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


As dog owners we know not to give our dogs’ bones that are brittle. Chicken and turkey bones could splinter causing gastrointestinal distress or even death. Now however, that warning goes beyond bones found at the kitchen table. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says “bone treats” purchased at your local pet store might cause … Read more

Canine Parvovirus, or Parvo, can occur in older dogs but it is most common in puppies that have not yet been vaccinated. CPV is a highly contagious viral infection that can be spread by any person, animal or object has had contact with animal waste. When puppies are born, they receive antibodies from their mothers. … Read more

Family with Dog

So you want to get a puppy? Adding a four-legged family member can be an exciting time, but choosing the dog that best fits your family and lifestyle can be a daunting task. There are many factors to consider in picking the breed for you, including your lifestyle, the age of your family and where … Read more