What Vaccines Does My Outdoor Cat Need?

The dreaded postcard just showed up in the mail—you know, the one from your veterinarian with all of the abbreviations of shots that your cat is due for.

It’s telling you that it’s time to load your cat up in the carrier, listen to 20 minutes of meowing in the car, endure waiting in . . . → Read More: What Vaccines Does My Outdoor Cat Need?

Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

Article Featured on Douglas Feed and Pet Supply

Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do. Here are some things to keep an eye out for during hot . . . → Read More: Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

Things That Bite and Sting: Beware the Insects of Summer

By DR. TINA WISMER DVM, DABVT, DABT | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Summertime means picnics and outdoor living… as well as bees, wasps, hornets, fire ants and other biting, stinging bugs that can make life miserable.

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Traveling With Your Dog

Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

The number of people who travel with their dogs is growing, and so too are the options for pets on the road. From “ruffing it” at campgrounds to enjoying fabulous four-star hotels, the time has never been better to pack up your pet and go.

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6 Things in Your House That Could Be Triggering Your Pet’s Allergies

Did you know that your pet could be allergic to everything from their own beds to your other pets? Unfortunately, figuring out what could be causing allergies in your dog or cat can be a lengthy process—and a particularly hard one when dealing with household allergens.

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July 4th fireworks can be stressful for dogs. These 6 tips can keep them calm and safe

By MUNA MOHAMED | Featured on ABC

The Fourth of July rings in the peak of summer quite literally as fireworks fly into the sky from cities to backyards alike. While the celebration is often colorful and exciting, it is also a time that can be very loud and frightening for dogs around the . . . → Read More: July 4th fireworks can be stressful for dogs. These 6 tips can keep them calm and safe

Bulbs, Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes: What Potential Toxins Are Lurking Below the Soil?

BY DR. TINA WISMER DVM, DABVT, DABT | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Springtime flowers are beautiful, but some are potentially dangerous to our pets. The “bulb” plants can be toxic. Botanically speaking, flower bulbs come in many forms: true bulbs, corms, tubers, tuberous roots and rhizomes. With some bulb plants, only the part below . . . → Read More: Bulbs, Corms, Tubers and Rhizomes: What Potential Toxins Are Lurking Below the Soil?

Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

By DR. MARTY BECKER DVM | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Ticks are trouble! We all know that they spread the bacteria that cause Lyme disease, but another tick-borne disease that is steadily increasing is ehrlichiosis. Once limited to western Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri, the incidence of ehrlichiosis is expected to rise in those areas, . . . → Read More: Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Know About This Tick-Borne Disease

Common Snail & Slug Killer Extremely Deadly to Pets

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Dogs explore the world with their noses and often, their mouths. In addition, most are indiscriminate eaters. This combination can lead to all sorts of challenges for dog parents — some funny, some gross, and unfortunately, some that are potentially deadly.

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Dogscaping Your Yard

Article Featured on NetPets

Creating a yard that is dog-friendly is one of the most important things you can do for your pet. However there are several mistakes that owners commonly make. By avoiding the following pitfalls you can help to increase your chances of ending up with a space that’s perfectly suited for . . . → Read More: Don’t Make These Mistakes When Dogscaping Your Yard