April 29, 2013 - Pet Trivia – How Much Do You Really Know About Your Pet?
How much do you really know about your pet? Most people have some preconceived notions about both dogs and cats that are wrong. Take the time to get to know your furry companion a little better by learning these interesting trivia tidbits... read the whole newsletter »
March 28, 2013 - Got a New Kitten?
If you own a cat, you probably don´t have to be told that these are very territorial creatures. When you introduce a new cat into your home, it can create some serious problems, if you don´t do it correctly. If that new cat is a kitten, an aggressive... read the whole newsletter »
February 27, 2013 - How to Brush Your Cat´s Teeth (and Why It´s Important)
Did you know that oral care is just as important to your cat as it is to you? Without proper oral care, your cat can lose her teeth well before she should. Here is what you should know about caring for your cat´s teeth, starting with regular brushing... read the whole newsletter »
February 4, 2013 - Reading Body Language of Your Cat
Many pieces have been written about body language and dogs, but what about cats? Is there a way to tell what your cat is thinking based on her body language? The answer is yes. The tail is the first thing to look at. If the cat is happy, then the tail will be up and flipping over the cat´s back or quivering at her feet when she jumps up in greeting. However, if that tail is twitching or swaying back and forth, then... read the whole newsletter »
January 8, 2013 - Medical Documents and Suggestions When Traveling with Your Pet
When traveling with your pet, you need to prepare with a cat or dog friendly hotel and the right gear, but gear and lodging are not the only things you need. In addition to thinking of your pet´s physical and emotional needs, you need to think about her medical needs as well. A hotel, food dish.... read the whole newsletter »
December 19, 2012 - Travel By Air-What you need to know — Flying with a Pet During the Holiday Season
Flying can be unpleasant at the best of times (full body pat down, anyone?), but flying with a pet in tow can be especially nerve racking and costly. Avoid the standard pitfalls of traveling the friendly skies with Fido and Fluffy by being prepared and aware, and choosing your pet friendly airline... read the whole newsletter »
November 26, 2012 - Helping Your Dog with Fear of Riding in Cars
Many dogs jump at the chance to take a car ride, looking in great anticipation toward the door every time you grab your keys, but there are some who have a genuine fear of the car. Some will even make themselves sick because of their anxiety over the experience. When you stop and think about... read the whole newsletter »
November 6, 2012 - Think Twice Before Splashing in That Puddle!
One of the problems let behind by Hurricane Sandy is standing water. Heavy rains and high tides caused flooding throughout much of the east coast, and as this water recedes, pockets of standing water are left behind. This standing water poses a serious threat to pets, and pet owners need to be aware... read the whole newsletter »
October 23, 2012 - Breaking Your Dog of Three Common Habits
When it comes right down to it, dogs can be rather uncouth. Stealing food from the counters, chewing on your favorite shoes or barking at every guest you have, are all bad habits dog owners must deal with. How can you break your dog of these problems effectively?... read the whole newsletter »
October 3, 2012 - Chemicals and Pets Do Not Mix
Today´s pet owners have more to worry about than rabies and fleas. Now, cancer is a growing concern for people who own pets. Researchers are finding that cancer rates among dogs and cats is growing, and some believe that an increased reliance on man-made chemicals in our... read the whole newsletter »
September 18, 2012 - Halloween Safety Tips for Pets
Halloween is the time when parents dress their little ones up in the cutest getup, so why shouldn´t you join in the fun with your furry "child"? Dressing up your cat or dog for this holiday can be a lot of fun, but make sure you keep safety in mind at all times so... read the whole newsletter »
September 4, 2012 - Don´t Let Your Dog Be Poisoned!
Whether you are headed to a pet friendly hiking trail or are cleaning up around your own home, knowing what common items could poison your beloved pet is important. Sadly, there are over 100,000 animals poisoned each year in the United States alone, and many of these are caused by common items that could easily show up in... read the whole newsletter »
August 20, 2012 - Going Pet Friendly Is Easier Than You Think
Going pet friendly is a smart business move for a hotel. Consider this: over 63 percent of households in the United States have pets. That is a full 75 million people who are potential customers for the pet friendly hotel. Going pet friendly is easier than... read the whole newsletter »