Tips for a Pet Safe Halloween When expecting visitors, put your dog or cat in a quiet place away from the door. This will help prevent them from getting worked up. Keep bowls and bags of candy far out of reach. Chocolate and the sweetener xylitol—often found in gum and peanut butter—can be very toxic … Read more‘Tis the Season—to be Careful!
Mixed Breed or Purebred Dog? Should you purchase a purebred puppy from a breeder or adopt a mixed breed from a shelter? Some studies suggest mixed breeds are healthier because purebred dogs are more likely to inherit genetic diseases and have health issues due to their bodily frames and shapes. For example, hip dysplasia can be … Read moreThe One with the Waggly Tail
Serious summer heat is here! Many animals—especially those that spend a lot of time outdoors—struggle to keep cool because they can’t process heat as effectively as we can. Here are some tips for keeping your fur-covered friend safe when the weather is warm: Never leave your pet in the car on warm, or even sunny, … Read moreHot Dogs and Summer Heat