Autumn…fun and scary!

With Autumn comes cooler weather, bountiful harvests and lots of fun activities for the whole family. I remember when my family was young, we would go to the nearest corn maze and get lost for hours. We also loved to hike, pick pumpkins and apples. When acceptable, our dog always came with us. The kids and the dog always had a lot of fun, and…

Spring has Sprung!

Well, believe it or not, Spring has sprung. It has been a long snowy winter and everyone is eager to get outdoors.  Even the animals are getting active already.  If you haven’t noticed yet, you soon will, that the skunks are now active. So in the spirit of pet safety, here are a few facts for you. And remember, we are well equipped to remove…

Summertime Care

Summertime, summertime, sum sum summertime…such a lovely tune to remember the best time of year. But with the beautiful weather comes the nuisances of pests. Some pests are annoying and some are down right dangerous. Ticks and fleas are not only a nuisance, they can cause all kinds of illnesses from anemia due to flea infestation to Anaplasmosis or Lyme from ticks. These are very…

Are Ticks a Threat Even in The Winter?

By Vet Depot Even with snow on the ground, ticks can still be a threat to pets on warm winter days. Remember, ticks have a multi-year life span, so many survive the winter months depending on their stage of life. Ticks also like to hang out in leaf litter when the weather is cold because it provides them with insulation. So, letting your dog run…

Food Sensitivities vs. Food Allergies

A Look at Food Sensitivities and Allergies in Dogs by VETDEPOT on JANUARY 11, 2013 Two types of food sensitivities affect dogs: food intolerances and food allergies. They aren’t the same thing. Food intolerances are a digestive problem with digestive symptoms. They are often caused by digestive disorders or by a lack of the enzyme(s) needed to digest a certain food. For example, dogs or…

Skunk Season is Upon Us!

Tips for removing skunk spray from pets – Pet Tips from Dog Dayz Grooming    Well, believe it or not, Spring has sprung. It has been a long snowy winter and everyone is eager to get outdoors.  Even the animals are getting active already.  If you haven’t noticed yet, you will soon, that the skunks are now active. So in the spirit of pet safety,…