Is Your Dog At Risk For Lyme Disease?

Is Your Dog At Risk For Lyme Disease?

By: Dr. Karen Stasiak As the weather warms up, deer ticks that have been lying dormant over the winter are beginning their nymph life stage. This means they’re at the prime stage to bite and potentially transmit Lyme disease to you and your dogs. Adult deer ticks can be active in the fall, winter, and early spring when ambient air temperatures exceed 40 degrees, so […]

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Food Allergies and Pets

by Clinical Nutrition Team   Food allergies are not as common as many pet food companies and websites may like for you to think. And while food allergies are one possible cause for your dog’s itchy skin and ear infections or your cat’s diarrhea, there are many more likely causes which may have nothing to do with the food. What is a food allergy? Food allergies […]

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Ten Items for Your Pet First Aid Kit

Administering first aid to a pet can be a stressful situation, especially if you don’t have the right supplies. Here are ten items to include in a pet first aid kit — it just may save your dog or cat’s life. 1. Bandages Gauze, clean rags, even a sock can be used as bandage material to help control bleeding and keep wounds clean until they […]

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10 Things Service Dog Handlers Want You To Know

This is an article by a service dog owner explaining some answers on frequently asked questions about these amazing pets from her own perspective. By: Kea Grace Many people have a vague sense of awareness that Service Dogs “help” their person and that they’re allowed to be in public, but there’s a lot more to Service Dog handlers and teams than meets the eye. To […]

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Benefits of Pet Insurance

By: Frank Addessi Our pets are many things — companions, protectors, and servants. They are warm and fuzzy. They bring smiles to our faces and joy to our hearts. Our pets are good for our emotional well-being as well as our physical health. Our pets are members of the family that are woven into many of our fondest childhood memories and the memories of families. […]

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Check Your Dog’s Vital Signs at Home

Completing regular wellness exams is the best way to keep your pet healthy. We believe in the value of being a well-informed and educated pet parent. In the event of an accident or health concern, you should be able to have some clarity in deciding if your pet is having a true emergency. Do you have the information you need to properly advocate for your […]

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