4 Tips for Safe Interactions Between Kids and Pets

The special bond between a child and a pet can develop into a lifelong friendship. But, interactions between kids and pets also can be fraught with issues, as small children are often unable to interpret signals from pets asking for space, and injuries can occur. With proper adult supervision and guidance, pets and children can [...]

Is Your Dog at Risk? What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know About Parvovirus

Any dog owner who has had a pup with parvovirus understands the severity of this gastrointestinal disease, especially after contacting their veterinarian for help. As soon as we hear that a puppy or unvaccinated dog has bloody diarrhea and is vomiting, we go into full lock-down mode to limit potential contamination, often requesting pet owners [...]

How to Care for Your Pet At Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether you’re under a self-imposed or work-mandated quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re likely spending a lot of time at home. While your dog is overjoyed to have you nearby all day long, your cat may be less tolerant of interrupted naptime. Despite your pet’s excitement during social isolation practices, she will require changes to [...]

Can Alternative Therapies Help Your Pet?

Alternative, or complementary, medicine often embraces one key concept—a holistic approach, which takes the whole individual, and their weaknesses, into account when providing treatment. By understanding an individual’s weaknesses, problems can be prevented rather than cured.  While traditional western medicine frequently works well through medical management or surgical repair, alternative therapies complement these treatment methods, [...]

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