KENNEL COUGH–

KENNEL COUGH–

1.  What is it and how is it spread? “Kennel Cough” is a term used to describe a group of several types of highly infectious diseases that are easily spread when dogs are close together, i.e., in a boarding or grooming situation, the park, or a pet store.  Kennel...
5 FUN FELINE ACTIVITIES

5 FUN FELINE ACTIVITIES

Play is a fantastic way to bond with your cat while giving her important mental and physical stimulation. Play offers a chance for you to “hunt” together, explore together and create memories….and maybe viral videos.;) FIRST THE BORING BUSINESS: Rule #1: Never allow...
5 SUMMER FUN IDEAS FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG

5 SUMMER FUN IDEAS FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG

TASTY TREATS We all love the occasional summertime frozen treat and Fido is no different.Give these a try: The Lazy-Gal–This is my favorite because of the sheer ease and the fact that I can share in the treat with my dog. Just cube your fruit (NO GRAPES, they’re toxic...
EASTER PET DANGERS

EASTER PET DANGERS

How can something so pretty and sweet be a evil harbinger of pet doom?  Well, let me tell you. 1.  CHOCOLATE AND OTHER CANDIES:   Chocolate in the right amount is extremely toxic to pets.  The darker the chocolate the more dangerous.  Other candies are full of sugar...
GRAB YOUR BAGS FIDO! WE’RE GOIN’ ON A JET AIRPLANE!

GRAB YOUR BAGS FIDO! WE’RE GOIN’ ON A JET AIRPLANE!

Traveling with pets has it’s perks and perils.  Below are some tips to avoid the latter….not to mention I added a little themed reading music:) TIPS FOR PET AIR TRAVEL: 1.  Visit www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/animals.  This is the USDA website for animal...
FELINE CARRIER ANXIETY: THE GREAT CARRIER CAPER OF ’07

FELINE CARRIER ANXIETY: THE GREAT CARRIER CAPER OF ’07

Blue was a surly old sot, for sure.  He’d always been like that even as a young cat.  Just his nature. Sort of a perpetually pissy old man, barking orders and refusing to admit he has the T.V. up too loud.  I loved him anyway and he loved me despite the fact that he...