September 14, 2018

Hurricanes, floods,  — devastation comes in many forms. But when dealing with any forecasted natural disaster, preparation is key. Today’s article is sparked by Hurricane Florence.  To my fellow pet parents, here are some tips to help you prepare and keep your pets saf...

August 15, 2018

One of the most frustrating things for pet parents is finding a surprise puddle from little Fido on the floor. But, it’s a fact of life that your pooch will pee in the house at some point. Even the most well-trained little fur kid can have an accident (or an on purpose...

August 8, 2018

Studies have shown that sharing life with a cat reduces stress, strengthens the immune system and lowers the risk of stroke. For most of us, these benefits more than make up for the extra housework cats may cause us. The fact is that cats have a seemingly endless suppl...

August 1, 2018

Cats can be finicky eaters. Some cats simply decide from one day to the next that they no longer like a food they’ve been happily eating before. This can be frustrating for cat parents, and it’s not something to take lightly. A cat who stops eating is always a concern,...

July 25, 2018

If you’ve ever had to give your dog medicine then you know it can be a difficult task. For some pups, just the sight of a pill bottle or medicine-filled syringe is enough to send them running to the other room. But here’s the good news: Medicine time doesn’t have to be...

July 18, 2018

If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI) then you know it can be quite uncomfortable and painful. Oh, I can feel the awful burn just thinking about it. While UTIs are quite common in humans (especially for us women), did you know your dog can get a UTI too? A...

July 11, 2018

Did you know the harsh chemicals used in everyday cleaners can be harmful to your pooch? In fact, cats and dogs are susceptible to toxicity at even lower levels than we humans are, given the size of their little bodies. The sad reality: The ASPCA reports that household...

April 6, 2018

Dogs need both physical and mental stimulation. Just like humans, if your fur baby isn’t stimulated, he will get bored. If there is one thing I’ve learned, it’s to never let a dog get bored. Bad things happen when boredom strikes. When I say “bad things,” I mean, chewi...

April 4, 2018

While inappropriate barking can make you want to pull your hair out at times, it’s important to remember that it’s a natural behavior for your pup. Barking is the way he communicates and of course he’s going to feel the need to alert you when an intruder is approaching...

April 2, 2018

Veterinarian

Becoming a veterinarian requires a bachelor’s degree heavy on science courses, followed by a 4-year doctorate of veterinary medicine program. With an increasing number of feline only practices opening around the country, there are exciting opportunities for...

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