The High Cost of Unlicensed Online Pet Pharmacies

Online shopping is growing exponentially, with users delighting in the ease and convenience of autoship straight to their doors. Pet owners have also transitioned to purchasing heavy bags of dog food and cat litter, along with every other necessary pet product, that come with easy delivery. But, at what cost does this convenience come? While [...]

Safe and Sound with Pet Microchipping

These days, it’s rare to adopt a pet who hasn’t already been microchipped (as well as spayed or neutered). That’s because veterinary personnel and others in the animal caregiving professions understand the importance of this permanent form of identification. Each year, hundreds of thousands of pets enter the shelter system in the United States, many [...]

Halloween Candy and Pets: Sweet Treat No No’s

Halloween is nearly here, and some of us couldn’t be more excited (ahem!). The pumpkin carving, spooky decorations, and pet costume contests are things we look forward to all year. However, there is one hazard of Halloween that we need to be mindful of with our pets. And that is the problem of Halloween candy. [...]

Acting Up? It Could Be Pet Separation Anxiety

Autumn is an exciting time for everyone. For many, there’s so much going on – especially with the school year beginning – that whatever was gained in the relaxation department quickly falls to the wayside. However, increased family stress isn’t the only thing a household pet must contend with, come October. In fact, marked decreases [...]

Pet Microchipping Primer

When a beloved dog or cat becomes separated from their owner in a natural disaster, home fire, or just by slipping out the door, it can be devastating. While it is not possible to prevent all of these types of events, there are some things you can do to help your pet get home safely. [...]

Holiday Foods for Pets: Hazards to Avoid

Holiday time is a perfect time for sharing dinners and treats, but sharing holiday food with our pets can be hazardous to their health. It’s tough to resist those puppy dog eyes at the dinner table, but keeping certain foods out of our pet’s reach is important to avoid a pet emergency. Since we know [...]

Please Don’t Pass the Gravy: Pet Pancreatitis and the Holidays

With all the decorating, baking, and wrapping of gifts this month, pet pancreatitis isn’t really something most pet owners want to consider. Yet the number of cases of pancreatitis in pets rises sharply around the holidays. There are some obvious reasons for this. After all, what pet lover doesn’t want to share a bit of [...]

Protect Your Pet From the Dangers of Rabies

Rabies is a term that most pet owners recognize and then cringe over. Unless you’ve had first-hand experience with this deadly disease, the dangers may feel somewhat remote. However, rabies poses a very real threat to our pets and families, making vaccination and other precautionary measures imperative. A Closer Look Rabies is a zoonotic disease, [...]

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