Canine Respiratory Illness

Should you be concerned about respiratory illness in your dog? A mystery canine respiratory illness has been spreading across the nation with occurrences reported in Oregon, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, and portions of the Northeast. The symptoms mimic those of kennel cough or canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), as respiratory signs […]

Summer in Arizona Means Monsoon Thunderstorms and Fireworks!

Thunderstorms and fireworks may cause fear and anxiety for your dog. Those booming fireworks and natural “light and sound shows” may be fun for you to watch, but consider how they affect your four-legged friend. When monsoons come, you can hear rumbling off in the distance. While some dogs may carry on “as usual”, others […]

February is National Pet Dental Health Month!

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The purpose of Pet Dental Health Month is to raise awareness that pets need dental care. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that more than 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats have oral disease by the time they are three years old. Although our cats […]

January Is Walk Your Dog Month!

January days are short and it is easy to get the blahs. After all of the festivities and excitement in the month of December, January can be a bit of a let-down for some people and pets. If you have a dog, one way to beat the blahs and work off some off those holiday […]

Pet Holiday Safety

It is the season of peace, love, light, and joy. It’s time to visit family and friends. It’s time for party cheer and fun. Festive candles and Kinaras are lit, holiday decor is is shimmering, bows and ribbons adorn gifts, fires burn, treats and food are abundant and Christmas trees are decorated. With all of […]