4 Diseases Your Pet Can Give You

When your animal gets a disease the question that a pet owner usually asks if they can contract it.  Sometimes the answer is no but sometimes the scary answer is yes. According to the...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dog Treats Expands

On July 3, 2019, Pet Supplies Plus recalled bulk pig ears stocked in open bins because they might be contaminated with Salmonella. Since the inital recall, the outbreak has expanded. To date 93 human cases of salmonella...

Healthy dog euthanized because of owner’s last dying wish

A family typically includes pets and when you pass away you want your pet to be well cared for. You want them to live their life with someone you respect, love and trust. Never...

Summertime Tips for Our Pets

The summertime is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors with our pets. The concerns come when the weather reaches higher temperatures, there are certain precautions that should need to be taken. Don’t...

Study : Petting Dogs and Cats can lower your stress level

A new Washington State University study has found that interacting with animals can decrease stress in humans. “Just 10 minutes can have a significant impact,” said Patricia Pendry, an associate professor in WSU’s Department of...

Finding Your New Puppy

The first step in finding your new puppy is knowing what breed you want. Picking a certain breed or mix of breeds is very important. Make sure you pick a breed that goes with...

Help! My Cat has Ear Mites

Otodectes cynotis, most commonly called ear mites, are a common and relatively mild external parasite infection. Ear mites are parasites that live on the skin’s surface, especially on the skin lining of the ear...

Zoonotic Diseases in our pets

Zoonotic diseases are all around us and can even be in your home. What are zoonotic diseases? Zoonotic diseases can be anything from bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses, etc. These diseases can be passed from animals to...

Ferret – Care Guide

Though domesticated for millennia, the quirky little ferret has only been popular as a pet for about 30 years. Although they resemble rodents, ferrets are actually members of the carnivorous mustelid family, alongside otters,...

Coping With The Loss of Your Pet

Making the decision to euthanize your beloved pet is gut-wrenching.  When do you know it is truly time? How can you actually go on with your life, when your best friend is no longer...

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