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Dog Health: Top 10 Most Dangerous Pet Parasites

Dog Health: Top 10 Most Dangerous Pet Parasites

Pet Parasites. They aren't an attractive topic, but it's important information for every pet owner to have. Check out the infographic below and make sure your pet is happy, healthy and parasite free.

How to Keep Your Dog Entertained in the Car

How to Keep Your Dog Entertained in the Car

Holidays are the busiest travel time of the year with car trips– whether it’s to Grandma’s house or to meet up with friends. If you are like75% of people, you plan to bring your dog with you for the holidays. But, likehumans, dogs can get antsy and bored in the car. So, in between last-minutepacking [...]

Tips for Easy Holiday Travel with Your Dog

Tips for Easy Holiday Travel with Your Dog

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, or so they say,and to make it as such, we need to make sure our holiday season goes smoothly.Oftentimes, holiday plans include travel, and holiday travel includes packingour furry friends. At Thanksgiving, 36% of people travel to a destination otherthan their home, and 95.9% travel by car. [...]

Tips for Being a Considerate House Guest

Tips for Being a Considerate House Guest

The holidays are quickly approaching, and that no doubt means you'll be planning some road trips to spend time with friends and family. Whether it's your parents, siblings, or friends you've known forever, spending time in another person's space can cause some tension ... throw your pets into the mix and things can get downright [...]

Ask a Vet: Can You Over-Vaccinate?

Ask a Vet: Can You Over-Vaccinate?

We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are your thoughts on small animal vaccinations? Can you over vaccinate?" Read her response below!Vaccinations are an important topic to address for every pet that I see. The diseases for which we vaccinate can cause severe sickness or death in cats and dogs (rabies is also fatal [...]

Dog Friendly Hikes in Oregon

Dog Friendly Hikes in Oregon

Photo by @bend.brothers on Instagram Oregon is undoubtedly one of the most dog-friendly states inthe country. Aside from a few state parks, dogs are pretty much allowedeverywhere. Many hikes in the state require a NWForest Pass , which you can purchase for $5 per day or get an annual passfor $30. Easy 1000Acres (Sandy River Delta) - This is [...]

Pet Fire Safety Infographic

Pet Fire Safety Infographic

A lot of people have fire safety plans for their families, but they forget to include special considerations for their pets. Now, we know that pets ARE family, so they need to be taken care of accordingly. Here's a great Infographic that illustrates some of the ways you can keep your furriest family members safe [...]

Ask a Vet: Cleaning Your Dog's Ears

Ask a Vet: Cleaning Your Dog's Ears

We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are the best products for cleaning your dog's ears? What are some alternatives if you can't get the normal cleaner?" Read her response below!When treating infections or for maintenance cleaning, I always recommend using a good commercial cleaner such as Malacetic Otic, Epi-Otic, or Triz-EDTA. Each of [...]

Facts About Dog Obesity Infographic

Facts About Dog Obesity Infographic

Is your dog overweight? Sometimes, dog obesity is a hard fact for owners to face. No one wants to admit their little furball has a problem, and let's face it, chubby dogs do look pretty adorable.To help you maintain your dog's health, here's an Infographic about dog obesity. Do your furry friend a favor and [...]

Ask a Vet: Advice on Grain-Free/Raw Food Diets

Ask a Vet: Advice on Grain-Free/Raw Food Diets

We asked veterinarian Dr. Susan O'Dell, "What are your thoughts on grain-free/raw food diets?" Read her response below!This question actually needs two answers, as grain-free and raw are not synonymous. To start, let me first outline my general philosophy on pet foods. 1) A diet must be complete and balanced. 2) Keep [...]

Dog-Friendly City Guide - Philadelphia

Dog-Friendly City Guide - Philadelphia

The term “City of Brotherly Love” is truly all-encompassingfor the residents of Philadelphia. Not only does the City welcome people of alldifferent backgrounds, but it also welcomes their four-legged friends, both oldand young, small and large. I’m here to give you the lowdown on all of the bestpet-friendly places to bring your pup in Philadelphia [...]

5 Tips for Improving Your Dog's Health

5 Tips for Improving Your Dog's Health

We all know that we are supposed to get at least 30 minutes of exercise every day, and we all know that usually doesn't happen. Work gets in the way and we push it off until "tomorrow." However, when we overlook our own exercise routines, we are also overlooking that of our canine friends. And [...]

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