Pet Welfare

Thanksgiving Foods Your Dog Should Avoid

By |2020-11-07T17:06:43+00:00October 30th, 2020|Pet Welfare|

Foods Your Dog Should Avoid Foods dogs should avoid is not only at holiday time, but all year long. Since the holidays are upon us, it's a good time to take a refresher course in foods your dog should avoid. For most families, Thanksgiving means a mixture of food, fun, and [...]

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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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Dogs and Chocolate

By |2020-01-06T16:12:25+00:00November 30th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Dogs and chocolate don’t go together but that doesn’t mean they won’t eat it if found. Chocolate is toxic to dogs. With the holidays underway, it’s important to keep your dog’s away from any chocolate you have in the house. Sometimes a wrapped gift under the tree can be hidden danger [...]

Dog Obesity – Does it Run in the Family?

By |2019-11-07T19:31:43+00:00October 27th, 2019|Obesity in Dogs, Pet Welfare|

Dog obesity is problematic for canines and often runs in the family! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, there are an awful lot of fat dogs in North America. The association released a study they in 2019 based on the assessment of 1560 dogs gathered from 146 veterinary clinics and representing 41 U.S. [...]

Macadamia Nut Poisoning in Dogs

By |2019-11-07T19:48:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

Macadamia nut poisoning in dogs have symptoms of vomiting, ataxia, weakness, tremors, fever,  hypothermia, and depression. Some cases are mild and typically non-fatal, showing only a few symptoms, and resolve themselves within 48 hours. However, there are serious cases involving constant shaking, high fever, and an inability to walk. If you [...]

Parasite Prevention Tips

By |2019-09-03T19:58:10+00:00August 28th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

What’s worse than listening to your pet thumping and scratching all night long? Maybe, finding a tick or fleas in your home, on yourself, or someone you love? The mere thought of disease carrying parasites invading our space is frightening. Incidents of Lyme disease is on the rise and can have [...]