MAY IS LYME DISEASE PREVENTION MONTH 

More than 800 species of ticks drink the blood of mammals, birds and sometimes reptiles and amphibians. Ticks live in grassy and wooded areas around the world, mostly in warm, humid clients, but some species can be found in more arid parts. Not all carry disease, but many do, as many as 150 different diseases! […]

read more

Preventing Fleas, Ticks & Lick Sores

More than 2,000 species of fleas exist, but the cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is the one most responsible for the relentless itching suffered by both cats and dogs. To some pets, fleas are an annoyance, but to others…one or two bites from a flea can make the animal down right miserable!  When a flea bites […]

read more

Puppy Mill Action Week: Do All You Can to Help Man & Woman’s Best Friend

What is wrong with this picture?! An estimated 170,000 breeding dogs are currently living in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-licensed commercial facilities for breeding purposes this very moment. An estimated 10,000 puppy mills exist in the United States (this includes both licensed and unlicensed facilities). Over 2 million puppies are bredin mills each year. While an estimated 3 million […]

read more

Be Kind to Animals Week: Learn How to Help When They Need You Most!

The first week of May is “Be Kind to Animals Week,” so what better time to make it a priority to learn how to help your dog or cat when they need you most?! Be prepared for whatever life throws in your pet’s direction and learn Pet First Aid & CPR so that you can learn […]

read more

WHY EVERY DAY SHOULD BE CHIP YOUR PET DAY

Santa Clarita, California resident Joyce Culberhouse received a Christmas miracle…a call she had been waiting almost four years to receive!  “We never stopped looking. She is our baby!” she explained after holding her Shih Tzu Shawnee in her arms for the first time in 44 months.  Shawnee was stolen in April 2015 from the Culberhouse’s […]

read more

Introducing New Foods to Your Pet’s Diet Safely

  Adding variety to your pet’s diet can be both a fun and nutritionally rewarding endeavor. However, it’s crucial to approach the process with care to ensure your furry friend’s well-being. Below, we’ll explore ways to safely introduce new foods into your pet’s diet, ensuring a transition that’s both beneficial and enjoyable.   Understanding Your […]

read more

Why Do People Fail At Training Their Dogs?

Photo by John Tuesday on Unsplash Any dog owner wishing to enjoy a well-rounded dog whom they have control over in all situations should consider training. Training can be helpful for obedience, recall, socialization, and overall positive behavior. It is also great for keeping your dog safe for a dog who will obey commands can […]

read more

Get PAWpared Watching Pet Health & Safety Tips Daily In April, Pet First Aid Awareness Month! 

  Has your pup’s tail ever been closed in a door? Have you discovered ticks on your long-haired cat? What would you do if you found a dog in a parked car on a warm day or noticed your cat looked more like a bulldog due to a bee sting? April marks National Pet First-Aid […]

read more

The Importance of Pet ID Tags: Ensuring Safety and Security in Australia

Pets are more than just animals; they are beloved members of our families. As pet owners in Australia, ensuring the safety and security of our furry friends is paramount. One essential tool in safeguarding our pets is the humble yet indispensable pet ID tag. In this article, we delve into the significance of pet ID […]

read more
Holiday Pet Safety

INGESTED POISONS: Dogs, Cats, Birds, Rabbits & Guinea Pigs

Many species love to chew. That spray bottle, aerosol can or other container under your cabinet can be deadly if an animal punctures it and ingests the liquid inside. Some cats spend time pouncing on the greenery – but as few as two petals or leaves from “true” lilies (Easter Lily, Tiger Lily, Day Lily […]

read more

ABSORBED POISONS: Dogs & Cats

In addition to what goes into our pets’ mouths, dogs and cats can be poisoned by toxins that are absorbed, inhaled or injected into their bodies.  Knowing what, where (which body part) and how much Fido or Fluffy got into determines your course of action.   Paws and snouts are primary areas of contact, but […]

read more

INHALED POISONS: Dogs, Cats & Birds

Imagine you and your dog step out the front door to get the mail.  Depending on the time of day, you might notice the scent of your neighbor’s stew wafting across the breeze.  As you reach the street, if a car recently passed, exhaust may be present while finally, if you have a scented rose […]

read more
Pages 1 of 29