Solar Eclipse and Pets

Solar Eclipse and Pets

Are you concerned about your pets and the upcoming solar eclipse? Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (Internal Medicine, Dentistry), Academy of Veterinary Nutrition recommends that although the chances of pets looking directly at the sun are minimal,...
WARNING: Canine Influenza Virus

WARNING: Canine Influenza Virus

Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs by direct contact, nasal secretions (through barking, coughing or sneezing), contaminated...
The Top Pet Names for 2016

The Top Pet Names for 2016

Did you know?? Picking a great name can enhance your relationship with your pet as well as increase their attentiveness and communication skills. This is why picking the right name for your pet is so very important. In recent years, the top-ranking human names have...
Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

Seeing photos of cute furry creatures gives us all a case of the “warm fuzzies”, but experts say that owning a pet is good for you both physically and emotionally. The benefits of our four legged friends extend well beyond the comfort you find petting them or watching...