Pet Tips

  • Summer Safety

    Skin cancer is a risk for pets just as in people. When pink noses, pink skin showing through white fur and sensitive areas like the inside of ears are exposed…

  • Vaccines

    Vaccinate your animals and keep them away from wildlife that can spread the disease. Rabies is 100% preventable! Reduce the possibility of exposure to rabies by not letting your pets…

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    Spaying & Neutering

    Spayed and neutered pets are less likely to try to escape and roam. This reduces their risk of getting into fights with other animals or experience traumatic injuries, such as…

  • Skeletal conditions

    Intervertebral disc disease can be very painful and is most commonly seen in dogs with long bodies on short, stocky legs. Dachshunds, Corgis and Basset Hounds are predisposed to this.…

  • Holidays

    Make sure to keep Halloween candy out of your pets’ reach. All chocolate (especially dark chocolate) can be dangerous or even lethal for dogs. Gum and candy often contains xylitol…

  • Exercise

    The health benefits of walking extend to both ends of the leash! Do yourself and your dog a favor and commit to daily walks, rain or shine. Dogs and humans…

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    Cancer

    Cancer accounts for nearly 50% of all disease-related pet deaths each year. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans. Approximately 1 in 4 dogs develops a tumor…

  • Breed specific

    Interverterbral disc disease can be very painful and is most commonly seen in dogs with long bodies on short, stocky legs. Dachshunds, Corgis and Basset Hounds are predisposed to this.…

  • Service Animals

    Guide dogs, seeing eye dogs, service pets, and assistance animals help their humans perform tasks, accomplish lifelong goals, embark on adventures, overcome debilitating mental illnesses, and safeguard military bases across…

  • Hazards to Pets

    Toxins/Poisons Laundry and dishwasher detergent pods are dangerous to pets. When a pet bites into a pod, the detergents are forcefully expelled and may be easily aspirated or swallowed, often…