Dogs and Dementia 

Dogs and Dementia 

Even though your dog can’t exactly tell you of his frustrations regarding his forgetfulness, owners of older canines will certainly attest to their pet showing signs of absent-mindedness. While aging will naturally cause your pooch to slow down in more ways than one,...
How Important is Heartworm Prevention for my Dog?

How Important is Heartworm Prevention for my Dog?

Damage caused to the heart and lungs by heartworm in untreated dogs is fatal. Because it is spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes, it is nearly impossible to predict or avoid, especially in our temperate climate and with mozzies beginning to survive in cooler...
Adopting Sibling Pups

Adopting Sibling Pups

It is not uncommon for those looking to purchase or adopt a new pup to consider bringing home a playmate for them as well. In fact, lots of breeders will report many buyers in the market for a new puppy requesting to adopt two siblings from the same litter. While all...
Stay Tick Safe in 2019

Stay Tick Safe in 2019

While peak tick season usually kicks off around September, these dangerous parasites can be a cause of concern all year around, especially as we experience an unseasonably long Summer this year.  Paralysis ticks pose a major risk to your pets’ health, with symptoms...
Introducing Your Pet To a New Baby 

Introducing Your Pet To a New Baby 

Having a new baby arriving can be a super busy and exciting time for the family, but we must not forgot the existing furry family members and factoring in how to help them adjust to the new situation. The sooner you begin preparing your dog or cat for the baby’s...
Summer, Snakes and Your Pets

Summer, Snakes and Your Pets

While summer weather and long days usually spell lots of lovely walks and plenty of adventures for your pet, it also means we need to become more alert and aware of snakes in our surroundings. Snakes are typically more active during the warmer months and have been...