Pet Ownership

Halloween Hazards for Your Pets

By |2021-10-06T21:00:46+00:00September 30th, 2021|Pet Ownership, Pet Welfare|

Halloween can be one of the busiest weeks for the Pet Poison Control Helpline. Their calls are generally 12% higher during Halloween. Halloween hazards for your pets can be avoided by taking a few precautions. Here are some facts and tips for keeping your furry friends safe and happy: Halloween pet [...]

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Taking Great Pet Photos

By |2021-10-06T19:57:07+00:00September 29th, 2021|Pet Ownership|

The Secret of Getting Great Photos of Your Pets Taking Great Pet Photos can be a challenge for some. With a little planning, you too can become a great pet photographer! Nothing can quite capture the dynamics and energy of your pet like a candid photo. However, capturing the perfect shot [...]

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Pet Fire Safety and Unexpected Emergencies

By |2021-08-02T20:52:29+00:00July 15th, 2021|Pet Ownership, Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Pet Fire Safety Day is July 15, 2021. Statistics compiled by the National Fire Protection Association estimate that over 500,000 pets are impacted in home fires each year, with about 1,000 fires actually started by the pets accidentally. Jointly, the American Kennel Club® and ADT Security Services are committed to spread [...]

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Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

By |2020-10-09T18:27:23+00:00September 30th, 2020|Adopt a pet, Pet Ownership, Pet Welfare|

Adopt a Shelter Pet Month is October Adopt a shelter pet month is sponsored by both ASPCA and the Humane Society. Animal shelters and private pet rescue groups are overflowing with dogs that are just waiting for their person to bring them home. Once you adopt from a shelter, you’ll adopt [...]

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Microchipping Your Pet is SO Important!

By |2020-10-09T17:49:43+00:00September 24th, 2020|Losing a Pet, Pet Ownership|

Lost Dog Microchipping your pet can prevent you from never seeing your pet again should they become lost. Losing a pet is one of the most terrifying parts of a pet owner's life; from the moment you realize that you do not know where your beloved pet is to those agonizing [...]

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Pets are not presents

By |2018-12-12T22:01:12+00:00December 15th, 2018|Pet Ownership, Pet Welfare|

Puppies are not presents, and neither are kittens, chicks, bunnies, piglets or ducklings. Although owning a pet is both a privilege and a gift, those benefits should not translate into unwrapping them as a holiday present (or tucked into an Easter basket). The idea of giving a puppy or kitten [...]

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June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

By |2018-12-05T20:38:34+00:00June 15th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

With June being Adopt-a-Cat Month, now is the perfect time to open up your home to a new pet. An orphaned animal will be more than happy to become a part of your family. You could develop a loving friendship that lasts for a lifetime. Here are some of the key [...]

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How Can I Cut Down on Pet Shedding?

By |2018-12-05T21:14:03+00:00February 28th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

Shedding is an animal's natural process of losing old or dead hair. Certain breeds of dogs are more prone to shedding than others, but most pets lose hair. Some dogs, particularly dogs who are kept indoors most of the time, tend to shed the same amount throughout the year, while other [...]

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Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

By |2018-12-05T21:16:50+00:00February 14th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

Most people consider their pet to be a friend for life. However, pets offer more than just great companionship. They can also help boost your health. Dr. Charles Whitworth urges you to make pets a part of your life. Here are some of the top health benefits of pet ownership. Less [...]

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