Archive | Pet Safety

Pet Fire Safety Day

To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, the American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services launched the inaugural “National Pet Fire Safety Day” In 2010. This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home alone and provides them with proven prevention measures to […]

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Hot Weather Tips for Pets

The summer months can be uncomfortable—even dangerous—for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity. We can help you keep your pets safe and cool this summer. Follow our tips for helping everyone in your family stay healthy and comfortable when the heat is on. Never leave […]

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National Hurricane Preparedness Week (24th-30th)

How to prepare your pets for a hurricane Hurricanes are a scary threat to anyone who lives near the coast. Follow these tips before and during a storm to keep your pet safe. Before the storm, find out which evacuation shelters allow pets. Many pet owners complain that they were turned away from evacuating shelters […]

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Canine Heartworms

Early detection is key! Few symptoms present themselves early, so if your pet is not already on a heartworm preventative, talking to your veterinarian about running a heartworm test is important.  All dogs should be tested annually for heartworm infection, which can be done during a routine wellness exam. These annual tests should be done […]

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