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Garden Toxins Pet Owners Should Know

Garden Toxins Pet Owners Should Know

People are turning to gardening in light of spring and social distancing. If your pet will be hanging out with you in the yard, keep them safe from these common garden items that are toxic to pets. Compost — Composting is good for the environment, but not so good for...

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What to Know About COVID-19 and Pets

What to Know About COVID-19 and Pets

The COVID-19 crisis has impacted our daily lives in countless ways, and understandably, you be wondering what this means as a pet owner. We want to share three helpful things. #1: Rely on reputable sources for current COVID-19 information While you can turn to...

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Keeping Parasites Off Your Pet This Spring

Keeping Parasites Off Your Pet This Spring

Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes will be reappearing as it gets warmer out. Keep these nasty pests from bugging your pet with the following three tips.   #1: Keep your pet on year-round parasite prevention This first tip is a no-brainer. If you keep your pet on parasite...

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Tips for Walking Your Dog in Erratic Spring Weather

Tips for Walking Your Dog in Erratic Spring Weather

Around here in Colorado Springs, spring can mean erratic weather. The sun's out, but it's still frigid. Temperatures can fluctuate, and we can even get more snow. All of this can make walks with your dog a muddy mess. Check out our tips for preventing tracking the...

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Does Your Cat Have Feline Idiopathic Cystitis?

Does Your Cat Have Feline Idiopathic Cystitis?

Has your cat relieved herself somewhere other than her litter box? One of the main causes of inappropriate urination is feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). Read on to learn about the signs of FIC, diagnosis, and treatment.  Feline idiopathic cystitis signs FIC can...

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What Your Cat is Saying

What Your Cat is Saying

Ever wonder what your cat would say if she could talk like a human? Your feline friend already speaks volumes with her tail, ears, whiskers, eyes, and body posture. You can watch her to "hear" what she's saying.  Signs of an alert, happy cat A happy cat seeking...

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Using Positive Reinforcement With Your Dog

Using Positive Reinforcement With Your Dog

January is National Train Your Dog Month! This year, the focus will be on training your dog with basic, everyday manners. To help teach your pup some new skills during January, check out the following tips on using positive reinforcement techniques for the best...

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3 Indoor Activities to Try With Your Pet This Winter

3 Indoor Activities to Try With Your Pet This Winter

As winter forges on with its darkness and cold weather, your pet—and you—may be suffering from serious cabin fever from the lack of play and stimulation. Try playing these three boredom-busting indoor games with your furry friend to shake things up. #1: Create an...

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Pet Owners

Welcome to 2020! The New Year brings fresh perspectives, positive outlooks, and hopeful thoughts for what the next 12 months will bring. And all those warm and fuzzy feelings don’t have to be limited to what you hope to accomplish for yourself this year....

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Tips To Help Your Pet Enjoy a Safe Holiday

Tips To Help Your Pet Enjoy a Safe Holiday

The most wonderful time of the year is approaching, full of treasured time with family and friends, delicious foods, dazzling decorations, fun festivities, and… stress. Worrying about a sick or injured furry family member only adds more stress to the...

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3 Simple Ways to Show Your Senior Pet Some Love

3 Simple Ways to Show Your Senior Pet Some Love

After a lifetime of love and unwavering devotion, you want to show your beloved pet the same care and attention she’s shown you. Senior pets still have so much to give, so follow these three tips to make the most of their golden years:#1: Whet your pet’s...

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10 Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods For Your Pets

10 Hazardous Thanksgiving Foods For Your Pets

As Thanksgiving approaches, we are preparing for holiday parties and a lot of yummy food. But, keep in mind that many of these Thanksgiving foods can be hazardous for your pets. Here is a list of 10 hazardous Thanksgiving foods to NOT feed your pet.1....

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