Fireworks and Pet Safety

  Let’s talk fireworks. While we, as humans, are likely to enjoy the bright colors and luminous display of fireworks, your pet will have a completely different experience. The Fourth of July, and any other occasion for launching fireworks, can be a terrifying and overwhelming time for your four-legged best friends. Dogs, especially, experience the…

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…

Tips & Tricks for Adopting a Dog

Dogs make excellent additions to any household. They are a source of seemingly endless positivity and happiness. They encourage their owners to maintain an active and social lifestyle, and above all, they are a great source of companionship. If you are considering bringing a dog into your home, here are some tips to help make…