5 Backyard Hazards for Dogs

Having a nice, big fenced yard is a dog owner’s dream. Being able to just open the door to let them run, play and do their business is a convenience many dog owners pay a premium for. However, things may not always be as they seem. There may be multiple hazards awaiting Fido in your …

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Over-Vaccinating Cats and Dogs: Are There Options?

There is a debate raging about over-vaccinating cats and dogs. Most municipalities require an annual rabies vaccine but research shows that one rabies vaccine can last almost seven years. Vaccines protect our pets from deadly diseases but they also contain dangerous carcinogens and chemicals like mercury, aluminum, and formaldehyde. These can cause neurological issues, inflammation …

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Finding Pet Sitters for Exotic Pets

Keeping pets like lizards, frogs and snakes can be a rewarding hobby. They can, however, present challenges not typically encountered with their dog, cat and rabbit counterparts. One of those challenges is what to do with your exotics when you go out of town. Many veterinarian practices provide boarding services, but that can be very …

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Homemade Dog Treats

Dog treats are a way to reward good behavior, train your dog to do a new trick, or just plain show your affection. They come in a variety of different types, including bones, biscuits, cookies and chews. Like everything else, however, dog treats can be hard on the budget and even harder on Fido’s waistline. …

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