Pet Welfare

Holiday Best Treats for Dogs

By |2022-11-05T16:48:51+00:00October 31st, 2022|Pet Welfare, Pet Wellness|

Healthier Treat Alternatives Best Treats for dogs during the Holidays. With all the family and friend celebrations, you’ll probably want to slip your dog a few bites under the table. Resist! Instead offer some healthy alternatives. Dog owners enjoy giving their beloved pets treats for many different reasons especially at holiday [...]

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Tips For Walking Your Dog

By |2022-11-09T18:11:17+00:00October 30th, 2022|Pet Behavior, Pet Welfare|

Dogs are the healthiest and happiest when they get the right amount of exercise. Walking with your dog also helps maintain a good bond and reinforces you as the leader. As a matter of fact, the renowned Cesar’s Way states that by walking in front of your dog you show that you are [...]

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June is National Adopt A Cat Month

By |2022-07-04T21:53:55+00:00June 15th, 2022|Pet Welfare|

Many say that cats have a mind of their own. Mysterious, playful, inquisitive or shy, cats are a joy in any home. June is Adopt a Cat month and a great time for selecting a new family member. Your local animal shelter offers felines of different varieties to begin a lasting [...]

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Pet Poison Prevention Awareness

By |2022-03-08T20:47:27+00:00February 25th, 2022|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|

When it comes to pet safety and poisonous substances, pet owners should think of their pets in the same way they would a toddler. Everything that is dangerous that they can chew, lick, spill or touch should be kept securely out-of-reach. Each year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center manages more [...]

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Prepare Pets for Severe Weather

By |2022-02-08T19:22:28+00:00January 31st, 2022|Pet Welfare|

Is Your Pet Prepared for Severe Weather? Tornadoes, flash floods, ice storms, hail storms, lightening storms – we have all sorts of weather here in northern Alabama.  Do you have a plan for your pets’ safety in the event severe weather strikes? Now is the time to prepare for your pets [...]

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Mutts Make Marvelous Pets

By |2022-01-05T21:37:13+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Adopt a pet, Pet Welfare|

December is a month celebrating many things that readily come to mind – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza – and National Mutt Day. This “unofficial” national holiday on December 2nd was created as a day to embrace uniqueness, promote adoption and celebrate the mutt. There are millions of healthy dogs with dubious heritage [...]

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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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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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