Wednesday, October 17, 2018

You Didn’t Lose a Pet, You Lost a Family Member

For most of us the loss of our companion animal is a uniquely private and painful experience. We lose a bond that comes with...

The SNIP Bus Makes Pet Care Easy

Imagine taking your pet on a two-hour bus trip to see the nearest veterinarian, only to discover you can’t afford the preventive care or...

Keeping Your Cat Active

Cats are naturally active. In an outdoor environment, they hunt for prey, play with littermates and are on the lookout for predators. When domesticated,...

Play It Safe This Summer

It’s that time of year again in the desert, when our weather hits triple digits. Our severe heat can be uncomfortable for us but...

Tips and Ideas for Summer Fun

Traveling? Consider these Doggie Travel Essentials! Pet first aid kit. Going on a long road trip? Don’t leave without a well-stocked doggie first aid kit....

Easy Life for Our Aging Pets

People flip over puppies, but a well-loved older dog is one of the most treasured creatures on earth. An older dog has lived through...

Watch for Rattlesnakes!

Spring is here and, with the change of the season, our snake population becomes more active. Here are some quick tips: Spring is the...

It’s Cat “Season”

Female cats that have not been spayed can go into “heat” at puberty. “Heat” is the term for when a female cat is sexually...

Mosquito Season is Upon Us! What is the risk to pets?

Dengue and chikungunya and Zika … oh my! In the last year, we have heard quite a lot about exotic diseases transmitted to humans...

How Clean Is Your Pet’s Water Dish?

A study by the NSF* rated pet water bowls as the fourth dirtiest spot in a home. Water bowls are the breeding grounds for...