By Terry Jester I can’t think of a more stressful or dangerous holiday for our pets than the Fourth of July. It is the most likely holiday for your pet to end up in the emergency veterinary hospital, or worse. Chicken bones lodged in your dog’s throat, snatched from the family’s picnic. Firecrackers tied to… Read the rest »
By Nancy Cope The most important thing in the summer is to keep a fresh supply of water available at all times. Just like humans, dogs need water to stay cool and hydrated in the heat. Refill the dish whenever you see that it’s empty, or consider a water bowl with a reservoir above.
By Karen A. Soukiasian Like people, dogs grieve when they lose a beloved owner or animal companion. And just like people, dogs may go through the five stages of grief — denial/isolation, anger, depression, bargaining, and acceptance. Just as people don’t experience all five stage or go through them in any special order, neither do… Read the rest »
There are no reliable statistics as to how many accidents involving family pets and swimming pools happen each year since most go unreported, but Veterinary Pet Insurance puts the number in the thousands, with many of these incidents being preventable. Pool owners need to be familiar with their pets’ physical capabilities along with proper safety… Read the rest »
By Sarah Bonington We love our cats and dogs, but they don’t always feel the same way about our floors. Whether they are tearing up our carpets or scratching our newly laid wooden floors; pets can be a destructive and expensive member of the family. So here at The Rug Seller we’ve put together this… Read the rest »
Mira Alicki With so many different dog food choices these days, how do you decide what is the best option for your dog. A lot of people trust the commercial dog food sold in the supermarkets for their beloved pets, others choose the more expensive, better quality brands. But what are the best choices and… Read the rest »