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Santa Monica: A Dog-Friendly Get-Away

By ruthmacpete

As a crazy dog mom, I am always looking for things to do and places to explore with my four-legged furry friend. Unfortunately, as any dog parent knows, planning a pet-friendly vacation can be difficult.

5 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR PETS CALM & SAFE THIS 4th OF JULY

By admin

Eve​ry year hundreds of pets throughout the country are lost or injured during 4th of July Celebrations. Here are five tips you can follow to help keep them safe and stress-free. 1. Keep your pets

Warm Weather Pet Safety Tips

By ruthmacpete

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, most of us are spending more time outdoors. To make sure everyone has a fun and safe summer, here are five tips to help keep your pets safe

Traveling with Your Pets

By ruthmacpete

For many people, it wouldn’t be summer without a family road trip. Since most Americans consider their pets to be members of the family, that means bringing your pet along. Unless you want your vacation

What You Need To Know Before Hiking With Your Dog

By ruthmacpete

Hiking is a great activity for people and pets. Besides the beautiful scenery and fresh air, you get a healthy dose of exercise. Before you set out on a hike with your pet, here are

5 Ama-SEA-ing Animal Experiences

By ruthmacpete

Living in Southern California, the ocean already plays a prominent role in my family’s activities, whether it’s boogie boarding, paddle boarding, kayaking, or just going to the beach. But what other activities can an animal-loving

Helping Your Pets Live Greener & Cleaner

By admin

You drive a hybrid and bring your own bags to the grocery store. You care about greenhouse gases and your carbon footprint. What about your pet’s carbon pawprint? Is your pet living a green, eco-friendly

Dog Clothes: To Wear or Not to Wear

By ruthmacpete

As a veterinarian, I often get asked whether it is okay to put clothes on your dog. The answer is yes. Dressing your dog can not only be fun, but also serve a purpose.  When

February is National Pet Dental Month

By admin

No one likes to go to the dentist, and dogs are no exception. But like humans, pets also need routine dental care. Imagine what your teeth would look like if you never brushed them. According