The importance of probiotics

As humans, we benefit from daily vitamins, and probiotics help maintain our overall health. It’s important to note that your pet will benefit from them, as well. Probiotics area a super important factor for your pet’s health, as they are the “good” bacteria that enter your pup’s gut, helping to breakdown and digest food. Aside…

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Is your dog stressed?

Stress in dogs is actually very common, and can be caused by a lot of different factors. It is important to know how to recognize and treat these factors, as a stressed dog can be at risk for many larger health conditions.  If a dog is stressed, they will often experience diarrhea, constipation, or other…

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How to introduce a new pet into the home

Bringing a new pet into the home can be tricky, especially if you already have pets in the home. Here are a few tips to help make the transition go as smoothly as possible.  When you first bring your new pet home, it’s important to let it familiarize themselves with their new environment. We recommend…

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What to look for in a doggy daycare

Picking a daycare for your fur baby isn’t always an easy decision, as you want them to be in the best hands possible when they aren’t with you. Since there are so many doggy daycares for one to choose, all with different things to offer, we decided to give some helpful tips of things you…

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Ward off obesity in pets

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention 58% of cats and 53% of dogs in America are obese, and the repercussions that follow this can be very serious.  A lot of pets are overweight for the simple fact that American cultures pair together the concept of love and food. We love our pets and…

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All about cats!

Read on for fun facts about felines! 17. The largest litter of kittens produced 19 kittens. 16. A cat can jump up to six times its length.  15. Cats only sweat through their foot pads. 14. Cats have 1,000 times more data storage than an iPad. 13. Cats can make more than 100 different sounds,…

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Everything you need to know about catnip

Catnip is a treat that most cats go nuts for, but it’s different than just your regular biscuits or Temptations. Catnip is a plant that makes cats go nuts –similar to what we might call a sugar rush in children after eating too much Halloween candy.  The leaves of catnip secrete an oil that contains…

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What to consider when choosing a trainer

Finding a good trainer for your dog may take a bit of research, and we’re happy to help make the process a bit less stressful.  You may want to observe a class with a trainer before enrolling your dog into one of their spots –this way, you know what to expect before making a commitment.…

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12 reasons to celebrate!

Just for fun, we have compiled a list of recognized holidays that involve your pets! Make sure to give them a treat on their special day, just because.  January: National Walk Your Pet Month! Although this is something you should do year round, falling in January makes it a great new year’s resolution to get…

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Dental differences in dog sizes

Since February is National Pet Dental Health Month, we’ve compiled a few handy tips for dental care in both small and large dogs, as the process is a bit different depending on the dog’s size.  Of course, brushing your dog’s teeth is the biggest thing you can do to prevent poor dental health, regardless of…

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How to pick the right pet bed

What’s better than a warm, cozy bed to get through these long winter nights? Not much, really. Although most cats and dogs aren’t too picky when it comes to where they lay, there are a lot of different styles and options to choose from.  Cats love small spaces that make them feel hidden so that…

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