13 Animal Emergencies that Require Immediate Veterinary Consultation and/or Care
Severe bleeding or bleeding that doesn't stop within 5 minutes; Choking, difficulty breathing or nonstop coughing and gagging; Bleeding from nose, mouth,
How to Choose the Right Dog Kennel and Prepare Your Pooch for Boarding
Learn what to look for in a dog hotel or kennel and how to prepare your dog so he has a comfortable, happy and healthy vacation at a boarding facility.
7 Expert Tips for Training Your Dog
According to The Humane Society of the United States, bad behavior is one of the primary reasons that people relinquish dogs to shelters. This is not entirely surprising, but it is preventable––almost all dogs, whether they be a specific breed, age, or temperament, are capable of good behavior. All it takes is a little work and consistency from the humans around them In honor of January being National Train Your Dog Month, we’re sharing these tips from Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow , a doggie daycare and boarding facility with locations all over the country, as well as the head of Behavior Buddies, Camp Bow Wow’s training component. Her tips will help you build a stronger relationship with your canine companion, and they’ll definitely help you curb some disobedience:…
Animal Champions: Why Pet Adoption is a Compassionate Choice
When most people think of pet adoption, they often think of cats and dogs. However, one of the beautiful aspects of adopting a wonderful new pet who needs a home is that they come in all species, sizes, and personalities. There is a pet for (almost) everyone just waiting to be adopted. The question is: what pet is right for you?
New Puppy? What To Do Next: Advice from Your Neighborhood Animal Hospital
So you've taken home your very first puppy! What happens next? Hopefully, you've at least acquired the basics by this point: pet beds, toys, food and water bowls, leashes
What Is Poisonous to Dogs and Cats?
Many common food items or household products can sicken or even kill animals. Be aware of what substances may be toxic to your pet, and store and use t...
Tricks for treats: How to train pets for a Fear-Free veterinary experience
Fear-Free veterinary visits start before the dog trots through your front door. Pet owners can help by training these three behaviors to make the exam a less stressful experience.
10 Questions Veterinarians Really Wish Pet Owners Would Ask
Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly lists the 10 questions that would make a vet's (and owner's) life much easier — if only pet owners would ask them.
Pet Care: Why Grooming Is Important
Keep your cats and dogs in show-worthy condition for better health.
Tips to Take the Stress out of Dog Nail Trimming
Many dogs cower or flee the room at the mere sight of clippers. These simple dog nail-trimming tips can help make trims less stressful for both of you.