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Tips for a Purr-fect Season - Happy Holidays with Cats. Picture of an orange tabby cat playing with ornaments hanging on a Christmas tree.

Tips for a Purr-fect Season – Happy Holidays with Cats

The holiday season is a time for joy, togetherness, and celebration, and what better way to enhance the festive spirit than by sharing it with your feline friends? Cats are an integral part of our families and including them in the holiday festivities can make this time of year even more special. There are many […]

Holiday Safety Tips for Pets. Picture of a young caucasian female on a couch presenting a gift to a small white poodle.

Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

The holidays are a time for fun and celebration. However, the holidays can present safety hazards to pets. It’s important to keep vigilant. Here are some things to watch out for over the holidays. Holiday plants: These include mistletoe, poinsettias, amaryllis, holly, and pine. All of these plants are toxic for cats and dogs. Ingestion […]

Leaving Without the Heartache: Preventing Separation Distress in Pets. Picture of 2 dogs, one standing as if being a psychiatrist, and the other dog laying on a couch on his back as if talking with the doctor about separation stress.

Leaving Without the Heartache: Preventing Separation Distress in Pets

Pets bring immense joy and companionship to our lives, becoming cherished members of our families. However, with the increasing demands of work and social commitments, pets often find themselves alone for extended periods. For some pets, this separation can lead to distress and anxiety. In this article, we’ll explore ways to prevent separation distress in […]

Unmasking the Masters of Disguise: How Cats Hide Pain. Picture of an orange tabby cat being checked over by a veterinarian.

Unmasking the Masters of Disguise: How Cats Hide Pain

Cats are known for their mysterious and enigmatic nature. Often portrayed as independent and stoic creatures, they have a remarkable ability to conceal their discomfort, especially when it comes to pain. As pet owners, it’s essential to understand how cats hide pain to ensure their well-being. Let’s learn the art of feline stoicism and explore […]

Information on Care Credit for Paying Veterinarian Bills. Picture of a tan and white dog holding dollar bills in its mouth.

Information on Care Credit for Paying Veterinarian Bills

CareCredit is a healthcare credit card designed to help individuals and pet owners cover the costs of medical and veterinary expenses, including those related to visits to the veterinarian. Here’s some important information about CareCredit for paying veterinarian bills: What is CareCredit? CareCredit is a credit card specifically designed for healthcare expenses, including veterinary care. […]

Pet Cremation. Picture of a tan colored kitten and small tan and white dog lying next to each other.

Pet Cremation

Pet cremation is the process of incinerating a deceased pet’s body to reduce it to ashes. It is a common option for handling the remains of beloved pets after they pass away. Here are some key points to understand about pet cremation: Types of Pet Cremation: Individual Cremation: In this method, each pet is cremated […]

Are Nuts Poisonous to Dogs?. Picture of a large brown dog laying with a ice pack on his head.

Are Nuts Poisonous to Dogs?

Most dog owners have been guilty of feeding their dogs human snacks at some point. One of the most common snacks are nuts. If not plain nuts themselves, snacks also tend to contain nuts as a part of the ingredients. Some of these nuts are more toxic to dogs than others. It’s important to know […]

Autumn Dangers for Pets . Picture of a mixed breed dog going for a walk while on a leash.

Autumn Dangers for Pets

With each change of the season comes new potential hazards for pets. For pet owners, it’s important to know what each season of the year can bring. Below, we’ll discuss some of the dangers fall can bring to pets. Snakes: With the change of seasons from warmer to colder, animals, such as snakes, will start […]

Guessing a Cat’s Age. Picture of an orange tabby cat getting a check-up at a veterinarian's office.

Guessing a Cat’s Age

Have you ever looked at a cat and wondered how old it really was? It seems to make a difference in appearance if the cat was kept indoors or outdoors. Most of the time a cat will be full size by 1 year. If you do not know how old your kitty is, your vet […]

Best Way to Greet a Dog . Picture of a Dalmatian dog sitting and looking at someone.

Best Way to Greet a Dog

Dogs are fun animals to get to know. However, one must use caution when meeting a strange dog. The dog will not be used to you and will be on the defensive side. Certain actions can exasperate this and may lead to trouble. Below is a guide on how to greet a dog. This is […]