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Happy Cat Health Check

Cat Playing

A healthy cat is a happy cat.

Your cat’s health doesn’t just stop at their physical appearance and agility.  It’s also important to make sure they are being actively challenged to maintain their mental health.  Getting their regular checkups and vaccination can ensure that their immune health is also protected.  Let’s go through a few of the happy cat health checks. Continue reading »

The Beginner’s Guide To Hiking With Dogs

Hiking with Dogs

Taking your dog into the outdoors is good for both of you. It allows you to enjoy the fresh air, get exercise and bond with your pooch. As with any activity, there are things to consider when taking your dog outdoors. Continue reading »

If Dogs Were Superheroes

Superhero Dogs

There are almost as many dog breeds as there are superheroes. People often look to the sky for superheroes when they need help. But the same can be said for man’s best friends.  Dogs can help people if they are in danger, help stop criminals, or assist in daily activities.

What if dogs were superheroes? Continue reading »

Boarding A Dog For The First Time

Dog Boarding

Pets are such a big part of our lives that it is important for us to provide them with the best care possible.  Finding the best boarding facility for their needs while we are away being no exception. Every pet is an individual and this takes special consideration when determining what type of facility is right for your pet. Continue reading »

Dogs For Apartment Living

Small Dog Breed

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 »

8 Different Jobs For Dogs

Jobs For Dogs

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 »

Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds For Your Home

Standard Poodle

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 »

Pet Photography Tips and Tricks

Pet Photography Tips

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.

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12 Pet Books To Cuddle Up With

Old Yeller

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 »

Visit Your Local Vet Before Searching Google

Dog Scratching

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 »