Welcome to our Blog!

We are delighted to share with you the latest info to help you keep your four-legged besties in tip top shape as well as some meandering thoughts about our relationships with animals. All of them, large and small, in our company or in the wild.

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It’s Tick Season

Ticks can be actively looking for hosts anytime the temperature reaches above 4⁰C. Ticks primarily hang out in wooded areas, tall grasses …

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Benefits of Omega 3s

Omega 3s contain many ingredients that help with the maintenance of good health for your dog.…

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Is your dog scooting or bum licking?

Every dog is born with two anal gland sacs located on either side of their anus. These……

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Toxic Grapes?

Grapes and raisins have long been known to cause kidney failure in dogs, however, the reason has never been known.…

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Puppy Hiccups

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Manicures and pedicures

The New York Times just printed an article about a possible link between grain-free diets and an increased incidence of heart diseases in la…

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Winter walks not enjoyable?

Are you tired of bringing your dog on a nice snowy walk and having them constantly trying to get the snowballs out from their paws?…

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How much exercise should my dog do daily?

The answer of course varies for every breed, age, and level of fitness of dog (and their humans :)…

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Are poinsettias and mistletoe toxic to our pets?

Poinsettias have an irritating sap that may cause tummy upset but is not life-threatening.…

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Fresh Food Treats Your Dog Will Love!

It is always a constant battle trying to figure out how many treats you should be giving your dog each day. Many factors need to be consider…

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Tick Awareness Month

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How to Keep Your Dog Cool on a Hot Day

Although summer time seems like a great time to get out for some fresh air with your dog, it could also be the worst time if owners are not …

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Chocolate Toxicity

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Keeping Your Pet Busy on Cold Winter Days

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Diet Associated Heart Disease in Dogs

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When eyelids roll – ouch!

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Taking a Bite Out of Dental Radiology

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To scratch, or not to scratch – is it even a question?

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Tips and tricks about tooth brushing

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A peek in the mouth

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Brain games

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Is your bestie ready for an emergency?

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Video your pet before appointment with vet

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You are what you eat – cardiomyopathy and grain-free diets

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Ticks are not your dog’s friends