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...
Vacation Planning Tips for Dogs with Motion Sickness

Vacation Planning Tips for Dogs with Motion Sickness

A dog with motion sickness can present many (travel) challenges, especially when you’re planning a summer road trip. However, a pup with motion sickness shouldn’t keep everyone from enjoying a family vacation together! Symptoms of motion sickness may include...
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...
The Good, the Bad, the Green

The Good, the Bad, the Green

Embrace the luck o’ the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day with all things green. However, while you may want to wear it to keep from getting pinched, be mindful if you share green foods with your four-legged friends, as many can be toxic. To learn which are...
10 Reasons Pets Make the Best Valentine Dates

10 Reasons Pets Make the Best Valentine Dates

Does your Valentine have four legs and a furry coat? Not to worry. You aren’t the only one celebrating Valentine’s Day with your pet. After all, studies report that 1 in 5 people admit that they would rather spend Valentine’s Day with their pet instead of their...
New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet

With the New Year comes new beginnings and resolutions. Here are a few resolutions you can adopt to help ensure a happy and healthy year for your pets too! Measure Serving Sizes Just like humans, approximately 50 percent of pets are overweight. When feeding your pet,...
Pet Approved Christmas Gifts

Pet Approved Christmas Gifts

Are you like Santa and checking off that naughty and nice list? If your furry friend made the nice list, or at least the “he’s not getting coal list”, we’ve got a few gift ideas to make your holiday shopping a little easier. New Collar and Leash Stuff your pet’s...