Why Not Grooming Your Cat Is So Dangerous


Cats do an excellent job of keeping themselves clean — so much so that most pet owners don't need to worry about bathing their cats. However, if you think that means you're off the hook for grooming them, you should think again. Not grooming your cat could lead to some nasty health problems down the line, including the potential threat of losing them. Here's why all cats need to be groomed, regardless of their personal hygiene and fur length.

29 May 2018

Boarding Your Pet? 4 Things You Must Bring


Whether you are traveling for a long vacation or you are heading out for a quick getaway, you must ensure your dog is well cared for. Boarding them in a safe, professional facility does not have to be a stressful experience for you or your dog. With proper planning and understanding, your dog will be able to stay in a boarding kennel in a safe and relaxing manner. Here are a few things you must bring when your dog is staying in a kennel.

18 January 2018

The Benefits of Bringing Your Cat to the Groomer


While cats naturally give themselves a bath, there are still a number of reasons to bring your cat to a pet groomer. If your cat has especially long hair, if they suffer from chronic hairballs, or they continually have tangled fur, a trip to the groomer can solve these problems. When you have an indoor cat, regular grooming can keep shedding to a minimum and allow your cat to have nails that are well trimmed.

15 February 2017

When Leaving Home For The Holidays, Pack Your Pet A Suitcase, Too!


Don't get caught without your pet's essentials when traveling away for the holidays. Go ahead and pack your pet's suitcase to ensure you have everything that you will need to make your pet comfortable in unfamiliar surroundings. Some items to pack in your pet's suitcase or overnight-bag include: Your documentation. If your pet is a therapy animal, make sure to bring your documentation, doctor's note, and the pet's vest or harness to show that they are, indeed, a service or emotional support pet.

7 December 2016

Desensitizing Your Puppy To Sights And Sounds Early To Reduce Anxiety Later


Much like parents know to expose their children to all kinds of people, places, and events while they're young, dog owners must also ensure that their new puppy is familiar with the world around it. Poorly socialized and desensitized puppies often grow into anxious and fearful adult dogs, leading to potential issues with aggression or destructive behaviors. Thankfully, with some work at home and the help of a professional dog training service, you can provide your puppy with the strongest foundation possible and avoid the headache of a dog with anxiety problems later on.

21 September 2016

Traveling With Your Dog? 3 Benefits Of Relying On Doggy Daycare Services


If you're planning a vacation where you want to bring your dog along, it's important that you make some plans with their needs in mind. While you may be comfortable having your dog stay with you in a pet-friendly hotel at night, they can be troublesome if you want to do any sight-seeing or you just want to relax for the day in the hotel. Since you can't simply lock up your dog in the hotel bathroom and enjoy the day, it's a good idea to look into a safe and comfortable alternative.

6 July 2016

How To Prep Fido For Boarding Success While You're Away


Boarding your dog at a local kennel is a great way to ensure their comfort and safety while you're away on vacation or for any other reason. You can count on Fido being fed, walked, bathed, and housed in a caring environment that is designed specifically to meet your dog's needs. But if your dog has never been away from home alone before, they may show signs of stress and agitation if they aren't prepared for the experience first.

18 March 2016