Month: January 2017

Exercising Etiquette at the Dog Park

By Caroline Squires >>> It seems as though dog owners are on the fence about going to the dog park. For those who venture out to the canine corral, it’s a way to drain their dog’s energy and to keep their dog social with other dogs. However, even with the best intentions, dog owners can […] Read more

Saved from Slaughter

By Martha Michael >>> As animal lovers, we spend a lot of time concerning ourselves with the brands we feed our dogs. Is it grain free? What meat is included in this brand or that one? We care about saving dogs from the unhealthy contents in dog food, but do we ever think about delivering […] Read more

Pet Food Particulars

By Martha Michael >>> If your pet has champagne taste, but you’re on a beer budget, there is no cause for concern. Providing healthy food is the main issue, not cost, according to local veterinarian Evelyn Vega, DVM. “’Specialized’ does not always mean automatically better. Many premium diets are too rich for pets and cause stomach […] Read more

Business Spotlight: Guardian Animal Aftercare

By Martha Michael >>> Many would agree that the hardest day in your life as a pet owner is when your animal dies. One cannot overestimate the significance of it, the fact that a family member is gone. What Steve MacCorkle of Guardian Animal Aftercare offers is more than just pet cremation services. He aims […] Read more

Pet Hospice: A Compassionate Option

By Dr. Gina Johnson, Happy Pets Veterinary Center >>>   Recently the veterinary field has expanded to provide more services for pets as they reach the end of their lives. Pet owners may not yet be aware that there are now more options than ever to take care of our furry family members. In the […] Read more

Knick-Knack Paddy-Wack, Give a Dog a Bone?

It’s an indisputable fact that dogs like to chew bones (especially the ones that were recently on your plate). The fact is so well-known and ingrained within human/canine relationships that it’s spawned its own idioms. When you give your dog a bone, it should be known that not just any bone will do; some of […] Read more