How to Prevent a Child Dog Bite

Published on February 23, 2017 by in Blog

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  Just the thought of a young child incurring a dog bite is something dog owners don’t want to dwell on at all. However, statistics show an alarming likelihood, three to one, that a dog bite victim is usually a child. As a matter of fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta Georgia, […]

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  If you’ve ever owned other pets, you clearly can tell your cat is something special. Cats are in a category all their own; they’re independent and very much follow only their own rules. When a cat decides to love you, it makes you feel like you’ve been invited into a special club. But there […]

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  Let’s face it, cats are their own bosses. Getting them to do anything they don’t want to do is an exercise in futility. But what do you do when your veterinarian says your kitty isn’t drinking enough water? Taking control of the reins and getting your cat to hydrate requires finesse. However, getting your […]

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  Have you noticed that it’s taking your dog longer to respond to you calling him? Perhaps you’re unable to get Fido’s attention until you’re in his sightline. As your dog ages, deafness becomes more likely. However, is the cause of his symptoms deafness or could it be something else? Knowing how to recognize deafness […]

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    We have all been moved to tears by Sarah McLaughlin’s ASPCA commercials. Her tear-jerking ballad coupled with the knowledge that 2.7 million shelter dogs are euthanized each year can be heart-wrenching. So much so, that we’ve made it our personal mission to save every animal we come across. This hero mentality, while noble, […]

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  We’ve all been made to believe that if a dog is wagging his tail, he’s happy. Don’t you feel more comfortable when approaching a strange dog whose tail is whipping through the air? Have you ever encountered a dog who barked or nipped at you while wagging his tail? That’s because a wagging tail […]

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Are you a smoker? If so, you’ve probably heard a million times about how you should quit, the risks, cancer, etc. While you may be aware of the danger smoking poses to your health, you may not realize how your smoking affects your dog. Much like the effect of second-hand smoke in humans, the effect […]

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Nothing completes your family like a pet. So, naturally, losing a pet is devastating. Knowing how to handle the loss of your pet is a crucial step in moving forward. There is no one-size-fits-all plan when easing the pain of the death of your pet. But knowing how to move toward healing helps all the […]

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If you’ve ever witnessed the struggle dog owners have while trying to wash their pets, you become grateful for your self-cleaning feline friend. Cats’ attention to cleanliness can sometimes border OCD standards. They painstakingly keep themselves well-groomed and cleaned on a routine basis. Did you know that there are other reasons your cat cleans himself […]

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If you’ve owned a cat more than 20 minutes, you’re probably accustomed to the shedding. You may have even removed black clothing from your wardrobe at this point. With so much shedding, it’s hard to know the differences between normal shedding and problematic hair loss. If you suspect your cat is experiencing hair loss, knowing […]

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