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Sick Dog

We hate to see our fur babies sick. Next to our children being sick, it’s the worst. And it is complicated by the fact that they don’t understand what is wrong and that these horrible pills you are trying to force them to take are actually going to make them better. It can be awful … Read more

Each year dogs produce more than 5.8 billion pounds of dog poo! That’s enough poo to fill 900 football fields, a foot and a half deep! That’s a lot of dog poo to clean up, but thankfully, there is someone out there to do the job for us so we don’t have too, especially, when … Read more

cats cat food

In this blog we often discuss dogs, dangers to dogs, dog poop, and other issues related to dogs. In today’s post we are going to talk about cats. Certain foods are dangerous or deadly to dogs, but cats are sensitive too. Foods that pose no danger to humans are often deadly to cats. If not … Read more

Many of us associate spring with longer days and warmer weather but for our pets it can spell disaster. Many have been stuck inside all winter and suddenly there is brand new exposure to toxins, irritants and even animals that have come out of hibernation. In honor of a brand new season we are going … Read more

Throughout the past several weeks we’ve talked about animal emergencies and what to do if one should happen to take place. We talked about supplies you should keep in your first aid kit, we talked about the Heimlich maneuver, and how to perform it on dogs, both big and small, and we even gave you … Read more

Multum in Parvo is the motto of The Pug, an accurate description of this small but mighty muscular breed of dog. Pugs come in several colors, including silver, apricot fawn with a black face or solid black as in the pug pictured above. They have large round head and a face that resembles that of … Read more

Did you know that more than one million dogs currently have heartworm disease? This tiny parasite has been known to make dogs seriously ill, and if left untreated, it can even kill them. Heartworm is prevalent in both dogs and cats and it threatens animals, including coyotes, foxes and even sea lions, all across the … Read more

April is Pet First Aid Month and over the past several weeks we’ve written articles on pet first aid and what to do during a pet emergency. Now is a good time to educate yourself on what to do if you ever find your pet in distress. Today we’re going to share another tip with … Read more