Archives for November 2015

‘Tis The Season! 4 Christmas Safety Tips For Your Furry Family!

 It’s finally here! Christmas is our favorite holiday of the year, and we’ll be busy putting up our tree, lights, and planning for visiting family. But with 3 cats, we’ve got to be extra careful about how the house is decorated and what the kitties have access to (especially in the kitchen!). Some of these tips you may already know, and some may be a surprise, but hopefully they will help you and your furry family make this a joyous season and not a scary one in a veterinary ER!

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5 Tips For A Pet-Safe Winter Wonderland!

After those hot summers, some of us are looking forward to cooler weather and some playtime in the snow. It’s important to remember, however, that this season may not be as much of a winter wonderland for your pet! Keep this advice in mind to help keep your furry family warm and safe this season.

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Bloat Can Be Deadly. Is Your Dog at Risk?

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), or most commonly known as “bloat” in dogs, is a very serious and dangerous health condition. We talked with Dr. Lindsay Piotrowski of Community Pet Hospital in Thornton, CO about the importance of knowing whether your dog is at risk, what signs to look for, and how the Veterinary Emergency Hospital in your community can help.

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Take Your Walk For a Dog & Save A Life!

Walking your dog is a great way to bond, enjoy the outdoors, and get some good exercise. But what if you could also be actively donating to your favorite animal shelter or rescue while you’re jogging around the block? By downloading this revolutionary dog-powered app, you could be saving a life every time you walk out your front door!

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3 Tips For A Purrfectly Safe Thanksgiving For Your Pet!

Family is coming to visit, recipe books are coming out, and plans are in motion for the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Ovens are working overtime and delicious holiday smells fill the air. During this happy time of family, food and giving, people tend to become overly generous with their pets. There are so many chances for your dog or cat to eat something that can make them feel pretty bad or even cause more harm. Here are some great tips to remember and share with your guests to help keep your pet safe and happy during the upcoming holidays!

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Choosing a Professional Pet Sitter or Boarding Kennel? Consider This:

Most pet parents would love nothing more than to bring their furry kids with them when they take a well-deserved vacation. Unfortunately, our pets aren’t always good travelers. And of course there are family emergencies and illnesses when it might be hard to pay proper attention to your pet. In those cases, you want to find quality pet care that meets your pet’s needs and gives you peace of mind. Depending on your pet’s needs, this can be a boarding facility, pet sitter, veterinary clinic, or alternative care. Vacations are about relaxing and being carefree, and with the right pet care provider, you can enjoy it to the fullest!

Luckily for you, there are several different options to choose from for your furry family. Depending on your answers to the following questions, each one can be a good fit for both you and your pet!

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