Food, exercise, and loving care are essential in giving your pet the necessary care to live a long, healthy life. Another less common, but just as important factor in caring for your pets is to get them checked out every year at your veterinarian’s office. Sometimes this can be difficult due to the rising costs of pet care. Luckily, 1-800-PetMeds and Bayer have joined forces to give out free wellness […]
As summer commences and the 4th of July approaches, it’s important to keep your pets in mind. While 4th of July celebrations are filled with fun and happy times, for some pets, it can be anything but happy. Pet owners whose pets have severe noise anxieties must take caution during the upcoming fireworks season. Unfortunately, this type of phobia may not go away, and if not treated, it can get […]
Shelves and online retail stores are filled with dog treats that contain peanut and peanut butter flavors, and you hear all the time of people giving their dog peanuts or peanut butter, but are they even safe for our dogs to consume?
For well over 100 years, dogs have been trained and used by law enforcement agencies to aid in police work. Today, K-9 units are vital members of the police force. These four-legged officers, such as the dogs of the Pasco Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, work hard every day to keep our neighborhoods and families safe and secure. Intelligence, aggression, strength, and an acute sense of smell are just a few […]
Just as humans grow older and begin to experience pain in their joints, both dogs and cats can experience the same. You may notice as your beloved furry family member grows older they aren’t playing as much as they used to or jumping as high anymore. Unfortunately, that could be the result of weaker joints in their bodies. Not all cats and dogs are predisposed to joint health problems; however, […]
Cat owners very well know the struggles of maintaining a litter box. No matter how clean you keep it, there always seems to be a nasty smell emanating from it and you always seem to be finding bits of litter in the most random places in your home, like the stove or in between the buttons on the TV remote. Now, it’s a whole other issue if your cat stops […]
Dogs are active by nature, and as pet parents, it’s our job to make sure they get adequate amounts of exercise. On the list of things dogs need to live a healthy and happy life, just below food, water, and unconditional love, is exercise. Making sure your dog sufficiently exercised can do wonders in maintaining his or her physical and mental well-being. On the other hand, dogs who aren’t sufficiently […]