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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

Diabetes in Pets: Do You Know the Signs?

By ruthmacpete

November is American Diabetes Month®. Diabetes is not just a human disease; dogs and cats also suffer from this all too common disease. In fact, estimates report that diabetes affects about 1:200 cats and 1:300

Disaster Preparedness for your Pets

By ruthmacpete

Unfortunately natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and wild fires are an inevitable part of life. Though we cannot prevent them, we are not completely helpless. We can improve our chances for a safe outcome

Keeping Your Little Dog Safe

By ruthmacpete

As many of you may know, Jett is the newest addition to my furry family. Although I’ve had many dogs throughout my life (Poodle mixes, Chows, Scottish Terriers, a Briard, a Doberman, and most recently,

How to Hike Safely 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

Foods You Can Share With Your Pets

By ruthmacpete

We often hear about foods we can’t share with our dogs: chocolate, grapes, raisins, fatty foods, onions, foods with the artificial sweetener xylitol, macadamia nuts, etc. With so many “don’ts,” what human foods can we

4th of July Pet Safety Tips

By ruthmacpete

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 indoors

Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe This Summer

By ruthmacpete

Summer is officially here! As the temperature rises across the country, the risk of summer dangers also rises, especially for your pets. Follow these simple tips in order to keep your pets safe and cool

Everything You Need to Welcome Your New Dog

By ruthmacpete

Dog adoptions have reached record levels during the COVID pandemic. If you are thinking about adopting a new dog and being part of this nationwide trend, make sure you have everything you need to welcome