the Easter holiday, it is important to be eggs-tra careful that your pets are not sticking their noses where they don’t belong. Like most holidays, there are several dangers that accumulate around Easter time. Following the correct safety procedures will ensure that everyone in your family has a comfortable Easter Sunday.   Chocolate (and…

Preparing Your Pet for Visitors

When the doorbell rings… Pets (dogs especially) experience a rush of adrenaline when the doorbell rings.¹  Whether they are excited to lick the faces of familiar friends, or stricken with the anxiety of having a stranger in their homes, their behavior can be sporadic and unpredictable. To reduce any potential risk, and allow your guests safe…

Safety Tips for Halloween

Spooky monsters, loud noises, and vicious pranksters — it’s no wonder why Halloween is such a scary time of the year. However, while we humans normally delight in this annual fear-fest, this can be a dangerous time of the year for our pets. Here are some simple tips to make sure that your pet has…

Myths & Facts About Rabies

The rabies virus infects the body’s central nervous system, causing brain disease and death1. Early signs of rabies infection may seem like general illness, such as fever, headache and general weakness or discomfort. Shortly thereafter, however, more specific and recognizable symptoms begin to emerge1. Insomnia, anxiety, confusion, paralysis, hypersalivation, difficulty swallowing, agitation and hydrophobia are…