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Tips on Removing Ticks from Your Dog 1

 

You and your pup are excited to get outside and enjoy the warm weather this spring.  But along with all the nice green grass, colorful flowers, and sunny weather, spring also means the return of lots of little critters like bees, wasps, fleas, mosquitoes, and ticks…just...

Is Your Dog At Risk For Leptospirosis? Facts for Dog Owners 0

 

Leptospirosis is a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection that can be spread to your dog through contact with the urine of rodents like rats and squirrels.  The bacteria can live in both soil and water, and a simple drink from a rainwater puddle can be...

How to Keep Track of Pet Food Recalls 0

 

Did you know that there can be a dozen or more different pet food and treat recalls in the U.S. every month?  How can concerned dog and cat owners keep track of them all?  The American Veterinary Medical Association does a great job monitoring all of...

Here are the Most Popular Dog Breeds in the U.S. for 2016 1

 

The American Kennel Club has just announced its list of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. for the year 2016.  Topping the list for an incredible 26th year in a row…the Labrador Retriever!  Will any other breed of dog ever knock the lovable Lab...

Four Dogs Die During This Year’s Iditarod Dogsled Race 0

 

There is some sad news being reported out of Alaska from this year’s Iditarod dogsled race.  Four sled dogs participating in the Iditarod have passed away this year, making it the most deadly Iditarod for dogs since 2009, when six dogs died during the course of...

How You Can Help the Pets of the Homeless 0

 

Many people facing economic hard times, including finding themselves without a place to live, still cherish the love and companionship of their dogs, cats, and other pets.  In fact, the unconditional love of an animal can be especially important when life is at its hardest.  We’ve...