As your cat grows older, it will not just age physically, but mentally as well. You know that keeping your cat active is a good way to keep its body in good shape and to ensure mobility and flexibility in its older years, but what do you need to do in order to keep your pet’s brain healthy and active?  Here we want to give some advice on a few ways you can encourage mental acuity and keep your cat’s brain young to help it have the best, fullest life possible. Be aware of the signs of an aging brain Your cat may exhibit symptomsRead More →

by Lauretta Williams Everyone needs time off from work with a change of location and a vacation fulfills this role. It can be exactly what the doctor ordered. However, vacations take planning and steps to follow in order to prepare for your time off. For dog owners, there are a few more steps involved before you can go off on your merry way. A decision has to be made whether you want to leave your dog behind for a period of time or to take your dog with for a vacation. There are pros and cons for each decision and either is neither good norRead More →

By Katherine Novak, Certified Pet CPR Instructor Are you thinking about getting a second dog?  Let’s go over the reasons for this decision.  Is it because you feel like your dog needs someone to keep him company during the day while you are gone?  Is it because you are gone 8 hours a day, or sometimes more?  Is it because when you get home in the evening you are too tired to give your number one dog the attention that he deserves?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, please rethink your decision to bring another dog into your life. Here is whatRead More →