Archive for December, 2016

Have a Happy Holiday Season with our Pet Holiday Safety Reminders

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

tangledYour days are sure to be merry and bright if everyone you love, including your pet, is safe and happy. Read through our pet holiday safety reminders to be sure that you ring in 2017 in good cheer.

Party Animals

During this time of year, it is not uncommon for our homes to be bustling with visiting friends and family. When you include your pets in this mix, don’t forget to be sure that they are safe and comfortable. Some important pet holiday safety reminders when it comes to celebrations include:


Giving a Pet as a Gift: Don’t Let Good Intentions Go Bad

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Christmas wreath on neck dachshund puppyIt’s understandable why pet lovers would want to share the joy of a new pet with another loved one. However, giving a pet as a gift takes serious planning, commitment, and understanding.

Unlike a new toy or gadget, pets are living beings who require care and attention. Some pets can live years (20 years or more!), and their health needs can be considerable. Because of these and other reasons, many pets end up in shelters. To avoid such a tragic scenario, let’s review some of the risks associated with giving a pet as a gift.