Archive for November, 2016

Guide to Thanksgiving Safety for Pets

Monday, November 21st, 2016

A dog sitting at the table with a turkey

There’s nothing quite like Thanksgiving with friends, family, football, and amazing food. Our pets likely agree, especially about the food part. Once the delicious aromas of turkey and stuffing hit the air, little noses are sure to be wiggling and curious eyes searching for a handout or a morsel dropped under the table.

As wonderful as it is, the Thanksgiving cornucopia brings with it a certain set of risks for our four-legged friends. Our comprehensive guide to Thanksgiving safety for pets aims to educate pet owners on the potential dangers of the holiday, as well as offer ways to safely celebrate with your pet. (more…)

Special Care for Your Special Senior Pet

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Cat Going Blind With CataractsWhether we like it or not, our pets grow older every minute. Even if a pet seems to be the same playful and energetic friend we’ve always known, the reality is that, after 6 or 7 years of age most dogs and cats are considered seniors.

Senior pets require extra care and attention to help them maintain a good quality of life. By understanding the changing health needs of your senior pet, you are better able to help your best pal to gracefully navigate his or her golden years.