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  • May 05 2022

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    Tick Vectors for Lyme Disease Are Back

    The Companion Animal Parasite Council released its 2022 Pet Parasite Forecast and the details will certainly bug you. Tick populations are on the rise, and they are spreading to new territories,…

  • Apr 28 2022

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    Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    During an emergency, time is of the essence. Every minute spent looking for supplies and first aid advice from Dr. Google (there really IS good information out there) delays your ability to assist…

  • Apr 21 2022

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    Heartworm Disease: Protect Your Pet and Slow the Spread

    If you are the guardian of a cat or dog, heartworm disease should matter to you. …

  • Apr 14 2022

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    Pet Food Hazards You May Not Know About

    A recent study to assess dog owners’ pet food handling and storage hygiene practices has raised awareness of the FDA’s guidelines for doing just so. Wait, which FDA guidelines? If you didn’t…

  • Apr 07 2022

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    Pet Supplies: Spend Less to Get More

    Inflation, taxes, and the cost of living are on the rise. Pet owners, feeling the financial strain, often look for ways to trim their pet care budget. Stuffed toys get destroyed, scratching surfaces…

  • Mar 31 2022

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    Pets Lost & Found: What You Should Do

    Pet owners can do everything right to prevent their pet from becoming lost but, unfortunately, it still sometimes happens. When it does, time is of the essence, effective online and in-person…

  • Mar 24 2022

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    Respect Your Cat (Every) Day

    March 28th marks “Respect Your Cat Day” and the Canadian province of Quebec is doing its part. Last week its government drafted legislation to ban declawing procedures in cats (starting summer…

  • Mar 18 2022

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    Reviewing 2021 Pet Poison Statistics for Better Prevention in 2022

    Pet poisoning cases are on the rise; the ASPCA American Poison Control Centre (APCC) assisted in 401,550 cases in 2021 and Pet Poison Helpline (serving Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean)…