Separation Anxiety

Is your pet experiencing separation anxiety? Do they exhibit any of the following behaviors when left alone? – urinating or defecating – barking or howling – chewing, digging, or other destructive behavior – escaping – pacing Separation anxiety is when a pet becomes distressed or upset when their owners leave them alone. It can often […]

Longevity Tips for Your Pet

To Give Your Pet a Long LIfe 1. Maintain a Healthy Weight: How do I know if my pet is at a healthy weight? If you can feel your pet’s ribs but not see them, they are maintaining a healthy weight. 2. Regular exercise: Make sure your pet has ample opportunity for exercise and play. The amount […]

Additives to Avoid in Pet Food

Pet foods can contain additives that may be harmful to your pet, especially after prolong use. Below are the top three additives to avoid when shopping for your pet: Glycerol Monostearate: a colorless, odorless, sweet-tasting powder. This chemical additive helps keep the fat and water found in food from separating. It is also used to help […]

Finding the Best Food for Your Dog

1. Dog & Digestion: The most important thing to keep in mind when choosing food for your dog is that their digestive system is very different from our own. Unlike us, dogs are meant to swallow in large chunks. The chunks of meat and fat travel through the esophagus and into the stomach where these […]

Keep Your Pet Cool in the Summer Heat

At the end of August it would seem that summer is coming to a close. However, there are still plenty of opportunities to soak up some warm (or even hot) summer days. For many animal lovers, our animal companions are included in our summer activities. But even though we may be enjoying the heat, are […]

Halloween Safety for Your Pet

Costumes, candy, jack-o-lanterns, decorations, and tricker treaters. Halloween brings much excitement for many pet owners, but what about the pets? Halloween can create much unneeded stress and can be potentially hazardous when cautionis not used. Here are tips to keep your pet safety during this festive holiday: 1. Costumes: Although dressing our pets up for […]

Tick-borne Complications & Our Pets

What are ticks?  Ticks are small invertebrates, searching for hosts to attach themselves to. There are over 90 species of ticks found in the continental United States. Here are some of the most common ones: Deer tick (Black-legged tick), American Dog tick (species of wood tick), Rocky Mtn. Wood tick, Brown Dog tick, and Lone Star […]

Dental Health

We want our pets to be as healthy as they can possibly be, but one area of their health that is often neglected are their teeth and gums. Healthy teeth and gums are essential to having a healthy, happy pet. Daily care of your pet’s teeth is encouraged, but even giving this area of their […]

Natural Pet Health Essentials 101

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For most people, their pets are not just pets, but a member of the family. This means that they want to give their pet the best care possible. From the right food to bathing to taking care of illnesses and other issues, keeping your pet healthy is a big priority. There are natural alternatives that […]