How do fireworks affect cats and how do I help my scared cat?

Cats associate loud noises with danger, therefore lots of cats become stressed as a result of fireworks and the loud noises they make.The noise and flashes can cause cats to run off in a panic and, sadly, every year our emergency vets see hundreds of pets who have been involved in road traffic accidents after . . . → Read More: How do fireworks affect cats and how do I help my scared cat?

July 4th Safety Tips from the AMVA

source:https://www.avma.org/resources/pet-owners/petcare/july-4-safety

Fireworks, picnics and other Fourth of July traditions can be great fun for people; but all of the festivities can be frightening and even dangerous for animals. Noisy fireworks and other celebrations can startle animals and cause them to run away; holiday foods can be unhealthy; summer heat and travel can be dangerous; and . . . → Read More: July 4th Safety Tips from the AMVA

7 Ways to Protect Your Pet During the Holiday Season

Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas might be the most wonderful times of the year, but they can also be some of the most dangerous for cats and dogs. From deliciously rich holiday fare to enticingly shiny decorations, the holiday season brings plenty of risky temptations for animals. Even if you are . . . → Read More: 7 Ways to Protect Your Pet During the Holiday Season

7 Ways to Protect Your Pet During the Holidays

Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas might be the most wonderful times of the year, but they can also be some of the most dangerous for cats and dogs. From deliciously rich holiday fare to enticingly shiny decorations, the holiday season brings plenty of risky temptations for animals. Even if you are . . . → Read More: 7 Ways to Protect Your Pet During the Holidays

Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

Article Featured on Douglass Feed & Pet Supply

Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year. With all of the shrieks and howls coming our way, we thought it would be a good idea to make sure they . . . → Read More: Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

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

5 Ways To Say “I Love You” on National Pet Day!

BY ANDREA HUSPENI | Article Featured on ThisDogLife

Today, marks National Pet Day, a holiday to celebrate our special best friends – be it your dog, cat, bunny, reptile or some other lovely creature.

For us, dogs rule the roost. They bring us so much joy, love and laughs. They never let us down, . . . → Read More: 5 Ways To Say “I Love You” on National Pet Day!

10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

Article Featured on ASPCA | Image Credit: Petfinder

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also a time for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink.

Check . . . → Read More: 10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

Tips to Keep Pets Safe from Fireworks

Article Featured on Oregon Humane Society

Fireworks can drive pets, especially dogs, into a state of panic. Every year, animal shelters have their hands full dealing with pets who bolted from their homes because they were terrified of fireworks. Sadly, many pets are never reunited with their owners. OHS suggests that pet owners take . . . → Read More: Tips to Keep Pets Safe from Fireworks

‘Tis the season to be vigilant: Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas

Article Found on ScienceDaily

University of Liverpool researchers are warning of a “significant peak” in the risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs over the Christmas period as households stock up on festive treats.

Most people know that chocolate can be poisonous to dogs but may not know why. The toxic ingredient is . . . → Read More: ‘Tis the season to be vigilant: Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas