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Solar Eclipse and Pets

Solar Eclipse and Pets

By Justin Young

Are you prepared for the solar eclipse? Millions of Americans will be watching on Monday, August 21, 2017 as the moon travels across the sun and blocks the light. How will your pets react?Some studies have shown that plant and animal life have a reaction to environmental changes during a solar...

What should I do if I find a lost pet

What should I do if I find a lost pet

By Stacy Hackett

Picture this: you're out for a walk around your neighborhood when you see a dog trotting down the sidewalk by himself. The stray dog seems friendly and well-behaved, but he is obviously away from his home. You want to help reunite him with his owner, but you're not sure where to begin.First,...

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe From Heat Illnesses in the Car?

How Do I Keep My Dog Safe From Heat Illnesses in the Car?

By Caryl Wolff

Let me say at the outset that I am 100% against leaving dogs in hot cars. However, there may be an emergency where you can't leave your dog at home, and that's what this article is about.In the summer months cars can be dangerous, even deadly, to our dogs. We've all seen the news reports of dogs...

Why Does My Pet Pee on Objects?

Why Does My Pet Pee on Objects?

By Amy Shojai

For humans, going to the bathroom is associated with disgusting smells and unsanitary conditions, but pets view body waste quite differently. Scent rules your pets' world, which turns urine into a virtual Pee-Mail system that communicates an incredible amount of information. An individual pet's pee...

5 Reasons to Stay Out of the Pet E.R. This Summer

5 Reasons to Stay Out of the Pet E.R. This Summer

By Tony Johnson

Watch out for the top 5 summertime threats to your pet that I have seen and treated in my 17 years as an emergency vet.

What Items in Your House or Yard Can Harm Your Pet?

What Items in Your House or Yard Can Harm Your Pet?

By Tony Johnson

With the coming of spring and summer also come many hazards that can potentially harm your pet. Some of these come along with fun warm-weather activities like camping or trips to the lake or park, but some are laying around right this minute in your own home. Read along and discover some common pet...

Safety Indoors and Out with Pet Doors & Wireless Containment

Safety Indoors and Out with Pet Doors & Wireless Containment

By Tony Johnson

Really, a pet door is freedom. And if pet doors are freedom, then a wireless containment system is peace of mind. Put them together, and suddenly, you've got more than you expected and the world is a better place, and full of benefits for you and your pets.