Do I Need Pet Insurance?

One of the most common questions new pet owners ask is, “Do I need pet insurance?” The answer is not a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no.’ In deciding whether or not you need pet insurance, consider the following factors. Cost of pet insurance Pet insurance can offset some of the expense of diagnosing and treating illnesses […]

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New Year’s Pet Resolutions

The new year marks an opportunity for change, and not just for humans! Early January is the perfect time to fulfill our promises to our pets. Here are a few New Year’s pet resolutions to make sure that 2019 is a fantastic year! Devote More Time to Playing A great (and fun) New Year’s pet […]

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What to Expect When Caring for a Senior Pet

Senior pets are wonderful companions, and caring for them can be extremely rewarding. Whether you’re considering adopting a senior pet, or your pet is showing signs of aging, you should be aware of what to expect when caring for a senior pet. When is a pet considered “senior”? It depends on the breed of your […]

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Introducing Dogs and Cats: Understanding Body Language

Bringing home a new pet can be very exciting, but if you already have a pet at home, there may be complications. Adopting a new dog and introducing them to your cat, or vice versa, is a process that is unique to those two animals.  Paying close attention to each animal’s body language can help […]

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Meeting a New Cat For the First Time

Whether you’re adopting a cat and are meeting them for the first time, or you’re meeting a friend’s or family member’s cat, you want to start off on the right foot. Follow these tips for meeting a new cat for the first time. Ask about the cat’s preferences If you’re meeting a cat through Get […]

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5 Ways to Honor Your Pet’s Memory

Anyone who has lost a pet knows how terribly painful it is. Preserving your pet’s memory can help ease that pain. So, in observance of National Pet Memorial Day, we’re suggesting  five ways to honor your pet’s memory. Make a memorial Just as we do when we commemorate people, we can find comfort in having a […]

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Why Should We Spay and Neuter Our Pets?

We hear it all the time, but why exactly is it important to spay and neuter our pets? Reduce Pet Overpopulation The primary reason we spay and neuter pets is to reduce the overall pet population. By reducing the number of accidental litters, we can decrease the number of homeless animals. According to the ASPCA, […]

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Diabetes In Dogs & Cats: Everything You Need To Know

Diabetes in dogs and cats is a growing problem in the U.S. It’s important to recognize symptoms and understand the factors that can contribute to pet diabetes. What exactly is diabetes in dogs and cats? There are two types of pet diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is characterized by a lack of insulin production and is […]

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Cat Breeds: Types, Traits, and Breed Information

Most people don’t realize that there are dozens of different cat breeds. While some breeds are known for being more laid back, others tend to be highly active and energetic. Read on to see which cat breeds may be right for you.     American Domestic Shorthair One of the most popular cat breeds in […]

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Why is My Cat Ignoring Me? You’re Not Alone.

You recently brought your newly adopted cat home. You have all of their food, supplies, plenty of treats, and enough toys to occupy even the most restless kitty. You think your cat should be over the moon, but instead, they’re acting aloof. They often run away from your open arms and shy away from hugs! […]

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