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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

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Furry Loved Ones

By ruthmacpete

Our pets give so much yet ask for so little in return. Show them how much we love and appreciate them this Valentine’s Day with one of these great gift ideas. ​TreatsChocolate is the number

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Valentine’s Day

By ruthmacpete

Valentine’s Day is almost here! That means lots of chocolate, candy and flowers. Unfortunately, that also means lots of sick pets! Every year around this holiday, thousands of pets are hospitalized when they eat something they

Big Dog Must Haves

By ruthmacpete

I recently became the pet parent of a Doberman puppy. I had forgotten what it was like to have a large puppy. Unlike Jett, who weighs in at 10 pounds, Marley, my 6 month old,

Winter Weather Pet Safety Tips

By ruthmacpete

Stay indoors  Just like us, your pet can be susceptible to the cold. That means your pet should be indoors as much as possible, and if they need to go outside, make sure they stay

Thanksgiving Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe

By ruthmacpete

Each year, millions of pets become ill during the holidays, with intestinal obstructions, chocolate or other toxicities, and pancreatitis, being some of the most common reasons. In order to ensure that your Thanksgiving holidays are