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Happy Take a Walk in The Park Day! Health Benefits of Walking Your Pet

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Happy Take a Walk in The Park Day! Health Benefits of Walking Your Pet

We can all use a little fresh air, and Take a Walk in the Park Day was designed just for that! Take a Walk in the Park Day celebrates getting outdoors, exercise, and enjoying some time with a loved one, such as your adorable pup!  While we traditionally think of walking a dog, many cats can also be leash trained and will enjoy a stroll in the park. Give it a try. You might be shocked!  Need more convincing? Here are a few of the health benefits that both you and your pet can benefit from when you take a...

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Happy K9 Veteran’s Day! 5 Ways You Can Support K9 Veterans

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Happy K9 Veteran’s Day! 5 Ways You Can Support K9 Veterans

As we approach March 13th, we want to shed some light on an important day that can be overlooked - K9 Veterans Day!  K9 Veterans Day is dedicated to the brave canines that have been trained to protect humans, such as police dogs, military dogs, messenger dogs, and bomb detector dogs. K9s perform a wide variety of critical tasks that result in many saved lives. A lot of the functions they perform are considered highly dangerous specialties within the military and police work. At this time, K9 veterans depend on the charity of others to be taken care of after...

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Happy Professional Pet Sitter's Week! | 4 Reasons to Use A Pet Sitter

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Happy Professional Pet Sitter's Week! | 4 Reasons to Use A Pet Sitter

Pet sitters are an excellent way to make sure our pets are cared for in a safe, familiar place while we’re away. This week we’re celebrating professional pet sitter’s week by bringing attention to the many benefits of in-home pet sitter care.  1.   The Familiarity of Home When you’re away from home, you’re sure to be missing your pet, and the same definitely goes for your pet! One of the primary benefits of hiring a pet sitter is that your pet can stay home while you’re away. Instead of depriving your pet of both your presence and their familiar home,...

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Why is Spaying Important? | Happy World Spay Day

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Why is Spaying Important? | Happy World Spay Day

The Health Benefits of Spaying and Neutering The health benefits of spaying and neutering alone should be enough to encourage most people to take action.    According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, neutered male pets are less likely to get testicular cancer and are more likely to avoid prostate problems. Spayed female pets benefit even more, especially when spayed before their first heat. Spayed pets have less risk of developing uterine infections and breast tumors, which are cancerous around 90 percent of the time in cats and 50 percent of the time in dogs....

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Valentine’s Chocolates and Dogs

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Valentine’s Chocolates and Dogs

Hey pet lovers, it’s almost that loving time of the year again! That’s right, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to give you some last-minute reminders on how you can make Valentine fun for you and your dog in a safe manner! As you may already know, chocolate is one of the most poisonous foods for dogs, but unfortunately, Valentine’s day is all about chocolates! When celebrating this year, remember to:  Keep Valentine’s Day chocolate away from your pets! You’d be surprised at how easily dogs can dig their way through a heart-shaped box without your knowledge....

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