Not all dog and cat food is created equal. Many believe that if their pet loves the food they’re given, it must be good enough, or even healthy by default. Unfortunately, this is not always the cas…
Emergency Surgery Saves Our Beloved Mr. Deets
Will You Help Mr. Deets on His Road to Recovery? As if his severe allergies weren't enough, Mr. Deets had a growing cyst needing removal. Then things got complicated. He had to be rushed to emergency surgery for a urinary blockage . All in the same week! Mr. Deets, affectionately known by our ...
5 Reasons Why Hugging Your Pet Daily Is Healthy
It’s a proven fact that hugging your pet is healthy for you! Did you know that hugging your pet relieves stress, builds the immune system, and makes for a better night’s sleep? Famous quote by psychotherapist Virginia Satir states, “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day …
Pet Boarding: Tips for Cat and Dog Kenneling
October 2016 Whether work or vacation takes us away, sometimes we need to leave our furry friends behind. Neighbors or pet sitters can check in on your pup or cat, but in many cases, your pets may be more comfortable—and safer—if they are in the full-time care of a pet boarding facility. Whether it’s doggy daycare or the kitty kennel, boarding your pet can be a positive experience for all parties—or puppies—involved.
Pet Services: Grooming, Training, Doggie Day Camp & More
PetSmart has all the pet services you need from Grooming, Training, PetsHotel, Doggie Day Camp and Banfield to keep your pet looking and feeling great! Visit us today to learn more about our special offers.
How to Choose a Boarding Kennel for a Senior Dog
One of the most important parts of being a dog parent or caretaker is to make sure their needs are met in all aspects of their lives. An important part of this is finding a boarding kennel that will make sure your aging dog is cared for...
6 Tips for Boarding a Dog with Separation Anxiety
If your dog suffers from separation anxiety, these tips will allow you to go on your vacation without worrying that your pooch is miserable.
How Long is too Long?
Tuesday 06/03/2012 · 11:54 What is a reasonable length of time to leave a dog alone Dogs, more than any other type of pet, are social animals. They crave human company and interaction; after all, they have been our companions for at least 15,000 years. Do we, as dog owners, give our pets the companionship they need? Animal welfare needs A recent survey of the state of our nation’s pets by the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) culminated in a document called the PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report 2011. This inaugural survey looked at the five animal welfare needs which are similar to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Five Freedoms. Interestingly the Five Freedoms were the brain child of the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC) which…
Why Boarding Your Dog is Better than Hiring a Pet Sitter
While pets are an important part of our everyday life, sometimes it just isn't practical to take them along. Whether you are traveling on an extended business trip or taking
What Every Pet Owner Needs To Know About Dog Trainers
1. Dog training is an unregulated industry. This means ANYONE can tap themselves on the shoulder with a sword and anoint themselves a; trainer, behaviorist, whisperer, dog psychologist, rehabilitat…