Living in smaller quarters, like an apartment or condominium does not necessarily mean that you can only have a pet in a small cage or tank. There are many things to consider when choosing a dog to live in an apartment environment. Playtime, bathroom privileges, grooming and bathing, breed, size, and activities are all important to consider when adding a pooch to a confined living space. Continue reading
Dogs are cute and extremely fun to be around, but even better they are smart, loyal, and brilliant in performing tasks. As a result, your dog can be more than just a pet but a working dog. Working dogs are intelligent, focused, and powerful breeds that can perform skilled jobs.
This group can perform different types of functions such as policing, military tasks, guarding, therapeutic and medical related tasks, and even pulling weight on the farm. Astonishing, isn’t it? Working dogs come from breeds with special abilities that set them apart from your ordinary pet dog. They are highly trainable and quick to master tricks, they are fearless, sturdy, and above all intelligent. Continue reading
Everyone wants a dog, but some people and children suffer from allergies. This can be troublesome when you try to put the two together. Some breeds of dogs are known to be hypoallergenic, which means there are fewer risks to cause an allergic reaction. Continue reading
Many families today have pets. An average family has between one to three pets, the most common being a dog. Some owners are so attached to their pets that every moment is as special as the previous one. It’s time to capture those moments with photography.
If you have ever owned a pet you have countless stories about them and how they have impacted your life. Although their lives are much shorter than our own we never forget their favorite toy, their individual personalities, and their little quirks that drove us crazy from time to time. By no means is this a complete list of books about pets but we can all relate to them in some way as we think fondly of our own animals that we have loved and lost. (Spoiler Alert: have a box of tissues handy.) Continue reading
I know a great many of our clients visit the internet before and after visiting the clinic for a medical condition with their pets. I’m certainly not going to tell you on this blog not to do it. Heck, I even do it when I go to the doctor. That said, I do see a few pitfalls in surfing the web for pet medical advice that can possibly be avoided. That is what I will talk about today. Continue reading
Are you physically challenged and in need of help to carry out your day to day activities? Or do you know of someone who can’t get past the day without asking for favors? A service animal is any dog that is specially trained to assist individuals with disabilities (physical or mental) in their daily life. For instance, a service animal can help pull someone’s wheelchair or assist the blind with navigation. In some cases, miniature horses also qualify as service animals. Continue reading
Veterinarians are the experts in dealing with pet emergency issues. However, most of us do not have the privilege of having them within our residence. For this reason, all pet owners ought to have pet first aid kits. An emergency involving your pet can occur at any time. Such emergencies need immediate attention. A pet first aid kit helps to prevent severe damage. Continue reading
There are common questions everyone has when they are caring for their dog. Such as how long rabies vaccinations are good for or if you should keep giving your pet their medications. Get some of these questions answered by a trusted veterinarian. Continue reading
When your dog is lost it’s difficult to think about anything else. To you, it’s practically the same as a missing child. This is a beloved family member and you must do everything you can to find them. Your mind is probably going wild with fears and your emotions are all over the map. Continue reading