As spring arrives in many parts of the world, people come out of “hibernation” and begin to enjoy outdoor activities. Along with enjoying the outdoors, comes the risk of exposure to ticks and Lyme disease. Ticks are tiny parasites that attach themselves to mammals and birds and can transmit disease to the animals that… Continue reading Spring, Ticks and Lyme Disease
For many gardeners, it’s finally time to dust off their gloves, take up their tools and get dirty! As you head outdoors, make sure to consider the products you’re using to coax your garden and lawn back to life – what may be good for plants may not be so good for pets! Many of the products… Continue reading Spring into spring…but watch those garden dangers!
It’s that time of year again when environmental allergens start wreaking havoc on sinuses and skin. And it’s not just humans that suffer – your pets can also have reactions to allergens in the environment. Allergens are predominately proteins from plants, insects, animals, or foods. Dogs and cats, in particular, may have reactions to… Continue reading Allergens, allergies and asthma: Here’s what you need to know
Pet Appreciation Week is a great time to celebrate all the wonderful creatures in our lives that bring us so much joy, fun, and companionship. Our pets give us unconditional love, lower blood pressure, and decreased stress – and having someone excited to welcome us home always makes the day brighter. This week, take a… Continue reading June 4-10 is Pet Appreciation Week!