By Tony Johnson
We are all due for a little summer! This winter just wore on and on to the point that, I, a winter-lover to the core, was so sick of it that I couldn't take one more snowflake!
But with summer and the nicer weather come a few things that you will want to avoid. These are the top 5 summertime threats to your pet that I have seen and treated in my 17 years as an emergency vet. Read them and live by them and your pets won't be singing "Summertime Sadness" anytime soon.
Lovely to look at, scary for pets! Make sure pets are inside and securely contained on July 4th. Turn up a stereo to drown out the noise and consider staying home yourself. Sedatives from your veterinarian may help take the edge off, but don't count on them to make all the scary go away.
4. Outdoor Activity
They say good fences make good neighbors, but good fences do more than that. A good pet...Continue Reading
By Roslyn Ayers, PetSafe Web Content SpecialistRoslyn adopted Lily because she meowed louder than any cat in the room. Why did you choose your pet?It’s kitten season, and all across the country, shelters are being flooded with cats. June is also Shelter Cat Adoption Month, so now’s the perfect time...
Pets are an irrefutable and irreplaceable part of our lives. Many times, pets are more like family to us, with their lives being akin to a human’s life. As we grow older and walk through our lives, our pets stand right beside us, up to their final years. We spend many important events with our...
By Jodi Bryson for The Dog DailyStudies show that working out with a friend increases the odds that you'll stick with a fitness regimen. And who's one of your best buddies, one that could probably use a good workout too? That's right, your trusted canine companion, the one that that eagerly...
By Amy Shojai
Our dogs and cats give us unconditional love, and never care that we have a bad hair day, forget to change our socks, or don't brush our teeth. Actually, they might like that! That's one of the many reasons pet lovers consider them part of the family. It's only natural for us to return the affection during pet appreciation week.