Summertime Pet Safety Tips for Healthy Pets

  Barbecues and picnics, walks outside, and warm sunshine…these are just some of the fun summer activities that can be enjoyed with your pet. You can help keep a trip to the ER off your list with these summertime pet safety tips.     At the Barbecue Steer clear of sharing food. Eating hot dogs, brats, burgers, and other picnic favori…

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Tips for Managing Arthritis in Cats and Dogs

     The most common form of arthritis in cats and dogs is osteoarthritis. This is a degenerative joint disease where the cartilage that surrounds and protects the joints progressively deteriorates. Osteoarthritis is typically seen more in older pets, although any pet can develop the condition. It’s estimated that about 20% of dogs over the age of 7 and 90% of cats over age 12 will exhibit signs of arthritis. Arthritis can be…

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Pet Water Safety: Staying Safe at the Pool, Beach, or Lake 

  Heading to the pool, beach, or lake sounds can be a wonderful form of exercise and can help your pet cool off on a hot day. You’ll just want to be mindful of water safety for your pet to make sure your trip to the water doesn’t end with a trip to the ER.    How to Safely Introduce Your Pet to the Water Even though everyone has…

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