People around the world are on high alert with the rapid spread of Coronavirus, or COVID-19 – and in light of what’s going on and the thousands of articles circulating the internet, it’s important for us all to remain calm and be educated on the realities of this pandemic, especially when it comes to our animals. CAN MY PET CONTRACT COVID-19? According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, “There is no evidence that pets
Superstitious or not, almost everyone takes note when it’s Friday the 13th. People are more careful about crossing the road, pouring hot coffee, or walking down the stairs. It may be silly, but it’s all to ward off bad luck, and the Irish are big believers in this kind of caution. On Friday the 13th some people even take to their beds or refuse to leave the house. Believe it or not, but this behavior

February 2, 2020

29 Days of February Trivia

1. February 1 February is American Heart Month. Educate your readers on heart disease and how one can prevent it. After all, it is the leading cause of death for both men and women. February 1, 1960 – In Greensboro, North Carolina, four African American students sat down and ordered coffee at a lunch counter inside a Woolworth’s store. They were refused service, but did not leave. Instead, they waited all day. The scene was repeated
Have you noticed that your pet's breath, well.. smells really bad? Have you noticed that your pets eating habits seem painful or is eating and chewing slowly? Have you noticed blood on your pets toys or chews? Has your pet lost teeth? These could be a symptom of dental problems or other serious health issues. Did you know that more than 85 percent of cats and dogs over four years of age are affected by

November 27, 2019

Holiday Pet Safety Tips

The holiday season is upon us, and many pet parents plan to include their furry companions in the festivities. As you gear up for the holidays, it is important to try to keep your pet’s eating and exercise habits as close to their normal routine as possible. Also, please be sure to steer pets clear of the following unhealthy treats, toxic plants and dangerous decorations. Be Careful with Seasonal Plants and Decorations Oh, Christmas Tree: Securely

October 1, 2019

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

  Halloween can be the spookiest night of the year, but keeping your pets safe doesn’t have to be tricky. By taking these simple, common sense precautions, they will keep your pet happy and healthy all the way to November 1st. Stash the Treats The candy bowl is for trick-or-treaters, not Scruffy or Fluffy. Several popular Halloween treats are toxic to pets. Chocolate in all forms—especially dark or baking chocolate—can be very dangerous for cats